Israeli intelligence firm releases satellite photo of attacked Iranian military command ship

Judah Ari Gross is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

A private Israeli intelligence firm releases a satellite photograph of a suspected Iranian military command ship that was damaged in an alleged Israeli commando raid last week, showing that the vessel has not moved since the attack.

The MV Saviz is officially registered as a cargo ship, but is widely believed to serve as a mobile command center for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps off the coast of Yemen.

Last Tuesday, the ship was damaged by limpet mines in an attack attributed to Israel’s Shayetet 13 naval commandos. Israel has not confirmed carrying out the raid, and Israeli officials have refrained from publicly commenting on it.

The private satellite photography analysis firm ImageSat International releases a picture of the Iranian ship from Sunday, showing that it has not moved since the attack and remains anchored in the Red Sea, between Yemen and Eritrea.

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