US Seizes Thousands of Weapons in Arabian Sea, Destination Unknown, Buyer Emirates? Check out Pics/Vid, Poster Estimates Value @ $700,000,000

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The cache of weapons included dozens of advanced Russian-made anti-tank guided missiles, thousands of Chinese Type 56 assault rifles, and hundreds of PKM machine guns, sniper rifles and rocket-propelled grenades launchers. Other weapon components included advanced optical sights.

The original source and intended destination of the materiel is currently under investigation.
The materiel is in U.S. custody awaiting final disposition.

U.S. 5th Fleet
@US5thFleet
Thousands of illicit weapons interdicted by guided-missile cruiser
@USSMonterey
(CG 61) from a stateless dhow in international waters of the North Arabian Sea on May 6-7.

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Cache of weapons included advanced Russian-made anti-tank guided missiles & Chinese Type 56 assault rifles.

 

Continued from my original 1st Post:

U.S. 5th Fleet
@US5thFleet
USS Monterey and its embarked U.S. Coast Guard Advanced Interdiction Team (AIT) discovered the illicit cargo during a routine flag verification boarding conducted in international water in accordance with customary international law.

@US5thFleet
USS Monterey provided more than 36 hours of over watch and security for its boarding teams and the interdicted vessel throughout the two-day operation.

U.S. 5th Fleet
@US5thFleet
After all illicit cargo was removed, the dhow was assessed for seaworthiness, and after questioning, its crew was provided food and water before being released.

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Ron Coleman
@RonColeman
How long till
@JoeBiden
orders you to just give them directly to Iran

Imanley
@IManley70
Reagan sold Iran weapons illegally. Cheney sold Iran nuclear technology. Bush allowed Iran to build thousands of centrifuges. Obama/Biden took Iran’s entire nuclear weapons program away. Trump gave Iran their nuclear weapons program back. Read a fucking book Ron.

Imanley
@IManley70
I believe Democrats track record with Iran is substantially better than Republicans. I believe Republicans have a long way to g before they are allowed to have an opinion on the matter.

Appie
@MohamudAppie
If it was on international waters, doesn’t this mean that the
@USNavy
just committed piracy?

h/t NotStarvingActress

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