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debkafile's military sources report that Washington has posted a third carrier opposite Iran's shores. It is supported by amphibious assault ships and up to 4,000 Navy and Marine Corps personnel, bringing the total US strength in these waters to three carriers and 10,000 combat personnel.
Originally posted by emsed1
Two Carrier Battle Groups (12 ships each), 1 large-deck amphibious carrier (harriers, super cobras), the entire 24th MEU, 1200 marines on two landing ships and 102 special operators...
Sailing up and down the coast next to Iran's naval base where their 'elite commandos' are based.
Originally posted by Vitchilo
Not to mention last week Sarkozy said that France would send it's carrier group near Iran ``before the year is out``.
In other news, the UK aircraft carrier ARK ROYAL is in Halifax right now...
Probably gonna sail for the persian gulf once that witch has finished her speech at the UN.
That ceremony follows a review of about two-dozen international vessels from eight countries that are in port with an estimated 5,000 sailors to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Canadian navy.
The Queen will lead the fleet review on board HMCS St. John's, which will carry her down the centre of two rows of anchored frigates, destroyers, tankers, assault ships, the British aircraft carrier Ark Royal and a Canadian submarine.
Originally posted by SpaceMonkeys
There's no way they will attack Iran just like that, something would have to happen first like a false flag. So until something does then I'm not worried one bit.