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2019-07-30 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Video from Iran shows Revolutionary Guard warning away UK warship
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Posted by trailing wife 2019-07-30 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [319 views ]  Top
 File under: Govt of Iran 

#1 
Not able to watch the video.
So the Iranians took this Brit flagged and escorted vessel, anyway?
Posted by Roger Smith 2019-07-30 11:55||   2019-07-30 11:55|| Front Page Top

#2 Yupp. There's a lot of polite military verse-speak to-and-fro, and the Brit vessel looks on as the Steno Impero is boarded.

Apparently filmed on the day of the July 19 incident from above the British warship Foxtrot 236 that was in the vicinity of the U.K.-flagged Stena Impero, showing the British navy unable to prevent Iran's seizure of the ship in the critical waterway.

I wonder what would have happened if they hadn't capitulated, instead warned that they would fire in the direction of the IRGC boat if they didn't back off ?
Posted by Dron66046 2019-07-30 12:49||   2019-07-30 12:49|| Front Page Top

#3 Dron66046, F236 (HMS Montrose) is equipped with a 4.5 inch gun with a range of 15 miles. They should have put a warning shot through the Iranian boat. Amidship.
Posted by Rambler in Virginia  2019-07-30 13:35||   2019-07-30 13:35|| Front Page Top

#4 The video is by Iran,thus suspect. I suspect that this video was made after the fact to show "how powerful" the Iran cowards are. If this was real, the Brittish warship would have done something about it.

My take is that this is a a fake video made for propaganda purposes.
Posted by Seeking Cure For Ignorance 2019-07-30 14:30||   2019-07-30 14:30|| Front Page Top

#5 I thought it was done by helicopter.
Posted by gorb 2019-07-30 14:38||   2019-07-30 14:38|| Front Page Top

#6 fake video made for propaganda purposes

Could be, like the earlier bullshit about how they spoofed GPS and port signals to lure it away with superior Iranian hacking skills.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-07-30 15:06||   2019-07-30 15:06|| Front Page Top

#7 Iranians are taking Brit ships with no reprisal now - what world am I living in?
Posted by jpal 2019-07-30 20:55||   2019-07-30 20:55|| Front Page Top

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