Skip to comments.Mexican gun battles shut down city near Laredo Texas
Posted on 07/22/2010 10:37:44 AM PDT by Patriot1259
At least 12 dead following gun fight between Mexican military and Mexican drug cartel hit men
Several intersections in the City of Nuevo Laredo, Mexico were shut down as gun battles erupted between the Mexican military and heavily armed hit men from a Mexican drug cartel. The gunfire could be heard across the U.S. border in Laredo, Texas leading citizens there to call 911. ...
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“Near” Laredo? Has the writer ever looked at a map? The only distance between them is the Rio Grande, which at that location isn’t all the grande. They are, in effect, one metropolitan area.
Hmm. There are 30mm fragmentary anti-personnel grenade rounds for the A-10’s big Gatling gun. Just a random thought there...
It is just a matter of time befor they attack some folks on this side of the border..
Funny, I was just thinking the same thing!
12 People Dead, 21 Injured in Nuevo Laredo Shootout [Mexico]
KGBT ^ | Jul 19, 2010
They already killed the AZ rancher.
It might be time for a second Mexican War. Start by nuking Mexico City and El Presidente’s palace, and work out from there. No more immigration problem, either.
I am talking car bombs, killing on a mass scale.
The writer is a native Texan and knows the proximity well - he also knows there is a border separating the two and the violence remained south of that border therefore stands by the use of the word “near”.
Not quite, there are HEI, High Explosive Incendiary, rounds, and API, Armor Piercing Incendiary, but not Anti Personnel per se. HEI will do a number on anyone in the open though.
The 30 mm ammo for the Apache comes in HEI and HE Dual Purpose. It would be a better fit.
Myself I favor AC-130 gunship fire for this application. The, they carry a lot more than the A-10. They either have 40 mm cannon, or the newer 30 mm Mk-44 Bushmaster II, which fires the same 30x173 ammunition as the GAU-8.
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