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I know right?!   Also, I love how he's so free with his critiques of the competition threads and our "general knowledge Levels" Along with singing his own praises...   And yet, he'

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.

 

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   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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