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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…


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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