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Welcome to /k/, 4chan's weapons board. Our board centers around weapons, armor, and other myriad military technology. While guns are the primary topic, threads involving any other sort of weapons, from swords and knives to tanks and jet fighters, come up frequently as well. If you're new, we suggest reading the sticky at http://amagicalplace.wikia.com/wiki/Sticky to get acquainted with the board's subject matter.

Before posting a thread, please check our catalog to ensure that a thread about the same topic does not already exist.

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>"An A-10 is always going to be better at CAS than an F-35. That's because the A-10 was designed specifically for that mission. But any other mission on the planet besides CAS, the F-35 wins, period... Once we can carry weapons and we some of the restrictions are removed the F-35 will be just as capable as an F-16 at CAS."
>"Just as capable as an, um..... an F-16"

>Danish journalist: "But if the A-10's are better at the job..... than instead of having a medium car than do everything why not have a (better) truck...
>F-35 pilot: "If you can afford it, have at it"!


https://vimeo.com/124520672
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>>26354097

Russia is broke and China doesn't care.
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>>26354104
Now you're just baiting. You can't seriously believe that because you're on /k/ and not huffington post.
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>>26352639
>That's because the A-10 was designed specifically for that mission.

Holy shit even retarded pilots don't understand what the A-10 was for.

It's an INTERDICTION aircraft, they were built to destroy soviet tanks in case of a cold war going kinetic.

They were never built to kill foot mobiles.
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>>26354094

The F35 platform is multi-role, but specialized versions already exist.

The Air Force version has a 25mm cannon that can be used against ground targets. The cannon can also serve as a weapon of last resort against enemy aircraft.

The Navy version is fitted to be able to take off carriers.

The Marines version is able to take off near vertically, similar to the Harrier Jumpjet.
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>>26354119

>Russia is broke and China doesn't care.

Even if this were true, old planes still need to be replaced.

guh-RAND or GAIR-und? My buddy swears it's pronounced the second way and says he's heard audio of John C Garand saying it that way so... is he wrong, /k/?
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>>26353695
Rifle, Cal .30, M1
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When in doubt, M1
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>>26353746
why does EVERYONE at gunshows and gun games and gun everything pronounce it wrong?
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>dad issued one in vee-it-nam
>called it guh-rand (no emphasis anywhere, dat new england accent)

call it the same out of habit i guess
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It's like how everyone pronounces carbine "car-BINE" when it's actually "car-BEAN"

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OC edition
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>>26354091
Vortex PST?
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>>26353959

Havent had a chance to use it for anything cool yet. Just bought it because I was sick of stuffing mags and water bottles in my pockets?

And it cant be missing much of anything considering it only has 2 rows of molle left.
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>>26354109

yep, all vortex
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>>26353877

I like you.
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>>26354123
My wife picked up the Vortex PST 24x? FFP MRAD for her M77 Hawkeye Tactical, its probably the nicest optic Ive ever used in my life. The thing is fucking awesome.

Post crazy ideas from the Cold War.

Hard mode: no Project Pluto or Orion.

To start, a 747 that carries ICBMs and launches them mid air out the back.
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Did anyone ever try to build a fighter jet/bomber that doubles as a submarine?
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>>26353898
Just reminds me of the CF-105 Arrow
>crying intensifies
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Instead of a crazy idea, how about an idea that makes people go crazy?

>>26354067
Project Azorian. Soviet SSB sinks, US creates a secret plan to recover said sunken sub. Depending on who you believe, either parts of the sub were recovered or the whole thing.
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>>26354111
Oops, forgot pic.

Greenham Common was happening.
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>>26354070
>Captured some KGB spies
>"torture's not working what are we gonna do?"
>"we'll just have to let him go?"
>"but sir."
>"NO! It's hopeless bring them their transport"
>"Yes sir."
>Avplat waiting outside

https://medium.com/war-is-boring/test-pilot-admits-the-f-35-can-t-dogfight-cdb9d11a875

So the most expensive weapons system ever built by man gets beaten by the previous generation. The only winner is the NIFARP companies, and our future enemies.
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>>26353442

It's basically this.
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>>26353442
It's obviously 5th gen
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>>26350497
I have a 3W laser "cannon" sitting in my desk right now. My fighter jet is regrettably in the shop. Goddamned tire pressure sensors...
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>>26353442
5.0 gen performance, 4.5 gen price
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>>26353768
A better question would be whether PAK-FA is 5th gen or 4.5th.

I'll start
>feels guilty when shooting ammo
>likes owning firearms more than shooting
>occasionally convince myself milsurps because poorfag
>fetish for "tactical-ness"(pic related)
>want a Springfield 1911 eventhough modern SA is not related to historic SA
>stress over "milsurp" purchases because I'm afraid of unavailability later on.
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>>26336884
>hiding 3 guns from my parents
>feel like I"m throwing money away when shooting, the cost factor keeps popping up in my head whenever I pull the trigger
>have less than 100 rounds through my ar15 that I bought last year on november
>have to schedule when I can go shooting when my mom goes to work in order to take my rifle case into my trunk and clean my guns
>knowingly admit to myself I don't have my life priorities straight and put guns infront of important things
>have no friends and usually don't even enjoy going to the range because of it
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>>26354027
Sorry. I'm not very interesting.
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>I like firing handguns one-handed cause it makes me feel like a badass
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>>26353998
thanks anon
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>I like katanas

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/MEG/ Military Enlistment General - PT Edition

Ask questions, discuss PT, discuss PT some more, bitch about Air Force recruiters.

OP template
http://pastebin.com/sb5Gv1dW

Before you ask a question, check the FAQ
http://pastebin.com/Rx0nDuga

Which branch are you enlisting/enlisted/considering?
http://strawpoll.me/4671253

Are you a manlet?
http://strawpoll.me/4742252
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>>26354012
It was storming outside so I couldn't run outside yesterday. Treadmill was a last minute resort for me to still get my workout going. Alright sounds like a plan. I may have to try that. I think I can knock that off.

>>26354030
Brunone?
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>>26354058
this anon >>26354030 is full of shit kek
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>>26354054
Is your name Evan on facebook? Cause I only know of one Evan on there and I don't see him as the kind of guy to go on 4chan, but I'm friends with a bunch of guys from this board that use fake names for their facebooks.
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>>26354093
nah muh negro, if you were on the 'in' you would recognize Evan lel
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>>26354118
Rummys group with Jordan and McNig then?
Shid son. I'll never find out who you are now. :^(

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Post some of the best guns ever made with no flaws
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The finest maker of 1911 pistols.
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>>26354014
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>>26354075
I actually can't argue with this logic.
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>>26354092
lol no those stupid nigs never left, hence the wanton rape and destruction afterwards


well except for the nigs that booked it to houston, hence the wanton rape and destruction there


waaaaait I'm starting to realize a pattern

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Hey /k/omrades,

Would it be possible to put a romanian handguard with the foregrip on a yugo m77?

And could anyone out there photoshop such a concoction?
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why does he wear the mask?
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>>26354113
>no one cared who I was until I put on the mask

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G&GGG

Anyone working on their arsenal?
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Ain't got time to do anything right now
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>>26352531

Yea. I've got an Egyptian Hakim stock in shit condition that i'm bubba'ing with an AK underfolder for reasons.
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>>26353087
Original hakim or a conversion?
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>>26352531
Gonna buy a Geissele AKT trigger for my ak and install it.

At first I was like wow 1950r type 1 ak47 but has no stock.
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>>26349773
THAT 3rd HOLE

Excuse me.....
*unzips pants*
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>>26352740
It's a capture. Very rare capture. We found two other like it but inoperable.
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>>26352653
Tell us chimps
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Wow a Troglodyte did something to a rifle meant for troglodytes. Why is anyone surprised?

N O O N E C A R E S
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My Lee Enfield No.4 Mk 1/2. Got it from my father who got it still in grease on his 16th birthday.

So post your surplus rifle thread I suppose.
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What should I get next? Mauser (thinking M48), Enfield, or M39 Finn mosin?
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>>26349976
FTR is Factory Thorough Repair, to return the rifle to 80% of it's life I believe. 55 is probably the date of refurbishment.

I have a No.1 that was made in 1918 then had an FTR in 1920.
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Another Mosin that almost certainly saw combat in WW2; a 1920 Tula Model 1891 infantry rifle with Finnish Army property mark, and signs of Finnish re-build. More-likely-than-not captured during the Winter War, due to the use of older and more obsolete weaponry by the invading Soviet army, which saw Finland as an easy conquest.

>>26353881
m/39; you don't have enough Mosins.
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>>26353811

That's a k98az? I guess I have the k98a then, my rifle doesn't have the washing disk or the grasping groove. I'm guessing that makes my rifle rarer?
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>>26354021
Kar.98AZ is the same as the Kar.98a. AZ= "Aufpflanz-und Zusammenstellvorrichtung", or "means for fixing bayonet and stacking arms. The designation was used between 1908 and 1912, when the designation was discontinued. This was to distinguish this model from the original Karabiner 98, a true cavalry carbine that was gradually phased out. When the Karabiner 98b was adopted in 1924, they needed to differentiate between it and the former Kar.98AZ, so the 98AZ became the Kar.98a.

Post pics.

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Where is your God now?
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>>26353986
good night sweet prince.

my Rhodesian Valkyries bring you to the great hall.
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>>26353993
You don't become a billionaire by making shitty investments like that.
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>>26354068
>Investment.
>Yacht.

Pick one.
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>>26354114
>Sea shadow
>Yacht
Pick one.
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>>26354130
Not with that attitude.

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who /closecombat/ here?

also, realistic warfare /k/ related video game thread
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>>26353575
Oh yeah, should have mentioned I already played that as well. On a bit of a Fulda Gap kick right now.
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>>26353546
>actual hex wargames are a bit too much for me to get into.

What? SPBMT isn't that hard
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>>26353546
Grand Strategy: Check hearts of iron and other paradox game AND their mods

RTS besides Wargame/WiC: I know there is a MoW mod in beta, I think some of the C&C games got mods

FPS: Operation Flashpoint/Arma Cold War Assault
Arma 1/2 with mods
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>>26338554
>Hidden and Dangerous 2

I always liked the first one better but I didn't play the sequel that much.

>>26336335
How well does this run on 4GB RAM?
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What's a good /k/ game that runs on a 2.2ghz processor (with a turbo up to 2.7)?


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