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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 02.01.07 | 22:10 (IST)

    "We don`t need hundreds of sorties Mark." - Yosemite Sam Just a pair of six guns and a good cartoon writer will do you think? Air defense radars will have to be suppressed, and probably some naval units, just to get across the coast. Then further area air defenses would have to be suppressed. Finally air defenses for multiple targets will have to be suppressed. This would be necessary to enable the strike aircraft to attach the widely dispersed multiple targets. ALL of the aircraft involved would need tanker support, inbound and outbound. We are talking lots of sorties Sam. This is not a cartoon world and anyone who thinks taking out Iran's complete nuclear program would be easy is a loony tune. Then, after the smoke settles, the Iranians pick up the pieces and start over. The "Think Tank" needs serious psychiatric treatment. Iran learned from Iraq's very flawed program. All eggs are not in one, easy to tip, basket.

    from the article: Think tank: Israel could attack Iran's nuclear program alone
    First published 00:00 02.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 02.01.07
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