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Why’s it not so good?
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>>55328559
Volumetric Missile Shield platform
Automated Flechette Defense System

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Shalom! Anon its Sunday. Come! And confess your sins!
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I sometimes pretend to be pole and shit on krauts and EU just to stir shit.

I once left a gun visible on seat of my car and then locked the keys in - in the middle of a city. Normally i woul simply hike home and get spares, but since there was a rifle lying on backseat in plain view i had to camp there for hours untill my brother could bring them to me
(im europoor, leaving a gun unattended and then having it stolen would fuck me up)
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>>55321765
I'm trans
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>>55321765
I support Russia because I don't like the fags that support Ukraine. It is entirely based of contrarianism and spite I can't bother to give a damn.
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>>55328041
I dont think anybody but actual braindead tankies unironically support Russia but damn it's tiring scrolling past 6 gorillion "What's the tactical advantage of pee pee poo poo" "Oh no vatsisters I don't feel so good" threads while trying to find a thread about weapons
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>>55321765
I possessed some /k/ that I wasn't supposed to have and now I'm a Felon. Ugh.

Why didn’t Russia destroy all crossings over the Dnipro river? Are there advantages to keeping your enemy’s supply line infrastructure intact?
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Because initially they thought they were going to capture the whole of Ukraine, so they wanted the infrastructure intact as much as possible to cooooooooorrupt it.

Then they got their asses handed to them and got put on the defensive. The bridges are out of range and, more importantly, beyond Russia's military capability to destroy.
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>>55328578
If Russia destroys the dams then river would be larger and harder to make pontoons on
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>>55328042
>Hearts and minds. In a modern war you wouldn't want to terrorize the population you are trying to protect.
This piece of shit is talking about the Russian rape horde, by the way. This is its idea of being subversive.
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>>55328042
>you wouldn't want to terrorize the population you are trying to protect
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>>55328042
Sure worked out for people in Mariupol. Of which majority were ethnic Russians mind you

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Could this work?
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>>55326529
>Polish border offensive
This alone is larger then the entire deployed force of the Russian groups (it really isn't just the Russian army, Wagner, the Chechen forces, national police units etc all operate outside of regular army chains of command, not to mention DPR and LPR penal battalions/conscript forces) in Ukraine. This is also at the very extreme edge of the Belarus nation, and has very poorly developted logistics (ie rail network, Russian cannot operate outside of railway tracks). So there's no way they could get those troops there and supply them, not to mention that with NATO intel Ukraine is not missing that buildup.

>Chechen Wagner Kyiv attack
This is like....what Quintuple the size of Wagner? Willing to bet Chechens couldn't be wrangled for that either. Also they already tried this with the actual Russian army and they shit themselves all tehw way back to the border

>VDV attack
hahahhahhahah

>300,000 reversists

The full might of the Russian army, Wagner Chechens, National police guard and now the mobilized hordes of Vatniks can barely hold this, so no.
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>>55327993
It's not like he had another option which is why this whole thing is so fucking retarded and Western leaders did not expect the dipshit monkey to actually go through with it.

It's highly unlikely that R*ssia could have moooobilized that many soldiers to begin with but putting that aside, had they done so in advance the element of ''''''surprise'''''' would have been lost and arms shipments to Ukraine could have been ramped before rather than after the invasion. This might also have allowed Ukraine to preempt the treason in the south that allowed R*ssia to capture Kherson etc. in the first place. Overall, it seems doubtful that even if they had moooobilized first anything would've went differently. I guess their losses would've been higher sooner.
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>>55326987
Is this real?
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>>55327991
>Putin's got absolute power at his disposal, a spy background and assassination isn't beneath him, so why not just crack down on the corruption?
Because that's literally impossible for him.
That same corruption is the only base on which his power stands. And a totalitarian state with no freedom of speech and no free media is incapable of fighting corruption effectively anyway.

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Chink Futurism Edition
Resource on what these spec terminology mean
https://www.nite-walker.com/post/2019/11/21/specs-for-dummies-101
https://apollogearco.com/blogs/news/night-vision-specs-explained
https://gloomgroup.com/blogs/night-vision-info/night-vision-specifications-understanding-what-they-mean

You shouldn't be chasing for spec values but they do exist and if you wanted to know what "better spec" values are there's a way to know which unit is desirable over another.
Most retailers won't post this info as they build NVDs to order, first come first serve, and depending on their grading scale of high, mid, low tier it may differ from retailers. If a retailer offer a “ready to ship” fully built units they will list the spec values. Hand select is an option from retailers that will try to match to your spec requirements.

Some reputable retailers:
https://www.jrhenterprises.com/
https://nvisionoptics.com/
https://www.koshersurplus.com/
https://steeleindustries.com/

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>>55326875
On the flip side though, if I ever seriously needed them, it would be close in where duals would be quite the advantage. I have been mulling over this for some time
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>>55326848
What will you be using your night vision for?
Single tubes are g2g and military types have used them to drive, shoot, observe, etc for decades, but dual tubes offer you actual depth perception and they don't give you a headache after prolonged use.
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>>55326959
Hopefully just larping, looking at the stars, hiking, and also just in case
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>>55326875
I drive with my pvs 14 all the time. It's a lot of fun.
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Is the Russian military capable of this?
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>>55328616
the eyebrow is prolapsing
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>>55326653
No, because they don't have any missiles left.
They don't have air superiority to get bombers near those cities and bridges and those bombers are irreplacable for good.

and if he uses the NOOOOK, Russia is over.
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>>55326653
>Gloves are coming off
>fr fr this time
Sounds like the West should give them enough AA to thwart this just in case because hey, why not. But somehow I doubt they even have enough pilots for this in theory.
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>>55327232
Are there schools, hospitals or orphanages on that bridge?
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>>55328050
who knows maybe we'll glass Serbia on accident
it would be very unfortuante if Serbia just so happened to cease existing, huh?

Now that Russia's distracted in Ukraine, how feasible would it be for Georgia to reclaim its lands from Russian occupiers? What are their military capabilities, and how do the South Ossetian and Abkhazian militaries match.
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>>55327340
Probably pretty feasible. It looks like Dagestan is about ready to boil over, so Putin may have internal revolutions to deal with soon.
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>>55327388
Gib source please. A Russian balkanization would be glorious.
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>>55327340

Georgia shouldn't fight Russia directly.

Just send "Advisors" to the Ukrainians.
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>>55327340
Fascism in Georgia lost to the Yankees in 1860s. Fascism will lose again if they don't stop with their qtard election is rigged shit and try to become part of Russia.
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>>55327555

Don't you have some rice farmers to get your ass beat by? Or is it goat farmers this time?

What if Yamato survived the war and was modernize, would it's rear cannon be removed for a helicopter pad and missile/rocket artillery?
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Pennsylvania was leaking from a torpedo and still stayed afloat Copegatofags.
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That’s also not how naval mines work. Congratulations on being as a dumb as a sailor I guess.
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>>55322146
wtf kind of gun is that
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Realistically it'd be scrapped, if you were really, and I mean REALLY, lucky then best you could hope for would be museum ship.
A very out there hypothetical, but maybe the 80's boom would allow the funds to restore said museum ship if Reagan pushed for Japan to also bolster it's Navy for the mutual defense pact, to go along with the modernisation of the Iowa's. I presume it would follow suit with modifying the stern for helicopter operations.
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>>55323902
>most WW2 subs need to surface to fire
No. They went to periscope depth to fire because they needed to line up their shots. They still were under the surface and the only part that was visible was the scope, and maybe the snorkel.

The only time that a WW2 sub surfaced to engage enemy ships was to use a deck gun against unarmed or lightly armed merchant ships. When destroyers started escorting merchants, this gun combat quickly stopped because even a poorly armed destroyer with no armor was still able to maul a sub.

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Hi /k/,

AR-15 and Glock 19 tier gun owner here.

Is the M1 Garand a "superior battle rifle" or is it just a 'historic' battle rifle? Is it objectively better for shooting commies (or krauts, I guess) than a modern bolt-action 30-06 hunting rifle? Is it a better battle rifle than an AR-10?

Thanks for your opnions, /k/.
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>>55325601
This thread is horrible. It's 8 rounds of 30-06. It'll kill dead literally anything on the planet not wearing level IV plates.

What kind of answers were you expecting?
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>>55325944
What about the mother fucking Loch Ness monster anon?
Would it kill dead the Loch Ness monster?
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>>55326003
With 8 rounds yeah
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Added the buttpad for length because the stock is too short for my Neanderthal arms. And yes, it does make it comfier to shoot.
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>>55325601

A Garand is a great collectible, a fun, accurate gun to shoot and you can even hunt a deer or kill a bear with it if you want.

That said if you want a SHTF rifle you'd be better served with something more modern.

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Vatzizters.... i don't feel so good.
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>>55325531
This cant fucking be happening again
I do not believe as much as I am a Ukie shill
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>>55328056
I'm surprised we haven't seen a booby trapped doorbell yet. Seems like a simple solution.
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>>55325837
>Is Lyman strategically important besides moving the front line forward by a city
Back in the day Lyman was intended to be the site of a second spearhead to attack Slovyansk and Kramatorsk from the east while forces built up in Izyum did so from the west.

Then a lot of shit happened
>Izyum command post gets blown to shit
>Russia's redirects their forces to Sievierodonetsk and uses scorched earth to take the city
>a breakthrough in the old trench lines to the south causes Lysychansk to fall
>Kherson comes under threat so Russia redirects everything there
>Izyum gets wrecked along with all of the Kharkiv region
At this point Lyman's serving as a forward defense against threat to Sievierodonetsk's north, especially the supply hub in Svatove, but it is itself a bit awkward to defend due to its own positioning, which is why Ukraine fell back from it after an evacuation.

I think Svatove, the big target for the region (another supply hub), will likely come under threat from the west before Ukraine could plow through a break in the south through Lyman, but Ukraine needs to get rid of it regardless.
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>>55325894
Ukraine could take Lysychansk without taking Lyman.
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>>55327384
Anime is the actual purpose of its site, its only fair their boards are actually good.

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The SU-30SM sure has a powerful afterburner, doesn't it?
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>>55320827
With a blue belly and the white radome I'd say it's a 34. Nose also seems a little wider even woth thw compression.
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>>55326931
Even if they were forced they'd have a really hard time due to the limited range so they'd have to station them right near the borded which would be begging for another "accidental explosion" that takes out the airfield.
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>>55324292
They couldn't into effective IFF and compensated by just making their (already kinda shit) anti-radar missiles blind to Soviet frequencies. The very same ones that Ukraine is using.
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>>55326531
>Shot down a couple of our very best
They lost two damn near irreplaceable aircraft in the same vicinity by flying like fucking fools in hostile airspace. If this is the best they've got, I'm laffin.
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>>55320862
The 262 was originally intended to be used as a bomber, retard.

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Post cool shit from the Cold War
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Last one for now, pla radioman
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>>55316914
If anyone is interested:
>"At paratrooper training grounds in Prostějov. Behind soldiers (they are holding arms used in training of foreign armies) there are paratroop jumping simulator and newly built packaging factory."
t. Czech.
Fun fact, those training grounds are still in use today.
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genuinely the best thread on /k/
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https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/19910224/brit-prisoner-shaun-pinner-electrocuted/

>For months in prison, Shaun, 48, survived on rations of stale bread and dirty water.

>Speaking to The Sun on Sunday from his family home in Potton, Beds, he said: “I thought I was going to die. It was hell on Earth.

>“The past six months have been the worst days of my life.

>“I never want to listen to an Abba song again or see a loaf of bread. I just am so lucky to be home.”
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>>55317276
>electrocuted
this word is always misused
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>>55326581
Browsing /b/ IS torture.
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>>55317276
Can't they hear his SOS?
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Me and the lads.
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Fuck ABBA especially Mamma Mia god I hate that drag queen song.

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Design, create, and discuss patches and patchenomics here.

Previous Thread: >>55249287

>Where do I get that swanky patch?

Newest seller list, actively updated
>https://patchfeed.com/patch-seller-list/

Newer but not updated, contains dead stores
>https://hackmd.io/@Patchboi/PatchThread

Classic but severely deprecated, basically a museum piece
>https://pastebin.com/cXZTGafD


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>>55327138
sick, I’ll be buying some myself so you can restock the others requested in threads past
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>>55324374
Damn it, thanks for point me in the right direction though anon.
>>55327138
>GWOT themed
Global war on terrorism?
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>>55328086
yes that's what GWOT stands for
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>>55278968
Kys tranny

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Foxy Lady Edition

This thread is about the appreciation of knives and their design, their history, and the engineering and materials that are required to make a functioning blade.

Guides:
>Fugg, what guides?

Collectors Edition Thread >>55228372
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>>55328157
thats a man
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>>55328157
Why Russia is filled with so many fags. I know that its a State requirement for all "recruits" to be raped
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>>55326026
Try stabbing something with a karambit without having to weirdly twist your arm into the thing.
>>55326991
>>"stop liking what I don't like"
Not what I said you fucking baby, I'm saying karambits are bad for self defense. You can "like" them as much as you want, doesn't make it actually good
>>makes insult to stoke their own ego
Literal nigger-speak, can you actually make a point already?
>>contributes nothing
Ah yes, because actually talking isn't contributing, we need to just exclusively post pictures with 0 debate whatsover. Go to fucking instagram you mongoloid
>>55327459
>You carry your knife IWB like some larper?
Don't need to
>"Autism dump about how cancel culture is gonna get you for using anything but a rusty boxcutter"
Tell me that you live in a cuckstate without telling me you live in a cuckstate
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>>55327459
your legal concerns are just nonsense fudd memeing. if your criminal attacker lives and runs away they will not report you to police. if your criminal attacker is too injured to run away, they will probably die. even if they live, realistically your attacker is an obvious criminal with a record/shitty life. their word in court is going to be looked at with way more scrutiny.
as it turns out, there's very few people with spotless lives that try to mug/attack people on the street. you, ideally, should be a normal upstanding citizen. that'll all weigh more than the fact that you like to carry a "scary" knife to defend yourself. the fact that you were attacked by a criminal is proof in itself that your need for a weapon was actually not a paranoid delusion.

if you carry a knife because you like to get into avoidable situations like road rage fights, bar fights, arguments with your neighbor, etc. then yeah; you're a retard and the knife will put you in jail after you stab some normie. then again so will a gun. at the end of the day, they follow the same rules. you don't think a gun owner has ever been characterized as "looking for trouble?" but ultimately that shit takes a backseat to the actual circumstances of the case. don't cuck yourself thinking the entire case is just going to rest on how scary your weapon is.


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