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Originally posted by WyrdeOne
Sending helicopters into Iran would be like releasing a fly into a terrarium filled with chameleons - that country is madly in love with surface-to-air missle technology.
Originally posted by semperfoo
Can the Iranians handle this? I doubt it. This is only a tip of the ice berg.
Originally posted by ignorant_ape
similar claims were made about the Iraqi air defence umbrella in 1990 /91
you do not just send helicopters
no one SAM or AAA system can adequatly respond to all threat types at all altitudes
wild weasel and SEAD [ SUPPRESSION OF ENEMY AIR DEFENCES ] plat forms - firing anti radiation missile
Originally posted by Low Orbit
Iran is sooo stupid!
[edit on 6-11-2006 by Low Orbit]