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Jon Snow’s grasp of Air Power

Old 20th Dec 2018, 11:40
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Jon Snow’s grasp of Air Power

Perhaps I expect better from one of the more respected members of the ‘Fourth Estate:-

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Old 20th Dec 2018, 11:51
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Perhaps we can use these drones as a potential target for the new METEOR missile? Scramble Q1 from CBY and see if he can see from BVR? (Sorry)
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Perhaps he should stick to riding dragons....
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Old 20th Dec 2018, 12:23
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Aw Geez Ya'll!

Put a shotgun on a drone....and do the Counter Drone intercept thing.....job done!

Oh...sorryo....no guns allowed....just do the Kamikaze thing with a Drone v Drone....problem sorted.

Or....how's about an RAF Puma on standby with some Lads aboard with Lasso's.

Perhaps a Plod Team that tracks down the Drone and when the operator is apprehended they hold a public flogging by the Beefeaters at the Tower of London!
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Originally Posted by Wensleydale View Post
Perhaps he should stick to riding dragons....

Winter is coming ...........
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Originally Posted by Guernsey Girl II View Post
Perhaps I expect better from one of the more respected members of the ‘Fourth Estate:-

https://twitter.com/jonsnowc4/status...190102529?s=21
In the Second World War,people could spell paralysing correctly too !
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Originally Posted by Wensleydale View Post
Perhaps he should stick to riding dragons....
"You know nothing, John Snow"...

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Old 20th Dec 2018, 13:16
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It's reported that the police are alleged to have H&K 417 7.62mm rifles to use against drones. Good luck with that - so long as I'm not the one who is down range.
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Perhaps he should stick to riding dragons....
Spat my coffee out...you owe me a new keyboard LOL.
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What's plumbing got to do with it?
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Plumbing is about as relevant as most of the rest of the crap I'm reading about this incident today!
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Used to be something called the Bird Control Unit. A few ounces of No 6 should sort it.

Happy Christmas to all except our American cousins; and Happy Holidays to them.

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The V1 was powered by a pulse jet. It was NOT a rocket!
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You've forgot the people's front of Judea.

my list extends to:

Anarchist group generally looking to stir up trouble.
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Old 20th Dec 2018, 15:20
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My only real surprise is it's taken so long for someone to do something like this.
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Anybody any ideas about what military capabilities might actually help? ( Apart from a rock squadron “ dominating” the surrounding countryside!)
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Originally Posted by Mogwi View Post
Used to be something called the Bird Control Unit. A few ounces of No 6 should sort it.

Happy Christmas to all except our American cousins; and Happy Holidays to them.

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nope oz and a quarter of no 3 (english) hevishot tyvm!
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Old 20th Dec 2018, 15:42
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Originally Posted by Timelord View Post
Anybody any ideas about what military capabilities might actually help? ( Apart from a rock squadron “ dominating” the surrounding countryside!)
This kind of threat has been a problem in hot and sandy places for a few years now. Except there, they had improv grenades/explosives attached.

There are ways to deal with drones electronically.

The import of this kind of threat is a hard problem.

https://warontherocks.com/2018/05/air-superiority-under-2000-feet-lessons-from-waging-drone-warfare-against-isil/
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“We expect better of the fourth estate..”. So anyone, foreign power or no-mark attention seeker, can shut down any of our airports at will ....and we expect better of the press??
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If they catch these little barstewards then 'Restorative Justice' would suggest a hefty fine + x00 hours spent working in 'customer services' at Gatquick as a suitable punishment
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