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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 12.06.10 | 07:03 (IDT)

    The reality is that to attack all four of the 'primary' targets mentioned would require 100% (plus) of Israel's tanker assets to arrive over the Persian Gulf, refuel the strike aircraft and then refuel them again coming off the strike. Even then the number of aircraft dedicated to each strike would be severely limited. The probability of destroying ALL sites would be low, and the probability of Iran taking out significant numbers of strike aircraft is high. Worse, the destruction of the 'sitting duck' small CIsraeli tanker force (converted Boeing 707's) would result in the loss of 100% of all strike aircraft.

    from the article: Saudi Arabia: We will not give Israel air corridor for Iran strike
    First published 06:24 12.06.10 | Last updated 06:24 12.06.10
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