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originally posted by: Stupidsecrets
a reply to: CriticalStinker
There probably was a discussion but it wasn't regarding civilian safety that's for damn sure. If you look at Iranian tactics and their little bastard forces like Hezbollah they love using civilians as shields. Hospitals, kids really doesn't matter just as long as it makes the enemy look bad in the press.
originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus
a reply to: AaarghZombies
Based on their targeting ability I'd say this:
originally posted by: DeathSlayer
a reply to: Zaphod58
Correct. BUT Military systems have a programmed Friend or Foe system which assists in identification of the aircraft.
And all civilian aircraft give a Friend signal.
Civilian aircraft do not look like military aircraft for this very reason.
Iran intentionally shot that civilian plane down.