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US soldiers dig through local landfills to uparmour vehicles

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posted on Dec, 8 2004 @ 07:05 PM
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was looking through the bbc news and it showed this

US soliders asking runsfield questions



One soldier said troops were forced to root through rubbish to reinforce their armoured vehicles.

"Why do we soldiers have to dig through local landfills for pieces of scrap metal and compromised ballistic glass to uparmour our vehicles?" Army Spc Thomas Wilson asked.

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isnt the US armed forces suppose to be the most well equiped?
why do they have to do that since they spend billions on deffence?




posted on Dec, 8 2004 @ 07:08 PM
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Would you be terribly upset if I told you that this was already covered? Hope not. The original thread is here:

U.S. Troops Tell Rumsfeld They Use Scrap as Armor in Iraq

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