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Is Ukraine about to have a war?

Old 13th Apr 2023, 03:42
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Originally Posted by tartare
And now this.
Thank God the missile malfunctioned.
https://twitter.com/RALee85/status/1646298946552352768
Russia dodged a huge bullet solely due to poorly maintained junk missiles. Shooting down a UK airplane with 30 personnel dead in international airspace would have been a game changer......
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Old 13th Apr 2023, 09:35
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Ex UK Sea Kings in use in Ukraine.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-65242823
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Old 13th Apr 2023, 09:57
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If it's true, a novel incentive for Russians to sign up to fight:

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Old 13th Apr 2023, 10:09
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Originally Posted by NutLoose
Ex UK Sea Kings in use in Ukraine.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-65242823
Another answer to the question about the aircraft's age can be found, perhaps, at a base in southern England, where a third Sea King, which will be delivered to Ukraine in the coming weeks, is being prepared. We cannot say where the base is for security reasons, but we spoke to two Ukrainian engineers who have been there for seven months, training to repair and maintain the helicopter.
Hardly a secret - only one organisation involved, and their locations are on their website!
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Old 13th Apr 2023, 10:53
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Originally Posted by 212man
Hardly a secret ...!
It certainly isn't after your post ... perhaps, after re-considering, this is one to delete ... ?
I have never understood why people choose to make comments that are without value, especially when they might do some harm.

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Old 13th Apr 2023, 11:20
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Whilst I agree with the sentiment, it's hardly a secret - or even a hushed whisper - it's all over the aviation press, Forbes etc., and it's even mentioned on Britmodeller!
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Old 13th Apr 2023, 11:26
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Originally Posted by Sepp
Whilst I agree with the sentiment, it's hardly a secret - or even a hushed whisper - it's all over the aviation press, Forbes etc., and it's even mentioned on Britmodeller!
Agreed, HOWEVER, the next one might not be... hence it makes sense to not make it easy for them.
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Old 13th Apr 2023, 11:43
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Originally Posted by hugh flung_dung
It certainly isn't after your post ... perhaps, after re-considering, this is one to delete ... ?
I have never understood why people choose to make comments that are without value, especially when they might do some harm.

HFD
Now you've just highlighted 212's OPSEC blunder! Oh, where will this end?!
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Old 13th Apr 2023, 12:03
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"A trio of UK-donated Westland Sea King helicopters destined for Ukraine have been sourced from Portland-based HeliOperations"

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Sssshhhh !
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Old 13th Apr 2023, 12:35
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Aviation content.

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Old 13th Apr 2023, 12:37
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Making a bad choice in life that propels you into the afterlife. I bet that surprised him as he saw it fleetingly.


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Old 13th Apr 2023, 12:41
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Anti Tank parasols, laid out

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Old 13th Apr 2023, 12:44
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Claimed to be footage of the two Neptune's being launched:

https://www.reddit.com/r/CombatFoota...eb2x&context=3
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Old 13th Apr 2023, 13:15
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One wonders how long will it take this time for the germans to make up their mind...


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Old 13th Apr 2023, 13:39
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Blimey.

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Old 13th Apr 2023, 13:42
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What do you think, Russian hit buildings or more like pre mined buildings abandoned to the Russians by the Ukrainians? I know they were supposed to have pre mined some and high rise buildings would make sense.

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Old 13th Apr 2023, 13:52
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Originally Posted by Beamr
One wonders how long will it take this time for the germans to make up their mind...

https://twitter.com/nexta_tv/status/1646486510655488000
It's reported by the Süddeutsche Zeitung that it has been granted

"SZ: Bundesregierung will MiG-29-Weitergabe erlauben

14.40 Uhr: Die Bundesregierung will es Polen erlauben, Kampfflugzeuge sowjetischer Bauart an die Ukraine weiterzugeben. Das berichtet die „Süddeutsche Zeitung“ und beruft sich auf Informationen aus Regierungskreisen. Die polnische Regierung hatte einen entsprechenden Antrag in Berlin eingereicht. Verteidigungsminister Boris Pistorius hatte bereits angekündigt, am Donnerstag eine Entscheidung zu treffen."

Another 23 would be a significant help.
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Old 13th Apr 2023, 14:37
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Blimey!

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Old 13th Apr 2023, 15:03
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Aviation content:

Superb film

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Old 13th Apr 2023, 15:07
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Originally Posted by NutLoose
Let’s hope this is in the future.

https://cepa.org/article/morality-sh...l-state-media/
I agree completely that all war criminals, Putin, upper level henchmen, Wagner group, and individuals who personally committed or enabled war crimes to be brought to justice. I don’t believe that every person with Russian citizenship, like the janitor sweeping cobblestones on Red Square should automatically be treated as criminals. To do so is not real justice and equates the egregious actions of Putin er al as no more serious than street cleaning. Real justice is critical.
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