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Men Vs. Tanks
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Posted on 03/08/2013 11:43:05 AM PST by fella

Men Vs. Tanks


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Modern armored urban warfare. Is this what we can exspect from a RAT run Dept. of Homeland Safety?
1 posted on 03/08/2013 11:43:05 AM PST by fella
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To: fella
Don't like the odds. At least not without a few LAWS on my side.

Any home grown options ?

2 posted on 03/08/2013 11:57:08 AM PST by onona (KCCO, and mind the gap)
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To: fella

Maybe we can learn something from this.


3 posted on 03/08/2013 11:59:07 AM PST by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: fella

I don’t think it will come to that, for the simple reason that it would not remain “rebels v tanks”. It would spiral into “rebels v anybody who works for or is seen as supporting the government”.


4 posted on 03/08/2013 12:01:58 PM PST by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: onona

I was thinking improvised shaped charges with solid copper embedded for penetration.

Not that I have any experience or actual knowledge other than what I’ve gathered from watching documentaries about demolition work.


5 posted on 03/08/2013 12:10:16 PM PST by EricT. (The Second Amendment is Tyrant Control.)
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To: PapaBear3625

“Hit ‘em where they ain’t”?


6 posted on 03/08/2013 12:25:48 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: EricT.
I was thinking improvised shaped charges with solid copper embedded for penetration.

IIRC, 25% of casualties in Afgahnastan are from IED's.

7 posted on 03/08/2013 12:27:09 PM PST by VRW Conspirator (Sometimes it takes calamity to lead to serenity - FReeper RacerX1128)
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To: EricT.

What are those bricks covering the tanks? Isn’t that reactive armor? What about Molotov cocktails?


8 posted on 03/08/2013 12:27:44 PM PST by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: Slump Tester

Tracks are the soft spot.


9 posted on 03/08/2013 12:30:40 PM PST by EricT. (The Second Amendment is Tyrant Control.)
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To: EricT.

I think I’ll just shut up now before I get a visit from large men in cheap suits with no sense of humor.


10 posted on 03/08/2013 12:32:11 PM PST by EricT. (The Second Amendment is Tyrant Control.)
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To: cld51860

I learned: Don’t engage tanks.

If it ever comes to tanks in the streets, do something else.


11 posted on 03/08/2013 12:40:34 PM PST by Uncle Miltie (Due Process 2013: "Burn the M*****-F***er Down!")
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To: onona

EFP.
Explosively Formed Projectile.

Not hard to make and quite effective, especially in an urban environment.

Just sayin’.


12 posted on 03/08/2013 12:42:39 PM PST by SJSAMPLE
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To: fella

Can’t imagine why I ever tucked this one away, but.../s
Lure them into “traps”. They are dependent on specific terrains. Get them off it. “Where they meet the ground” is where they are vulnerable. They can’t deal with close elevation problems. (Treads don’t like barb wire, second story windows and Molotov cocktails are good things to remember).


13 posted on 03/08/2013 12:52:48 PM PST by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: wastoute
One of these looks pretty handy:

Syrian T-72 killed.

14 posted on 03/08/2013 1:28:02 PM PST by EricT. (The Second Amendment is Tyrant Control.)
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To: onona
Any home grown options?
Ammonia poured into the air intakes?
15 posted on 03/08/2013 1:33:37 PM PST by dainbramaged (Joe McCarthy was right.)
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To: fella

Tanks are blind to their front and that is where their weakest armor is. The best way to destroy a tank is to walk straight at the front of it while firing your rifle at it.


16 posted on 03/08/2013 1:51:10 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: dainbramaged

actually, ammonia in mason jars should work thown at ventelation intake.


17 posted on 03/08/2013 2:02:44 PM PST by vanilla swirl (searching for something meaningful to say)
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To: vanilla swirl

We have a winner.

Bleach bombs


18 posted on 03/08/2013 2:23:37 PM PST by maine yankee (I got my Governor at 'Marden's')
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To: fella

It’s like when Clinton muredered all those people at Ruby Ridge


19 posted on 03/08/2013 3:22:42 PM PST by Psiman
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To: blueunicorn6

You are *evil*.

I like it.


20 posted on 03/08/2013 3:29:46 PM PST by Psiman
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To: EricT.

Try getting your hands on one of those. Actually, I was surprised to see it appeared one of the crew survived.


21 posted on 03/09/2013 3:56:17 PM PST by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: blueunicorn6

You forgot the /s.


22 posted on 03/09/2013 3:57:34 PM PST by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: PapaBear3625

bump

so true, plus what good are tanks if they can’t find the rebels? It’s not like the enemy will be wearing a uniform


23 posted on 03/09/2013 4:06:14 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: fella
If the nazis are in their tanks, opportunity arises at their residences.

Repeat often, morale plummets.


(or so i've heard)

24 posted on 03/09/2013 4:16:09 PM PST by tomkat
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To: EricT.
Tracks are the soft spot.

The softest spot is the clerical guy who fills out purchase orders for spare parts for the tank.

25 posted on 03/09/2013 4:17:46 PM PST by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: Uncle Miltie
You may get lucky every now and then, but you are right.

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This is what happens when tankers are being stupid. These guys set there and let the bad guys kill them. and the wing men are not responding??!! They all deserve to get toasted if thats all the tank warfare they know.

3 tanks in hostile territory? If the copious amounts of machine gun fire, a HEP or HEAT round didnt get you, the flying concrete would.

26 posted on 03/09/2013 5:04:38 PM PST by Delta 21 (Oh Crap !! Did I say that out loud ??!??)
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To: blueunicorn6
The best way to destroy a tank is to walk straight at the front of it while firing your rifle at it.

What "tank" has armor so poor that rifle fire will penetrate the hull?

27 posted on 03/09/2013 5:08:57 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: Delta 21
These guys set there and let the bad guys kill them.

Actually, everyone involved in this particular battle are bad guys.

28 posted on 03/09/2013 6:31:48 PM PST by EricT. (The Second Amendment is Tyrant Control.)
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To: Psiman

It’s like when Clinton muredered all those people at Ruby Ridge

Ummm...hate to tell you this, but that was Bush 41's doing.

29 posted on 03/09/2013 6:34:20 PM PST by EricT. (The Second Amendment is Tyrant Control.)
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