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More fake pictures of Iranian stealth jet hit the web according to experts

The Iranian government has been bragging that it has built a super-stealth fighter jet, the Qahar 313. The first images of this fighter jet turned up earlier this month and aviation experts in Western nations were quick to point out that there's no way that the aircraft could fly.

New photographs of the fighter jet have now surfaced that have allegedly been Photoshopped to add the aircraft into the skies above Mount Damavand. The image of the aircraft appears to be overlaid on a well-known stock image of the mountain. Iran maintains that the aircraft is real and functional, and that any claims the aircraft can’t fly are nothing other than false news and Western propaganda.

Experts pointed out that the cockpit appeared to be too small to allow the pilot to properly fit into an ejection seat. Another aviation expert claims that the aircraft isn't physically large enough to carry the equipment needed to be radar evading.

John Read from Foreign Policy wrote, "The jet is so small it looks like the man is sitting in a clown car, er, clown fighter. It's seriously unlikely that such an aircraft has room to carry the avionics, radars, electronic countermeasures, heat masking gear, and, most importantly for a fighter, the weapons that make modern stealth jets effective."

Experts also point out that the images of aircraft that hit the internet lack an engine nozzle. Another telltale sign that the aircraft is fake is that it lacks rivets and bolts that are featured on all aircraft including modern stealth fighters.

Source: The Atlantic Wire



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RE: What a shame.
By sixteenornumber on 2/13/2013 3:54:47 PM , Rating: 5
quote:

According to McCain, Ahmadinejad already blasted into space a few weeks ago :)


John McCain's twitter post,

quote:
So Ahmadinejad wants to be first Iranian in space – wasn’t he just there last week? “Iran launches monkey into space” http://t.co/PaZKAqac


RE: What a shame.
By MrBlastman on 2/13/2013 4:49:54 PM , Rating: 5
I've always said Ahmadinejad looks like a chimp. Just look at his eyes. They're so close together and his ears, too.

We should mail him a crate of bananas.


RE: What a shame.
By MrBlastman on 2/13/2013 11:17:21 PM , Rating: 3
Hahaha a bunch of Iranian sympathizers rated me down. Boo hoo.


RE: What a shame.
By Mortando on 2/15/2013 12:01:35 PM , Rating: 3
Or chimp sympathizers...


RE: What a shame.
By MrBlastman on 2/16/2013 11:52:03 AM , Rating: 2
You're right! I never considered the Chimps!

Oh woe is me, the plight and accusation I have thrown upon the poor Chimps. Their frail image, their feeble esteem, bashed and tarnished by this allegory.

I'm so inconsiderate.

Chimps, please forgive me. I never intended to harm you with my poor choice of words. ;)


RE: What a shame.
By Helbore on 2/13/2013 5:07:14 PM , Rating: 2
Damn, you know you're screwed as a nation when your enemies are dissing you on Twitter as their first response.

"Sir, the Iranians are making threats against our great nation. Should I prepare the fleet for immediate departure? A close pass by an aircraft carrier group should put them in their place."

"Nah, too much effort. Just post a few cutting remarks on the internet. That should embarrass their government enough to keep their head down for a few weeks in shame."

"But SIR...What if they respond with a pithy comeback?"

"Hah! Unlikely. But if they do, just ask our followers to carpet bomb them with insults. Perhaps go to a Justin Bieber forum and say how they said he was gay or something? They'll have an army of 14-year-old girls to deal with then."

"Damn sir, that's harsh. I just wanted to send in the fleet."


RE: What a shame.
By BillyBatson on 2/14/2013 12:28:55 AM , Rating: 2
Persians don't really have a sense of humor so any comeback on twitter wouldn't be entertaining any way


RE: What a shame.
By headbox on 2/17/2013 3:09:48 PM , Rating: 2
You are not funny. Please stay off the internet.


RE: What a shame.
By tamalero on 2/18/2013 10:57:21 AM , Rating: 2
funny, because his post is actually accurate.


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