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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  J.Fenech on Thu Jul 14, 2011 7:50 pm

    Nice pictures Ton, but your copyright name label is in the way!! Twisted Evil Twisted Evil lol! lol! qedt tiggrava man lol! lol! lol!

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  bcauchi on Fri Jul 15, 2011 3:07 pm

    Ghandek Ragun JF, hasra. Ton, m'ghandi xejn kontra ismek imma ta' l-anqas jekk ser tiddeciedi titfghu fuq l-ajruplan biex tnehhilna l-gost, ghamlu zghir taht il-cockpit taparsi int il-pilot u mhux jghatti nofs l-ajruplan.

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  AdriaN on Fri Jul 15, 2011 8:18 pm

    I know why. so that the picture doesnt get 'stolen' by any unknown person. it happened in another forum and that persons picture got put on a news site without the person even knowing!

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  J.Fenech on Mon Jul 18, 2011 3:34 pm

    what do you do with helicopter rocket launchers when you do not have a helicopter ?,
    watch
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-14181417

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  iCocker on Mon Jul 18, 2011 7:49 pm

    J.Fenech wrote:what do you do with helicopter rocket launchers when you do not have a helicopter ?,
    watch
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-14181417


    BBC needs to update my friend ... this is very old news, the newer news is that the rebels are fielding an arsenal of artillery and tanks apart from captured ones, seems the Egyptians are arming them with their 'older' soviet stock ... watch this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CK9Ops95rA&feature=player_embedded&fmt=18, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mN2AT08Ywl4&NR=1

    ... and look at this ... no fly zone my arse LOL



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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  J.Fenech on Mon Jul 18, 2011 8:06 pm

    iCocker wrote:
    J.Fenech wrote:what do you do with helicopter rocket launchers when you do not have a helicopter ?,
    watch
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-14181417


    BBC needs to update my friend ... this is very old news, the newer news is that the rebels are fielding an arsenal of artillery and tanks apart from captured ones, seems the Egyptians are arming them with their 'older' soviet stock ... watch this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CK9Ops95rA&feature=player_embedded&fmt=18, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mN2AT08Ywl4&NR=1

    ... and look at this ... no fly zone my arse LOL



    I think that are they must have found some loophole in the UN resoltion, maybe because it was issued against the Gaddafi regime, but the No Fly Zone seems that was for all Libyan Air space. http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2011/sc10200.doc.htm


    I wonder whether supplying weapons to the rebels is in line with the resolution??


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    Walk around a captured PALMARIA

    Post  iCocker on Tue Aug 16, 2011 9:14 pm

    As the conflict is back again to were it started ...

    This looks like a squadron and signal book of a captured PALMARIA SP artillery the most modern AFV in the Loayalist arsenal, outside and inside up close and personal ... enjoy!

    But when shall we see a DANA!!!!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Y2xPnw2PSk&feature=player_embedded

    http://youtu.be/_Y2xPnw2PSk

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  J.Fenech on Tue Aug 16, 2011 10:15 pm

    Gaddafi forces fire Scud Missile. After months of bombing sorties, and his forces are still able to mount a Scud into position and fire it ????????????? The missile seems to have overshot it intended target and not shot down, so it could have hit its intended target, and please I hope they do not come out with the saying that it is old unreliable technology cause a ball and musket can still kill. Nice one Nato, what else does he still have operational.

    http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20110816/world/gaddafi-forces-fire-scud-missile-at-brega.380456

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    Post  iCocker on Wed Aug 17, 2011 7:36 am

    J.Fenech wrote:Gaddafi forces fire Scud Missile. After months of bombing sorties, and his forces are still able to mount a Scud into position and fire it ????????????? The missile seems to have overshot it intended target and not shot down, so it could have hit its intended target, and please I hope they do not come out with the saying that it is old unreliable technology cause a ball and musket can still kill. Nice one Nato, what else does he still have operational.

    http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20110816/world/gaddafi-forces-fire-scud-missile-at-brega.380456

    Sometimes the old is more then a menace to newer technology ... this has been going for generations! Though scuds on TEl transporters are 60/70 era technology they are still reliable weaponry, not easy to predict as these can be moved as fast as any artillery piece and only sourced out when fired, which by time they are chased the Tel transporter would be already back to the barracks. The only good thing these missles are unpredictable as it was the V2 in WW2, you really can't have a clue were it lands ... but what's comes up has to come down they say! Probably Rebels now are seeking Patriots for defence geek . In GulfWar 1 they had to use SAS and Rangers to hunt them down and with not much of a success ... GW2 started off because of the elusive 'el Husseini' upgraded Scuds, so NATO still regard them as a treath I guess ...

    Let's not also start the story of that strange explosion heard near the North of Malta .... scratch

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  iCocker on Mon Aug 22, 2011 7:24 am

    Seems finally it's over, Tripoli has fallen ... now the hunt for Daffi!

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  bcauchi on Mon Aug 22, 2011 7:25 am

    About time too, i suppose we shall not be having any more emergency landings now.

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  iCocker on Mon Aug 22, 2011 7:35 am

    bcauchi wrote:About time too, i suppose we shall not be having any more emergency landings now.

    and the Mirages shall go back home Sad

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    Post  AdriaN on Mon Aug 22, 2011 5:30 pm

    bcauchi wrote:About time too, i suppose we shall not be having any more emergency landings now.


    Sad Sad Sad

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  J.Fenech on Mon Aug 22, 2011 6:17 pm

    iCocker wrote:Seems finally it's over, Tripoli has fallen ... now the hunt for Daffi!

    Not yet, though the rebels control about 80% of the city there is heavy fighting going on. Rebels claim that they have captured 3 of gaddafi sons, but it will not be over until he is captured. Of note is the collapse of Tripoli defences which happened in about a day. The question remains, where are the thousands of soldiers the information spokesmen said that were there to defend Tripoli?? Are they real or was just propoganda. I hope I am wrong but I feel something fishy going on, it was too easy this time.


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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  iCocker on Mon Aug 22, 2011 6:50 pm

    Does this feel like a de ja vue when the Iraqi Minister of Defence was saying no USA are in Baghdad and the Abrahams Thunder stike was already in the city centre ... the die hards surely will be doing their last stand till the end but were is Daffi ... will he remain fighting or flee ...

    As for the thousands of soldiers yesterday afternoon the rebels stormed the Khadis elite brigade HQ and most defected or escaped ... but today it was reported that Khaddafi's compound was heavily defended with tanks ... the rebel attack was easily repelled ... but will they hold on to the end or to the last shell!

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  J.Fenech on Mon Aug 22, 2011 7:02 pm


    According to a short audio broadcast earlier, he said that he will stay there till the end, though he is nowhere to be seen or any reports of his whereabouts. The end is there, the question is when it will happen and how much more people will die cause of it. Even if he remains holed up in his compound, there is not much more point now, it is only delaying the inevitable. Had not most of Tripoli not fallen it would have been another story. We wait and see what will happen and how it will happen.

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    Post  Wayne on Mon Aug 22, 2011 8:05 pm

    I just heard from Al-Jazeera that Angola have offered Asylum. He might flee after all!


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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  J.Fenech on Tue Aug 23, 2011 9:31 am

    I think somebody has been counting the chickens before they hatched. What is really going on over there???

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-14625205

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  iCocker on Tue Aug 23, 2011 11:20 am

    J.Fenech wrote:I think somebody has been counting the chickens before they hatched. What is really going on over there???

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-14625205

    Probably they caught his clone, worst is that his other brother escaped aswell LOL!!!! I am woondering if they ever captured them at all!

    The end gonna be a lengthy one from the look of it ...

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  alexbb on Tue Aug 23, 2011 3:29 pm

    iCocker wrote:
    J.Fenech wrote:I think somebody has been counting the chickens before they hatched. What is really going on over there???

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-14625205

    Probably they caught his clone, worst is that his other brother escaped aswell LOL!!!! I am woondering if they ever captured them at all!

    The end gonna be a lengthy one from the look of it ...


    VAN as they say money cantbuy you love BUT IT CAN BLOODY BUY YOU ALMOST ANYTHING ELSE and for the ghaddafi family money is not an issue

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  iCocker on Tue Aug 23, 2011 8:24 pm

    Daffi is very angry, apart his compound the rebels captured his famous golfcar!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxmjS4s1Nls&feature=player_embedded

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    Post  J.Fenech on Wed Aug 24, 2011 3:46 pm

    iCocker wrote:Daffi is very angry, apart his compound the rebels captured his famous golfcar!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxmjS4s1Nls&feature=player_embedded


    but he said that we went for an incognito walkabout in tripoli and nobody recognized him!!
    http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20110824/world/gaddafi-says-he-quit-compound-in-tactical-withdrawal.381567

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    Mirage with new colours ...

    Post  iCocker on Sat Oct 01, 2011 8:37 pm

    So those that have been to the Malta Airshow this year might have witnessed this event of the changing the insignia on the Libyan jet, apart that have you decided now that you have seen it 1 to 1 what are the colours for the benefit of those who have not seen it up close and clear, I guess Mr Sant should have grabbed his didgicam and made a foto report of each corner : )





    am I seeing a brownish/greyish hue ?

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  skyhigh on Sat Oct 01, 2011 11:39 pm

    Yes I agree ,so it's not completely grey after all..your were right Adrian..now that we saw it 1 to 1.......

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  AdriaN on Sun Oct 02, 2011 1:02 am

    YOU SEE.. HOW RIGHT I WAS! Twisted Evil
    When the public was not there & fences removed, i rubbed my nose against it as much as i could. i took many detailed photos and x2 walk around videos. one during the day, the other in the evening (will soon upload) Wink

    The grey changes according to light. under bright sunshine is looks like dark ghost gray but under lower light and in shadows it turns into a brownish gray with hints of purple. Suspect


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