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24th Sep 2022, 19:59
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Posted By Spunky Monkey

Avman You are quite correct, at the moment it...

Avman
You are quite correct, at the moment it is a bit of a game, some free food, a salary and your own AK.
Then some strikes on your unit as you cross the FOA things get naughty.
Looking at many...
24th Sep 2022, 19:16
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Posted By Spunky Monkey

I am not so sure that even if Putes did decide to...

I am not so sure that even if Putes did decide to launch a sunshine bomb that they would have the ability to deliver it on target.
If the US saw a weapon being removed from the stockpile for...
24th Sep 2022, 12:54
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Views: 7,669,659
Posted By Spunky Monkey

The videos and tweets of the Russian Police and...

The videos and tweets of the Russian Police and the Enlistment Commissars forcing men into trucks and buses is reminiscent of the rounding up of undesirables in the late 30s and early 40s around...
21st Sep 2022, 21:35
Replies: 9,870
Views: 7,669,659
Posted By Spunky Monkey

I cannot see the US sitting idly by if Putes...

I cannot see the US sitting idly by if Putes decides to really start ramping up the risk of nuclear detonation - (I am horrified that we are even having to discuss this and a rubicon has been...
21st Sep 2022, 16:37
Replies: 9,870
Views: 7,669,659
Posted By Spunky Monkey

Those trying to flee Russia into Finland, if they...

Those trying to flee Russia into Finland, if they are Russian or Belorussian - don't let them through.
If they don't want to be called up to fight, then they should stay and help bring down the...
18th Sep 2022, 08:59
Replies: 9,870
Views: 7,669,659
Posted By Spunky Monkey

I do wonder if there have been any Ukrainian...

I do wonder if there have been any Ukrainian injured moved to the UK for treatment in specialist hospitals like Selly Oak with their specialist blast and trauma teams. The experience is there.
Or...
16th Sep 2022, 21:51
Replies: 9,870
Views: 7,669,659
Posted By Spunky Monkey

Defo Rusk forces, they are coming from the South...

Defo Rusk forces, they are coming from the South pointing North.
If they were Ukes, they would be doing from the North pointing South.
10th Sep 2022, 14:37
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Posted By Spunky Monkey

What happens if the Ukes are in Lysychansk and...

What happens if the Ukes are in Lysychansk and start pushing towards Luhansk?
From memory this was one of the breakaway regions.
Its fantastic to be even having these thoughts, however will the...
14th Aug 2022, 21:37
Replies: 9,870
Views: 7,669,659
Posted By Spunky Monkey

In the traditional sense of warfare having a dug...

In the traditional sense of warfare having a dug in enemy was a serious problem. However the Germans showed in 1940 that bypassing a dug in enemy was preferable with an all arms combined strike deep...
9th Aug 2022, 18:27
Replies: 9,870
Views: 7,669,659
Posted By Spunky Monkey

Looking at the images of the airbase, it would...

Looking at the images of the airbase, it would seem the Rusks still haven't got the idea of dispersals correct.
Good tactics as far as I am concerned.
Perhaps the crews don't want to fight anymore,...
4th Aug 2022, 18:45
Replies: 1,464
Views: 438,867
Posted By Spunky Monkey

A US China war? Why? The US has no desire to take...

A US China war? Why? The US has no desire to take China and probably couldn't even if it wanted to. The idea is daft.

The opportunity for small scale incursions and a serious fight over Taiwan is...
4th Aug 2022, 06:30
Replies: 9,870
Views: 7,669,659
Posted By Spunky Monkey

I remember a mine clearance presentation that...

I remember a mine clearance presentation that described the petal mine. We were told that they were developed by the Russians for use in Afghanistan and made of brightly coloured plastic and were...
30th Jul 2022, 11:25
Replies: 9,870
Views: 7,669,659
Posted By Spunky Monkey

When you have your foot on the enemies neck, its...

When you have your foot on the enemies neck, its time to press down hard.

It would seem the Wagner group are conducting atrocities behind the lines. A leader of moral fortitude should call them...
26th Jun 2022, 18:30
Replies: 60
Views: 27,772
Posted By Spunky Monkey

If the ground handlers saw the incident - why the...

If the ground handlers saw the incident - why the hell did they not immediately report it and get the Alitalia Itarro stopped and returned to the gate?

Taking the time to report it to the AF crew...
4th Jun 2022, 20:16
Replies: 39
Views: 10,549
Posted By Spunky Monkey

Surely the Chinese are checking all aircraft so...

Surely the Chinese are checking all aircraft so that when this nonsense has played through they can say to the Russians - "see we played fair, we did it to everyone."
2nd Jun 2022, 07:10
Replies: 66
Views: 24,130
Posted By Spunky Monkey

because most of us aren't made of match sticks.

because most of us aren't made of match sticks.
1st Jun 2022, 21:23
Replies: 66
Views: 24,130
Posted By Spunky Monkey

Yes us Bizjets do it several times a day, but for...

Yes us Bizjets do it several times a day, but for up to 10 people, not over 100.
Real kudos to the Simon for doing this, it shows a great deal of compassion for the customers, crew and even the...
10th May 2022, 14:40
Replies: 9,870
Views: 7,669,659
Posted By Spunky Monkey

You should be on stage with this, its comedy gold.

You should be on stage with this, its comedy gold.
8th May 2022, 09:50
Replies: 19
Views: 3,698
Posted By Spunky Monkey

When you get to headquarter level, there are very...

When you get to headquarter level, there are very few troops who would be at risk of going to the actual front.
These guys have been taken out by poor skills. Positioning of a HQ in an obvious...
12th Apr 2022, 18:41
Replies: 9,870
Views: 7,669,659
Posted By Spunky Monkey

Could it be that it was the spillage of an...

Could it be that it was the spillage of an industrial chemical?
Not sure how Putes would deliver a chemical agent in an area like that. In Syria his puppets would drop it in barrels from a...
29th Mar 2022, 07:11
Replies: 44
Views: 29,106
Posted By Spunky Monkey

Would it be possible for these Russian registered...

Would it be possible for these Russian registered aircraft to have their maintenance carried out down route in say Egypt by a third party maintenance company?
Or even Air Egypt? (Just picking a name...
21st Mar 2022, 22:02
Replies: 148
Views: 34,623
Posted By Spunky Monkey

When we talk of OPSEC now and fretting about what...

When we talk of OPSEC now and fretting about what a spotter at the end of a runway is giving away, it should be remembered that the Rusks can probably see everything in real time.
However getting...
15th Mar 2022, 13:46
Replies: 9,870
Views: 7,669,659
Posted By Spunky Monkey

As Alexei Navalny is currently in prison, with...

As Alexei Navalny is currently in prison, with the threat today of putting him in a Maximum Security Prison for an extra 13 years, it would seem there is no true opposition for the Russians to...
11th Mar 2022, 21:21
Replies: 9,870
Views: 7,669,659
Posted By Spunky Monkey

The Russian tanks from memory have the ability to...

The Russian tanks from memory have the ability to put diesel into the hot exhaust port, which creates a large barrier smoke screen. Maybe that is what you saw?
I very much doubt the Rusks have the...
5th Mar 2022, 19:02
Replies: 9,870
Views: 7,669,659
Posted By Spunky Monkey

I am confused why people keep saying he is going...

I am confused why people keep saying he is going to make a move on Poland, the Baltic States, Sweden, Finland et al.
Looking at progress so far and the skill of his forces, I fail to see how they...
2nd Mar 2022, 10:43
Replies: 9,870
Views: 7,669,659
Posted By Spunky Monkey

There should be safe amnesty routes for the...

There should be safe amnesty routes for the Russian troops so they can cross into neighbouring areas and flee the fighting.
almost impossible to do at the moment without severe risk from the air...
2nd Mar 2022, 05:34
Replies: 9,870
Views: 7,669,659
Posted By Spunky Monkey

A Bridge Too Far

Could Kiev be the Russians Arnhem?
Supplies stretched out over a single road, where breakdowns cause severe holdups.
Bridges being destroyed to hold up the advance.
Soft ground (and forests)...
1st Mar 2022, 15:15
Replies: 9,870
Views: 7,669,659
Posted By Spunky Monkey

There seems to be an awful lot of people saying...

There seems to be an awful lot of people saying we should whack the convey and put in a no fly zone.
I was trying to point out the lunacy of the idea.
As tempting a target as it is.
Regarding the...
1st Mar 2022, 13:10
Replies: 9,870
Views: 7,669,659
Posted By Spunky Monkey

The problem with the convoy being a juicy target...

The problem with the convoy being a juicy target is it is an escalation zone for Putin.
He knows the media will be wetting its pants over the excitement - the population will be terrified - the...
26th Feb 2022, 10:36
Replies: 9,870
Views: 7,669,659
Posted By Spunky Monkey

I have found that if you open the links to the...

I have found that if you open the links to the Ukrainian website in GOOGLE CHROME - it will give you the option of "Translate" into English.
It is very effective. I cannot get the links to work in...
24th Feb 2022, 06:37
Replies: 136
Views: 70,286
Posted By Spunky Monkey

But this shows that people will do more that our...

But this shows that people will do more that our governments will do.
5th Feb 2022, 19:17
Replies: 189
Views: 27,691
Posted By Spunky Monkey

Why would a deer poacher be carrying a camera?

Why would a deer poacher be carrying a camera?
3rd Oct 2021, 16:58
Replies: 232
Views: 52,807
Posted By Spunky Monkey

C150 Texan - a nice tailwheel twist on a benign...

C150 Texan - a nice tailwheel twist on a benign aircraft.
Cessna CJ3 - twin jet - lovely handling and characterises - really forgiving and capable.
Gazelle Heli - ticks every box
Robin DR400 - a...
31st Aug 2021, 08:29
Replies: 873
Views: 178,982
Posted By Spunky Monkey

Not trying to second guess anyone in an extremely...

Not trying to second guess anyone in an extremely tough and stressful environment.
I am sure there were calls to pile all of the equipment together and torch it,
Why would this have been overruled?...
30th Aug 2021, 10:47
Replies: 873
Views: 178,982
Posted By Spunky Monkey

Here here Medod...here here. An insane amount...

Here here Medod...here here.
An insane amount has been achieved in 2 weeks.
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