A cruise missile was launched from an Iranian submarine on Tuesday but did not go very far, according to a report on Fox News, who was informed by two U.S. officials. The test was deemed a failure when an Iranian Yono-class “midget” submarine (which only Iran and North Korea operate) made the attempt in the Strait of Hormuz.
Back in February, Iran announced that they successfully tested a missile launched from a submarine. And with sanctions being lifting by the Obama administration, the terror-laden country’s defense budget has increased 145 percent under the rule of President Hassan Rouhani.
Tensions have been heightened between Iran and the U.S. and last month, the USS Mahan fired a warning flare after repeated verbal warnings to an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel that came within 1,000 meters of the ship went unheeded.
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