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Originally posted by pugachev
Iran isn't the soviet union. The US wouldn't need nuclear tipped tomahawks to deal with them. I don't see any reason to believe they have nuclear weapon on board.
Originally posted by vor78
I'd be absolutely stunned if this thing isn't carrying a compliment of nuclear-tipped tomahawks in addition to conventional ones.
SO, this seems to be a posturing, a 'test of the waters', so to speak. Looking for reactions.....
...but there is a realistic chance that the target could go from Iran to Russia or China within a blink of an eye at any point in their patrol.
Originally posted by weedwhacker
Maybe I missed it if some one else mentioned, but isn't the point of a submariner fleet being submarine is...secrecy???
Originally posted by bamaoutlaw
how hard would it be to drop a laser guided missile on to a nuclear reactor from 40 thousand feet? and how hard would it be to actually prove it was a bomb drop and who dropped it? if that were the situation.