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Re: Libya
« Reply #48 on: March 20, 2011, 10:13:05 PM »


Maj. Lucas Teel and Lt. Col. Clint Mixon prepare to taxi their F-15E Strike Eagle March 19, 2011, prior to departing Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England. Units from the 48th Fighter Wing are conducting pre-deployment procedures in support of Operation Odyssey Dawn. Magor Teel and Colonel Mixon are with the 492nd Fighter Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Lee A. Osberry Jr.)
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Re: Libya
« Reply #49 on: March 20, 2011, 10:56:10 PM »
Call me crazy if you want but i would actually love to be in a F-16 right now heading to Libya to protect the airspace.

Hell i hate my eyes..... >:(
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Re: Libya
« Reply #50 on: March 20, 2011, 11:06:24 PM »
Crazy...depends. Protect the airspace from what? The Colonial Crusaders? ;)

Charles de Gaulle also left port now, btw.

Eisenhouwer was still at Suez last time I saw it, or was it something else, shouldn't it be in the Med. Sea too by now? McCain was just complaining on CNN it was still too far.

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Re: Libya
« Reply #51 on: March 21, 2011, 12:21:05 AM »
Protect the airspace from the evil Gaddafi fighters muahahaha.....oh......wait........where are Gaddafi fighters? 8)
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Re: Libya
« Reply #52 on: March 24, 2011, 10:03:50 PM »
Protect the airspace from the evil Gaddafi fighters muahahaha.....oh......wait........where are Gaddafi fighters? 8)

Looks like i underestimated them....a French Rafale shot down a  G-2/Galeb.
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Re: Libya
« Reply #53 on: March 27, 2011, 08:13:10 AM »
No you didn't. It's not a fighter.

Well "shot down" sounds cool, but it should say bombed to death, it was already back on the runway and was destroyed using a AASM (abbrev. A2SM) bomb (PGM, not a missile, as the copy-pasting news agencies put it).

The next day five more G-2's were bombed and one Mi-35, stationary at the same base.

The NATO orbat is now quite extensive. I stopped watching it, since NATO assumed command, there are no longer the objections so everyone [well, almost] is sending their planes.

Nice to see Brimstone used as intended (vs MBT instead of single guy in a house). Other than that it's mostly GBUs now it seems, uhm and Tomahawks of course. Good to hear most HARMs are coming back to Italy, meaning no radar left, no "real" SA threats.

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