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15th Aug 2017, 19:44
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Posted By barnstormer1968

SASless Thanks for the suggestion! Im not...

SASless
Thanks for the suggestion!

Im not sure why you felt the need to suggest it as I dont recall ever saying the US/SK wouldnt suffer casualties.
I also dont recall saying the US could wipe...
14th Aug 2017, 20:44
Replies: 495
Views: 154,316
Posted By barnstormer1968

SASless. Has anyone said that only B1s' will be...

SASless.
Has anyone said that only B1s' will be involved?

We could equally add 70-130 cruise missile strikes, ten full MLRS salvos plus carrierborne strikes.
The MLRS on their own can completely...
14th Aug 2017, 19:19
Replies: 495
Views: 154,316
Posted By barnstormer1968

Air pig. While I hope this all just dies down I...

Air pig.
While I hope this all just dies down I have given a lot of thought to what could happen after any US strikes.
This is a very interesting discussion point as we are obviously dealing with a...
14th Aug 2017, 10:05
Replies: 495
Views: 154,316
Posted By barnstormer1968

Etudiant. While the NK forces have a history...

Etudiant.

While the NK forces have a history of firing concealed artillery they have never faced modern opposition. The last time NK artillery was seriously targetted it was by piston engined...
13th Aug 2017, 21:20
Replies: 495
Views: 154,316
Posted By barnstormer1968

Carbon Bootprint. An ideal system to deal with...

Carbon Bootprint.
An ideal system to deal with the NK artillery is MLRS. It can nuetralise gun crews over a wide area and can repeat the effect as long as ammo is available. The downside being that...
11th Aug 2017, 22:22
Replies: 495
Views: 154,316
Posted By barnstormer1968

Listening to the TV news last night there was a...

Listening to the TV news last night there was a rundown of the NK forces and it stated just how many aircraft the NK airforce have.
My initial thoughts were the obvious things like a Mig 15/17...
1st Aug 2017, 11:38
Replies: 55
Views: 23,520
Posted By barnstormer1968

I'm not casting aspersions here. I am surprised...

I'm not casting aspersions here. I am surprised though that this story seems to be news to PPRUNERS.
There have been several tv, tv news and printed articles on this story for quite a while.
1st Aug 2017, 11:35
Replies: 55
Views: 23,520
Posted By barnstormer1968

Here is one such report. As per above, the...

Here is one such report. As per above, the pictures or story arent new.

https://youtu.be/VmxH9rGGD5Q
1st Aug 2017, 11:28
Replies: 55
Views: 23,520
Posted By barnstormer1968

Wyler. Ignoring the written article above, have...

Wyler.
Ignoring the written article above, have you not seen the TV programme with a focussed report on this very issue?
This is hardly a new story. One of the claims made by a female in the...
11th Jul 2017, 13:18
Replies: 72
Views: 47,257
Posted By barnstormer1968

ITV midday news were saying the FBI have started...

ITV midday news were saying the FBI have started an investigation into the crash.
No mention of suspicious cause but perhaps just a belt and braces approach to cover all eventualities,

RIP to...
30th Jun 2017, 19:20
Replies: 9
Views: 3,472
Posted By barnstormer1968

If you have BBC Iplayer for radio you can hear...

If you have BBC Iplayer for radio you can hear him in more detail on the 29/06/17 Question time extra time show on radio five. He will appear after the midnight/00.01 timeframe somewhere.
He...
30th May 2017, 20:39
Replies: 7
Views: 1,889
Posted By barnstormer1968

TM Thanks for the details. There is so much...

TM
Thanks for the details. There is so much realism in that painting to me, it's alive.
30th May 2017, 19:33
Replies: 7
Views: 1,889
Posted By barnstormer1968

TM. I think there was some lovely detail in...

TM.
I think there was some lovely detail in that painting. You have managed to accurately capture human form, rock form and aircraft which is an achievement to be rightly proud of imho.

What size...
27th May 2017, 15:19
Replies: 10
Views: 5,029
Posted By barnstormer1968

Nudgingsteel. Wrong Voyager, this was the...

Nudgingsteel.

Wrong Voyager, this was the Transformers Voyager. Scroll down even further and it has morphed shape again and the engines are back under the wings.
12th May 2017, 22:32
Replies: 8
Views: 3,074
Posted By barnstormer1968

Wander00 If Trump did think about plans to...

Wander00
If Trump did think about plans to invade Canada he certainly wouldn't be the first US president to do so.
It's hardly a new concept. :)
19th Apr 2017, 22:51
Replies: 63
Views: 17,340
Posted By barnstormer1968

That cutaway has to be the worst one I've ever...

That cutaway has to be the worst one I've ever seen!
How lazy was it to only show the left hand engine. The detail stops at the centre line then the right hand side of the fuselage is out of...
18th Apr 2017, 19:49
Replies: 15
Views: 6,802
Posted By barnstormer1968

This article shows the public have faith in the...

This article shows the public have faith in the quality of MOD procurement!
They are simply worried about soldiers falling on their heads, they didnt seem concerned about the helicopters falling on...
15th Apr 2017, 18:45
Replies: 90
Views: 20,340
Posted By barnstormer1968

Cheekychimp. We are rambling a bit between us....

Cheekychimp.
We are rambling a bit between us. :)
Shall we try to pin some things down?
The thread started about an RAF regiment special forces medal. Some here wonder if the rocks are special...
14th Apr 2017, 17:28
Replies: 90
Views: 20,340
Posted By barnstormer1968

Cheekychimp. Its hard to respond to your post....

Cheekychimp.
Its hard to respond to your post. While you are correct that the RAF regiment do the same CFT as basic line infantry units (but also people like cooks, drivers, storemen and clerks)...
13th Apr 2017, 18:44
Replies: 90
Views: 20,340
Posted By barnstormer1968

TTN Maybe they had been cooks! That would...

TTN
Maybe they had been cooks!
That would surely be something to keep quiet about :)
13th Apr 2017, 18:41
Replies: 90
Views: 20,340
Posted By barnstormer1968

The Oberon. You mention the AACC. Thats a Royal...

The Oberon.
You mention the AACC. Thats a Royal Marines course (so Royal Navy) as you say, so NOT an army course like the three ARMY courses I mentioned deliberately in my post :)
13th Apr 2017, 11:54
Replies: 90
Views: 20,340
Posted By barnstormer1968

Tankertrashnav Yes, there very much are...

Tankertrashnav

Yes, there very much are definitions as to what special forces are.
The British use Tier 1 and Tier 2 classifications. The SAS (regulars) and SBS (regulars) are tier 1. SAS, SAS...
12th Apr 2017, 21:30
Replies: 24
Views: 5,163
Posted By barnstormer1968

Compass call. Depending when your day was there...

Compass call.
Depending when your day was there could be several reasons why charges wouldnt work.
Some kit is very hard to out beyond data recovery and simply, shooting, burning or exploding the...
11th Apr 2017, 22:55
Replies: 24
Views: 5,163
Posted By barnstormer1968

I remember reading about this at the time. I was...

I remember reading about this at the time. I was surprised to hear just how little effect the axe could have made to prevent data being read from the hard drives after they were retrieved.
7th Apr 2017, 22:21
Replies: 2,457
Views: 430,755
Posted By barnstormer1968

I wonder if one of the posters here remembers a...

I wonder if one of the posters here remembers a recent conversation on ARRSE where they pointed out that with the modern Russian AD system in Syria that (in a hypothetical scenario) no single cruise...
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