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#1 Israel used to have a clear policy of killing 10 Paleos for every Israeli the Paleos killed. They need to expand on this policy about the use of rockets. For every rocket the Paleos send, Israel should respond with 10 rockets.
I personally would prefer that they give training to 105mm Howitzer gunners at a rate of 10 to 1.
They could even give the Paleos a freebie every now and then, firing a smoke barrage instead of HE, just to keep them on their toes.
Posted by Anonymoose 2012-03-11 10:10||
#2 Ilike how the articles headline makes it sound like the Israelis are just out and about bombing gaza for no reason whatso ever
Posted by chris 2012-03-11 10:14||
#3 Among the dead paleos are some fairly important ones, and some of the dead are Hamas, not just IJ and PRC.
Hamas and Egypt are beginning to make noises like they've had enough.
Posted by Lord Garth 2012-03-11 10:45||
#4 "I like how the articles headline makes it sound like the Israelis are just out and about bombing gaza for no reason whatso ever"
Yes, and Israel is always mentioned first. Israel is the action noun. Israel is always the aggressor.
Posted by newc 2012-03-11 13:31||
Why not 155mm howitzers ? ( we dont have 105 mm any more).
I used to serve in a 175mm mobile guns unit, these shells were real whoppers. Unfortunately the IDF does not have them any more.
Posted by Elder of Zion 2012-03-11 14:21||
#6 Some of the comments at the article are... disturbing.
But not unexpected considering the article itself.
Posted by CrazyFool 2012-03-11 14:24||
#7 I used to serve in a 175mm mobile guns unit
I was 10 years, as reservist, with Ro'ems.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-03-11 16:33||
#8 Thanks for the link g(r)om. Which one of these is you?
I just sort of have a soft spot for 105mm Howitzers, and it sort of seems right for plinking into Gaza. For example, get a few, used, and issue them and a hundred rounds out to Sderot, and anyone else pestered by Gazan rockets.
Officially, they could say that they were trying to "shoot down" the incoming rockets, so it's not their fault that misses cause damage where they land.
Posted by Anonymoose 2012-03-11 18:34||
#16 Elder of Zion, does the link I added go where you intended? Yours looks bigger, but g(r)omgoru's has the most adorable pink trimmings. ;-)
Posted by trailing wife 2012-03-11 21:41||