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Rapid Fire 02/12/07 (Updated)

by hambling on February 12, 2007

* Nork nuke pact?
* Must read #1: Iraq’s four wars
* Must read #2: NSA cyber-hunter, losing the scent
* Illuminati selling Q-branch stock
* Iran unveils stealthy drone
* FBI’s secret laptops gone
* Fallen soldier is a new dad
* Turbine on a chip
* Ospreys grounded
* The science of Godzilla
* New camo: gravy!

(Big ups: EM, BB, RC, MO, JQ)

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Robot.Economist February 12, 2007 at 4:19 pm

Osprey’s downed? I didn’t know the turkeys had ever gotten off the ground in the first place. I wonder if Spacewar has the right picture associated with that Iran stealth UAV story.
The UAV in the picture is clearly an Ababil. Are canard’s that stealthy?

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paulg February 13, 2007 at 2:35 am

During the 1980′s border wars in South Africa the troops used a camo cream that was nicknamed ‘Black is beautiful’(Wonder if the term is still in use). According to some family members of mine that served in Angola, some troops preffered to use the exhaust soot from a ‘mog truck instead.

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Haninah February 13, 2007 at 10:33 am

RE: Caption says it’s a file photo. Not that I believe the new bird is much fancier, but FWIW.

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Aaron February 13, 2007 at 12:39 pm

stealthy drone? looks like a high school rc project.

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