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    Development of a new airplane is always...

    Development of a new airplane is always difficult. The US always tries to push the enveloppe and develop the best planes money can buy. But that comes at a cost... long delays, cost overruns, fatal...
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    Dude, you're a perfect candidate to shovel clouds...

    Dude, you're a perfect candidate to shovel clouds at the UN HQ...
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    Really !?!?! How familiar are you with...

    Really !?!?!

    How familiar are you with military operations and the Law of Armed Conflict ?
  4. Warning shots across the bow, forceful boarding....

    Warning shots across the bow, forceful boarding. These fishermen are not above the law, and resistance is the best indication that something illegal is happening.
  5. Now that would make sense... the Sterling (called...

    Now that would make sense... the Sterling (called SMG C1 in Cdn service) was an unreliable piece of shit.
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    I assume you are talking about using tape on the...

    I assume you are talking about using tape on the optical sight to reduce glare and improve daylight vision, especially in situations where the shooter is facing the sun.
    Making this modification...
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    It seems you misunderstood my post; I checked...

    It seems you misunderstood my post; I checked every link you posted, and I did not see a Canadian Soldier openly identified as a sniper anywhere.
  8. Thread: Sierra Leone

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    Looks like we have a good example here of...

    Looks like we have a good example here of "Something must be done about this tragedy... but don't take anything away from me"
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    Contain them in Ireland ?? Seriously, I don't...

    Contain them in Ireland ?? Seriously, I don't know... I am not a NATO planner.
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    I guess that's the price to pay for being...

    I guess that's the price to pay for being "non-aligned"... everytime they approach North American airspace, they are met by at least a pair of fighters.

    And I think the title is misleading; there...
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    I'm not crazy about the names and faces in the...

    I'm not crazy about the names and faces in the open like this. That would be an OPSEC breach for us...

    Anyhow, congrats to those involved !!
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    Yes, and WO Vincent's family is giving us another...

    Yes, and WO Vincent's family is giving us another example of class:

    Family of killed Quebec soldier reaches out to attacker’s relatives
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    And we are back: ...

    And we are back:

    http://i.cbc.ca/1.2812399.1414176451!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_460/ceremonial-guard-returns.jpg

    The Prime Minister and Chief of the Defence Staff were...
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    It didn't take long: ...

    It didn't take long:


    http://i.huffpost.com/gen/2201398/thumbs/o-DAVID-WARD-VANCOUVER-570.jpg?16

    I think this will be happening across the country:

    Retired Canadian veteran guards the...
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    A minute of silence was held for WO Vincent and...

    A minute of silence was held for WO Vincent and Cpl Cirillo by Parliament when they opened the session yesterday; I don't think there will be a public one.
    However, Remembrance Day will once again...
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    All, a few points: Thanks for the condolences....

    All, a few points:

    Thanks for the condolences. It has been a rough week... The first event took place in a town I lived in for a few years. I did not know WO Vincent well, but we did meet a few...
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    Members of the RCMP ERT responding to events in...

    Members of the RCMP ERT responding to events in Ottawa:

    http://www.macleans.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/shooting-story.jpg
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    Canadian Parliament Shooting

    3 shootings in Ottawa so far today:
    - 1 at the War Memorial
    - 1 inside the Parliament building
    - 1 at the Rideau Mall

    All locations within walking distance.

    This is an ongoing incident......
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    There are commemorations throughout the year; a...

    There are commemorations throughout the year; a guard from the Regiment was at Buckingham Palace this summer, there are a number of towns and cities dedicating parks and roads to the Regiment, but...
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    100th anniversary of the R22eR

    The Royal 22e Régiment was officially formed on 21 October 1914.

    Images: Quebec’s famed ‘Van Doos’ were formed 100 years ago

    The name "Vandoos" comes from the english pronounciation of the...
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    Living in the States is an eye opener: flashing a...

    Living in the States is an eye opener: flashing a Military ID will get one a 10% to 15% discount in most commercial establishments. There are no taxes on anything bought on Military bases (PX, BX,...
  22. This is even worse then civilians walting; these...

    This is even worse then civilians walting; these people, some are very likely senior Officers or NCOs, know the value of the awards, and have no issue recommending/accepting/wearing operational...
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    Sure... but who's truth ??

    Sure... but who's truth ??
  24. Thread: Unifil(3)

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    Not needed... the UN CofC is adept at giving...

    Not needed... the UN CofC is adept at giving surrender orders.
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    Really... I'm glad we abandonned that philosophy...

    Really... I'm glad we abandonned that philosophy in the 90s... I turned down a UNMO tour (UNTSO) in 2012 because the position was unarmed. I hate going to a gunfight with a knife.
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