Iran’s Navy Chief says US carriers are an easy target

Iranian navy chief Rear Adm. Ali Fadavi said Tuesday that destroying the US navy remains one of the top operational goals of the Tehran forces. He said the Revolutionary Guards naval force, after repeated training and exercises, has the potential to sink US vessels in the Persian Gulf “in less than a minute if combat breaks out between the two countries.” The size of the US carriers makes them an easy target, he said.

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