Iran attempts sub-based missile launch

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(North Korea has same ‘midget’ type of sub)

By L. Todd Wood – – Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Pro-reform Iranian youths who support President Hassan Rouhani for the May 19 presidential election flash the victory sign as one of them holds Rouhani's poster in a campaign rally in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, April, 29, 2017. Rouhani, Iran's president since 2013, is running for a second term in office. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)(Photo by: Vahid Salemi, Pro-reform Iranian youths who support President Hassan Rouhani for the May 19 presidential election flash the victory sign as one of them holds Rouhani’s poster in a campaign rally in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, April, 29, 2017. Rouhani, Iran’s president since 2013, is running for a second term in office. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi) )

An Iranian Yono-class “midget” submarine attempted to launch a cruise missile from the Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday, according to U.S. officials. The only two countries in the world that operate this type of submarine are Iran and North Korea. The test launch was not successful, reported Fox News. Iran had previously announced it had successfully tested a sea-launched missile and it is not know if this was the first actual submarine launch of the…

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