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2017-12-19 Arabia
Ballistic missile intercepted over Saudi Arabia capital Riyadh just seconds before it slammed into royal palace
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Posted by gorb 2017-12-19 09:17|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [869 views ]  Top
 File under: Houthis 

#1 ...Without taking anything away from the skill of the Saudi ADA crews or the sheer viciousness of the Houthis, the Volcano-2 (or V-2, if you will) is based on an Iranian SCUD descendant and has about a 500m (1640 ft) Circular Error Probable (CEP). That means you would have a circle 3280 feet - more than half a mile - centered on the aimpoint that the missile is expected to land in. Given that the V-2 is probably a product of inshallah design, storage, and maintenance, it was far more likely to hurt people way outside the palace than the ones in it.

Mike
Posted by Mike Kozlowski 2017-12-19 09:39||   2017-12-19 09:39|| Front Page Top

#2 Given that the V-2 is probably a product of inshallah design,

And North Korean (Chinese clone) guidance systems.
Posted by Mullah Richard 2017-12-19 11:07||   2017-12-19 11:07|| Front Page Top

#3 Missile intercepts work. What system did the Saudis use?
Posted by Cheretle Angeans6218 2017-12-19 12:29||   2017-12-19 12:29|| Front Page Top

#4 V-2 rockets? I think we've seen this move before
Posted by Rex Mundi 2017-12-19 13:31||   2017-12-19 13:31|| Front Page Top

#5 "Missile intercepts work. What system did the Saudis use?"

They have patriot batteries.
Posted by newc 2017-12-19 13:47||   2017-12-19 13:47|| Front Page Top

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Posted by Vast Right Wing Conspiracy 2017-12-19 15:19||   2017-12-19 15:19|| Front Page Top

#7 Saudi Patriots Intercept Missile Over Riyadh: Reports
Posted by newc 2017-12-19 16:11||   2017-12-19 16:11|| Front Page Top

#8 Thanks newc.
Posted by Cheretle Angeans6218 2017-12-19 17:34||   2017-12-19 17:34|| Front Page Top

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