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Originally posted by intrepid
Waging combat is very much like a football(NFL) game. It is the completeness of the team that wins it all. Take the Patriots, not the best offence, defence or special teams in the league but they're in the top 5 in all three catagories. Similarly the US Air force leads in some catagories but are also well along in others, although not leading. When you look at the whole, let's face it, they're #1.
Originally posted by American Mad Man
Exactly. If we are going to go to the origins of flight, then we can thank the US.
Personally, I think it is a dumb argument. All that matters is the here and now.
Originally posted by RedBaron
With the economy headed to the dumps, the deficit running a sprint, I foresee the sale of a few aircraft carriers, B2 bombers, Patriot missiles sold to China, Russia, India and whoever has the moolah
Hell, I might even find an Aurora on ebay.
Originally posted by JamesBlonde
What about pople like Otto Lillenthal who designed the first gliders and discovered the basic principles of flight aroud the same time when certain americans were saying "Everything that can be invented is."
Originally posted by gooseuk
The idea behind this thread was simple, to point out to some of the americans and some europeans that their Military force are not the greatest, mainly in regards to the US MILITARY machine.