To: DJ Elliott
"Iraqs only air defense now is the USAF. They have yet to buy their first jet trainer let alone fighters
Have you seen reports on which way they're leaning as far as jets they want to go with? Have they made any of those decisions yet?
"The 2012 date was pure politics ignoring military requirements..."
And Barry likes to claim that the Republicans are playing politics. This guys a joke. And the only one who didn't get it was the code pink left who actually believed him on his promise.
To: Old Teufel Hunden
New F16s from the US and/or used Mirage 2000s from France for fighters. The negotiations with China fell thru. The initial downpayment for 18 F16s was redirected to welfare when the protests started.
Looking like used L159s from Czech for trainers.
posted on 04/07/2011 4:35:22 PM PDT
by DJ Elliott
(Montrose Toast Blog)
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