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2 APACHES KILL A PLATOON OF TALIBAN
liveleak.com ^ | 7/19/12 | FUNKER530

Posted on 07/25/2012 6:24:29 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda

Great video to start the day...

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=7af_1342634355


TOPICS: War on Terror
KEYWORDS: wot

1 posted on 07/25/2012 6:24:42 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
These old boys never were anybody you wanted to mess with.


2 posted on 07/25/2012 6:32:38 AM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: katana

Homeland security since 1733 AD...


3 posted on 07/25/2012 6:33:48 AM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

It’s okay for them to take out a platoon of Taliban. The liberals just don’t want them scoring touchdowns, hitting three pointers or knocking one out of the park anymore. That’s “rasis”.


4 posted on 07/25/2012 6:48:35 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Without the Second Amendment, the other twenty-six will cease to exist.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Intense. Some good shootin’ there.


5 posted on 07/25/2012 6:55:36 AM PDT by RightOnline (I am Andrew Breitbart!)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Good for the Apache teams but seems like a lot of wasted ammo... A lot of shells miss...
6 posted on 07/25/2012 6:59:11 AM PDT by Netz (Netz)
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To: Netz

that’s because helicopters don’t actually fly — they beat the air into submission. The natural vibration of the shooting platform plus recoil introduce a substantial MOA.

Still ...

You want one firing at you? ;-)


7 posted on 07/25/2012 7:06:02 AM PDT by Blueflag (Res ipsa loquitur: non vehere est inermus)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Warms the cockles of my heart...

always intent on avoiding hitting “friendlies”, with donkey’s and old person with cane standing out... however, wouldn’t want to be an innocent male going from one tent to another with anything strung to my back - canteen, backpack, etc.

A bit of concern though, for stuff like this on the net where the unfriendlies can study it. any combatants that might use their rifle as a “cane”, or just play dead at the first sight of fire, could acquire an advantage.


8 posted on 07/25/2012 7:15:19 AM PDT by C210N ("ask not what the candidate can do for you, ask what you can do for the candidate" (Breitbart, 2012))
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To: katana
Tell that to this guy...


9 posted on 07/25/2012 7:24:24 AM PDT by stormer
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

10 posted on 07/25/2012 7:26:00 AM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Thanks, made my day.


11 posted on 07/25/2012 7:27:32 AM PDT by huldah1776
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Very gratifying to see those targets extinguished. They’re knuckledraggers who murder women and children on a regular basis. Piss be unto them.


12 posted on 07/25/2012 7:35:48 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Too bad it has to be done. Kill them all.


13 posted on 07/25/2012 7:39:03 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Pretty disgusting actually, sure glad that ain't me out there, there is simply no escaping these guys. A few observations:

Those FLIR cameras have amazing resolution. You can clearly see the weaponry, and distinguish between the women/children and the fighters.

It seems that these Taliban have no clue where the Apaches are, how far away are they? Is this FLIR imagery quite telescopic?

The 30mm do seem to "miss" quite a bit, I have seen other footage, perhaps from closer range, where the spread is minimal, almost laser like. On the other hand, even a close miss (couple of feet) seems to do significant damage. Exploding/incendiary rounds?

The professionalism of the pilots/gunners never ceases to amaze me. They talk like technicians out there, and stay fairly matter-of-fact in the midst of the mayhem.

The Hellfire missle is aptly named, it packs quite a punch for such a little guy. No direct hit neccessary. Amazing accuracy though, the final poor bastard got one dropped right on his head! Even the gunner was flabbergasted.

It seems to me that if these guys were to play dead, more of them would survive, you see these apache's going around doing clean up, where they take out the stragglers/strugglers.

In some ways, my heart still goes out to these poor bastards. While I take comfort in knowing the enemy is being killed, I still feel somewhat bad that a person, a human soul, that has died. The waste of humanity like that is a tragedy. And all because of the mind virus that is their religion and ideology..

14 posted on 07/25/2012 7:56:56 AM PDT by Paradox (I want Obama defeated. Period.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Good stuff. Thanks. Too bad we couldn’t take out the tents and the future terrorists inside.


15 posted on 07/25/2012 8:01:17 AM PDT by Ronald_Magnus
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Technical Point:

Seems they were firing some heavy stuff, either a 25MM or a 30MM. Isn't that overkill for anti-personnel in the open? Wouldn't a 7.62 mini-gun fit the bill a bit better? More rounds. Easier correction, e.g., the M60 on the bungee cord set-up.

16 posted on 07/25/2012 8:04:02 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (What Hawaii gave to Obama was not what Obama gave to us.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

It took two Apaches? Well, I guess it’s always good to have a back-up weapon.


17 posted on 07/25/2012 8:36:28 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Paradox
my heart still goes out to these poor bastards.

Mine did, too. These souls are lost, without hope and doomed to perdition, literally. They need Jesus!

OTOH, they and their group want to kill me and my family. They show no mercy. There is no reasoning with them.

They are part of the group which mercilessly killed 3000 people on 9/11.

Blast them all!

18 posted on 07/25/2012 8:41:23 AM PDT by Jemian
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

At 5:20 you can clearly see the horse/donkey take a Mohammed.


19 posted on 07/25/2012 9:01:29 AM PDT by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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To: stormer

Name of this fellow please?


20 posted on 07/25/2012 9:36:54 AM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: katana

King of the Frontiersmen, Christopher Carson. His friends called him “Kit”.


21 posted on 07/25/2012 9:57:56 AM PDT by stormer
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To: stormer
Thanks. That was one of my guesses but the only picture I could find of Kitt must have been taken when he was much older. I'd never before seen the one you posted. Despite encounters with the Apache he did die with his scalp on and n**s still attached. Can't say as much for these Taliban who met up with the modern "Apache".


22 posted on 07/25/2012 12:21:00 PM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: katana

Jumpy finger .... “Kit”


23 posted on 07/25/2012 12:22:14 PM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: Kenny Bunk
"M60 on the bungee cord set-up."

Interesting... Have a link to info on that setup?

24 posted on 07/25/2012 3:24:46 PM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: TXnMA

http://www.174ahc.org/m-60.htm


25 posted on 07/25/2012 8:19:03 PM PDT by Kenny Bunk (What Hawaii gave to Obama was not what Obama gave to us.)
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To: Kenny Bunk
Thanks!

That is exactly the sort of ingenuity and "gir'r'done" attitude that makes American troops the most formidable in the world -- and the sort of American exceptionalism that Øbozo derides with his "You didn't build that!" slander...

26 posted on 07/25/2012 8:51:15 PM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: Kenny Bunk
For those of us with failing eyesight, FR needs a "Whoa!!" button...

"git'r'done"...

27 posted on 07/25/2012 8:54:38 PM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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