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Israel Used Secret Missiles In Attack On Iran’s Isfahan Air Base (Photos)

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Israel Used Secret Missiles In Attack On Iran’s Isfahan Air Base (Photos)

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The Israeli military used a secret air-launched missile with two stages and a fairly long range in its attack on an air base near the Iranian city of Isfahan early on April 19, photos showing the wreckage of the missiles’ used in the strike suggest.

The attack came in response to the April 13-14 Iranian missile and drone strikes on Israel, which was a retaliation to an Israeli strike on the Iranian embassy in the Syrian capital, Damascus, at the beginning of the month that claimed the lives of several senior members of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.

Iranian media reported the interception of drones over Isfahan air base during the Israeli attack, and didn’t report any losses. Israel didn’t acknowledge the attack, neither was officially blamed for it by Iran. However, officials from the two countries as well as the U.S. confirmed to several news outlets that the Israeli military was responsible.

While Iranian media reported that the attack was carried out using drones, wreckage of missiles used in the attack was found in central Iraq, close to the towns of Latifiya and Aziziyah.

Iraqi media reported that the wreckage belonged to failed Israeli missiles. However, photos posted to social media indicate that the remains found there were only the main booster, or first stage, of a two stage ballistic missile.

The first stage also had lugs typically used for loading onto warplanes, which means that the missile in question is air-launched.

The missile’s first stage appears to be similar in general to Israel’s Sparrow family of air-launched target missiles, which were initially developed to mimic ballistic missiles and test anti-missile systems.

In 2013, Rafael, which makes the Sparrow targets, tested the latest version, dubbed Silver Sparrow. This two-stage version was designed to simulate Iranian Shahab-3 class ballistic missiles with a 1,500-2,000 kilometer range and can notably carry a live high-explosive warhead.

And in 2019, Rafael unveiled an air-launched ballistic missile dubbed Rocks, which was apparently based on the Black Sparrow, the earliest version of the target missile family. At the time, the Israeli defense company didn’t disclose the range of Rocks. However, it said that the missile has “a very significant standoff range” and “a high-velocity trajectory towards the target.”

Rafael also produces the Blue Sparrow version, which is size wise in the middle between the Silver Sparrow and the Black Sparrow.

Rocks missile is made up of a single stage. This means that the missiles used in the attack on Iran were based either on the Silver Sparrow or more likely on a secret, modified version of the Blue Sparrow, whose size is more comparable to the remains found in Iraq. These two types are typically deployed from F-15 fighter jets.

Isfahan air base is located more than 1,000 kilometers away from Israel. However ,it is unlikely that Israeli F-15 fighter jets launched from within the country’s airspace.

A series of Israeli strikes that targeted radar and air defense sites in southern Syria around the same time as the attack on Iran and the fact that the missiles’ first stage were found in central Iraq indicate that Israeli F-15 fighter jets launched their missiles from some area along the border between Syria, Jordan and Iraq. Thus, the range of the secret Israeli missile could be around 800 kilometers.

Israel Used Secret Missiles In Attack On Iran’s Isfahan Air Base (Photos)

An F-15D takes off with a Blue Sparrow test missile. (The Israeli Air Force)

The attack on Isfahan, home to several key nuclear facilities, was not apparently meant to cause damage to the air base, but rather to send a message to Iran that the Israeli military can strike deep in its territory.

However, in doing so Israel exposed one of its top secret capabilities and provided Iran with an example of the tactics it will use during an all-out conflict.

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_TomSawyer_

our jiddish nazis are almost as stupid as our ukrainian nazis.

clowns.

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jens holm

you must perfect your worship of money to enter the bank of amerika when you die— god is money—the true holy trinity—my clit tingle when i pray to dollar and ask dollar to forgive my sins —money confession will relieve you of guilt for your perverted sex with sheep and 9 year old midgets

Paul

both are run by jews.

Shaman

you are inferior to jew—you envy them

Nico

iran has no airforce as such, the airbase is probably not well protected because the few planes it does have are ancient.

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IMHO

f14 tomcats that they can’t even get parts for.

CEO of Yapping

spies and black market baby… that is how they still flying those jets.

jens holm

you amerikan worship money go to bank and pray to money god to makee u happy

SERGIO

estan peor que argentina en ese tema en ambos casos por el bloqueo ingles o de eeuu

CEO of Yapping

1. they do have air force and with the deal they sign with russia their air force is getting much better.

2. iran never hide the fact that they worked day and night on drone and missile programmer mainly.

3. the zionists were saying “houthis” were getting training at that base… lmao sure why not.

Name

israel is a failure with their missiles that can’t even fly straight

-Z-

are you an idiot israhell has 7.6 million people, iran has 84 million, and every male iranian will fight to the death for iran, who will fight to the death for the zionist regime,?

Northerntruthseeker

no air force? are you joking? iran has not only developed some of their own fighters but has also purchased hundreds of advanced russian built fighter aircraft as well…

Nico

iraq and syria should develop a system that shoots down all planes entering their airspace. get help from china, which has excellent systems. all foreign troops have to be kicked out.

Palingenesia

the zionist f-15 can only reach the iraki airspace with the infamious collaboration of the treacherous kingdom of jordan…the bitchest regime pro zionist in middle east

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Northerntruthseeker

that is where the us airborne refuelling tankers will come into play if there is a major conflict.. however, as it stands, the gulf states have refused to allow the us to use their bases for such flights..

B.F.Finlayson

the house sparrow (passer domesticus) is a bird of the sparrow family passeridae, as is the eurasian tree sparrow (passer montanus).*

(*) all comments even if not directly relevant should at least be informative.

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jens holm

uncle hans used his secret mulatto gay perverts to train me to be submissive tranny

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jens holm

worship money meditating on the metaphysical beauty of dollar that offers transcendental love has healed my 23 years being rented to gay mulattos by uncle hans

jens holm

0 writ this—uncle hans ony rented me to gay eskimos for 13 years

Macron the Zionist

russian scientists will study this feeble attempt at a hyper-sonic and then send it to a museum

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Hasbarat Downvote Kvetch Crew

hahahahah….well well, israel was put in its place

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Bucuresti

studiate si inginerie inversa in viitor, de e buna sau nebuna

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TPC

i think the weapon is called “rafael rock” can search it up on net

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Malcolm Z

israel dont have capabilities to attack iran unless they use drones similar to ukrainian ones

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Cosmopolitan

sent 3 quadcopters and western bootlicker media declared victory for israel

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CEO of Yapping

cnn reports that using satellite images, no damage was seen in the isfahan military base.

i mean even the jerusalem post clown on idf – “israel strikes iran, regime donwplays damage from the attack”… yes, these rtds misspelled downplay (they also misspelled that as “thet”) professional news site lmao.

also, the lack of visual evidence, it is inconceivable that even a single missile actually struck targets in esfahan. downplay my ass.

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aamater

tak izrael použil tajné rakety, hm … tak odteraz už nie sú tajné. uvidíme čo bude, až to bude.

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CEO of Yapping

– israel’s minister of national security has called israel’s response against iran ‘weak’ and ’embarassing’.

– hebrew media: ‘if this was israel’s response to iran’s unprecedented attack, especially without even claiming responsibility for it, then iran has achieved its new equation and netanyahu has embarassed us internationally’.

‘what strike?’ lmao… if you know, you know.

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Name

wow the israeli weaklings dented some grass in iran 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

Wallter

most certainly stolen technology, or provided by slime like kushner straight from the disunited states of avarice!

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Tim

this story is bogus. israel did not launch a missile at iran.

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Vlad

yes, you are right tim. it is a langley job. similar to the gulf of tonkin in 66. langley do it to safe the zionist

Scaathor

another jew failure. so typical of their degenerate breed.

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Vlad

looks like a gulf of tonkin job.

langley con job which the zionist leadership and military seemed to have no idea of. 3 micro birds , what a laugh. the msc / langley seemed to have wasted no time in projecting it as massive attack. we can all go to bed safely now.

maybe for a start they should have enlightened the world as to who blew up nord stream pipeline.

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Vahlsing

the gulf of tonkin incident is considered a false flag operation because the military was used by the cia to heighten the involvement of the us in vietnam.

jens holm

worship amerikan dollar you sinners

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dagger kh47

the iraqi traitor government apparently helped the us/uk/fr shoot down iranian cruise missiles and drones, even gave early warning. pmu/iranian militias needs to take control of iraq – its government is controlled just like jordan

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Erik 1953

we can conclude that this was, probably, a great iranian interception of a serious israeli attack, with a heavy weapon, meant to do some real damage, to a nuclear plant? 30 years ago they said, nuclear plants can not be attacked. and now they are the first price? help!!

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