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Yah oo! News
TEHRAN, Iran -
Iran test fired a new submarine-to-surface missile during war games in the Persian Gulf on Sunday, a show of military might amid a standoff with the West over its nuclear activities. A brief video clip showed the long-range missile, called Thaqeb, or Saturn, exiting the water and hitting a target on the water's surface within less than a mile. The test came as part of large-scale military exercises that began Aug. 19
Originally posted by northwolf
I assume that in full scale saturation attack more than a few missiles will penetrate AEGIS "shield" and some will be able to go through phalanx... It will not detroy USN presense in the gulf, but will surely cause a lot of casualities... and Dead GIs are the best tools to defy USA...
Originally posted by cmdrkeenkid
The target was less than a mile away. So that really does not pose too much of a threat, as I doubt that Iranian subs could get within a mile of any American ship.
Video no findy, please confirm URL,.
Originally posted by proprog
this is the picture posted on the iranian semi-official news agency FarsNews of IRIN subs launching Sub-to-surface missiles
And here is the video: