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by Fox One
Fri Oct 07, 2016 4:52 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Russia Rebuilding Cold-War Strategic Bomber Base in Arctic
Replies: 26
Views: 5225

Re: Russia Rebuilding Cold-War Strategic Bomber Base in Arctic

With Russia making all of these moves and acting aggressively (and with China doing likewise in the Pacific), I really wish our government would reverse recent trends and start building up our own military capabilities. We have allowed our conventional military capabilities to shrink far too much. O...
by Fox One
Fri Oct 07, 2016 1:50 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Fnnish MoD/ Border Protection Investigating Su-27 Incursion, Possible Penetration
Replies: 8
Views: 1869

Re: Fnnish MoD/ Border Protection Investigating Su-27 Incursion, Possible Penetration

This'll drive Finland closer to NATO, and by extension, Sweden, since the two, if I'm correct, have a treaty that says if one of them joins NATO, the other country will join NATO. You are correct, sir. I mean, it's almost as if someone WANTS that to happen :roll: Then when it does inevitably happen...
by Fox One
Fri Oct 07, 2016 1:04 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Syria General Thread 2016-10-5
Replies: 50
Views: 10004

Re: Syria General Thread 2016-10-5

Though our air crews would indeed try to use our technology advantages to take out the enemy at long range with BVR missiles, we still train for the close-in dogfight....just in case the fight does reach the merge. Here are a couple of fairly recent videos showing our Eagle drivers practicing ACM/AC...
by Fox One
Fri Oct 07, 2016 12:36 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Fnnish MoD/ Border Protection Investigating Su-27 Incursion, Possible Penetration
Replies: 8
Views: 1869

Re: Fnnish MoD/ Border Protection Investigating Su-27 Incursion, Possible Penetration

If someone asked me to name the one world leader with the biggest inferiority complex, up until recently I would have replied with Kim Jong-un. But lately I am starting to think that old Vlad ranks right up there with him. It is just one headline and provocation after another with this guy.
by Fox One
Fri Oct 07, 2016 12:09 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Syria General Thread 2016-10-5
Replies: 50
Views: 10004

Re: Syria General Thread 2016-10-5

Closer to the topic at hand: https://twitter.com/ItsBorys/status/784132399798034432 "The US is painting their F/A-18's to match the paint schemes of Russian jets in #Syria. Standard training, but interesting nonetheless" What sort of standard training is associated with repainting our jets to look ...
by Fox One
Thu Oct 06, 2016 10:02 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Iraq Demands Turkey Withdraw Soldiers, Turkey Refuses
Replies: 12
Views: 3069

Re: Iraq Demands Turkey Withdraw Soldiers, Turkey Refuses

I saw a Tweet earlier reporting that the PKK had downed a Turkish F-16 somewhere in northern Iraq.... KurdishQuestion.com ‏@KurdishQuestion 2h2 hours ago BREAKING: A Turkish F-16 fighter jet has been downed by PKK guerrillas while bombing PKK bases in Qandil Mountains, N.Iraq (KRG) - reports Anyone ...
by Fox One
Thu Oct 06, 2016 9:50 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Syria General Thread 2016-10-5
Replies: 50
Views: 10004

Re: Syria General Thread 2016-10-5

Closer to the topic at hand: https://twitter.com/ItsBorys/status/784132399798034432 "The US is painting their F/A-18's to match the paint schemes of Russian jets in #Syria. Standard training, but interesting nonetheless" What sort of standard training is associated with repainting our jets to look ...
by Fox One
Thu Oct 06, 2016 8:07 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: More surgical strikes in Kashmir
Replies: 22
Views: 5069

Re: More surgical strikes in Kashmir

By deploying air defenses and tanks at hospitals, they must be expecting the Russians to show up. ;)
by Fox One
Thu Oct 06, 2016 7:56 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Syria General Thread 2016-10-5
Replies: 50
Views: 10004

Re: Syria General Thread 2016-10-5

Someone just put up a Vladimir Putin banner on the Manhattan Bridge in New York City.

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Good grief. :lol: