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>offered 28 practically new F-16s for $105 million in 2002
>cancel deal and disband airforce instead
>1/3 of navy docked because of staff shortage
>1/3 of army left during covid
Why are these useless faggots in five eyes?
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>>61487614
>>61487845
You've both kinda hit the money.
The NZDF lacks funding, but we've got a surprising level of talent and experience in training certain situations.
I'm actually buddies with one of the guys that trains (among other groups) the Navy SEAL's on land nav and survival stuff.
Also we've historically been pretty aggro in proper wartime. If any of the big nations sent as many of their youth to WW1 as we did, the war would have genuinely been over by christmas.
We just don't really have a war currently to fight, and a lot of other shit to do because somehow we're both geographically isolated from big economy, and also Pacific Jerusalem for all the other smaller islands out there.
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>>61484354
we don't need an army. thats australia and americas job
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>>61489129
Sorry we can’t dock our nuclear carriers in NZ, your people are going to have to swim here.
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>>61482418
What dimwitted public servant had this presented to them, thought it was a good idea, and approved this shit?
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>>61489331
One that really, really just wanted to clock out.

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>The Canadian military plans to destroy 11,000 of its Second World War-era pistols by the end of this year. The move comes as the Canadian Army has confirmed it has received the final deliveries of a new 9-mm pistol as part of a $19.4-million project. The military purchased the P320, which is being distributed to units. It replaces the Hi-Power pistol that has been used by the Canadian Forces for decades.
God damn fucking leafs. They belong in a a museum and in my hands! Sell them to the US you fucks!
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>>61488962
This was in response to the Hi-Powers being of poor quality, not because they are dated. The P320's aren't even a good choice, out of all SIG's the only reason the P320 was chosen was because yankees get them for cheap
>>61488915
>implying handguns need to modernize
Most don't but shit like DA/SA or higher mag capacity is really nice
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>>61487776
Well buddy, now I'm sad.

It's all fun and games, until you fuck up your equipment and don't have the tools and expertise to fix it.
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>>61488474
I was born on fort Hood, but sadly I grew up in Oregon, actually in Portland.

I'd suspect that what gave me my ravenous hatred of DIE, and all the other globohomo crap, was having to deal with all the gay stuff in Portland/school.

There were only 4 openly Republican kids in my school, and we were all military brats.

Perhaps there are only two ways conservative kids react to being in that kind of toxic environment, either they give in, or in my case, just go in the extreme other direction.

Also, Canadian Browning HPs, amirite?
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>>61487937
Well sir, I'll let you know we went to Romania for 9 months, having to deal with the great dangers of drunk privates, no Walmart (AGHAST?!), getting my thumb lodged up my ass, REPEATEDLY, and Romanian Hookers giving guys the clap.

As well as me having to console most of the married guys about their wife's fucking Jamal stateside the second they got on a plane.
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>>61486705
>Watch, in a few years they'll stop selling government vehicles and start just crushing them. A politician might even film a video where a V8 taxpayer-funded surplus truck is crushed and then they/them drives away on some faggot bicycle
I think you are right, sadly. I'm just kind of shocked they didn't send them to Ukraine kek. I bet the Ukies don't have time to sift thru the number of them that are clapped out beyond repair.

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they've killed so many commanders who were simply taking a drive downtown with high-precision strikes. also, hezbollah commanders aren't publicly known so finding them is a challenge in and of itself

but it's not so obvious that they should be able to do this. at least no so many times

>maybe it's through SIGINT. they're tracking these guys through whatever comms devices they're using maybe even cellphones
i higly doubt it. hezbollah aren't retards and know that the israelis have some of the best sigint in the world. so it's highly unlikely they're walking around with cellphones or other trackable comm device.


>spies on the ground maybe. the mossad has boots on the ground
maybe. maybe there are traitors within lebanon.
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seems they operate freely on the ground as well. the highest ranking radwan commander was killed in a road-planted bomb not a drone strike if i am remembering correctly.
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>>61489269
based
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>>61489233
It helps when you can get away with killing any amount of civvies or foreign aid workers when you strike the wrong car.
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>>61489293
lebanon and gaza are two different places
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Jews have an average IQ of 105, while arabs 85. Take a guess

You now remember the DOD made Khakis in ACU cuts for deploying civilians.
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>>61488909
Because they don't usually last very long compared to ACUs.
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>>61488894
>>61489050
not that jihadis care about shooting civilians, but why would you want your non combatants to wear the same outfit as a soldier? why not just khakis and a polo?
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>>61488822
Afrika Korps?
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>>61489288
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>>61489288
Because its alot more simple and having an issued uniform makes it less of a hassle when it comes to logistics, especially if they are working at a base or something. They are the closest thing to a protective uniform.

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>bomber
>look underneath
>missiles
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>birdshot
>look inside
>lead
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>shotgun
>look inside
>slugs
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>>61488708
>slugs
>look inside
>just metal
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>missile
>look inside
>missile parts
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>torpedo
>look inside
>missile

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*Outmaneuvers your plane*
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>>61487878
At the expense of being made of paper and being unable to communicate because lolnoradios? Yes
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>>61430169
>OutmanAAAAAAAAACCCCCCCCKKKKKKKKK-
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>>61488650
>At the expense of being made of paper and being unable to communicate because lolnoradios? Yes
>Every single Zero built is an A6M2 and they never made any changes to it past 1940
Ok retard
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>>61487878
>for a carrier fighter
this is the niche I was talking about, fuckwit
Japan went all-in on sooperdooper longrange flimsy carrier fighters when an intermediate-range fighter with better protection would have been much better
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>>61468150
>misses by miles at altitude due to literal divine wind

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Guncotton cartridges, which were tested by Austria in 1860. They could be dropped into a muzzle-loader without a ramrod and fired at 6-7 rounds per minute. Guncotton itself was discovered by accident and found more use in explosives, and needed to be weaved in a certain way to make for suitable presures in a gun barrel.
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>>61488717
Probably the only tech that could've saved them from Bismarck.
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>>61488982
being a real nation instead of the resentful populations of the various hapsburgs estates was the only thing that could have helped them.
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>>61488810
every gun is a launcher now though?
the only problem was that munitions still weren't advanced enough to be as cost effective as they are now
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>>61489002
From what I've seen, apart from the usual 1848 stuff that all the Europoors had, there weren't any real ethnic tensions until around 1917.
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>>61488717
>not linking the video
why are you gay? https://youtu.be/eB517d1QMDc?
>>61488725
it could have been stable but if you fuck up in the refining process at all it'll become incredibly unstable, which is what happened. I think something similar happened on a ship with cordite but that could have been also rough handling and lack of cleaning that lead to a fine powder of explosives being spread everywhere on the turret

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Old thread: >>61457964
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What modern gun would fit a maid?
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>>61488763
Can it be called animal cruelty when the birb is that retarded?
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>>61489105
Spas 12
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New thread
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>>61489264
>>61489264

There has been a lot to of talk about 3D printing making firearms easily accessible to criminals, terrorists and other bad actors but I've yet to see one example of a gun that makes gunpowder redundant. Smokeless powder is probably the biggest hurdle when it comes to the reliability and availability of an homemade firearm so you'd think gangsters or Myanmar freedom fighters would be using compressed air

What gives? This thing is almost 250 years old
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>>61465698
Lets sum up here.

First and foremost, this is a thread about Airguns being compared to other home-made weapons. Everything should be judged through that lens.
Your complaints about the viability of home made powder have been incredibly hypocritical through this lens, because your absurd levels of supposition (supply chain problems and government tyranny will make ALL precursors to ALL propellants effectively nonexistent!!!) would, if anything, effect high quality airgun manufacture to an equal or greater extent.

BUT, I recognize that you are insistent on PRETENDING that is not what the thread is about, and instead you want to argue about the objective potential for restraining propellant manufacture via loss of logistics or government tyranny.

ON THAT TOPIC, your primary criticism of home made black powder as a resource was the possible lack of sulfur, but with the exception of match heads (which you claimed would disappear as well without any cite-able real world examples) you were unable to actually explain what compounds among the black powder alternatives would be unavailable, and how. You just kept screaming "shortages" like an imbecile, when we know for a fact that african tribesmen, South east asian hillbillies, and japanese retards have all manufactured alternative propellants under situations of extreme privation or tyranny.

You must actually examine what these alternatives are made of if you are going to suggest their precursor elements can be meaningfully restricted.

You complained that ignition devices could not be manufactured, when lighters and gas torches are not only extremely simple devices that would light more consistently than a traditional lock, but in fact conventional slowmatch could be created for a simple matchlock even if all the flammable gas and liquid and flint was magically reclaimed by the government.
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>>61461802
Takes literally a barrel, salt water, copper wire and a power source sweaty
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>>61489089
Good post for that retard that has been doing this kind of threads for months at least.
He'll keep moving the goalpost because he indirectly wants us to answer something specific. Or he simply likes these time wasting baits.
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>>61479666
You can do it with a boring bar you giant retards.
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>>61489089
>possible lack of sulfur
You may as well worry about a possible lack of oxygen.

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Hollowpoints
But you put some white phosphorous in the hollow point
There you have it, tracer hollowpoints that melt bodyarmour
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>>61489227
Hollowpoints
but you fill the hollowpoints in with lead
Solidpoints
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>>61489227
you're a retard
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you need to be 18 or older to post here

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What defensive weapon is the best for one shot stops?
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https://www.tierthreetactical.com/analyzing-1800-shootings-which-caliber-has-the-best-stopping-power/
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>>61488089
Skill
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>>61488429
>.22
>.380
>exit wounds
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>>61488690
from a statistics standpoint, this is basically just noise
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>>61488690
>on this episode of Mythbusters
>twelve juiced up crackheads
>twelve rounds
Winner take all

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>super exclusive limited time spyderco paramilitary 2 edition
The Sharpest General On /k/
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>>61487367
Mall ninja taste
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>>61489039
Imma show you what a mall ninja tastes like
*unsheathes cock*
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>>61489177
Is that ziptie a no budget solution to a wave opener?
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>>61489225
Exactly

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Were the west Germans onto something with the food bar meta?
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>>61488980
There's a big difference in requirements and expectations of survival and operational rations.
MREs might try to kind of cover everything but they end up sucking at everything but idiotproofing.
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>>61488980
Low moral high calorie meta?
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>>61489136
Great example of a dumb faggot right here
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>>61488980
>Ja, Hans, eat your food calorie bar
>now with flavor
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>>61488980
I mean it's an emergency ration, not an MRE. It's actually serving it's purpose quite well, something that can fit into your pockets for 24h-48h survival while navigating through wilderness.

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>>61488342
The US.
That's about it we are very safety concious since the only real threat the US faces is public opinion domestically so minimizing the chance our soldiers have of getting hurt is paramount.
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>>61488327
Can the aussies fill a crew of 135 competent sailors inside a va class boat let alone three of them? Also isnt aukus having some issues with the us concerned about getting the uk and aussies up to proper security levels?
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>>61488423
Given eight years lead time? Yes, absolutely.
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>>61488423
They're already doing some officer training on virginias, so they're gonna try.
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>>61488423
Australia wants a larger number of smaller subs with a smaller crew, which is why the long term plan is AUKUS. The smaller number of higher-crew virginia subs is a stepping stone to that, and should average out in the long run.

They consider nuclear subs the most important strategic asset they can have, they will find a way to crew those subs no matter what.

I'm guessing they'll start to scale down the collins class fleet at the same time, which will free up some resources and manpower.

Wood you?
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>>61486751
Already Have
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>>61486751
It would look better without the heat shield.
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>>61487245
You don't got boomer cash. 20k auctions for war time real trench guns.
The retrograde is amazing, a friend owns one and its so fun just a blast of good quality (mossberg duh) and aesthic. Only downside is no slammy blammy
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>>61489117
only retrograde I would bother with is a 590a1 which is the same price as an m37 brand new. the m37 is all steel and there is a company that makes the bayonet lug for $150... You're not really spending much deeper going with the real deal... the lugs should fit any 12ga barrel but you could hack down a Winchester 1912 or a savage 620a for something historically accurate and both of those can be had for under $1k last time i looked.
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boom stick is best shotgun aesthetic.


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