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Reply #30 on: December 27, 2018, 02:13:02 AM

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Reply #31 on: December 27, 2018, 10:51:05 AM

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Reply #32 on: January 04, 2019, 06:05:55 AM
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Reply #33 on: February 06, 2019, 11:13:46 AM

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Reply #34 on: February 06, 2019, 11:28:04 AM
https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/pentagon-forced-afghanistan-take-inferior-helicopters-43297


I know people that were involved in those deals.  That article fails to fully encapsulate the shitshow that was the helicopter deal

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Reply #35 on: February 27, 2019, 10:29:39 PM
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A right side view of six RH-53D Sea Stallion helicopters in flight, just after lifting off the flight deck of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN-68). The helicopters are taking part in Operation Evening Light, a rescue mission to Iran.  Date - 24/04/1980



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Reply #36 on: February 28, 2019, 06:49:53 AM
F-14s  :'(



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Reply #37 on: February 28, 2019, 06:59:47 AM
The helicopters are taking part in Operation Evening Light, a rescue mission to Iran.  Date - 24/04/1980
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Not just 'any' rescue operation:  https://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/eagle_claw.htm


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Reply #38 on: February 28, 2019, 11:26:29 AM
That's the mission that got Smilin' Jimmy sent back to Georgia to farm peanuts.  :Loser:

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Reply #39 on: March 14, 2019, 06:03:55 PM
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A Royal Navy Lynx inspects a Kresta II.



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Reply #40 on: March 14, 2019, 07:41:30 PM
That's a Proctology-close inspection.  :o

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Reply #41 on: March 21, 2019, 01:23:16 PM

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Reply #42 on: March 27, 2019, 04:25:20 PM

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Reply #43 on: March 27, 2019, 07:33:25 PM
A scout helo with friggin' laser beams?
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Reply #44 on: March 27, 2019, 07:35:51 PM


Nice helicopter