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Ikonoklast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-09-11 02:18 PM
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35. And it never was attacked.
It was out-flanked as the Germans were aware they would be slaughtered in a frontal assault; those defenses were formidable.
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  -Iranian commander: US aircraft carriers target if Islamic Republic attacked rug  Jul-09-11 07:27 AM   #0 
  - Iran would retaliate if attacked?  Warren Stupidity   Jul-09-11 07:51 AM   #1 
  - fair warning.  Proletariatprincess   Jul-09-11 07:54 AM   #2 
  - Aircraft carriers have the most sophisticated defensive abilities on the planet.  robcon   Jul-09-11 07:56 AM   #3 
  - We sank 'em all the time  Ezlivin   Jul-09-11 08:08 AM   #4 
  - When was the last time a Los Angeles class carrier was sank? Oh, never.  robcon   Jul-09-11 08:12 AM   #8 
  - Sinking something that doesn't exist is challenging, I'll admit. (nt)  Posteritatis   Jul-09-11 08:22 AM   #10 
  - Los Angeles class - submarines, not carriers  TomClash   Jul-09-11 08:27 AM   #14 
  - LOL!  BadtotheboneBob   Jul-09-11 08:53 AM   #17 
  - Cuz teh 688 class carriers have jets man  machI   Jul-09-11 09:01 AM   #20 
     - Sub launched CAP - - Fuck ya n/t  Strelnikov_   Jul-09-11 10:29 AM   #26 
        - you two are so behind the times...  awoke_in_2003   Jul-09-11 01:01 PM   #33 
  - aircraft carriers are just big floating targets.  provis99   Jul-09-11 09:39 PM   #40 
     - I've never visited a Submarine CO's office  maxrandb   Jul-10-11 08:23 PM   #46 
  - That's what the Brits thought.  Fuddnik   Jul-09-11 08:11 AM   #6 
  - No, they didn't. The sophisticated defenses have improved tremendously since the Falklands War.  robcon   Jul-09-11 08:13 AM   #9 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-09-11 04:55 PM   #37 
  - I believe,  carla   Jul-11-11 04:48 PM   #49 
  - The Excocet was an a little reading on why it got through so easily  ProgressiveProfessor   Jul-09-11 09:00 AM   #19 
  - The british have not lost a carrier since 1942.  Angleae   Jul-09-11 05:11 PM   #38 
  - The Maginot Line is impenetrable!  JackRiddler   Jul-09-11 08:26 AM   #13 
     - I am in awe of those who continually take the view that actual armed conflict  Strelnikov_   Jul-09-11 10:44 AM   #28 
     - It's like, what's the Hulk's power rating compared to Superman's?  JackRiddler   Jul-09-11 11:00 AM   #30 
     - And it never was attacked.  Ikonoklast   Jul-09-11 02:18 PM   #35 
        - So? It was rendered irrelevant by the unexpected.  JackRiddler   Jul-09-11 05:43 PM   #39 
        - actually, it was attacked. It was breached in 2 hours.  provis99   Jul-10-11 07:52 PM   #45 
  - oh sure we really need 7 wars now  newfie11   Jul-09-11 08:10 AM   #5 
  - The military will have cover while this budget bullshit goes on.  rug   Jul-09-11 08:11 AM   #7 
  - Sad smile,  Dan   Jul-10-11 05:20 PM   #44 
  - Iran rattles sabres; this is a recording. (nt)  Posteritatis   Jul-09-11 08:22 AM   #11 
  - Concur. Iranians are Persians before anything else (even Muslims)  DinahMoeHum   Jul-09-11 08:35 AM   #16 
     - Commander Obvious here too. n/t  Ghost Dog   Jul-09-11 12:14 PM   #32 
  - Thank you, Commander Obvious, for that stunning revelation  htuttle   Jul-09-11 08:25 AM   #12 
  - i know, right ? lol  iamthebandfanman   Jul-09-11 08:59 AM   #18 
  - But we declared that aircraft carriers were off limits!  WatsonT   Jul-09-11 09:28 AM   #24 
  - "You're not the only one with a gun, bitch."  JackRiddler   Jul-09-11 08:29 AM   #15 
  - The Pasdaran commanders rattle their swords as often as the rest of us brush our teeth  ProgressiveProfessor   Jul-09-11 09:02 AM   #21 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-09-11 09:21 AM   #22 
  - So if we attack you you will attack us back. . . . um . . . ok?  WatsonT   Jul-09-11 09:28 AM   #23 
  - Aircraft carriers are moving targets. Missile silos are fixed targets.  krispos42   Jul-09-11 10:25 AM   #25 
  - an aircraft carrier is going to outrun a missle?  provis99   Jul-09-11 09:40 PM   #41 
     - No, but you have to know where it is before you can attack it.  krispos42   Jul-09-11 11:16 PM   #42 
        - have you heard of radar? You can find big things with it.  provis99   Jul-11-11 12:43 PM   #47 
           - Radar has limited range  Angleae   Jul-11-11 05:14 PM   #50 
           - radar in North Dakota can find Russian bombers in the Arctic.  provis99   Jul-11-11 08:26 PM   #51 
              - You can track aircraft because they are at altitude.  Angleae   Jul-11-11 08:33 PM   #52 
                 - the Russians do it. They have satellites, you know.  provis99   Jul-11-11 08:56 PM   #53 
                    - Carriers aren't in the Persial Gulf.  Angleae   Jul-11-11 11:13 PM   #55 
           - Yeah, like the E-2C and the F/A-18 fighters will let any recon aircraft...  krispos42   Jul-11-11 10:31 PM   #54 
  - Hornets are VERY MUCH SMALLER than you are, but if you keep pissing on hornet nests...  saras   Jul-09-11 10:41 AM   #27 
  - Hubris is deadly. Ask the folks from the Stark  mymomwasright   Jul-09-11 10:49 AM   #29 
  - Wow, a reletively innocuous intelligence message of mine,  Ghost Dog   Jul-09-11 11:12 AM   #31 
  - One more trillion dollar war on the horizon. More cuts for the average joe needed.  sarcasmo   Jul-09-11 01:47 PM   #34 
  - Khalij Fars, Noor-2, and Sunburn Iranian Anti-ship missile systems  stockholmer   Jul-09-11 03:28 PM   #36 
  - Sounds fair enough to me  Canuckistanian   Jul-09-11 11:48 PM   #43 
  - gee, I wonder what we would do to them in return?  roomfullofmirrors   Jul-11-11 04:07 PM   #48 

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