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Post time 2007-6-14 23:27:38 |Display all floors

Reply #32 changabula's post

Maybe they live in the west, maybe they are trained in the west, maybe they have lives in the west.

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Post time 2007-6-15 01:24:16 |Display all floors

American Weapons

The best "Amerikan" weapons are not sold, they are given away for free.  

If in doubt ask the citizens of Hiroshima and Nagasaki........

Open your eyes so you can clearly see

It's the American way of saying, "Don't F*#! with Me"
Communication is the most important source of personal power.

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Post time 2007-6-15 01:45:02 |Display all floors

Reply #37 plasmalupus's post

I would direct you to the thread on this BBS concerning Okinawa. Somewhere in their are the your answers about hiroshima / nagasaki. It is an old ploy to cite the atom bomb, just get over it - it was a world war issue and decission.

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Post time 2007-6-15 03:23:43 |Display all floors


Originally posted by correction at 2007-6-14 01:32
Yes, many are and they're treated as 3rd class citizens!

Daily they face racial discrimination from wicked hypocritical racist westerners!!!

First hand experience?

China's Eccentric 'Uncle Laowai' from Chicago, IL

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Post time 2007-6-16 00:12:45 |Display all floors

Reply #31 reyquer's post

Probably because the return is considered a 20 to 1 return. In short they justify expense based on number of opposition that will be distroyed to each unit produced. "Now that's a scary notion" but unfortunately true. So technically (financially speaking) that's a cost of loss of $600 Million to enemy for each 300 Million fighter  friendly (Pure Economics).

The average fighter/interceptor today worldwide cost  in excess of $30 Million Dollars each.

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Post time 2007-7-5 13:51:57 |Display all floors

Reply #40 convair1948's post

Convair, factor in training time alloted and tactics as well, not to mention AEW capability,  and I'd say the equation is far more heavily weighted on the US's side in this.

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