Iran admits building a US carrier mock-up for war games

Adm. Ali Fadavi, navy chief of the powerful Revolutionary Guards, said Sunday that Iranian forces should target a replica of the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier during their forthcoming war games. "We should learn about the weaknesses and strengths of our enemy" he said. DEBKAfile first revealed that Iran was building a mock-up of a US carrier on March 23. Tehran claimed at the time that the replica was designed for a film.

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