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REAL combat between Russian navy and Somali pirates (3min YouTube video)
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Posted on 09/06/2012 12:33:49 PM PDT by LibWhacker

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TOPICS: Russia
KEYWORDS: navy; pirates; russian; somali; video; youtube

1 posted on 09/06/2012 12:34:00 PM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: LibWhacker

DOn’t think the hostages made it, do you?


2 posted on 09/06/2012 12:36:52 PM PDT by nikos1121
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To: LibWhacker

Good on the Russians. We need to see much more of this direct action at sea, as well as interdictions at the Somali seaports.


3 posted on 09/06/2012 12:38:50 PM PDT by patriotsblood
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To: LibWhacker

R2D2 gets the job done.


4 posted on 09/06/2012 12:40:02 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: LibWhacker

Somalia needs to be made a boat free zone for the next 40 years.


5 posted on 09/06/2012 12:40:40 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: LibWhacker

—looks more like target practise than “combat” to me-—


6 posted on 09/06/2012 12:40:57 PM PDT by rellimpank (--don't believe anything the media or government says about firearms or explosives--)
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To: LibWhacker

Wazzat a Gatling Gun?..........


7 posted on 09/06/2012 12:44:53 PM PDT by Red Badger (Anyone who thinks wisdom comes with age is either too young or too stupid to know the difference....)
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To: rellimpank

I counted 3-4 hits out of 100-200+ rounds. Seems that’s all it took to scratch those dinghys.


8 posted on 09/06/2012 12:46:38 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: Red Badger

Looks like it. The Russian answer to Phalanx?


9 posted on 09/06/2012 12:48:25 PM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: LibWhacker

LOL at the way they keep firing after the last secondary explosion.


10 posted on 09/06/2012 12:50:33 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: nikos1121

I wonder if the Somalian pirates will attack Russian flagged vessels again? That was brutal.


11 posted on 09/06/2012 12:51:10 PM PDT by RC one
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To: Red Badger

Vympel A 30mm CIWS


12 posted on 09/06/2012 12:51:28 PM PDT by RitchieAprile
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To: RitchieAprile; LibWhacker

I WANT ONE.......or TWO...............


13 posted on 09/06/2012 12:53:57 PM PDT by Red Badger (Anyone who thinks wisdom comes with age is either too young or too stupid to know the difference....)
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To: Paladin2

It’s already a Food Free Zone.............


14 posted on 09/06/2012 12:54:31 PM PDT by Red Badger (Anyone who thinks wisdom comes with age is either too young or too stupid to know the difference....)
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To: carriage_hill

,,,,,, Russians love their vodka ,,, accuracy ,,,, who needs it ,,,, gimme another swig comrade.


15 posted on 09/06/2012 12:54:41 PM PDT by Lionheartusa1 (-: Socialism is the equal distribution of misery :-)
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To: LibWhacker

Yeah, believe it is a 30mm CIWS similar to the Phalanx, but not using an integral tracking radar.


16 posted on 09/06/2012 12:54:45 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: carriage_hill

Yeah, the accuracy wasn’t very good, but I loved the way they wouldn’t stop. If it had been us, we would’ve fired a few rounds across the bow, then paused to talk, then repeat, and repeat again. Then fire a few into the boat, then pause a long time while we continued talking, ad nauseum. But for the Russians, it was TAKE THAT!... AND THAT!... AND THAT!... TAKE THAT!... AND THAT!... AND THAT!... TAKE THAT!... AND THAT!... AND THAT!... until there was just a pile of burning splinters on the surface. Loved it.


17 posted on 09/06/2012 12:55:17 PM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: carriage_hill

Some of those rounds were going through the target, I’m sure. A flimsy fishing boat might not even detonate a cannon shell.


18 posted on 09/06/2012 12:55:58 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: patriotsblood

I like seeing the civilized nations dealing with this menace but the reality is that such encounters with warships are rare. The pirates have strategies and equipment that allow them to attack multiple targets as they like. The naval resources required to protect all ships from this threat cannot be utilized without causing harm to meeting other security obligations.


19 posted on 09/06/2012 12:56:53 PM PDT by DarthVader (Politicians govern out of self interest, Statesmen govern for a Vision greater than themselves)
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To: RitchieAprile

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AK-630


20 posted on 09/06/2012 12:58:43 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: carriage_hill

I was thinking the same thing. Were they whaling at the same time? ;-)


21 posted on 09/06/2012 1:00:17 PM PDT by Average Al (The Democrat party is a free range zoo.)
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To: LibWhacker

Thanx for the video.Just made my day.Gives me a feeling of satisfaction to see those pirates/thugs getting what’s due:)


22 posted on 09/06/2012 1:01:09 PM PDT by Thombo2
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To: Lionheartusa1

Those looked like 20mm shells, about 30-50 at a time. As long as they get ‘close’, it counts, I guess.

“A little to the left, Vlad!”

LOL.


23 posted on 09/06/2012 1:04:54 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: Red Badger
One on each corner of the house/compound extending out far enough to cover two walls if necessary.

Ammo Stamps/EBT for same too.

24 posted on 09/06/2012 1:04:54 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: LibWhacker

No point in going back to port will any full magazines below ship’s deck. Capt Pooty-Poot won’t like that!


25 posted on 09/06/2012 1:07:42 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: Thombo2

shame we can;t be more like the Russians when it comes ot this.
They just don;t give a crap and when they fight they fight to kill.

We have now infesting on our military PC, we have cross dressers and homosexuals running around, rape is up last year on men up to 19,000 sexual assaults last year and that only includes those who reported this.

Well done obama and the fringe lunatic left, you couldn’t defeat the boy scouts but you got the military


26 posted on 09/06/2012 1:07:43 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: skeeter

Must have hit something solid; I saw a couple of explosions, unless they were secondary explosions from an ongoing fire.


27 posted on 09/06/2012 1:09:03 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: skeeter

Not sure our CIWS would even work on a surface target.


28 posted on 09/06/2012 1:10:23 PM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: LibWhacker

Well blow me down! Those scurvy rats are now shark bait.

By Störtebeker’s beard, those scallywags will from now on be givin’ the Russkies a wide berth.


29 posted on 09/06/2012 1:11:55 PM PDT by Fiji Hill (Deo Vindice!)
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To: central_va

The more modern Phalanx models have surface-fire modes.


30 posted on 09/06/2012 1:18:17 PM PDT by JerseyanExile
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To: Average Al

dunno about whaling but the camera guy seems to have difficulties with his sea legs..was it cocktail hour?


31 posted on 09/06/2012 1:19:03 PM PDT by RitchieAprile
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To: LibWhacker

ROTFLMAO!!!!!!

Punks....


32 posted on 09/06/2012 1:20:18 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: LibWhacker

33 posted on 09/06/2012 1:21:37 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: LibWhacker

The Somalis probably thought it was an American Warship and 0bama would have everyone bow to them.


34 posted on 09/06/2012 1:22:03 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty ("Get that evil, foreign, muslim, usurping bastard out of MY White House!" FUBO GTFO!)
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To: central_va

http://www.murdoconline.net/archives/3558.html


35 posted on 09/06/2012 1:22:40 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: LibWhacker

bfl


36 posted on 09/06/2012 1:50:56 PM PDT by Oshkalaboomboom
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To: manc

“shame we can;t be more like the Russians when it comes ot this.
They just don;t give a crap and when they fight they fight to kill.”

That may be true, but the Afghans held out against the Soviets, thwarted them, and won (the Soviets withdrew from Afghanistan).

Perhaps we should learn something by THAT example, as well.


37 posted on 09/06/2012 1:52:38 PM PDT by Road Glide
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To: RitchieAprile

It would have been nice had he cleaned the lens too.


38 posted on 09/06/2012 1:58:32 PM PDT by Average Al (The Democrat party is a free range zoo.)
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To: Average Al

Save the whales! Dive, Dive, Dive! Ban the Russkies! (;^[O~


39 posted on 09/06/2012 2:53:42 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: LibWhacker

here is a better view

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOjdBp167q0&feature=related


40 posted on 09/06/2012 2:57:12 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: carriage_hill

By the way that guy was shooting I’m surprised he didn’t get the boat, 4 oil tankers, several whales, three airliners, and a satellite or two while he was at it. ;-)


41 posted on 09/06/2012 3:06:27 PM PDT by Average Al (The Democrat party is a free range zoo.)
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To: Average Al

He hit darmed near everything else within and out of sight! What a shot. 30mm is a lot of lead going downrange. Yikes!


42 posted on 09/06/2012 3:08:18 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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