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The armour-piercing weapons tested Saturday include a rifle equipped with special sights that can identify an enemy seven kilometres (four miles) away and can penetrate a target wearing a bullet-resistant vest from a distance of three kilometres (one-and-a-half miles).
Originally posted by Low Orbit
Documentally, if you have things so figured out how would you handle the situation? Are you learning to speak Russian or Chinese right now to prep for your solution?lol
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Originally posted by WyrdeOne
I'm not one to root for either side in a conflict, but I gotta say, the Iranians can handle rubber boats
I think Iranian SAM defences are pretty average, certainly not outstanding. Not much different from Iraq's - some good low alt systems (SA-15 is 2006 equiv to Iraq's Rolands in 1991) and normal MANPAD systems. Compared to Saudi or Egypt, iran's air defences are frankly puny and patchy.
Originally posted by WyrdeOne Sending helicopters into Iran would be like releasing a fly into a terrarium filled with chameleons - that country is madly in love with surface-to-air missle technology.
Originally posted by kojac
Any idea what SAM's the Iranians were firing in that video you posted?