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It's very puzzling, and even the aerial video 'evidence' of a small Iranian boat allegedly removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the tankers makes little sense.
Navy exhibited pieces of limpet mines and a magnet it said its personnel extracted from one of two oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman near the strait of Hormuz last week.
Kido said, "The damage at the blast hole is consistent with a limpet mine attack, it is not consistent with an external flying object striking the ship," adding that nail holes indicated how the mine was attached to the hull.
Another photo taken by the helicopter showed Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps sailors removing an unexploded limpet mine from the ship, according to the information.
Whereas Iranian soldiers were caught on video removing an unexploded limpet mine from the Japanese Kokuka Courageous to remove the evidence, witnesses aboard the tanker denied that the explosion was caused by mines and claimed it was caused by "flying objects."
The black-and-white footage, as well as still photographs released by the US military's Central Command on Friday, appeared to show the limpet mine on the Kokuka Courageous.
It shared photos of the vessel, which showed what appeared to be a conical limpet mine against its side.
Limpet mines were also suspected to have been used in attacks on four oil tankers in roughly the same area last May 12.
military's Central Command, appeared to show the limpet mine on the Kokuka Courageous.
(NASDAQ: SBOT) has completed a research study focused on the molecular composition of Stellar's keyhole limpet hemocyanin (KLH) products, the company said.
We compared two levels of protection, determined by fisheries management regimes (in turn associated to fishing pressure) on reproductive investment (gonadosomatic index) and body dry weight of two economically and ecologically important rocky reef species in central Chile: the keyhole limpet, Fissurella latimarginata and the red sea-urchin, Loxechinus albus.
Limpet spawning, resulting in the shedding of eggs and sperm directly into the sea, is apparently related to the occurrence of winds and rough weather [4].