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Haven't read it, but fuck WoTR and fuck people who think low-altitude runs can replace stealth. Sensors are getting better and better, and it's not like you can just fly lower and lower.

 

For a sort of tangentially-related example, we're very close to ordnance that can guide itself via visual navigation alone. How safe do you think a low altitude bird will be with drones networked with AAA sites and that kind of sensor tech? And it's not like low-altitude attacks were very safe to begin with!

 

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Haven't read it, but fuck WoTR and fuck people who think low-altitude runs can replace stealth. Sensors are getting better and better, and it's not like you can just fly lower and lower.

 

For a sort of tangentially-related example, we're very close to ordnance that can guide itself via visual navigation alone. How safe do you think a low altitude bird will be with drones networked with AAA sites and that kind of sensor tech? And it's not like low-altitude attacks were very safe to begin with!

 

Read it - they actually run the numbers a bit to make an argument.

 

If you just want to be triggered by WoTR, however, then try this:

 

http://warontherocks.com/2016/03/stuck-on-denial-part-i-the-u-s-air-force-and-stealth/

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Iran received first S-300 AA systems.

 

More:

 

   The first S-300 air defense systems delivered to Iran, Tasnim news agency reported with reference to the representative of the Iranian Foreign Minister Hussein Jaber Ansari. The report is also a link to the video of transport of components of the S-300, presumably in the Caspian province of Gilan. In the video are identified truck, semitrailers and auxiliary machines of the S-300, but no combat vehicles and missiles themselves.  

 

 

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AH-1 cobra of Turkish Air forces got hit by Kurd's/PKK's MANPADS. Heli was more that "destroyed"

 

(end of this video, from minute 4 mark)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCM3d4nkUmk

 

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If LoooSeR's spirit animal was a hand held weapon, It would most certainly be an IGLA.

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