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Discussion in 'The Hangout' started by LastOutlaw, Jan 18, 2020.
This seems to be similar if not the same thing we called the burp gun in Nam . It was touted to be able to put several bullets every square foot in an area about the size of a football field in 2 or 3 seconds . Mounted on choppers and airplanes was devastating to ground troops .
Puff the Magic Dragon --- not something you want flying over your head if you have hostile intent.
Good morning Poltiregist and TMT,
The successor in office to Puff the Magic Dragon is Lockheed's AC 130 H Spectre gunship.
Here's the US problem: They cost too much to buy and operate.
A Herc AC-130 Spectre caused some casualties - to include killed - when Doctors Without Borders in Afghanistan continued to treat terrorists.
A foreign equivalent of a Stinger SAM, basically an infantry SAM, can disassemble a Spectre at less than 1% of the cost of the Spectre.
Last month, the US recorded a $1 TRILLION deficit.
We've got to return to basics.
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