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by IR0NMIKE 6
Sat 1 Dec 2012 21:40
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: The future of Air Forces?
Replies: 24
Views: 1769

Re: The future of Air Forces?

Talk about flying saucers... Hard to see the shape with such angles though, but it looks interesting. I don't see where they'll put weapons though. JDAMS, 4500 payload, internal. Kinda like the old F-117 Heres a pic with payload bays open, plop! http://www.google.com/url?source=imglanding&ct=im...
by IR0NMIKE 6
Sat 1 Dec 2012 21:27
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: The future of Air Forces?
Replies: 24
Views: 1769

Re: The future of Air Forces?

It is more about the pilot being a bit too expensive for some types of missions in certain countries. More like life being too cheap in certain countries :D For example here is a $100,000 JDAM hitting a $5000 truck...lol http://www.google.com/url?source=imglanding&ct=img&q=http://tonyrogers...
by IR0NMIKE 6
Sat 1 Dec 2012 20:26
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: The future of Air Forces?
Replies: 24
Views: 1769

The future of Air Forces?

Since aircraft can pull 20+ g's, the pilot is now the limiting factor. Are they about to become extinct? Here is the first US prototype unmanned attack aircraft, the X-47B http://www.popsci.com/files/imagecache/article_image_large/articles/x47.jpg http://www.popsci.com/files/imagecache/article_image...
by IR0NMIKE 6
Fri 30 Nov 2012 17:37
Forum: Wargame : European Escalation
Topic: What's so gorgeous about Autocannons?
Replies: 38
Views: 2078

Re: What's so gorgeous about Autocannons?

The thing is, a good, spread enough but not too close from edges wall of wiesels can do a lot of I was just going to say, spread out the little AC wagons can do some damage, and alot of folks dont have the presence of mind to micro their tanks and back up/turn off missles. What I was wondering - wh...
by IR0NMIKE 6
Fri 30 Nov 2012 01:08
Forum: Wargame : AirLand Battle
Topic: ACH-47
Replies: 11
Views: 1096

Re: ACH-47

It was also known as the Go-Go or Ghost Ship, here are a couple in operation.


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by IR0NMIKE 6
Fri 30 Nov 2012 00:20
Forum: Wargame : European Escalation
Topic: What's so gorgeous about Autocannons?
Replies: 38
Views: 2078

Re: What's so gorgeous about Autocannons?

DeuZerre wrote:
I believe autocanon fire's AP scaling should be reduced :?



This :!:
by IR0NMIKE 6
Fri 30 Nov 2012 00:15
Forum: Wargame : AirLand Battle
Topic: Forward Air Control
Replies: 19
Views: 1267

Re: Forward Air Control

What special intricacies are necessary to call in artillery support except telling them your position and give them coordinates where they have to fire it ??? All are using the same kind of map. When i was in the army we were able to call in mortar support by simply giving coordinates to this group...
by IR0NMIKE 6
Thu 29 Nov 2012 20:20
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Where do you live, and where have you visited?
Replies: 32
Views: 2038

Re: Where do you live, and where have you visited?

I live in the US, not far from where I was born near the Great Lakes with alot of German influence, and many of the Catholic Churches still have services in German, (and now - Spanish) I''ve been everywhere, man, in the continental US except Rhode Island, and Oregon. North America and the Caribbean...
by IR0NMIKE 6
Wed 28 Nov 2012 07:59
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: News from Sweden
Replies: 12
Views: 1450

Re: News from Sweden

McNash wrote:So... is this a toy for boys or girls? :lol:

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Those toys are for dirty old men :lol:

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