13 Apr '12, 2pm

Missiles that matter. A MUST read article:

Missiles that matter. A MUST read article:

Here’s our quick mention of the North Korean Rocket fail — that made everyone angry — yesterday. Yup, the big, what turned out to be an almost non-event that everyone’s been obsessing over and will now promptly forget. (but, wait, you know someone’s going to start raising whether the failiure of the long-ragen rocket aimed at putting a “communications satellite” on orbit was due to western sabotage.) Ok, wow, enough about the DPRK’s damn rocket already. Now to talk about some rockets that actually pose a threat. NATO yesterday said it blew up 5,000-shoulder-fired surface to air missiles (called Man-Portable Air Defense Systems; MANPADS. I love that ridiculous acronym, btw) that were rounded up after the fall of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi last year. That’s all well and good, but those were only a quarter of the 20,000 or so shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles that Ga...

Full article: http://defensetech.org/2012/04/13/the-missiles-that-matter/

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