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#1 And right now the USN is listening to the sound of the Nahang's captain chewing his cornflakes.
Posted by Matt 2006-03-09 08:39||
#2 oh this is about as scary as the over hyped kilo class subs, wonder how many hours it'll take for us to find and track it from when it was launched - i'd take a guess at half an hour or so. lol 1.2 million hours of work put into it eh - only take about 10 mins to sink too!
Posted by ShepUK 2006-03-09 08:44||
#3 just looking at it i wonder if its some kinda lame 'suicide sub' , reminds me of bath time toys when i was a kid with the little crappy plastic submarine :)
Posted by ShepUK 2006-03-09 08:47||
Posted by macofromoc 2006-03-09 11:58||
#16 rofl, 24 hour pinging would really screw the crews heads up,be like someone ringing your doorbell every 10 seconds! Perhaps we could make a musical 'pinging tune' ,hmm i'm thinking a barny the dinosoar ping tune and perhaps some evil western pop music. suppose they have to stop to pray every hour or so anyway which isnt to good for combat - i remeber reading about Saudi AWACS crews that used to stop everything they were meant to be doing like reading sht from the radar and the pilots would switch to auto pilot and fckin prey for 10 mins! hahaha
Posted by ShepUK 2006-03-09 12:07||
wots that banging sound 5 times a day?
#26 Its design and construction involved 220 experts, and 1.2 million hours of scientific and industrial work.
Maybe. Likely it's an adaptation of an existing design. There were reports the new sub resembles the Nork SANGO-class sub here. It also has some of the physical features of the KILO class. Odds are some of those experts are expatriates.
Posted by Pappy 2006-03-09 19:07||
#27 Re #23: Heh, mojo, my thoughts exactly. This little toy is going out on a mission some day soon, never to be heard from again. This little toy and the mobile Shahab 3 missiles and President Ahmadinejad and Ayatollah Ali Khamenei will all be history within a half hour span.
Posted by Darrell 2006-03-09 20:46||
#28 If Iranian sailors could float around for 10 days before the Navy stumbled upon them, who's to say they haven't managed to export these baby subs under our noses to where they could be used against us, in say Lake Michigan? Saddam had a little sub to putter down river, that even had an escape hatch and could launch from a yacht. Never trust them and expect the worst case scenario.
Posted by Danielle 2006-03-09 21:25||
#29 Ping them with this pattern:
Hava nagila, hava nagila Hava nagila venis'mecha Repeat Hava neranena, hava neranena Hava neranena venis'mecha ...
Posted by OldSPook 2006-03-09 21:50||
#30 Oh, dear. I almost fell off my chair, Old Spook. Not at all what I was expecting.
Have I mentioned how comforting I find it that you poke your head periodically? :-)
Posted by trailing wife 2006-03-09 22:19||