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2019-09-19 Arabia
Saudis have not turned on the radars near the plants for a long time.
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Posted by 3dc 2019-09-19 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6483 views ]  Top
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#1 Oh, cause they didn't use them.
Posted by Skidmark 2019-09-19 07:57||   2019-09-19 07:57|| Front Page Top

#2 Inshallah radars, why do they hate us ?
Posted by Besoeker 2019-09-19 07:59||   2019-09-19 07:59|| Front Page Top

#3 The Pakistani responsible for radar surveillance will be beheaded.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-09-19 07:59||   2019-09-19 07:59|| Front Page Top

#4 Inshalla
If you don’t turn them on, they will always work. So you have a great maintence and readiness record, and no one has to evaluate your skill in operating and maintenance. Perfect career plan, except if they actually were intended to stop an actual attack. Sound familiar?
Posted by NoMoreBS 2019-09-19 11:26||   2019-09-19 11:26|| Front Page Top

#5 "Ali, check the radar range. Anything yet?"

"About two more minutes caliph."
Posted by swksvolFF 2019-09-19 13:17||   2019-09-19 13:17|| Front Page Top

#6 Probably the same reason the Israeli corvette took a hit from a Hezbollah cruise missile because it had its Phalanx CIWS system off - to avoid friendly/civilian casualties. My guess is they have a lot of false readings from civilian planes and drones routinely overflying the area. Don't want to accidentally splash a civilian jetliner a la the Iranian passenger jet disaster from the 80's. Now they'll have to take the risk.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sa%27ar_5-class_corvette
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iran_Air_Flight_655
Posted by Zhang Fei 2019-09-19 17:12||   2019-09-19 17:12|| Front Page Top

#7 The other issue is wasting expensive Patriots on civilian drones. Again - now they'll have to cordon off that airspace and tell everyone to bugger off, or else ...
Posted by Zhang Fei 2019-09-19 17:15||   2019-09-19 17:15|| Front Page Top

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