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What character would you paint on the side of a plane?

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What character would you paint on the side of a plane?
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>>78191012
Your mom.
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>>78191037
That's cool if you're into wrinkly alcoholic 57 year olds.
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>>78191012
I bet it would kill you to even attempt to have a real discussion. Fuck off.
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>>78191130
Jesus Fuck, dude. What's the matter?
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>>78191012
I would love Reverse flash running on one side, flash on the other.

>>78191082
Not him, but I kinda am, is she fat? I like them plump. but if they're old, really skinny is cool too.
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>>78191012
characters are bad luck. best to go with dark humor.
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>>78191177
She's like 5' 7" and kinda average.
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Korra
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>>78191217
Is that true? Like, was there a myth during WWII that planes with characters on them got shot down more?

I'm legit interested now.
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A minimalist version of Man-Thing's face with the phrase "Whatever knows fear..."
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If I was a clone.
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>>78191161
He just found out his girlfriend is his half-sister, leave the guy alone.

That was the best pussy he ever had and now he has to spend Christmas awkwardly pretending nothing happened while their reconciled parents encourage them to get to know one another better.

They're planning on going to see the new Star Wars together. I mean, can you imagine anything more awkward than Luke and Leia reminding you for two damn hours that you've been balls deep in your sister's asshole and she licked it clean after? Balls deep, anon. In his sister's asshole. Making wookiee noises all night long.
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Elektra
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>>78191304
Shit dude, I'm sorry. I had no idea.
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>>78191304
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>>78191304
That's hot.
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Alan Scott, with BEWARE MY POWER written right next to him.
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Depends.

Who am I fighting?
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>>78191431
It's WWII presumably, so Nazis, Japanese and the most insidious of all.

Italians.
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>>78191012
The qt aircraft carrier grill I launch from.
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2bh
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>>78191431
Let's assume Nazis. Nazis are the best bad guys to kill.
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>>78191304
>you've been balls deep in your sister's asshole and she licked it clean after?
She licked her own asshole clean after? That's pretty hot.
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>>78191480
>>78191461

Hmm...

Probably Captain America then.
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>>78191012
Wondy, either in a typical flying pose or a jokey pose of her sitting like she's the pilot to reference her invisible jet

Or Dredd on his Lawmaster
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>>78191284
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flak_Bait
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>>78191297
>If I was a clone.

Why? That's like putting Elizabeth Warren on a plane.
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>>78191304
Hot
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>>78191548
Flak ain't no joke.
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>>78191431
A bunch of people on the ground without weapons
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Pretty much anyone from GI Joe.
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>>78191638
gotta get that Dick butt
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>>78191446
Japan you'd be endearing if I didn't know how creepy you were.
>>78191608
Maybe if she were young, hot and in lingerie.
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>>78191398
The fuck can't this happen to someone who wants it?
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>>78191680
The JSDF needs more recruits. They're hoping anime will bring them in.
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>>78191012
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>>78191680
Pretty sure the South Koreans do that too.
But it's like... just for airshows and stuff, they wouldn't be on there in real combat.
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>>78191304
Eh, it's still just a half-sister, not a full-blooded sister. Stop being such a loser about it.
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>>78191446
That's adorable and I hope she drew that herself.
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>>78191717
Sounds like a legit strategy.
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>>78191791
Bold move Cotton, let's see if it works out for them.
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>>78191717
I read up about this sometimes when on kancolle 2ch threads, does it actually work?
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>>78191910
Maybe. I wouldn't mind flying an attack helicopter with my waifu painted on the side.
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>>78191624
As soon as a spark ignites a wing fuel tank, it's all over.
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>>78191012
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>>78192164
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>>78191012
appropriate, ne?
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>>78192054
I didn't know choppers could do loops.
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can't I just use her as a plane?

>'Anon objectifies women!'
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>>78192335
>the entire engine block just falling out of the wing
An amazing shot. Direct flak hits are like death sentences.
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>>78192394
Indeed they can.
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>>78192343
>painting little girls on the side of your aircraft

You're supposed to put things you want to fuck on there, I don't think your fellow pilots would like that.
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>>78192443
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>no one's said Power Girl

I don't know why I waste my life on this Sri Lankan glass blowing gallery
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Hawk Girl is the only correct choice
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>>78191431
If it's you, Boco, autism.
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>>78191012
Professor Zoom
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>>78192509
>There are people with ponies on their planes
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>>78191791
What's that one Gundam anime where the theme, loosely translated, is called "It's Not an Anime" and while it seems like a happy pop song it's actually about the horrors of war?
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>>78191012
>THIS IS THE RATTLEHEAD, WE'RE FUCKING HIT...WE'RE GOING DOWN...AWWW FUCK.....chcherrrrrrrrrr
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>>78192719
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>>78192394
It takes a very skilled pilot.
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>>78191012
LONG AGO, IN A DISTANT LAND - I, A-10, THE GROUND ATTACK AIRCRAFT OF DARKNESS, UNLEASHED AN UNSPEAKABLE BULLETSTORM!
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it just seems appropriate
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>>78192509
>>>78192343
>>painting little girls on the side of your aircraft
>You're supposed to put things you want to fuck on there, I don't think your fellow pilots would like that.

No, not at all.

Bomber nose art was a cool thing. Pinups were popular, but far from the only ting.

Flak Bait is one of the most famous planes of the war, and THE most famous plane, Enola Gay, was named for the pilot's mother.

The backup plane, that bombed Nagasaki, was named Bock's Car. The pilot was named Fred Bock.
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>>78191788
she didn't and she's also not aircrew. It was some publicity thing they did a while back and IIRC the girl's are not even with the JDF
sorry to burst your weebshit bubble
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>>78194232
Okay find me one with little girls on it.
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>>78194339

Betcha there was a little Audrey.
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Probably a Dr Girlfriend pin up style
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>>78194232
>>78192509
Also there was a B-17 with the 8th AF named Sweet Pea that was named after a 4 year old war orphan that the bomb squadron basically adopted. They had her dip her hand in paint and put a hand print on the nose.

In addition to this, there was a lot of nose art with looney tunes and disney characters, or dudes, or whichever.

It's a morale thing
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>>78194476
>Also there was a B-17 with the 8th AF named Sweet Pea that was named after a 4 year old war orphan that the bomb squadron basically adopted. They had her dip her hand in paint and put a hand print on the nose.

Nigga that's kawaii
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>>78194476

>the 8th airforce alone lost more men than the entire marine corps during the war
>with 13 men per plane and a rate of downings of around 40% per mission it was deadlier to be in the air than fighting as an infantryman

That poor girl
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>>78191680
>Maybe if she were young, hot and in lingerie.

It's more like, why would you put your politicians on your aircraft?
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>>78194006
saved
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>>78194558

So they get fucking shot at for a change
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>>78194550
10 men per plane actually

and it wasn't 40% per mission, they had milk runs too

The attrition rate was horrific early on in the war but seriously improved later with a change in tactics, bombing targets, and when the luftwaffe got the everliving shit kicked out of them by our fighters
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>>78194006
If I didn't know what that was from it'd actually be pretty horrifying/badass
>>78194116
Only if your aircraft is green.
>>78194476
Holy shit that's so cute. What happened to her?
>>78194558
I know that's my point. If said Politician was hot, I don't see why not. I'm assuming that Riyo has a certain amount of celebrity, she rubbed shoulders with Troopers, she was hot, why not?
Plus one of the Clones really wanted to call it Gunship Diplomacy and Anakin would've literally murdered them if they used Padme.
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>>78194591
this guy knows what's up
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>>78194688
>Holy shit that's so cute. What happened to her?

Not sure, but I know the plane got shot down with 1 KIA, 8 POW, and the pilot evaded capture and ended up back in england
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>>78194764
Oh, now I'm sad.
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>>78194817
I mean...9 of the crew survived which is pretty awesome
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>>78194830
Yeah but that means she 8 of her "dads" were POWs for a while, that's gotta be kind of worrying for a kid.
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>>78194075
by the gods
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>>78191012
Classic Powergirl holding a cartoon bomb over her head.

I mean I feel that basically says all you want to with a plane.

Powerful, sexy, and about to fuck your shit up.
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>>78194688
>I'm assuming that Riyo has a certain amount of celebrity, she rubbed shoulders with Troopers, she was hot, why not?

Because she's a pacifist and putting her on an instrument of death goes against everything she stands for?
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>>78194862
It wasn't really the crew that adopted her it was the entire squadron
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>>78194764
>>78194817
>>78194830
>>78194862
Actually the Sweet Pea suffered a major flak impact which nearly tore the plane in two. Two of the crew were killed and a few others injured but the plane miraculously held together long enough to make it back to base.

The plane was actually repaired and flew in several more combat missions before crashing during a take-off accident in '45
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>>78194897
It's the Jungian thing sir! It represent the duality of man sir!
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>>78191304
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I'll just leave this here.

Yes, this is for real. Apparently did wonders for recruitment, but the Jap brass made them take it off after awhile.
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>>78194902

B-17s were amazing planes, sucks that so many were simply scrapped ins5ead of stored.
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>>78191297
Man, if I was a clone pilot, I'd try to get Aayla Secura on mine but then I'd probably get in trouble with the Jedi and probably a stern talking to from Secura herself if she wasn't too embarrassed.
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>>78194902
Different sweet pea, that was with the 2nd bomb group while the one I was talking about was with the 306th out of Thurleigh
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>>78194949
Such is the fate of so many planes.
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>>78194939
I'm gonna be honest, I don't see why they should have bothered taking them off. First off all, they're not exactly in an active combat situation, as I understand, they're trying to focus on recruitment, so keeping those things on and letting the new recruits fly those around will continue to bring in recruits.

Plus I think even if Japan did get involved in a fight, they should keep those on for the first month because I could imagine their enemies freezing up with a severe case of "what the fuck?"
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mr. universe
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>>78194006
BUT, A FOOLISH F-35, WIELDING A BLOATED R&D BUDGET STEPPED FORTH TO OPPOSE ME!
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>>78194939

First of, that's bullshit, it barely did anything for recruitment

Second, those girls are just actors/pop stars and not pilots, and this was a publicity stunt, not a recruitment campaign.
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>>78194963
I dunno, given Jedi are normally supposed to be detatched from such things, I think at most they might be confused, Secura herself might even be flattered though given her dress and such is an homage to proud twi'lek "let's sell our most beautiful into sex slavery and deal drugs to the rest of the Galaxy" heritage.

Seriously, I feel bad for Twi'leks from Ryloth, there is jack shit to be proud of about their heritage.
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It would be my way of being subversive. Beetle doesn't want to fight. He's basically a lazy pacifist.
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>>78194897
Then maybe they were dicks and they thought she was hot?
Really it's just fanart that wanted to make a pin up and link it to plane decals because those are cool
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>>78194997
Fun fact - most aircraft in boneyards are mothballed but left in, basically, operational condition.

If the US ever finds itself in a serious military situation where existing aircraft aren't enough (like fucking WWIII levels of shitstorm), basically every aircraft in storage at these facilities could be fixed up and ready for combat within a matter of weeks.
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accompanying name-art in the style of the show title cards "Breakin the law"
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>>78195009

There's issues with what image you're trying to portray and militaries are usually not allowed to make killing machines look silly.

Like, if I were to paint that on the side of an apache or some such (And this would happen with any military) and it was shown to the public like those helicopters were, it would turn into a huge scandal cause you'd have a large section of people wondering why I'm not taking my job (killing the enemy) seriously and making it seem like some big joke.

Certain nose art is okay, but big silly anime girls would be over the line

you can get away with other forms of nose art but it is generally small, tame, and subdued. Also, it has to be approved by a few channels before it gets allowed and good luck getting it approved during peacetime.
The big exception is the 23rd fighter groups A-10s with their shark's teeth nose art that are sanctioned due to tradition

Source: I've been briefed on similar topics
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>>78195136
>basically every aircraft in storage at these facilities could be fixed up and ready for combat within a matter of weeks.
They actually did this recently with a B-52, pretty interesting story

Also, not every aircraft is able to be rebuilt, there are a lot of B-52s that are chopped up for START treaty agreements and plenty of aircraft that are stripped for parts
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>>78195255
True, there's plenty that can't be rebuilt, but the point is that for every plane that's actively flying now, there's 30-40 that could be reactivated if we ever needed them.
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I like this thread a lot.
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>>78195291

The US has the first largest Air force in the active AF, the second with the Navy, the third with the Marines, and the fourth sun tanning in the desert just in case.

Additionally, it now has more tanks than every other country combined because the congress forgot to turn off the factories and we've been pumping out Abrams non-stops for decades.

It's ridiculous how OP America has become, and yet Chinks and Rusdians keep wailing about the impending doom of America.
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>>78195218
Interesting read, though when you put it like:
>t would turn into a huge scandal cause you'd have a large section of people wondering why I'm not taking my job (killing the enemy) seriously and making it seem like some big joke.

It kind of makes people's reactions to such things seem ridiculous and dumb. I mean, shit, as a civilian, I say if my military wants to paint cute girls and silly pictures on their death machines, then let them, they need outlets for their feelings and thoughts too.

And shit, now I'm imagining someone making the "most minimal Loss" comic into nose art.
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>>78195396
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Lady Blackhawk, or Cyclone.
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>>78195575
>Lady Blackhawk
excellent taste
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>>78191271

Both Korra and Asami would make for great subjects.
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>>78195525

Why do you pretend to be peaceful, America? Why do you try to please European ingrates and cretins, instead of claiming your spot as the ultimate warrior race? As Earth's dormant legion?
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>>78195500
>It kind of makes people's reactions to such things seem ridiculous and dumb.
The tough part is is when they're taxpayers. When taxpayers make a stink, congress makes a stink, and then everything stinks.

Another interesting thing (and I've hears multiple accounts of this) where a group or unit was chastised for their facilities looking too nice because it would send the wrong idea to the taxpayer: that, even though it may not have actually cost any extra to do it, the military was wasting money on fancy billets or some such
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>>78195709
Our government claims to be peaceful because its pretty fucking bad publicity to claim otherwise. Pretty obvious, mate. You didn't need me for this.
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>>78195709
>As Earth's dormant legion

And have to keep track all the other shitbags on earth? fuck that
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>>78195709
Tis merely a ruse.
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>You talkin shit about my waifu
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Wonder Woman
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>>78195768
Oh shit.

Sorry, Pyro. Didn't see you there.
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Ms. Marvel on an American plane, just to see the controversy unfold.
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>>78195057
saved
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Probably Disney's Maid Marian with some joke double entendre text about archery and arrows.
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>>78195709
who's pretending?
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>>78191012
Hawk Girl
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>>78196083
Saucy.
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>>78196110
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>>78195709
Sorry sir.

Captain's orders.
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>>78195057
>F-35
The F-22 is the best damn thing ever put in the air, why did we need some new plane that's WORSE and MORE expensive? The whole point of the 35 was to be cheaper then the 22!
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>>78196209
that's awesome. please god tell me they actually tried firing all of them and the phantom stalled and the pilot shit his pants.
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>>78195396
>congress forgot to turn off the factories and we've been pumping out Abrams non-stops for decades.
Hate it when I leave the Tank Tap open...
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>>78196209
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>>78196311
Don't underestimate the F-4
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>>78196311
Nope. Even better. It worked just fine.
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I would write Gerard Butler in bright yellow Futura Extra Bold Condensed on a silverplate B-29, and then go bomb Japan.
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>>78196444
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>>78196509
DAMN RIGHT AND I'LL DO IT AGAIN
CUZ' I AM RIGHT SO I GOTS TO WIN
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7-ILz0YOVE
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>>78191012
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>>78194388

For real.
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>>78196601
>20kT

Jesus Christ that really puts into perspective the firepower we have now.
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>>78194688
>Plus one of the Clones really wanted to call it Gunship Diplomacy and Anakin would've literally murdered them if they used Padme.

Are you not aware that literally happened in the show?
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>>78191012
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>>78194476
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This is a pretty good one.
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>>78198169
Yes I am.
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>>78191012
whatever character has the biggest /co/ tits
and i mean BIGGEST waist to tits ratio
fuck these "powergirl is huge" fuckers, there is bigger, i know it!
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I'd totally paint Beta Ray Bill on there, no question
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How wonderfully appropriate.
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None of you would be painting anything on yours.

Paint was something you were expected to apply yourself in World War 1, as a means of camouflage. Except some individuals, particularly suicidal ones like Baron von Richthofen, painted theirs in striking colors so they'd get engaged. Eventually towards the end they figured out effective patterns rather than sibgle colors work best. Also painting the top of the plane like the ground, bottom like the sky.

For WW2, the nations quickly phased out any remnants of WW1 tactics (the US entered WW2 with biplanes still in service) and focused on unpainted planes since oaint weighs more than its worth in camo, and anything camo would save is better off flying at night (something not feasible in most cases in WW1). Some pilots, especially American ones, were allowed to paint parts of their plane in logos or basic colors to boost morale. Since these paint jobs were decided on by the pilot and someone in the crew had to do it, they varied in theme and quality greatly.
But as footage of the front came out as historical reels in the 50's, along with surviving planes being used patriotically in parades, people back home realized that good ol' dad was flying a bomber with a picture of mommy dearest naked with legs spread while uncle had Mickey Mouse giving the middle finger with a bomb between his legs like a boner on his.

So from that point on, you can have a simple and approved emblem for your squadron in some cases like a picture of a jack of clubs poker card or a shooting star on the back wing, but its strictly regulation only. Planes now are basically just their material, no paint unless its an airshiw piece or indicates service branch.
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>>78198488
Why don't you go suck a cock, we're trying to have a fun little thread here.
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>>78191715
Because god isn't loving, and you touch yourself at night
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Dredd
Pearl
Nuke
Major Glory
Neil Mcbeil the Navy Seal
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>>78198488
Holy autism batman. I bet you're fun at parties
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Maybe I'd go with best rocket raccoon
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>>78198488
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How do people even get these things on their planes?
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>>78198432
The Sextuplets from Duckman.

http://youtu.be/GvIPfkJbVRo

Seen near the end of the episode.
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>>78198140
>mfw tsar bomba
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Obviously
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>>78198488
USAAC aircraft in ww2 stopped wearing camo paint because those types were assigned to fly high-altitude escort where getting as high up as possible, and therefore carrying as little weight, was vital. Medium and low-altitude aircraft still sported camo patterns, as did fighters not strictly assigned for high-altitude escort.

Camo paint only started getting phased out of US air fleets when radar was sufficiently powerful to outrange optical scopes and BVR combat between aircraft became a serious thing. Even today the "non-camo" paint used on US and other aircraft are specially designed universal low-visibility greys with some radar absorbent elements, so it's still a camouflage patter, just one that just doesn't rely on the local environment. However, several countries still practice environmental camouflage patterns on their aircraft for more than tradition's sake. Camo has always been more about hiding the planes on the ground than in the air to begin with.

I'm not trying to start anything, I'm just a giant dork.
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>>78198501
>>78198518
>>78198548
Well, its not like first world nations don't hire mercs still.
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Daredevil because why not.
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>>78198632
perfect, bonus points for having missile tits!
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>>78198665
because unlike DD, they will never see it coming?
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>>78198573
They paint it themselves or get a guy on the same base who is an artist (not too hard in the draft era) to do it, usually for a favor or some chunk of wages.

Fuck, if you were an artist you'd be doing everything from the Christmas cards of your commanding officer to painting a guy's photo of his girlfriend on his helmet.
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>>78198699
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>>78198488
can't stop the BRRRRRRRRRRRRRRT
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>>78198736
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>>78198748
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>>78198766
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>>78198783
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>>78191304
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4utH5uWK6c
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>>78191012
I have an an assumption that the Snoopy Red Baron would already be taken.
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>>78198814
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God I love B-17's.
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>>78198871
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZcaEdnFLb1U
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>>78198871
>>78199102
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Who better to put on your war machine than the personification of God's vengeance and wrath?
I'd named it An Act of God.
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>>78198762
that plane is a squid
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>>78199270
I thought it was a kid.
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>there will never be a WWII era Prime Ace Combat tier dogfighting game where you can apply character decals from your image folder
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>you will never bomb the shit out of Nazis for your country among bros with your own personal plane you painted yourself
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>>78199441
Depends, what races didn't get segregated into colored divisions? Were Hispanics legally white or did they have to go into their own brackets too?
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>>78192394
I thought the same thing until i saw it at an airshow.
When you think about it given how they pretty much beat the laws of physics into submission just getting of the ground there is probably heaps you wouldn't expect. Just needs a pilot insane enough to try and skilled enough to not die.
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>>78199373

War thunder does
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>>78199373

War thunder does
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>>78199533
>>78199591
I said Ace Combat tier.
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>>78191012
A symbol of everything I stand for.
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>>78199626
A gun?
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>>78199615
>>>>/diy/
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>>78191398
whoa
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The only logical choice.
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>>78199775
10/10 Would fly with.

My uncle was a huge Vampirella fan, and I ended up being a huge Lady Death fanboy thanks to him introducing me to that universe. Both would be prime decals.

The /co/cksucker in me would paint Lady Death, but the fa/tv/irgin would be 100% behind Elvira.
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>>78199700
If fucking only, anon.
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>>78198789
Even fucking war was comfy back then.
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>>78200029
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>''Air Control, This is Ghost Rider. permission to rain fire''
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I watched American Sniper last week, was surprised to see the overt use of the Punisher logo and more surprised that you guys didn't sperg about it when the movie came out
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Because of the Shark tradition, as anon mentioned, I think I would want something toothy and sharky for nose art. Pic related.

That one shark from DC who smashes shit, eats people and sings.

Second choice would be a Streetshark

Third choice would be that Barracuda dude. Just the tiger shark pattern except with gold teeth that spell FUCK YOU might be enough to make my day.


>>78195709
The limit of modern US military power is popular support.

And America's big successes in war haven't been as much about being the ultimate warrior as about economics and industry.
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>>78192684

Anime Ja Nai, from Double Zeta Gundam.
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>>78191476
what is this from and where can i find porn
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>>78191717
All they need to do is say is they're working on Gundamu and have these guys sing for the campaign.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZwaQrjpp9HY
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>>78196444
Gerard Butler was in Watchmen?
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>>78194232
Why don't we let pilots paint their planes anymore?
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>>78194939
this is bullshit, they are not real pilots
this will not help in war
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>>78196296
they also have two completely different purposes. The F-22 was designed as an F-15 replacement (air superiority) while the F-35 was designed as a replacement for the F-16/Harrier (multirole/air to ground)
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>>78195057
>>78194006
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>>78199146
This makes my penis the big penis
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>>78199478
Only blacks and Japanese were segregated/barred from flying.
There were no black bomber crews during the war (save for some B-25 crews they trained for a bit, but never saw action) but the tuskegee airmen were, of course, a thing
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>>78201704
there's a bunch of reasons:
>military regulations
>uniformity
>professionalism
>paint issues (camouflage and some paints are radar absorbent)
>public image
>trying to set rules on what can and can't be painted

It's easier to just make bar all of it unless authorized by the wing commander
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>>78191398
I actually don't see a problem with that. They were not raised together and the only issue would be if there are genetic diseases from the dad side and even if there are there are contraceptive methods and pre-natal exams.
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>>78195218
>The big exception is the 23rd fighter groups A-10s with their shark's teeth nose art that are sanctioned due to tradition
Anime Eldrich abomination like characters would be cool and intimidating.
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>>78201906
Alright, then just need to learn Spanish or pretend I'm Italian or maybe Greek might be a little more acceptable.
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>>78202103

No they wouldn't

You'd barely be able to tell them from distance
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>>78191012
>Chair Force pilots are manchildren
Whoah who could have expected that
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>>78201412
It's from Skottie Young's Rocket Raccoon you dirty disgusting furry
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>>78202234
>>78202225

The USAF didn't exist in WWII, it was the USAAC.
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>>78202213
Same goes for shark face.
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>>78202285
A shark face seems pretty straight forward, when you're drawing a million red eyes and random teeth it seems to get muddled.
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>>78202285

Except it does

Anime is impossible to tell apart from far away
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>>78202304
It is basically just a shark face with more eyes.
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>>78202440

And pink, and with faggy hair
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>>78202465
nah

Just teeth and eyes on black.
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>>78192394
Nigga, the only thing that choppers can't do, is sucking. Like planes do.
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>>78195525
F-35's are already out? I thought they wouldn't be available til' 2030 or whatever?
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>>78200077
What's this from?
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>>78191398
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>>78191012
Okay, so, if I understand this correctly, he dropped x number of bombs, sunk two ships, shot down two japs, and...blew up a steamroller?
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>>78198766
>Mickey Mouse
>Jewish
oh, of course.
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>>78198343
>>78198298
>>78198082
these are bretty gud for being painted on the side of a plane.
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>>78198766
>mickey doing the happy merchant
this is too much
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>>78191012
not /co/ related but.
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>>78194075
Does anyone have the one with sanic?
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>>78192482
This makes me uncomfortable.
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>>78198140
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>>78201412
ha ha, welcome to hell.
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>>78205435
They killed Dio.
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>>78201700
Yeah he played Rorschach remember.
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>>78191217
>characters are bad luck
Yeah. For Nazis.
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>>78191012
>>78191548
>>78194902
>>78195768
>>78198343
>>78198298
>>78198488
>>78198699
>>78198730
>>78198734
>>78198736
>>78198745
>>78198748
>>78198762
>>78198766
>>78198783
>>78198789
>>78198800
>>78198814
>>78198830
>Ace pilots whose life was exciting enough to make into a movie took the time to sit calmly after combat and read with passion comic books made by some 30y/o associal guy in his NY or LA office.
Is this the glory of being a cartoon author?
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A shark maw.
A shark maw made to look like Venom or Carnage, or some other symbiote.
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>>78205269
No
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>>78195168
>Not Mr Van Dreisen painted on the side of 'Lesbian Seagull'.
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Assuming its a heli of some sort and I can blast synthwave.
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>>78209269
Which helicopter would you fly?
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>>78191398
Kek my sides
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Mayhem aka Sharktits
A-10, naturally.
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>>78209311
/k/ has instructed me to seek out the one with the best quality of BRRRRRT.


So whichever one that one is.
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>>78192174
>K-ON
I always knew The Next Generation was the worst series
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>>78195136
actually, most of them would be ready in 48 hours, but thats with many troops being buessed in to help the ones already there
>i lived there and my dad was stationed there
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>>78198643
And it could have been twice as large. They backed off only because as you approach 100 megatons, you have really diminishing returns as the explosion is so fucking massive that a lot of it would escape Earth's atmosphere and cause no more damage on the surface.
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>>78205435
Yes. That is a steamroller. And each bomb represents one bombing mission.

> The bomber had a role in the 1970 movie Catch-22.

>Her war service includes 38 bombing missions including kills of two Japanese Zeros, two ships, and a steamroller.

Steamrollers would have been very important to Japanese airbases.

>>78209616
Although BRRRRRT is always good, I think synthwave might go better with rocket pods. Of course on some of those, you don't have to choose.

30 mm rotary autocannon vs boat full of terrorists. First min and a half is making sure they're blowing up the right shit.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kc2G640rrQU

vs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpPMbbuSOuA
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>>78210257
>30 mm rotary autocannon vs boat full of terrorists. First min and a half is making sure they're blowing up the right shit.

it's a single barrel ATK M230 autocannon

here you can see some gnarly footage of it disemboweling and shredding a bunch of people
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bul46eMoTnA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvqNlEMusKE

there's nothing more terrifying that something that flies so high up above you are not even sure it's there, sees everything, hunts you down like an child with a magnifying glass, and can randomly turn you into a pile of hamburger meat in an instant.

at night.
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>>78210572
Ah. You're right. Sorry to anyone who is trans attack helicopter for that error.
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>>78210760

and don't you forget it cis-MOS
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>>78209616
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>>78210891
Really? The Hind? Makes sense, but I would have assumed newer stuff would pack more punch.
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>>78201794
Except the F-22 can be kitted out for multi-role support too.
I once heard a pilot refer to flying the 22 as the closest thing to being God. Don't the insurgents in the middle east call them silent devils or something worse? Because if you can hear them, it's too late to run any you're already dead.
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>>78209311
For some reason it's oddly bizarre to see a bunch of helicopters flying on the spot.
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>>78210257
>30 mm rotary autocannon vs boat full of terrorists
I know absolutely nothing about war or weapons. What the fuck is that? Is that a GUN?! And they're shooting from an helicopter or what?

How large is that boat? That's a lot of water. Holy shit modern weaponry is absurdly powerful.
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>>78211283
F-22's weren't built with all the branches in mind, marines badly needed to replace harriers, navy needed to replace F-18's, and the air force was looking to replace F-16's. So they said fuck it and decided to one joint program. Plus the production line for the F-22's had already closed down.

In the long run the F-35 was cheaper choice, all the branches get what they want out of a base plane and they upgrade all the Nato shit as well and not have to worry about trying to supply parts for a bunch of different aircraft.
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>>78211498
https://youtu.be/r4zm5duK3hY
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>>78194894
Something like this?
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>>78211568
How far is the thing that's shooting that? What height?
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>>78201737
YES IT WILL!
IF YOU WATCH ANY ANIME YOU'LL KNOW THAT IT WILL BE THE CUTEST J-POP STARS THAT WILL SAVE US IN TIMES OF WAR!
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>>78211730
> realistic gritty WW3 scenario
> with magical girls
I could watch that
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>>78191297
Shaak Ti
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>>78211673
Not that far. It ain't called close air support for nothing.
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>>78211789
Oh it's an airplane. Being at war against this shit must be insanely scary.
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>>78211861
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>>78211498

that's the 30x113mm round the Apache's cannon uses. Like most airborne guns it loads explosive shells to fuck up infantry with shrapnel and concussive force(it's warhead is about as powerful as a hand thrown grenade).They fire bursts to saturate an area, the reason you see people limping away slowly after the guns hit nearby is because they have their eardrums blown out and are likely full of internal injuries on top of being peppered with shrapnel and bleeding all over. Pilots just put them down out of mercy.

These cannons usually have a Depleted Uranium armor piercing shell loaded in the chain every 5 or so rounds in case they need to defeat light armor or fortifications.
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>>78211861
Well it gets right proper fucked by conventional fighters and AAA, but sand niggers dont have either of those things so it gets to run rampant and kill terrorist with relative impunity
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> no bomb queen

literally the only thing she could ever be useful for
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>>78211861
Oh no, not just ANY plane my friend. That's an A-10. The Warthog. That gun in it's nose is SO BIG that it SLOWS THE AIRCRAFT when firing!
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>>78211935
Fuck. I knew those shells were huge, but I never saw them right next to a human being for comparison.
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>>78211935
>it's warhead is about as powerful as a hand thrown grenade
Those things are massive. I have read somewhere how absurdly destructive a grenade is and that's just fucked up.

> Depleted Uranium
What does it do?

I don't really care about conflicts or war or weapons, I kind of dislike all of this stuff in general if not for the technical aspect, but it's bizarre seeing this compared to the things you get to see about, say, WW2. We really are disconnected from certain aspects of reality.
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>>78212175
>What does it do?

being hard as all fuck and going through steel like butter.

>I kind of dislike all of this stuff in general if not for the technical aspect, but it's bizarre seeing this compared to the things you get to see about, say, WW2. We really are disconnected from certain aspects of reality.

oh, war hasn't changed THAT much, you should see what a straffing WW2 fighter does. We humans are made of really soft putty all in all.
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Sinestro in a pin up pose with a phrase like "Fear his might".
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>>78209115
Valkyries soon
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>>78212233
Eh. Kind of sad that all of this effort is going into killing each other. But alas that's inevitable.

I still don't know what I'd paint on the plane, or what I'd call it. Shit's harder than I thought.
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>>78212373
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Somewhat /co/ related due to comics.

Really though, it'd be more fitting on the side of a bomber.
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>>78212543
What's the point of it transforming and stuff? Saving space?
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I'd paint him

va fail <3
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>>78212580
Yes, the Marines only have baby carriers so space is limited.
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>>78212604
> baby carriers
I'm clueless, is this ironic or is it jargon for something
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It aint /co/ but I don't care
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>>78212644
The Marines have smaller Aircraft Carriers, so they need planes to take up less space.

America has, what, the 3 largest air forces in the world. Not even joking. The Air Force, then the Navy are the two biggest, then I think the Marines. I'm pretty sure the Army is in the top 10 as well.
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>>78212644
Navy's carriers are big. The Marine's not so big.
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>>78212738
>>78212766
It's really interesting that they eventually decided to go on such a stretch to fit those helicopters into smaller carriers because that strikes me as a structural weakness and a whole lot of additional machinery inside the helicopter. Is there even anything like "war economics" or something like that?
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>>78194949
if it makes you feel better the components were all put to good use rather than just trashed, mostly they were used for construction
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>>78212841
Well first off, that's a plane, not a helicopter, and second off, a lot of what you said is totally true.
But necessity is the mother of invention.
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>>78212543
Fuck off Brotherhood of Steel!
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>>78212595
You are a dhoine of taste and class.
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>>78213034
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>>78213054
minne dhoine!
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So to the Anons that clearly know what they're talking about, is there anything you can tell us about the space-plane from last year? The X-37B? I remember that when that craft landed it made headlines for about 24 hours and then completely dropped off the radar.
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>>78212766

>implying the UK still has carriers

most neutrered nation on earth
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>>78213231
I hope they still have carriers. Otherwise those F-35Bs they ordered ain't got nowhere to go.
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>>78195041
I hope they shoot you when you open your parachute.
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>>78192482
Westland Lynx - also still holds the airspeed record for helicopters IIRC. Still in service with the British Army although it's considered too small for most modern transport operations. Navalised versions still used by the RN for sub-hunting.
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>>78194550
>>78194657
>Horrific attrition rate of WW2 allied airmen.

To my understanding, that was one of the reasoning behind the nose cone art. The brass understood that telling a guy to man a bomber when the numbers were so bad was a figured thing to do. So they gave them way more leeway on minor offenses. Defacing military property with crudely-scrawled pornography? Illegally modifying their (already cool as fuck) bomber jackets with patches and shit? Fuck it, who cares!
The kid's probably gonna be dead in a month anyway. And if he's not, hopefully all that nosecone art will puff up his pride in being cool to the point where it outweighs his desire to not get shot at by flak guns.
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>>78194591
Underrated post.
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>>78212644
>>78212841

Just people not knowing what they're talking about exactly as they aren't aircraft carriers, they're assault ships. They usually only carry around 6-8 fixed wings (was harriers but those are getting replaced with F-35's), then they have their cobra's, a good bulk of the helicopters are utility/transport, other than that, the rest of (and majority) of that ship is packed with ground vehicles. HMMWV's, 7tons, LAV's, landingcraft and their arty.

Despite what it might look like on the outside, the second you go inside it becomes pretty apparent that it isn't a aircraft carrier.

>>78213231
They have a new almost american sized one coming out which is going to have their f-35s on board.
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>>78211332
"The same way that bricks don't."
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>>78191638
THISSS
I want the full on Betty Grable pose and everything
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>>78213658
As a note, the CVNs will be replacing the Blackhawk with the Osprey within a decade, at least in the Pacific fleet. It's unpopular because the birds are huge even when folded, they're hangar queens, and the Okinawans hate them due to fear mongering propaganda by nationalists.
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>>78209616
>searching for quality BRRRRRTTT
>choosing a heli
www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBJjKypNhZE
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>>78195761

Jesus Christ, the Bone.

The mightiest weapon system that has ever flown, and yet you never hear about it.
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this would be great on the side of a plain
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>>78214584
It's a shame that the B-70 never became a thing.
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>>78206300

This is keen.

In the slomo version, notice how the fireball is relatively dim, then suddenly flashes brighter?

The reason is, the initial plasma ball is so dense it's opaque and traps alll the photons inside. Then, when the density falls enough, FLASH!

Blast, flash, shock. The deadly trinity of nuclear weapons.

Kids these days, you all missed the joy of the Cold War. (shudder)
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>>78214973
Good times
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>>78210170
>>>78198643
>And it could have been twice as large. They backed off only because as you approach 100 megatons, you have really diminishing returns as the explosion is so fucking massive that a lot of it would escape Earth's atmosphere and cause no more damage on the surface.

Yes indeed, weapons so strong the limiting factor is you blow a hole in the ATMOSPHERE.

Yikes.
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>>78191012
Him, Isabelle, or Sadness
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>>78211789
>watch this
>"Real American" starts playing
>my dick
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>>78191465
Nigeria, are you implying that you are going to launch a heavy bomber from a fucking aircraft carrier? Are you high?
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If it's specifically a plane, I'd want EMH Janet because she's my favorite flying superhero.
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>>78212580
There's only so much room on a ship.

>>78212766
They're still bigger than an Essex-class. Kind of fucked how all the old carriers names are used to ferry Marines, but the big CVNs get named after politicians who couldn't master stairs.
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>>78215309
Man fuck whoever decided to start naming carriers after Presidents.
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>>78209311
RAH-66
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>>78210257
you're making me wanna play desert strike so bad right now.
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>>78215349
Roosevelt, Lincoln, and Washington were alright. The rest get kind of iffy.

Nimitz is fitting though.
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>>78191012
Black Canary or Zatana
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>>78215385
A real shame it's dead.
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>>78215436
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>>78215034
So like aren't all those dudes walking right towards a bunch of radiation?
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>>78215034
>>78214973
Really fucking hard to imagine that being a daily threat for so long.
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>>78215196
Isn't that exactly what the Doolittle Raid was all about?
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>>78215309
>>78215349
This.

Shit, is just fucking enraging at this point. Let's dump all this fucking money and technology into these ships, then give them the lamest laziest fucking names we can think of.
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>>78215490
It still is. People do now as they did then; forget about it until the Russians start acting up.
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>>78215512
Those were B-25s.

Even in their day they were like gigantic fighters.

and the OG BRRRRRRRRRTTTT
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>>78212644
>>>78212604
>> baby carriers
>I'm clueless, is this ironic or is it jargon for something

Heh, yeah, if you total up all the supercarriers and assault ships, the US has like 40 aircraft carriers all totaled.

On top of the Army and the Air Force.

Pray we never go Roman Empire.
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>>78215536
Putin is a lunatic, but are we seriously still afraid of an Armageddon scenario with Russia? Isn't the real threat a single city being obliterated thanks to Iran, the Saudis, and/or Pakistan?
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>>78215590
We really fucking should. It's what everyone expects of us anyways. Who are we trying to appeal to?
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>>78215581
>Machine guns
Cute. Make way for a B-25 with a 75mm take gun.
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>>78215594
>but are we seriously still afraid of an Armageddon scenario with Russia?

The Russians have an autonomous, automatic launch system.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dead_Hand_(nuclear_war)
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>>78192509
nobody gave a fuck back then
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>>78215477
Strangely a lot of those men got cancer later in life somehow.
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>>78215615
>>78215590

the Roman empire grew thanks to excellent diplomacy and trade, with the best military ever only as a backup.

America is pretty much the same already.
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>>78210891
>On your helicopter, on the nose is a crudely drawn pornographic image of a different helicopter, as a way to "Strike fear into the hearts of your enemies"
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>>78215701
Oh fuck me, I always thought that was an urban legend. Even the name just screams /x/ paranoia.
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>>78215415
>>>78215349
>Roosevelt,

Seriously?!

True fact: In the history of the United States, there has been ONE president who abused the Oval Office so badly we AMENDED THE CONSTITUTION to make fucking sure nobody else ever pulled the same fucked up shit.

Give you one guess who that evil sack of shit was.
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>>78215762
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Shore Leave

the "Fightin' Faggot"
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>>78215791
Franklin or Teddy?
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Squigly is my zombie waifu.
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>>78215791
Hoover.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twentieth_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution
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>>78211782
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>>78215594
He just trying to sit on his ass as long as he can and doing nothing. Thats the whole plan. Quick, send it to pentagon.
>>78215701
No they don't. They just selling oil since 90's and do nothing. You government just scaring you with stupid bullshit so they can put more tax money into military. NATO wins. Everything over. Happy end.
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>>78212650
This is /v/ but still
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>>78215783
>>>78215701
>Oh fuck me, I always thought that was an urban legend. Even the name just screams /x/ paranoia.

Oh, yeah, that was the Cold War. Day after week after month after year for decades....

God, I still remember when the Berlin Wall fell, it was like...miracles. It was OVER. After your entire life spent under the blade, it was over.

Terrorists bullshit barely even registers, although if Iran gets a nuke things are likely to get nasty again..
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>>78215858
>>>78215791 (You)
>Hoover.
>https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twentieth_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution

LOL!!!!!


No.

It was Roosevelt, and not the cool one.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twenty-second_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution

Note the date of ratification. That evil fuck was still warm when they slammed the door shut on anybody else ever pulling that shit.
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>>78215035
There were also concerns that an explosion of that magnitude (100 megatons) might set the atmosphere on fire. The scientists on the Manhatten project had similar concerns that proved unfounded, but the fact that the Soviets gave it consideration at all should be indicator enough of how much more powerful Tsar Bomba was than the first American nuclear devices.
We're talking the difference between ten kilograms and one hundred tons here, and the -Russians-, the kings of indiscriminate overkill themselves, felt that 50 was overdoing it.
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>>78191476
my nigga!
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>>78191012
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>>78215931
>>>78215783
>>>>78215701
>>Oh fuck me, I always thought that was an urban legend. Even the name just screams /x/ paranoia.

Heh.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Numbers_station

Try not to think to hard about what the numbers stations were used for.
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>>78215828
Both had carriers named after them.
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>>78215701
>>78215931

>https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dead_Hand_(nuclear_war)

>The "combat readiness" of this system was again confirmed in November 2015 by the Rossiiskaya Gazeta, as reported by the BBC.

Fuck.
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>>78194894
>>78211586
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>>78216212
>>>78215701
>>>78215931 (You)
>>https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dead_Hand_(nuclear_war)
>>The "combat readiness" of this system was again confirmed in November 2015 by the Rossiiskaya Gazeta, as reported by the BBC.
>Fuck.

Yeah, it's likely the Dead Hand system is why Russia is so pissed off about US's anti-missile systems.

Hopefully Dead Hand only fires a few missiles, so the missile defense system can shut it down. So of course the Russians just add more missiles to it!

Escalation, provocation, proxy wars....

Oh my, it's like the Cold War is coming back!

You poor ignorant fucks have no idea what it's like.
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