Thursday, January 29, 2009
"Unfortunately, with a possible collaboration with the North Koreans, new possibilities may have already emerged for the LTTE. Unconfirmed reports had indicated for years that the LTTE was developing a small suicide submarine. This is not an impossible task considering the group managed to launch surprise attacks using light aircrafts smuggled into the country." (READ FULL ARTICLE HERE)
The Army's Task Force 3 has obtained conclusive evidence of this technology. We have also received credible information from sources within the Navy that the Dvora blown-up recently off the coast of Mulaitivu was by a suicide submerged vessel, possibly a human torpedo/water scooter.
The Dvora was patrolling seas 9 nautical miles off the coast of Mulaitivu when the blast occurred. Given the nature of the blast and the amount of explosives used and the distance from the coast to the FAC, a suicide frogman can be ruled out. A similar blast sunk a Navy Logistics Ship moored to the Trincomalee Naval Yard last year.
Posted by Defencewire at 7:55 PM
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