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27th Nov 2022, 09:28
Replies: 175
Views: 108,979
Posted By dead_pan

B2 in Guam - that vid has been doing the rounds...

B2 in Guam - that vid has been doing the rounds for a while now
24th Nov 2022, 17:18
Replies: 12,220
Views: 11,165,608
Posted By dead_pan

Its bizarre because almost every country on Earth...

Its bizarre because almost every country on Earth would be vulnerable to such attacks. Its like no military planner ever considered that their power grid would be make such an obvious target.

I'd...
24th Nov 2022, 16:29
Replies: 12,220
Views: 11,165,608
Posted By dead_pan

Seriously, what does expect the Russian state to...

Seriously, what does expect the Russian state to do about this? Armenia is physically separated from Russia. What are they going to do - ask Georgia or Azerbaijan for permission to cross their...
24th Nov 2022, 16:18
Replies: 12,220
Views: 11,165,608
Posted By dead_pan

Given these are the only weapons Russia is really...

Given these are the only weapons Russia is really employing to any effect, I wouldn't be surprised if they directed the majority of the arms industry to contribute to their production. Unfortunately...
23rd Nov 2022, 12:20
Replies: 16
Views: 1,830
Posted By dead_pan

Countermeasures already exist: Door Fly...

Countermeasures already exist:

Door Fly Curtain Screen...
16th Nov 2022, 18:44
Replies: 12,220
Views: 11,165,608
Posted By dead_pan

I would have thought the Poles would be been...

I would have thought the Poles would be been pretty forthright with their response if there was a strong suspicion the missile had originated from Russian territory.

Russia's strenuous denials...
16th Nov 2022, 14:51
Replies: 12,220
Views: 11,165,608
Posted By dead_pan

NATO should immediately invoke Article V and...

NATO should immediately invoke Article V and invade Ukraine, and hold whoever was responsible for this heinous attack to account. Surely Russia would accept this?
11th Nov 2022, 13:39
Replies: 12,220
Views: 11,165,608
Posted By dead_pan

Looks remarkably intact compared to the likes of...

Looks remarkably intact compared to the likes of Kharkiv etc.
11th Nov 2022, 11:29
Replies: 12,220
Views: 11,165,608
Posted By dead_pan

Any fighting-age male is going to at least raise...

Any fighting-age male is going to at least raise suspicion amongst Uke forces.
11th Nov 2022, 11:24
Replies: 12,220
Views: 11,165,608
Posted By dead_pan

Surprised their phones are still working after...

Surprised their phones are still working after floating so far down the river. Fake?
11th Nov 2022, 09:31
Replies: 24
Views: 7,549
Posted By dead_pan

Do the Ukes currently possess an airdropping...

Do the Ukes currently possess an airdropping capability from their transport fleet? An124s maybe?
10th Nov 2022, 11:33
Replies: 22
Views: 4,705
Posted By dead_pan

The A400 isn't that bad - sounds like a jet as it...

The A400 isn't that bad - sounds like a jet as it approaches. Nice blue note on occasions too.
10th Nov 2022, 08:59
Replies: 12,220
Views: 11,165,608
Posted By dead_pan

I'm certain the Ukes are more than aware of what...

I'm certain the Ukes are more than aware of what remains of Russia's force in Kherson, given their intelligence assets, partisans, sympathisers etc in the city and surrounding area. Also any decision...
9th Nov 2022, 18:37
Replies: 22
Views: 4,705
Posted By dead_pan

Love that sound! Seems to be a regular between...

Love that sound! Seems to be a regular between Brum and airports in Spain
8th Nov 2022, 16:33
Replies: 12,220
Views: 11,165,608
Posted By dead_pan

"Ahh, a QFI then?"

"Ahh, a QFI then?"
8th Nov 2022, 12:00
Replies: 6
Views: 910
Posted By dead_pan

Arrghh, the ol' crusties are out in force! ...

Arrghh, the ol' crusties are out in force!

Check your terminology - SAF relates to the use of existing feedstocks (domestic waste etc) to produce so-called drop-in fuels for aviation. e-fuels (or...
7th Nov 2022, 11:30
Replies: 12,220
Views: 11,165,608
Posted By dead_pan

Interesting mix of weapons in use. Also,...

Interesting mix of weapons in use.

Also, note to self: if you get cornered, don't hide in the privy (how many rounds did that guy take?)
5th Nov 2022, 12:07
Replies: 158
Views: 21,821
Posted By dead_pan

Arrghh now you've got me thinking! I remember...

Arrghh now you've got me thinking! I remember that film but can't recall its name.
5th Nov 2022, 12:01
Replies: 158
Views: 21,821
Posted By dead_pan

Cracking series and a great soundtrack! The...

Cracking series and a great soundtrack! The series would have been deadly-dull to a younger audience if they'd used era-appropriate language and music (the King's English and Dame Vera Lynn??).
...
5th Nov 2022, 11:29
Replies: 12,220
Views: 11,165,608
Posted By dead_pan

With all the talk previously of threat posed by...

With all the talk previously of threat posed by hypersonic (hyper-expensive) weapons, it's interesting to think the real game changers in Ukraine have been those improvised weapons cobbled together...
2nd Nov 2022, 17:36
Replies: 12,220
Views: 11,165,608
Posted By dead_pan

Just reading the that British Ambassador to...

Just reading the that British Ambassador to Russia has been summoned by the Kremlin regarding our alleged involvement in the Sevastopol drone attack. Its funny, I distinctly remember the Russians...
2nd Nov 2022, 17:31
Replies: 12,220
Views: 11,165,608
Posted By dead_pan

:ok::ok::ok:

:ok::ok::ok:
1st Nov 2022, 15:06
Replies: 158
Views: 21,821
Posted By dead_pan

Has anyone read Ben McIntyre's book on which this...

Has anyone read Ben McIntyre's book on which this is based? Guessing some liberties have been taken here and there.
1st Nov 2022, 11:57
Replies: 12,220
Views: 11,165,608
Posted By dead_pan

That'll buff ou...ahhh, probably not his time.

That'll buff ou...ahhh, probably not his time.
1st Nov 2022, 11:55
Replies: 12,220
Views: 11,165,608
Posted By dead_pan

Initially I thought it may be lying low in the...

Initially I thought it may be lying low in the water, bow up, but if you look of pics of the vessel in happier times its evident it does feature a pronounced bow.

Given Russia's response its...
26th Oct 2022, 16:25
Replies: 528
Views: 240,115
Posted By dead_pan

There's lots of misinformation (and a fair amount...

There's lots of misinformation (and a fair amount of wishful thinking) on social media. Dark powers at work....

It would be 'helpful' if the country did rise up and boot out the Ayatollah, but I'd...
26th Oct 2022, 16:11
Replies: 12,220
Views: 11,165,608
Posted By dead_pan

He stole that line from Rishi!

He stole that line from Rishi!
26th Oct 2022, 16:08
Replies: 12,220
Views: 11,165,608
Posted By dead_pan

This video is from earlier on in the conflict. I...

This video is from earlier on in the conflict. I don't think this kill can be attributed to IRIS-T, given it was only deployed relatively recently. (Doh! Just read Mike's comment....)



Great...
24th Oct 2022, 14:41
Replies: 88
Views: 19,413
Posted By dead_pan

Or just turn and reverse the track? My...

Or just turn and reverse the track?

My guess is that its something to do with the sensor suite and uplink, also spending c.half the track close to the area of interest.
24th Oct 2022, 10:40
Replies: 12,220
Views: 11,165,608
Posted By dead_pan

Top sleuthing that. Very impressive

Top sleuthing that. Very impressive
19th Oct 2022, 16:12
Replies: 12,220
Views: 11,165,608
Posted By dead_pan

Another anti-drone weapon system brain phart -...

Another anti-drone weapon system brain phart - podded unit comprising a gimbal mounted LMG/minigun with EO unit, MMW sensor mounted below, automated or with man-in-loop, the whole unit suspended...
18th Oct 2022, 11:21
Replies: 12,220
Views: 11,165,608
Posted By dead_pan

In addition to ground defences, I wonder if some...

In addition to ground defences, I wonder if some form of adhoc aerial defence could be mustered e.g. by equipping some light aircraft (helos?) with door-mounted LMGs, vectored by Uke AD?
...
18th Oct 2022, 11:05
Replies: 12,220
Views: 11,165,608
Posted By dead_pan

I haven't seen any reports about where the drones...

I haven't seen any reports about where the drones used against Kyiv were launched from, presumably from Russian territory to the north?

Ukraine's air defences certainly have their work cut out...
18th Oct 2022, 08:26
Replies: 308
Views: 56,416
Posted By dead_pan

Indeed - a gold-plated opportunity to get first...

Indeed - a gold-plated opportunity to get first hand intel on their capabilities, intentions, morale etc, not to mention the possibility of recruiting a few assets of our own.
16th Oct 2022, 20:07
Replies: 12,220
Views: 11,165,608
Posted By dead_pan

If the Russians & Belarussians do decide to mount...

If the Russians & Belarussians do decide to mount some form of offensive from the north, what will (can?) they do differently this time around? Its still the same forested terrain, they've proven...
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