Do u really think we Europeans are so dumb that we don't have a plan on how to defend ourselves in case of a
The answer is, and has been for a long while:
Hide behind the United States, and last as long as you can while we attempt to fight back on your, and our, behalf.
Also, why should we be afraid of mortars? Let's ask the insurgents in Iraq how 'scary' mortars are.
And in your later post, you crow about your Belgium [not exactly a powerhouse by any means] having really scary land?
Got news, America is vastly more diverse than Belgium could ever be, simply for reasons of geographic enormity, and we wouldn't be the ones attacking
In a World War, America would be on the defensive. No one has an illusion about that.
Since we feel like breaking out the nationalist nonsense, I'm going to bring you back to Earth.
The average age of a soldier in the Belgian armed forces is 40. Not exactly your physical prime.
Their military holds 34,000 personnel and has an annual funding less than the cost of a single aircraft carrier.
Because of your interesting bureaucracy, many of your newer vehicles use odd guns such as the CMI 90mm, who's ammunition is very rare and made by a
handful of manufacturers.
Your only true fighters are out-of-date American F-16's.
And your navy is only really intended for logistical support.
---Not to say every other military in the world doesn't have issues, or to say the Belgium people have not accomplished some terrific feats in
warfare during their history, but please do not crow about your country using only unsubstantiated or off-topic fact.
Though I'll agree, the efficiency of our military funding is appalling.
[edit on 25-12-2008 by Iblis]