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"It's a fire-and-forget weapon," said Ken Heeke, a program officer at the Office of Naval Research for the Low-Cost Imaging Terminal Seeker. "No longer do you have to continue to monitor the target after you've fired the weapon. You can move on to the next threat with the assurance that the rocket will hit the target."
In defense, the U.S. Navy has come up with a helicopter-fired rocket capable of homing in on even the smallest floating targets without human guidance. Such rockets successfully struck two high-speed-boat targets in tests earlier this month.
Originally posted by ressiv
bet the street is already filled with sound producing devices ..and aluminium folie decoy mines ready to be activated in case of need.....
this will disable all sonar and detecting capability's of the US fleet.......then wat....
every ship ...even an carrier has an weak point.....
I am talking about using a nuke/emp to put the lights out in the entire nation. It would take a decade or longer for Iran to recover from that. By that time they should have learned not to poke the Big Dog unless you want to get bitten.
Originally posted by simples
reply to post by DarthMuerte
Clearly you haven't got a clue no way would they use an EMP attack. To effect the whole of the Iranian navy they would have to use a nuclear EMP (not happening) non nuclear EMP isn't big enough to really take out the navy non nuclear EMP is used in small operations like compound clearing.
Originally posted by michael1983l
I know the Iranian naval capabilities are based on smaller vessels rather than Destroyer/Aircraft Carrier type vessels. It has 5 Figates in service and 26 submarine's of which all are diesil powered. Like I say I am not sure about the US equipment but an astute class submarine would make mince meat of that.
Originally posted by citizen6511
in history this is called a pyrrhic victory.