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Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by M&P Shooter, Jan 29, 2013.

  1. SC Tiger

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    Couldn't they just block the cell phone service in the area until the IED was rendered safe?

    I would trace the call and call in an air strike.

    EDIT - I can't see the picture (if there is one) of the actual phone in the OP.
     
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  2. The Fed

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    They can use cell phone jammers so it can't detonate while they're disarming them. There's always the possibility there's anti-tamper switches but it's unlikely small, crude devices.
     

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    He likely just drove a MARCBOT up to it with a water/disrupting charge and separated the power source/trigger from the munition.

    No. Pretty much only the Chinese smartphones have Arabic menus. They get by just fine.

    It's also kind of funny that they use Arabic numerals for their wrist watches, cell phones, computers, radios, etc. but Indian numerals for writing, math, license plates, official docs.

    The new Republic of Iraq should have officially scrapped Indian numerals and let them just go away.

    You can trace signals, but not numbers. SIM cards are everywhere and you just pop them out of the card, stick them in the phone, and talk. Recharge as necessary via prepaid cards.

    Most insurgents consider them single use items, for obvious reasons.
     
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    Damn, they get more bars in Iraq than I do in downtown Jacksonville.
     
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    thats an awesome trophy right there.
     
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    :supergrin:

    gg.
     
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    You got it! :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: