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Submitted by Daniel L Remler (United States), Jul 23, 2015 at 10:16

...drones! That's right -- and frankly I think I'm the only person to put this forward that I know of. The idea is to capitalize on Israel's strength in drone production. Israel makes hundreds of drones -- an army of them. Some will be designated to dive kamikazee-style into the targets. Others would be used to scramble Iranian defensive systems. This takes refueling and men out of it entirely -- or, perhaps manned aircraft would also be included. But hundreds of drones would help- especially if that beast, the S-300 has been delivered by the Russians.

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Daniel Pipes replies:

This is not my subject but I did not mention drones for two reason: they cannot fly the distance from Israel to Iran and they cannot carry the necessary payload.

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