Skip to comments.Trump getting Washington military parade _ but no tanks
Posted on 03/09/2018 6:13:38 PM PST by mdittmar
WASHINGTON (AP) It looks like President Donald Trump is getting the military parade he wants in Washington though he may get no tanks for the effort.
A Pentagon planning memo issued Thursday and released Friday says the parade being planned for Nov. 11, Veterans Day, will include wheeled vehicles only, no tanks consideration must be given to minimize damage to local infrastructure. Big, heavy tanks could tear up District of Columbia streets.
But the event will include a heavy air component at the end of the parade, meaning lots of airplane flyovers. Older aircraft will be included as available.
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Ah, we dont need to show em off, we got em.
Let NK and Russia do that ####.
The men and regular vehicles are enough.
Bet we get tanks too.
Tanks tear up the streets...
I’m wondering if they checked in with POTUS before releasing this memo.
He can have them launch an AGM-114 hellfire missile at them. 8>)
Put them on lo-boys and drive the route
I was wondering about the ground pressure. It appears that an Abrams has about half the ground pressure of a passenger car, and about 1/6 the ground pressure of a racing bike.
I want tanks. Battleships, too. Throw in a mortar and artillery demonstration. And I don’t care about DC streets. That’s what Home Depot made hot tar patches for.
AquaPhalt 6.0 Asphalt and Concrete Patch Black 55 lb.(AQUAPHALT 6.0)
“include a heavy air component at the end of the parade,”
I hope that includes a Aurora fly-by.
Its the neutral steering that’s the problem...one false move and the pavement is screwed up.
Strykers will do.
That’s a good idea.
Abrams is fun to knock around in, for a while.
Truck in a thousand prisoners to put down a 1’ layer of sand, and then shovel it back up. Better yet, round up all the college students in the metro DC area and put them to work.
Just so you know, I reported your post as abuse.
Were you in one?
“...Tanks tear up the streets.....”
Somewhere, way, way off in the distance, Oddball from Kelly’s Heroes just said “Always with them negative waves, Moriarity ... always with them negative waves”.
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