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Navy Sub and Aegis Cruiser Collide near Florida

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Altaris, Oct 14, 2012.

  1. Altaris

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    HerrGlock Scouts Out CLM

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    "Hello, Prudential? ..."
     

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    Beat me to it.
     
  5. frizz

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    Not bad. :laughabove:


    That's gonna leave a mark.
     
  6. janice6

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    Damage to the sonar dome......That's a pretty expensive detector array to damage. Going to cost taxpayers a big lump.

    Oh, and yes, someone or both will lose their job.
     
  7. czsmithGT

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    How come we got so many navy ships running into each other these days? Don't they teach navigation 101 anymore?
     
  8. raven11

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    They were on a Anti-submarine excersise.


    Mission accomplished :whistling:
     
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    According to the article, the sub rose to periscope depth 100-200 yards ahead of the cruiser. I guess that would be the maritime equivalent of a "brake check". :whistling:
     
  10. Angry Fist

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    Still, with all the sohisticated equipment involved, I'll never understand how **** like this can happen. Color me stupid.
     
  11. Ragnar

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    How in the world do you manage to bring your sub up right in front of a moving ship?
     
  13. Hines57

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    Well, good thing it was a Navy sub and not one of those Air Force subs.
     
  14. ray9898

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    Anit-sub operations? 'Found him'!
     
  15. Deanster

    Deanster Cheese? Millennium Member CLM

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    oops.

    I bet someone pooped their SWOveralls.
     
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    The one blind spot in a sub is directly overhead and 100-200 yards is an inch to those boys. Don't ask me how I know because then I'll have to terminate you!:supergrin:
     
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    A collision at sea can ruin your whole day...:supergrin:
     
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    "Hello, Auto Zone? I need 100 gallons of Bondo and a 'body repair for dummies' book.

    Also, do you deliver?"
     
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    samurairabbi Dungeon Schmuck

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    If I demonstrate "exigent circumstances", will you just bore me to death?
     
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    Sounds like the sub ran a STOP sign. . . .