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#601 Anixtu

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Posted Today, 02:13 AM

How does one tell a drone to "Stand down"?


Broadcast to the operator on Guard.

If you can get a word in past the Iranian air defence harassing US MPAs.
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#602 Stuart Galbraith

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Posted Today, 03:51 AM

They also had a go with harassing via Helicopter (against a ship equipped with Harriers???), and a variety of surface vessels.

https://www.telegrap...-gulf-tensions/

A Wall Street Journal reporter who was on the USS Boxer reported that an unarmed Iranian navy Bell 212 helicopter flew alongside the Boxer, yards away from the deck, before it was chased away by a US helicopter.

The convoy of six US warships passed numerous Iranian speedboats without incident, but was then tailed by a larger Iranian warship which closed to within 500 yards of the Boxer.

An Iranian surveillance drone then came even closer and was then brought down by electronic warfare jamming.

The apparent confrontation came as Iran defended its detention Sunday of a "foreign tanker" believed to be the Panamanian-flagged vessel Riah and its 12 crew for allegedly smuggling fuel.

"The vessel was en route to deliver contraband fuel received from Iranian boats to foreign ships in farther regions when it was intercepted," Revolutionary Guards' Sepahnews website said.

 

Which interestingly is precisely what the Iranians claimed the tanker we intercepted was doing. This is an increasingly confused nation im thinking.


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