Skip to comments.Caribbean ship testing new anti-piracy system
Posted on 04/02/2011 9:53:48 AM PDT by Immerito
There are cameras that capture images clear enough to distinguish between a fishing vessel and a boatload of pirates 10 miles away. There are cascades of water and noxious compounds to repel invaders. And there are shields to withstand a rocket-propelled grenade.
A container ship that steamed into a Puerto Rican port Friday was old by commercial shipping standards but it had the latest in security measures, upgrades that convert it into a floating fortress designed to be impregnable to piracy.
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I would think a couple of 50 cal. machine guns and the will to use them would work just as well.
So would glazing the pirates’ nests.
And there are a number of companies in Fayetteville that can supply 4 well-trained 2d world military vets, and a retired SF, Delta, Grey Fox, SEAL or Ranger to lead them.
Yep, that should do it. And if they don’t get hit by bullets themselves, their crappy boats will, and they’ll sink pronto and then....well, shark food. Good riddance. Inshallah my muzzie “friends”.
Courtesy of Browning-still works pretty good!
Hell I could use those for my car so I could distinguish between pork and the rest of us citizens.
That's it in a nutshell. A cheap and effective solution.
With a 20mm all you would need to do was shoot the boat.. most any boat..
OR shoot AT THE BOAT.. they would run..
There are also machine guns and other ordinance to repel invaders. This modern penchant, from lefties, for using non-lethal means against people who are trying to shoot you with real weapons is sheer folly.
There’s a fundamental dysfunction, deep in the heart of civilization, that allows decent law-abiding seafaring folk to go out defenseless against savage f*ing criminals who don’t deserve the oxygen they breathe. A fundamental dysfunctional disconnect.
Arm the ships!
Blast the pirates to kingdom come!
The rest is BS.
Lets start a Pirate Hunting Cruise adventure business.
a) The law of human nature says if the prize is good enough, the pirates will find ways around any such defense. They will just get them next time.
b) This is an expensive rabbit hole to throw things down.
But there is a reason we are not removing this vermin. I’m not sure in toto what it is, but mighty nations make up their minds and destroy pirates.
Bait ships with unseen military support within immediate striking distance. Shipboard tribunals, interrogation and execution of pirates, and punishment strikes on the ports they sailed from, if they do not capture and surrender all on shore pirates.
In one year there would be no sea piracy on the planet.
Quad 50 cals
Just mount some .50s and .30s on the deck...sheesh, they’re coming at you in frickin’ jon boats, for crikes sakes!
Just book that Rosie O’Donnell gay cruise for the east coast of Africa. Let those pirates get on that ship and you’ll see some puking and screaming.
Q-ships, also known as Q-boats, Decoy Vessels, Special Service Ships or Mystery Ships, were heavily armed merchant ships with concealed weaponry, designed to lure other ships or vessels into making surface attacks. This gave Q-ships the chance to open fire and sink them. The basic ethos of every Q-ship was to be a wolf in sheep’s clothing.
I seldom write and advocate direct action, and thus my comments are as I feel and IDGARA to the PC that has swallowed our world while allowing a savage cult to call themselves “peaceful”
Make the place a radioactive parking lot, then make the statement that any and all followers of the cult that feel so inclined to bring about any form of intimidation by social or political means to destabilize this or any other country, the leading center of that cult,s nation shall also have the next glazing.
I am fed (no stinking pun intended) of seeing the future of our nation and many other nations, being devoured by the communist and islamic hoards, My grand children are to be grow in a safe environment, ask everyone you know, “do you want your children to live under communist or islamic rule, was that your desire for them when you chose freely to bring your children into the world?”
We may have grey hair, we know better, we fought, we struggled, we still do, but, BOCAF (Building Our Children A Future) is what we believed in, and damn it, still do...
Last week’s episode of Sons of Guns had some high-seas security guys ordering custom-made Katushya rockets from the guys. It was 15-round mobile battery that could be wheeled to any part of the deck and operated by remote control. It was coold
Good post. I agree.
“I would think a couple of 50 cal. machine guns and the will to use them would work just as well.”
And a lot more fun than water cannons.
I look forward to our cruise in the Med this fall.. The security should be just fine. It’s when you hit shore, I’d be more concerned and even more alert.
UV or IR lasers with a would be a good choice for antipiracy operations.
Permanently blind the filth and they can’t fight. Then you can kill them with clubs like the animals they are.
Perhaps. But you don’t want to shoot at them and drive them off. Wait until they are still outside RPG range but close enough to hit fairly easily. Blast ‘em to bits with a couple of .50’s and then launch a container of pig’s blood into the water near the sinking boat. Then, sail on.
Just invite Ma Duece aboard.
See post #32
Dream vacation. I’ll take the launcher. LOL!!!
LOL - you don’t mess around with the small stuff.
I just cancelled my vacation to DisneyWorld! I am booking a berth on this cruise! Is there a limit to the number of bad guys you can bag in a day?
I don’t want to create competition for To The Point Cruise Lines, but . . . I hasve just placed an order for six private submarines and next “hunting season” plan to lease them out so that my clients can experience the excitement of tracking down the bad guys and sinking their mother ships in celebration of some of the great World War II battles at sea. Run Silent, Run Deep!
I think this should be the next FReeper cruise.
A true sportsman, you are not cruising for the size of the bag.
No limit but - remember the other hunters need some sport too.
Much better hunting than in Disney World.
Captain Nemo I presume. Never mind you would not be in competition your enterprise will just mop up the braver ones that work hundreds of miles off shore. Not as big a catch but the stalking is more thrilling for some.
Imagine a ship full of armed Freepers - I think I will give that one a pass. :)
LOL!! Where do I mail the check??
You mean, after everyone finds out who’ve they’ve been flaming all these years? LOL!
LOL! That would be one unforgettable cruise.
Good point, I never thought of that.
I was fearful that the good ladies would packing and finding out that their 35 year old cyber-boyfriend is a little older and more decrepit than they could imagine. :)
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