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Originally posted by Patriotsrevenge
reply to post by BRAVO949
The tank may be dead but I guarantee everyone in that tank walked away unharmed. That's the beauty of the Abrams tank. The whole munitions supply can cook off in the back and the troops inside will be safe as can be. When help arrives they will unlock and come out. Most of the deaths in Iraq came from letting our troops run around in Hummers. When we built and deployed Strikers in record time the deaths dropped dramatically. That's American innovation.
Originally posted by beanandginger
reply to post by stirling
You missed a couple of big ones. In just the last few days over the holidays the US sold Saudi Arabia and UAE major proprietary military aircraft and technology. Can you say air space granted and refueling access points?
Look for a strike any moment - literally any moment. iowa Caucuses provide a nice distraction and are a srewd way for Obama to steal the GOPs limelight.
Originally posted by irontyrant
reply to post by bluedrake
LOL, their missile tech is so 1960s. I hope they don't get too encouraged. The Germans were developing anti-radiation missiles in the 1940s, the U.S. used them to good effect in Viet Nam. Iran has a fifth rate military that is only capable of harassing its own citizenry.edit on 3-1-2012 by irontyrant because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by autopat51
i think we will force iran to shoot first..make them the bad guys, then go in and take over
i think it will happen fairly soon too.
Originally posted by SoulParasite
Iran has military that will kill many of you. They are trained and prepared. Read something about Iran before you post about them. Its not some dirty arabs in rusty old russian tanks... And i hope that my goverment will not send our boys to help you, we allready gave our lives for nothing in Iraq and Afghanistan...
Originally posted by bluedrake
Originally posted by irontyrant
reply to post by verschickter
Really? Radar was invented by the British in the 1930s, you must be joking. The home-brewed,unlike the British Still-brewed Chieftain,technology is tragically old school. They are still trying to get nukes now in the 21st Century. The real world powers had them six decades ago.
South Africa had nukes back in the 1960-70's, does that make them a true super power today?
They might not have the latest technology but that does not mean the US should ignore their threats.
Originally posted by TheMur
IS this where the false flagg starts and we sink our own carrier????
Originally posted by Fiberx
Simple reality is that if the US wasn't taking on the role of combatant here, Iran would freely develop nuclear weapons which would enable them to blackmail the ME region and parts of Europe. They would then freely use oil blockades to blackmail all developed nations.
In his statement Tuesday, Pentagon spokesman Little said the Navy "operates under international maritime conventions to maintain a constant state of high vigilance in order to ensure the continued, safe flow of maritime traffic in waterways critical to global commerce.
Originally posted by Gorman91
Sad. thousands of years of isolation and culture, destroyed in weeks. I really would love to take a trip to see if the good 'ol ark of the covenant is in there somewhere. I truly hope this is not the end for Iran.