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American Mariner as aircraft target? by DDAY
I've been doing some research on old Navy missile tracking ships and came across the story of the American Mariner, which was a converted freighter. A website says that at the end of its career in 1966, the AM was sunk in 20 feet of water in Chesapeake Bay near Lookout Point to serve as a...
March 20th 07 04:01 AM
by DDAY Go to last post
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Navy Says Farewell to Last Sea King by Mike Weeks
I believe some will find this of interest; the passing of yet another long-serving "bird". MW http://www.news.navy.mil/search/display.asp?story_id=28190 NNS070312-14. Navy Says Farewell to Last Sea King By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephanie Tigner, Fleet
March 20th 07 01:35 AM
by Mike Kanze Go to last post
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Prepare For Boot Camp by [email protected]
You have a one time opportunity to get the competitive edge you need to not only successfully complete Marine recruit training, but also to EXCEL at it. Some recruits who perform exceptionally well at boot camp are rewarded with fast promotions. The reality of it is, you not only prepare for the...
March 19th 07 07:34 PM
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Iran is preparing for an underground nuclear test with North Korean help before year's end by AirRaid Mach 2.5
Iran is preparing for an underground nuclear test with North Korean help before year's end - London Daily Telegraph January 24, 2007, 1:52 PM (GMT+02:00) North Korea's Yongbyon reactor The British paper, quoting a senior European source, reports that North Korea is helping Iran prepare an...
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March 19th 07 05:21 AM
by Ian MacLure Go to last post
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Marine Corps (as envisioned by the US Navy) by Yeff
http://www.ifilm.com/video/2690790 -- -Jeff B. (just the messenger) zoomie at fastmail dot fm
March 15th 07 11:35 PM
by Jim[_8_] Go to last post
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People of Earth - The Son to God Speaks - I would offer rewards for more soldiers to come forward. Why? because there truly is, no honor among thieves. Every bu****e soldier in Iraq for the liar neocon is minimum, a purposeless... by Eugene Griessel
Top Cop wrote: Out of the asylum again, I see. I heartily recommend an enema. Administered with a fire hose connected to a 9 atmosphere firemain. That might get the **** out of you. Eugene L Griessel
March 15th 07 09:35 PM
by Muse De Groops Go to last post
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USS Enterprise acft working Florida Ranges by [email protected]
USS Enterprise aircraft still working at Pinecastle Range ````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` It is Sat, 7:18pm EST (Sun, 0018z). Aircraft from the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, off the Florida east coast, continued to pound targets at Pinecastle Range in Ocala all day...
March 13th 07 03:28 PM
by Charlie Wolf Go to last post
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What type of missile is it? by JLP
Look at this thing caught in flight. Google Earth or Google Maps coordinates: 38º13'36.36"N, 112º17'56.59"W It look like a cruise missile but the wings are much shorter Any idea?
March 12th 07 05:51 AM
by John Keeney Go to last post
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was the F-14 ever used in Vietnam ? by Sprite Scaler
I wanted to know if the F-14 Tomcat was used at all in the Vietnam war, even if it was limited, and towards the end of the war ? the Tomcat was designed in the late 1960s, entered service in the early 1970s (correct me if that's not so). The war stretched until what, 1972-1973. but then there...
March 11th 07 09:13 PM
by Bill Shatzer Go to last post
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"British trace missile in copter strike to Iran" by Mike[_7_]
British trace missile in copter strike to Iran By Sean Rayment LONDON SUNDAY TELEGRAPH Published March 4, 2007 LONDON -- A missile that brought down a Royal Air Force Lynx helicopter and killed five British service members was smuggled into Iraq by Iranian agents, an official inquiry into the...
March 10th 07 09:20 PM
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USS Enterprise acft with E-2C "Screwtop 10" by [email protected]
USS Enterprise acft with E-2C "Screwtop 10" ``````````````````````````````````````````` It is Sat, 12:04pm EST (1704z). "Screwtop 10," an E-2C controlling acft from USS Enterprise, is up on 283.15. He has been passing 10-line reports on this freq. Screwtop 10 has also been maintaining comms...
March 10th 07 06:17 PM
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"U.S. Air Force jets deploy to Okinawa" by Mike[_1_]
http://www.washtimes.com/world/20070306-101318-2817r.htm U.S. Air Force jets deploy to Okinawa By David Axe THE WASHINGTON TIMES Published March 7, 2007 GINOWAN, Japan - A deployment to Okinawa by the U.S. Air Force's newest fighter jets presages plans to rapidly boost forces in the Pacific...
March 9th 07 04:37 AM
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Russia capable of destroying U.S. missile defense sites by AirRaid[_1_]
Russia capable of hitting US missile shield MOSCOW (AFP) - Russia's bomber force would have no trouble destroying planned US missile defense sites in Europe, its head said Monday as the country's security council warned of new policies to counter NATO. "Since the components of the anti-missile...
March 6th 07 01:25 AM
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Question For Old Naval Aviators by W. D. Allen
Just finished Jim Armstrong's book, "From POW to Blue Angel", about Commander Dusty Rhodes, who introduced the Blue Angels to jets. Interesting book, especially for old naval aviators. But, here's a question for tail hookers of half a century ago. On page 282 Armstrong writes, "...a Twin Beech...
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March 4th 07 10:19 PM
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Interesting New Brand of Trailer by [email protected]
Our local trailer emporium is now carrying the SilverLite brand. I saw one for the first time yesterday. See http://www.silverlite.com/category.asp?id=1971 Overall I'm quite impressed. Quality of construction appears to be excellent. Fit and finish of seams, joints, etc. was very well...
March 3rd 07 03:04 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Desktop Wallpaper - "Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)". by T. & D. Gregor, Sr.
Thursday, March 1, 2007 Wallpaper of the month - March, 2007 Desktop Wallpaper - "Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)". Illustration displays crew members involved in Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and their support in the day-to-day evolutions that contribute to the missions success. The...
March 1st 07 06:06 PM
by T. & D. Gregor, Sr. Go to last post
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Identifying America's Oldest Living War Veterans by Otis Willie[_2_]
Operation Honor: Identifying America's Oldest Living War Veterans Due to hundreds of annual requests for information on who are America's oldest living veterans of our past wars, The American War Library has, today, established a Research Project to identify the oldest living American veterans of...
February 27th 07 10:39 PM
by Otis Willie[_2_] Go to last post
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(CNN & AP) U.N: Iran expanding rather than freezing nuclear program by AirRaid[_3_]
http://www.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/meast/02/22/iran.nuclear.ap/index.html U.N.: Iran expanding rather than freezing nuclear program POSTED: 12:22 p.m. EST, February 22, 2007 VIENNA, Austria (AP) -- Iran has expanded its uranium enrichment program instead of complying with a U.N. Security Council...
February 26th 07 07:49 PM
by Paul Elliot Go to last post
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Bush all set to attack Iran: Report by [email protected]
Sunday, February 18, 2007 World Bush all set to attack Iran: Report Press Trust of India
February 26th 07 02:42 AM
by Defendario Go to last post
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Naval Railgun by [email protected]
Pretty cool! http://fredericksburg.com/News/FLS/2007/012007/01172007/251373 Probably a bit large for mounting on a Bug, but maybe on a P-3?!?!?!?! :-) Bill Kambic Haras Lucero, Kingston, TN Mangalarga Marchador: Uma Raça, Uma Paixão
February 25th 07 07:50 AM
by Ian MacLure Go to last post
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