Iranian general: It is very easy to destroy US aircraft carriers
Azerbaijan, Baku, April 27 / Trend A.Taghiyeva, T.Jafarov /
It is very easy to destroy U.S. aircraft carriers, since advanced technology has been used when constructing these aircraft carriers and if little firecracker explodes on board, the system will be destroyed giving rise to problems, the commander of Aerospace Force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), General Amir Ali Hajizade, said, the Fars agency reported on Friday.
"Iran has taken photos of these aircraft carriers using the simplest drone. It's very easy to destroy these aircraft carriers," Hajizade said.
He said when 6,000 soldiers pass through the Strait of Hormuz, each time they experience fear and a man who is afraid of something, cannot be a threat to Iran.
The group of American ships that are on military duty along the coast of Iran currently have around 430 Tomahawk cruise missiles with a range of 1,600 km.
The information service of the U.S. Navy reported that currently in the Persian Gulf there is a carrier strike group led by the Enterprise aircraft carrier. According to reports, battle outposts' of ships and a nuclear submarine attached to a convoy may have at least 130 cruise missiles.
Another carrier strike group, led by the Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier, located in the neighbourhood in the northern Arabian Sea has the same number of Tomahawks.
In addition, in the same region, the Georgian strike nuclear submarine runs in the same region with 154 cruise missiles and a nuclear submarine, part of the amphibious assault ship group which has on board 12 Tomahawks.
According to experts, these missiles are sufficient to disable in the case of a military strike on all the major Iranian air defence facilities and military airfields.