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he's so happy just want to give him a hug ^^
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>>61456938
We raped you in WW2 and we will do it again you fucking weeb
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>>61455972
>him
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Got your hug right here, Olga.
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>>61456938
The USAF has actual aces that have flown combat missions. Nobody in Japan has fought anything other than a JRPG antagonist. That place is safe as fuck and breeds limp wristed fucks. The only time I got in a fight in my 8 years of living in Japan was with a fucking American.
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>>61455978
For a serious answer, the F-2s are low altitude ASCM-toting missile trucks, meant to come in at or near wavetop level and attack ships, hence the maritime camo.
Their F-15s are more or less the same gray that everyone else uses

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Now the recent drone warfare has brought back anti-air guns from their long sleep, which calibre fits best for the job? Also, does size matter in this case?
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>>61450603
Tungsten .17 Mach2/HMR would be good to 300-400 meters and be a useful anti infantry weapon..

9mm flobert with a pinched neck and tungsten #b shot would work at 100 meters or less, less range but better up close.

Both would require a tiny minigun because misfires would require powered extraction. Besides the 9mm flobert you would be lucky that you can carry tens of thousands of rounds as the troops would fire them at anything that moves.

Honestly even 9mm flobert firing tungsten bbs out of a gattling gun with teflon smooth bore barrels should keep anything within 100 meters suppressed.
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>>61458162
See:
>>61458400
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis-Nicolas_Flobert

Make it with a crimped neck like 7.62 Nagant, use 3.5mm-4mm tungsten shot. Fire from a 3 barrel teflon lined minigun. They would be effective to 100 meters where they would destroy a drone or do 2-3 inches of soft tissue penetration or 1-2 after clothing.

36 pellets per round out of a smooth bore at 6000 rpm, its 2160 projectiles per second. They are weak and useless past a few hundred feet but there is alot of them, a 10 second burst would be a hail of 21,600 bbs.
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>>61451755
Wotan is outright superior to Bofors I agree.
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>>61452755
>>61452752
Right like WTF? You need to see what the radius is.
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>>61458016
IRST is pretty useless without a very robust automated pattern recognition AI. If you don't automate it, you just have an enhanced version of the mk 1 eyeball. Not to mention that radar can simultanously cover all azimuths, whereas it's a lot more difficult to do that with IRST. Hence why a lot of the latest anti-drone set-ups use 4x "ribbed tuna can" AESA mini-radars for search, and IRST only for tracking.

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How effective are fighter jets against civilian airliners?
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>>61455692
they weren't going for Gaddafi but for a Mig23 or something trailing it
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>>61455719
Tell me everything you know about this incident, please.
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>>61455736
Dude Ustica is some of the dumbest "best ally" moments in the history of Italy, most of the people that know much about it either committed suicide or crashed in an airshow years later, so there isn't much to say about it.
Anyway Mr Gonde extended the state secret term of the documents regarding it so we might never know, there are some movies and documentation lying around
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>>61455766
Gladio-era Italy was hilarious
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The president of Botswana's private jet was shot by an Angolan MiG "by accident" but made an emergency landing on a dirt strip

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What's your loadout /k/?
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>>61451748
Mother of God. I thought that was gravel.
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>>61458347
I haven't had issues with that, but I muzzle up hard when reloading.

>>61451748
My buddy fills a 5gal bucket with 5.56 brass every range trip. He tumbles brass in a cement mixer
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>>61458598
I'm also a southpaw so I'm slapping across the top of the gun with my right hand.
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>>61458635
That would be awkward, yeah. How's shooting it other than that? Decent?

>>61458598
Pic related
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>>61450926
if we're posting our airshit LARP's, here's mine

Any examples of survivorship bias in the Ukraine war?
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>>61458331
You have no argument drone faggot.
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>>61453445

Super Light transportation veichles (like jeeps and atv or motorbike) seems to survive disproportionately more than heavily armored vehicles but that is likely because drone operators are obsessively targeting higher value targets first and foremost while smaller, faster moving targets are just a less easy target with less value.

Individual infantrymen are also targeted but because they are easy target to hit as they don't move much.

Motorcycles are the most annoying targets as they are easy to miss and low priority value.

Which causes them to be targeted less.

However if much larger scale use of motorcycles was used we would see more drone deployed with frag than with shaped charges and operators would learn to detonate the drone above the target rather than on impact as the absolute lack of armor makes for easy kill
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>>61453487
I wouldn't say it's survivorship bias in the context of strategy like the bomber example in the OP. It skews civilian perception, sure, but the Ukrainian brass has the big picture, and they're still dumping cash into drone production, even knowing the attrition rate.
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>>61455724
Yes, I'm sure it's a tactical decision to shoot everything but the thinnest part of the tail, the engines, and the cockpit.
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>>61458658
> but the Ukrainian brass has the big picture, and they're still dumping cash into drone production
A lot of drone units are self funded either through donations directly to the units or by a commander who has money, especially the good ones who post the viral videos. But at the end of the day the Ukies are pursuing FPV drones because they lack the capability to acquire/construct artillery shells and missiles and need to fill the gap with literally anything and FPVs can be assembled in someone’s living room using a cheap kit and some cells out of an EV battery.

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Allies:
>build hundreds of thousands of bombers
>lose hundreds of thousands of bombers
>lose tens of thousands of bomber crews
>do negligible damage
>be endlessly shit-talked by historians after the war
>everyone basically agrees that this was a complete waste of time

Germany:
>build a few thousand rockets
>virtually no German lives lost in the process
>do massive damage to britain that nearly causes them to lose their nerve and sue for peace
>catapult the human race to the stars after the war
>everyone basically agrees that this was the most significant technological development in human history


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>>61455974
>five in English
Ein
Zwei
Drei
Vier
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Bluepill
>Bombers won the war

Redpill
>Bombers weren't that good

The Truth
>Bombing initiatives were designed to engage and deplete the Luftwaffe; destroying anything on the ground was just a nice bonus
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>>61458484
>Bombing initiatives were designed to engage and deplete the Luftwaffe; destroying anything on the ground was just a nice bonus
That only really came into play in 1944, before that the armchair theorists were still huffing their own farts about how they could single-handedly defeat any nation on earth in a twoweek.
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>>61455687
Retard, those rockets killed more people in the construction process than targets.
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>>61457005
Hey I remember that plane from Crimson Skies

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How do you think the most aesthetically pleasing warplane of all time is doing right now? Effective?
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>>61442310
GOOD MORNING SIRS
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>>61458528
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>>61442310
I'd be more worried if The DPRK deployed it's IL-28s or worst did something of global military significance like expanded it's factories to mass produce 10,000 PO-2s.
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>>61442310
If they lose them it will unironically be over.

Its honestly really pathetic that they even need to deploy them at all
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>>61458565
Nothing happened and nothing will. All inspiration is gone from this world.

Iran could have struck as could Israel, both wimped out.

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This is literally peak rifle. AR fags need not reply.
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>>61454938
It was ripped off from the American Krag
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>>61454924
>>61446924
Learn to read fags, "don't shoot much while hunting" doesn't mean "don't shoot much in general". It's hunting, not fending off german infantry charge, you don't have to shoot much at all
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>>61441709
This is peak rifle you nigger faggot.
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>>61454950
>american
You ever look up where the names Krag–Jørgensen come from? You also ever look up the dating of Mauser actions, including what would become the G98?

>>61452814
You are just being an anti-historical retard at this point. Don't look up where gunpowder came into the west from if you want to argue over fundamentals. And believe it or not, the first rotating bolt action was also made by a German, Dreyse. Almost every single major innovation of the last 150-200 years of firearm innovation came from German speaking, or central Europe as a whole (whether it be the Czechs, Italians, or Germans or other Germanics).
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>>61452316
Mauser's prototype G71/84 had a stacked internal magazine before 1879 (as was previously mentioned), he also had a conceived the box mag in the same timeframe and ultimately settled on a tube mag for the 84, he then later brought back the stacked internal mag for the new round he made for the G88, which stayed in the same form to the present. Kropatschek is also an Austrian Germanicized Slav who spoke German as his first language. The German speaking culture region of central Europe was the pinnacle of firearms innovation for the entirety of the 1800s to 1980s (Glock and HK, first polymer frame production pistols).

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X5.7 update dropped, what do I think of it?

https://youtu.be/pbiiHLn0n3E?si=9WEVIL9zuXz25oRn
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>>61449439
The resemblance is uncanny?? Nigga the curved forward mag is literally the first thing I think of when I think of thr MP7 and this doesn’t have that. You could not trick me this was an MP7, even in passing, where I would abolsutely fall for a uberti SAA clone or a nice airsoft gun.
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>>61449003
It’ll be garbage, like literally every product made by PSA.
Poor people will buy it in droves, because poors can’t resist the urge to buy cheap gimmicky trash guns.
>>61449060
It’s not an MP7 clone in the first place you faggot. It’s a blowback memegun with some MP7ish styling, made to ensorcel idiots.
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Necro bump
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>>61449048
Shut the fuck up.
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>>61457887
This

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>laid down in 1941
>japs surrender on her '45
>decommissioned 1955
>RECOMMISSIONED 31 YEARS LATER; lobs shells at Saddam's forces
>Oh yeah and Cher films a music video on it

god damn
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>>61449546
Dangerously based in a board filled with MAGA aka vatnik shills
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>>61455947
Canada signing on the wrong line and screwing up the document that ended the war is the funniest fucking thing.
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>>61455943
Do you have a blue water navy?
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>>61435424
Based indeed. Let's go brandon. Keep making em seethe.
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>>61455852
The interception of that missile was a surprisingly close thing. The USN's efforts were a complete fuckup and their own chaff screwed up their aim, so it fell to the British to smack it..

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Happy Battle of Lexington and Concord day, all fucking redcoats must fucking hang

Post made in America guns

Guide: https://files.catbox.moe/9g5sv2.pdf
Pastebin: https://pastebin.com/gs6mLNik

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>>61460796
>Sig
also Garand Thumb did his ice and mud tests and the M&P 2.0 was the distinct winner of both, and yet whatever retard made this list didn't include
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>>61460916
Honest Outlaw is the guy anon is queefing about, I'm pretty sure.
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>>61460796
I don’t think the 92FS would make the top 5 but it should be definitely over a fucking 2011
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>this jewtuber said this!
>oh yeah? Well, THIS jewtuber said THIS!!
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>>61461545
Mike is one of ours.

The ar/k/ is a ~700gb torrent and it was last updated in 2016
For more information on the torrent itself, see >>1158811 on /t/ or the magnet link https://pastebin.com/f2c3bHNB
What needs to be added?
What needs to be updated?
What needs to be removed?
>inb4 oldfag
just because its old doesn't mean its not good
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up
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>>61452002
nice
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>>61451560
according to ncdu, its ~790gb, but most of that is ETYNTKE being duped in both a tar (~100gb) and as loose files (~150gb)

In terms of loose files, its ~130k

it would be definitely feasable to cut ETYNTKE as well as some of the stalker games.
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bump
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>>61454834
Thanks. Feasible to catalogue in spare time.

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Post pics from gun/weapon magazines and catalogs. Unique, aesthetic or otherwise. And yes, I'll try not to be a faggot and post 3.
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>>61458297
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Enough with the shitty design wall of text book (which is cool book dgmw) but gentlemen let us post sovl and beauty.

Does anyone have Shotgun catalogs?
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>>61458252
Never seen that M1895 Rifle before, I think that might just be my new favorite design, looks so slick and brute at the same time.

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Not that it needs to be said, but it is abundantly clear that the only insurance guarantee against a nation outright invading you is obtaining functional nuclear weapons. Only reason we are able to bully Iran is because (As far as we know) they don't have nukes yet

So why aren't they all doing it?
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>>61447266
What, are you stupid? The ones who can and have the means to do so, do so. The ones who haven't yet, are being watched and prevented from developing nukes by more powerful countries, for obvious reasons.
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>>61455776
>North Korea then broke the treaty.
I wonder when we'll realize that communists can't be relied on to adhere to treaties they sign.

We really should just maintain a perpetual state of war against all communist states.
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Nukes are just smashing 2 rocks togther really hard, if you want powerful nukes then you add some nuke NOS like you would a car which increases the yield and efficiency of the explosion.
As others have stated above, thirdies arnt even really human and lack the capability.
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>>61455745
North Korea is directly protected by China, which is how they can get away with it.
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>>61447628
>autistic all-caps outburst over being ignored
When you spout utter bullshit don't expect anyone to care. People in polite society ignore retards like you, that's why nobody cared to respond until you made a fool of yourself.

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If you are an American, must know your enemy to effectively face him/her. The mainstream rifle of the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army is the QBZ-191. It looks like a cross between a AK and an AR, with its silhouette resembling that of an HK-416. It's charging handle is on the side like an AK, and has the selector switch like an AR15. The QBZ-191 is chambered in 5.8x42, which the Chinese claim is superior to 5.56. This rifle has 2 other variants with different barrel lengths: the QBZ-192 and the QBU-191. Know your enemies weaponry.
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>>61452438
no commie ever called me a nigger
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>>61452226
>first glance
unless OP's picture is just wrong that doesn't even resemble a HK416 in any way
barrel, magwell, stock, reciever, gas system, and the thingy behind the rail are all wrong
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>>61457100
Furniture and what specific CNC instructions are used to machine the metal doesn't matter much.
Its a 4 lug bolt head, combined with a generic short stroke gas piston + AR15 bolt carrier system. Bolt travels inside a buffer-tube in the stock.
Two odd ball bits, one, the trigger coming from an AK, probably to make it lower profile and make the receiver shorter. And two, using this claw to lock the cam pin in place instead of using the receiver wall like a standard AR pattern.
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>>61453870
>T. John from Ohio Province
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>>61454234
>us government incentivizes outsourcing
>us government tacitly allows the drug trade
None of that is China's fault.


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