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: Logged on 2019-07-31 18:17 ave1: Btw would same stealth go for ships? It seems to me a dimension less. (Not that the littoral
: Btw would same stealth go for ships? It seems to me a dimension less. (Not that the littoral
can float) ☟︎
: which also, owns 11 littoral
combat ships, owes > 9000
: yes, well, i don't foresee littoral
combat airplane following copa around to diddle your equipaje.
: apeloyee o you have simulators too now ?! but yes, "we are now entering a littoral
combat quantumship era, where the fiatola conduits are well in place and thoroughly divorced from results, so all you disgusting niggers listening in -- know that it's a "safe" field in the sense your "criminology" degrees are."
: (the geostrategic situation, for the very understandably disinterested, is that usg can not maintain pretense of mediteranean presence without ground missiles in constanta, because the ru navy actually works whereas the us clittoral
s do not.)
: i'm observing their development of commerce and nuanced relationships in, say, the indian ocean, through building of ports along the littoral
, but they've pointedly ignored human rights issues the west cares about in e.g. sri lanka
: kanzure dja have any idea how dumb you look going in with an attempt to impress by EXPENDITURE, and then on the flimsiest of examination appearing unable to explain WHAT you bought ? tell you what, the usg you seem so keen to emulate spent a trillion and similary "wait for plane catalog day". or alternatively, has some littoral
cardboard models that can't float.
: and the fucking littoral
compressed lulzship doesn't require wheels.
: it's not that they lost the nuke schematics. it's that they can't even find the boat designs from back when their boats actually floated. so they end up with littoral
: That cannon could prolly take a a littoral
: ad-hoc littoral
ship vs improvised explosive device ftw.
: you sink with the littoral
: the Floating Littoral
Embarassment is very much the symbolic product of "technology by modernist means in postmodernist times"
: just go make a littoral
self-rape ship, this software/internet stuff is a waste of your talents, folks.
: they also exist today: the littoral
: man the littoral
combat ships JUST KEEP BREAKING
: Oh there are still factory built houses, but more of a littoral
: hyuuu the littoral
lolz continue! LCS bumped into a tug and opened up a foot-long crack along a weld seam.
: from littoral
combat ships to convenience paper cups, all the way and whichever way. the usg way!
: seeing the success of the littoral
beercan program, i'm vaguely surprised the usg doesn't bless its doomed effort of catching up with china/russia with cubical rockets.
: in other news, the much-maligned littoral
combat ships can't keep water out of their engine lube systems and so the surface force commander has ordered the entire 'fleet' stand down
: <asciilifeform> for perforating uninvited rowboats etc. << Hey rowboats were entire threat model justifying TWO classes of littoral
: and littoral
combat ship was built for being fast agile stealth.
: anyway, iirc us navy launched a breadbox sized item at about 10km/s or somesuch. cost a little more than a littoral
: "bitcoin doomed because block reward too small to carry littoral
: mircea_popescu: seems like the 'littoral
combat ship' is 500-600mil each.
: anyway, the story of ther "littoral
combat ship" really should be told. derps wanted a sort of "automated gunship" but on water, to fight drug people. ended up with a ship that's entirely useless.
: but not more than any number of their idiot 'own goals', e.g., the 'littoral
: " New ASW technologies and improve- ments to non-nuclear undersea platforms, however, will likely enable adversaries to comple- ment their surface and air A2/AD networks with undersea surveillance and attack systems. These may not have the reach of anti-ship ballistic missiles or modern surface-to-air missiles, but they have the potential to make the undersea littoral
s of a potential adversary an increas- ingly denied zone. "
: It also bars the Army from transferring Apache helicopters from the National Guard to its active-duty units, while allowing the Navy to spend $450 million on EA-18G Growler aircraft and continuing buying three littoral