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U.S. Deploys F-22 Fighter Jets to UAE: Officials

Discussion in 'The Americas' started by Manmohan Yadav, May 2, 2012.

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  1. USMC48th

    USMC48th FULL MEMBER

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    Df-21, look it up brother. It's main purpose is to sink our carriers. At almost a 1000 miles away, it will dive down and accelerate to mach 8 to 10 towards carriers. No way we can defeat it. The modified s-300 sams they have would even be a threat to f22 let alone the legacy fighters, like I said that's even if we can get past their fighters which are superior to our legacy fighters. Where is Ronald ragan when you need him. Let's say we would have been in deep Shit if our current administrators were in charge during cold war. God bless America
     
  2. Averageamerican

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    It looks like the democratic party are getting us out of wars while the republicans are edgeing us toward a war with Iran. Even if China has ship killing missiles that actually work their chance of finding and getting thru Agis cruiser defense are slim to none. The only reason that India was even competetive in the Red Flag type of exercises was we dumbed down the exercise to give them a chance to show off their dog fighting skills which became obsolete 20 years ago. I still work as a substitute teacher from time to time, I have worked with young people for 50 years, american kids are amazeing, they know so much more then we did, and they are smarter and more technical astute then we were or children were even 20 years ago it is amazeing. Dont knock video games , take a look at the benefits, I pity any country that gos to war with the USA that does not play video games.
    The Benefits of Video Games - ABC News
     
  3. The enlightened

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    :rofl:
    Are you serious, Masterji.
    Just because you were dumb twenty years ago doesn't mean that American kids are tooo smart now.
    So now that you have found out the benefits of video games, do you play them too? How about a friendly joust in COD MW@.
     
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    Back in the real world..."The reasons for the drubbing have gone largely unexplained and been misunderstood, according to those based here with the 3rd Wing who participated. Two major factors stand out: None of the six 3rd Wing F-15Cs was equipped with the newest long-range, active electronically scanned array (AESA) radars. These Raytheon APG-63(V)2 radars were designed to find small and stealthy targets. At India's request, the U.S. agreed to mock combat at 3-to-1 odds and without the use of simulated long-range, radar-guided AIM-120 Amraams that even the odds with beyond-visual-range kills". In the modren world you will never see an american enemy plane.

    From an education standpoint, Indias not in very good shape. 25% of the Indian population is illiterate.

    Only 7% of the population that goes to school managed to graduate and only 15% of those who enrol manage to make it to high school and achieve a place in the higher education system
    Of India’s 700,000 rural schools, only one in six have toilets
     
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  5. The enlightened

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    Oh please.
    That was eight years ago. Get over it. BTW how come you started on the defensive with Cope 04'. Usually, any discussion with you would begin with 'Flying coffins'.
     
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    Problem is that US' military-industrial complex is completely out of control. Weapons regularly cost two to five times original projected cost. Policy of "fly before you buy" has been abandoned, accounting for lot of cost increase in F35 programme - which was bad even without it.

    And to keep spending up, US keeps itself in arms race with - itself! F35, ineffective as it is, will be sold to US allies. MIC even want to sell F22, and if they succeed, they'll tell: "Hey, we need to maintain superiority, F22 isn't good enough for that, we need F33!". And they'll build super-stealth, super-expensive F33, which will combine dozen different roles (maybe even acting as drone control aircraft), and will either completely obliterate what's left of US economy, or will be procured in 20 - 50 aircraft, total.

    Meanwhile, US will continue to rely on F15 and F16 for air superiority (F35 is just glorified tactical bomber, and not even very capable at that, and F22 are too few), aircraft that, while still good, are old, and cannot match new European and Russian designs one-for-one.

    Carriers, symbols of US naval power, are vulnerable to fast attack craft, submarines and air attacks. While they are escorted by battlegroups, they are still a risky asset; and US doesn't have fighter plane capable of flying off from dirt airstrips that I know of.
     
  13. Jungibaaz

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    Iran wont be attacked, It's far too late, Iran is prepared for an invasion.
    By saying prepared, I don't mean that they're ready to start taking F-22s out of the sky, but retaliation as best anyone in their position can, Ballistic missiles up the yin yang!
     
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    Ballistic missiles carrying non nuclear war heads with no better accuracy then Iran would have are not much of a threat, if they even got off the ground.
     
  15. Jungibaaz

    Jungibaaz Lt. Colonel ELITE MEMBER

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    Matey, take the Shahab-3, one of the older BMs in the Iranian inventory, Decent range, enough to target the locations it needs to, a CEP value of 30-50m, but take a look once more, the Shahab-3 has been improved, an upgraded variant with improved accuracy and range, the Shahab-3B, and then the Shahab-4 and 5 and 6.

    They've got the MB tech to target what they can within their region, If you were to deploy THAAD then yes it would help you quite a bit, but it's not just BMs that are a threat, cruise missiles, glide bombs, rocket artillery and the Iranian army.

    If you attack while you are stationed in the Middle East and Afghanistan, the only way to guarantee that they don't get bloody revenge is a full scale invasion.

    But that poses an even bigger threat, Iran is not like Iraq or Afghanistan, you can't afford a war of that kind either.
    Hell, in Pakistan; Balochistan and KPK and beyond, there are Lashkars being formed.

    You know what a Lashkar is? a militia force of a few hundred or a few thousand, but multiple Lashkars are being formed should the US choose to invade Iran or attack Pakistan.

    The world supported you after 9/11, you had every right to take out Al-Qaeda and send them to an early grave.

    As a member quite rightly said at PDF.

    'My advice to the US, tread carefully'

    regards,
     
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