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Title: Iran Showcases Suicide Drones During Large-Scale UAV Combat Exercise
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URL Source: https://www.zerohedge.com/geopoliti ... arge-scale-uav-combat-exercise
Published: Jan 6, 2021
Author: Tyler Durden
Post Date: 2021-01-06 19:49:24 by Horse
Keywords: None
Views: 113
Comments: 14

Iran is conducting two day large-scale drone exercises in Semnan province and in coastal waters which started Tuesday, involving hundreds of domestic built UAVs, and notably including suicide drones.

According to the Iranian Army chief overseeing the combat exercises, Admiral Mahmoud Mousavi, naval drones will fly from warships in the country’s southern waters, while suicide UAVs will additionally conduct long-range sorties.

Underscoring the nature of the exercise as a 'show of strength' at a moment US forces are in the region, including the USS Nimitz carrier strike group which days ago was called back to its Mideast area of operation after it was initially pulled out, Mousavi emphasized that "the Islamic Republic of Iran is one of the able and most powerful countries in the field of drone production."

State media described that it was the first exercise of its kind in terms of extent and the variety of drones deployed for the combat simulations.

“UAV combat operations including air interception and destruction of aerial targets using air-to-air missiles, destruction of ground targets using bombs and pinpoint missiles, as well as widespread use of suicide drones, are among the measures that will be carried out in the operational part of this exercise,” Adm. Mousavi described further.

The commander added, "The flight of naval drones from a vessel in southern waters of the country, long-range flight of pinpointing suicide drones to destroy vital targets in the depths of enemy’s soil will be one of the drone combat exercise plans."

Official footage showed what are commonly called Kamikaze drones crashing into targets to deliver munitions after previously circling above. These deadly advanced drone types were recently deployed by Azerbaijan during the recent Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

On Sunday the Pentagon reversed its decision to remove the USS Nimitz carrier from the Gulf region, reportedly after President Trump intervened to rescind prior orders that it would return to the US. Acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller said in a statement: "Due to recent threats issued by Iranian leaders against President Trump and other government officials, I have ordered the USS Nimitz to halt its routine redeployment."

Washington is now likely closely monitoring Iran's drone activities in and near the Persian Gulf, and will likely view the two-day exercises as a potential provocation, particularly if any drones circle near US vessels.

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The commander added, "The flight of naval drones from a vessel in southern waters of the country, long-range flight of pinpointing suicide drones to destroy vital targets in the depths of enemy’s soil will be one of the drone combat exercise plans."

Do these Iranians know when and where the State of the Union Address takes place. Should I send them a map and the schedule ?

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The commander added, "The flight of naval drones from a vessel in southern waters of the country, long-range flight of pinpointing suicide drones to destroy vital targets in the depths of enemy’s soil will be one of the drone combat exercise plans."

Do these Iranians know when and where the State of the Union Address takes place. Should I send them a map and the schedule ?

Pence dropped the ball. He could have refused to read Electoral College results from disputed states such as Michigan and Pennsylvania, et al.

There is precedent in the election of 1800 when Thomas Jefferson was Vice President. His opponent was Aaron Burr.

Jefferson refused to read the votes from Georgia. This act gave him the Presidency. ;)

BTP Holdings  posted on  2021-01-06   20:43:00 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  


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Pence dropped the ball.

Our use of the language should be more precise. Dropping the ball almost sounds like an accident or an error doesn't it ? I think the proper usage describing Pence should aim lower and make its mark at testicle level. Something like "Pence has bb sized nards and is allowing his past pedophile pro pence ities to have him blackmailed by those possessing the pictures, just like Jo(k)e Buy'd em and his drug addled pedophile offspring.

I would have described Pence as a faggy neo-con cocksucker but I was afraid people might confuse him with Barney Frank or "W" Bush.

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Our use of the language should be more precise. Dropping the ball almost sounds like an accident or an error doesn't it ? I think the proper usage describing Pence should aim lower and make its mark at testicle level. Something like "Pence has bb sized nards and is allowing his past pedophile pro pence ities to have him blackmailed by those possessing the pictures, just like Jo(k)e Buy'd em and his drug addled pedophile offspring.

I would have described Pence as a faggy neo-con cocksucker but I was afraid people might confuse him with Barney Frank or "W" Bush.

Pence certainly did err. He is woefully unaware of precedent. Jefferson vs Burr in 1800.

It is also correct to refer to Pence as having no stones. If he had any he would have stood up to the ongoing fraud which has displayed itself in spades.

And "faggy neo-con cocksucker" just might fit him like a glove.

And besides, If he couldn't take the heat, he should've stayed out of the kitchen. ;)

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And besides, If he couldn't take the heat, he should've stayed out of the kitchen. ;)

True and relevant, because it's a big job !

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