This island should have been taken hostage by the US in 1979. Then the mullahs should have been told, "Release our people and you'll get Kharg Island back. But of course, we had a lily-livered Dem president then, as we do now.
If Iran sends another fighter to attempt to shoot down a US aircraft, whether manned or unmanned, it's time to take Kharg to send a strong message to these morons that acts of war have consequences.
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2. JOKE OF THE YEAR ENDINGV 2012.....#1
3. Google maps could do the same.
Why use a drone when you could use Google maps or other internet mapping tools. If it's just oil tankers, it's not likely a timely critical item.