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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian22 May 2020 4:40 a.m. PST

The U.S. Navy's stay-away warning to marine traffic in the Persian Gulf, the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman was intended for Iran, Pentagon officials confirmed on Thursday…

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Personal logo aegiscg47 Supporting Member of TMP22 May 2020 6:37 a.m. PST

Their really itching for a major confrontation, but they have such limited capabilities and are so outclassed it's laughable. However, they are definitely persistent!

Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP22 May 2020 7:45 a.m. PST

Their little, shallow draft boats aren't restricted to the narrow channels.

1NM should be the minimum stand-off distance for vessels from a hostile country.

Come any closer and they should be sunk. Even the Iranians should be able to understand that message.

Choctaw22 May 2020 9:16 a.m. PST

For guys running around in bass boats the Iranians sure are cocky.

john snelling22 May 2020 12:12 p.m. PST

Every Navy should respect the Law of Gross Tonnage. I do believe the Venezuela Navy found out the hard way.

Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP24 May 2020 11:55 p.m. PST

Lasers, heat-rays, and sonic weaponry should be able to deter ALL from coming within a nautical mile or two of our vessels.

CIWS can deal with any that leak through by chance.

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