US naval forces help UK seize ‘anti-tank guided missiles’ from Iran

FoxNews.com reports: “American naval forces teamed up with their United Kingdom counterparts to seize ‘anti-tank guided missiles’ and missile components from a boat that originated from Iran, military officials say. 

The joint operation – in which the U.S. provided ‘airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support for an interdiction in the Gulf of Oman conducted by the United Kingdom Royal Navy’ – happened on Feb. 23, the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command announced Thursday. 

‘Coordinated efforts among U.S. and U.K. maritime forces led to Royal Navy frigate HMS Lancaster confiscating anti-tank guided missiles and missile components from a small boat that originated from Iran,’ the Central Command said in a statement. 

‘U.K. forces discovered packages that included Iranian versions of Russian 9M133 Kornet anti-tank guided missiles, known in Iran as ‘Dehlavieh,’ and medium-range ballistic missile components,’ the statement added…”

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