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Are the Talebans using SAMs

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by tongix, Aug 16, 2012.

  1. HerrGlock

    HerrGlock Scouts Out CLM

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    The vast majority of all helicopter shoot-downs are by small arms, not missiles.

    Wires claim even more than that.
     

  2. G23Gen4TX

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    They don't need SAMs. A well aimed RPG works just fine. They perfected the technique when they fought the Russians.
     
  3. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    As taught by American Special Forces personnel.
     
  4. M&P15T

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    The CIA supplied the Afghans fighting the Russians with Stingers, but those are long dead electronically.

    Supposedly.

    Maybe someone found a stash of stingers from decades ago, and replaced the batteries in them.
     
  5. tongix

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    So far no Russian version of it landed in their hands ? The Russians might want to sneak in a few to test them in real combat environment and whether they do work. But of course they dont wanna reveal its existence as they dont wanna be in bad waters with us.
     
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