Here's the Heavy US and UK naval firepower ready near Strait of Hormuz

July 23, 2019

Iran on July 19th 2019 said it's East a British oil tanker and its crew amid reports that diverted a second tank are trying to run within hours of the seizure and a clear message to the UK and the US that it's willing to get aggressive in a feud over oil sanctions but it may soon have to contend with heavier US and UK naval firepower already in the region the u.s. sent its USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier in a taxed Strike Group to the region in may 2000 and nineteen this represents the world's most potent unit of naval power with the aircraft carriers formidable Air Wing a cruiser for destroyers and support ships the USS boxer a smaller carrier for av-8b Harrier jets and helicopters is also operating nearby and setting recently downed in Iranian drone Iran denied this and posted video of one of its drones landing to challenge the US narrative although it's unclear at Iran's footage proves anything the UK has the HMS Montrose on station which immediately following the seizure of the tankers was broadcasting its location and sailing through the Strait of Hormuz the UK has another two warships on the way previously the UK's montrose got into a standoff with Iranian gunboats trying to veer an oil tanker called the British heritage into neurons waters the montrose aimed its 30 millimetres guns at the Iranian fast attack craft swarming the tanker and warded them off retired US Navy captain rieckhoff Minh told Business Insider's Ryan pick relevant the 30 millimetres guns were the perfect weapon against these types of ships but the s aircraft carriers can do better than perfect with helicopter gunships launched off the boxer or Lincoln the US could easily destroy any number of Iranian fast attack craft in June 2019 Iran shot down an expensive US surveillance drone with a surface-to-air missile the Pentagon drew up plans for a retaliatory attack on Iraq but President Donald Trump said he canceled it upon hearing how many Iranians would die but now Iran is holding at least twenty three sailors captive after seizing the vessel the UK's top leaders on July 19th 2019 held an emergency meeting to decide how to proceed Iran frequently talks about sinking US aircraft carriers and its Navy holds the operational goal of destroying the US Navy but Simtek a researcher at Stratfor a geopolitical consulting company told Business Insider that the US had deployed its carriers smartly the u.s. is being very smart about how its deploying its carrier it prefers to keep its carrier in the Arabian Sea rather than the Persian Gulf there are more open waters there so they're not putting themselves in the Persian Gulf where their movement is a lot more restricted because of the long range of the US carrier aircraft the u.s. can strike Iran from far off in the Arabian Sea without risking getting mined or submarine attacks that Iran may launch within their home waters according to tack [Applause] Iran doesn't have an air force of its own that's capable of withstanding these aircraft tax said that element of air defense is extremely outdated and incapable from Iran additionally US ships in the region have potentially more than 400 Tomahawk cruise missiles which each have a range of greater than one thousand miles the u.s. used these missiles twice in strikes against neighboring Syria it's unclear if the US or UK will launch a rescue mission to free to the captive sailors but the considerable naval fire power in the region means that Iran's attempts to hijack oil tankers could start a naval fight commenting on the tensions in the region Trump said on July 19th 2019 that US ships are the most deadly ships ever conceived and we hope for Iran's safe they don't do anything foolish if they do they're going to pay a price like nobody's ever paid a price


  • Reply Friend of Tellus July 23, 2019 at 11:21 am

    Iran is looking for trouble, and will be in big trouble soon !!!

  • Reply Chikenlittleo1 XXX July 23, 2019 at 11:21 am

    Ive seen travel vlogs on iran and iranian people are so helpfull chill n friendly id hate to see another iraq on iranian people !

  • Reply Chikenlittleo1 XXX July 23, 2019 at 11:21 am

    This shit is just dangerous!

  • Reply Scott yates July 23, 2019 at 11:21 am

    Send the SBS in to steal it back, or sink it where it is and let them clean it up.

  • Reply cea90 July 23, 2019 at 11:21 am

    Interesting subject matter, but I cant take the robotic narration

  • Reply Adrian Bugariu July 23, 2019 at 11:21 am

    Did China and Iran diverting the U.S.NAVY French Navy and British Navy from South China Sea to the straits of Hormuz? Intentionally? Be careful USA UK And France

  • Reply SoN oFaBleepBlop July 23, 2019 at 11:21 am

    G D I Lives

  • Reply joanna freedom July 23, 2019 at 11:21 am

    So the US miltary are just chill in with the enemy now?

  • Reply Yvon Moua Moua July 23, 2019 at 11:21 am

    Just show the power but too scare Iran huh!

  • Reply Jeff Smith July 23, 2019 at 11:21 am

    Oh Golly I feel so much better now to know that the British are not totally reliant on their rubber boat Navy. Gosh HMS Condom War ships.
    Yes and the British were so polite and asked the Iranians Pretty Please too. How British.

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