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Forum: Israeli Military Discussion Forum 09-08-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,421
Posted By mcarling
Actually, Hitler was voted into absolute power by...

Actually, Hitler was voted into absolute power by the parliamentary act entitled Gesetz zur Behebung der Not von Volk und Reich (usual known as the Enabling Act of 1933) by the Reichstag. Hitler...
Forum: Israeli Military Discussion Forum 09-08-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,421
Posted By mcarling
Anything substantive I could write in answer to...

Anything substantive I could write in answer to title question would either not be insightful or would be prejudicial to the security of Israel and probably most of the world. Perhaps someone else...
Forum: Israeli Military Discussion Forum 09-08-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,421
Posted By mcarling
Fair enough, though it would be even more fair if...

Fair enough, though it would be even more fair if the same rule applied also to Scelli. I'm the newbie here, so I'm willing to tolerate a little bit of unfairness.

I hope that I didn't write...
Forum: Physical Fitness 09-08-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 33,143
Posted By mcarling
My lifetime personal best is 6:02, but that was...

My lifetime personal best is 6:02, but that was about thirty years ago. Today was 7:14.
Forum: Israeli Military Discussion Forum 09-06-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,421
Posted By mcarling
Is that a fact?

Is that a fact?
Forum: Israeli Military Discussion Forum 09-05-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,114
Posted By mcarling
Please do. I'm waiting. I note that you ignored...

Please do. I'm waiting. I note that you ignored every one of my questions. I find little enlightenment below, rather more hostility.


I already have. See my previous post.


I didn't. I...
Forum: Israeli Military Discussion Forum 09-05-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,114
Posted By mcarling
Clear as mud. I have no idea what you're trying...

Clear as mud. I have no idea what you're trying to say, though I sense hostility. Might you be so kind as to say exactly what you mean?

Did I make an error of logic? Did I get a fact wrong? ...
Forum: Israeli Military Discussion Forum 09-05-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,114
Posted By mcarling
Remember the War of 1812? The US started the war...

Remember the War of 1812? The US started the war to conquer Canada and the (British) Canadians burned Washington DC to the ground. If the US were to attack Israel (we know which of these two...
Forum: Israeli Military Discussion Forum 09-05-2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 117,829
Posted By mcarling
Improve your Hebrew, demonstrate leadership,...

Improve your Hebrew, demonstrate leadership, improve your Hebrew, <7:00 / >86 / >86, improve your Hebrew, gibush, improve your Hebrew, imagine you're aiming to be selected for the US Army Warrior...
Forum: Army Related Forum 08-30-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,850
Posted By mcarling
Your question rests on a faulty premise. Regular...

Your question rests on a faulty premise. Regular soldiers generally do not enter the same dangerous climates as their better-trained special ops counterparts. Special ops are normally conducted...
Forum: Army Related Forum 08-30-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,424
Posted By mcarling
Did they accept your diploma?

Did they accept your diploma?
Forum: Navy Forum 08-11-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,113
Posted By mcarling
VLS for Gabriel

I note that the Gabriel missile is about the same size as the Barak 8 missile, which is vertically launched. I wonder whether the Gabriel 5 will be launchable from the same VLS magazines as the...
Forum: Navy Forum 08-03-2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,706
Posted By mcarling
I think that's a strong assumption. If I were CO...

I think that's a strong assumption. If I were CO of the Sa'ar 5 class boat, I would launch 3 or 4 Harpoons set to simultaneously arrive from very different directions. In my opinion, that maximizes...
Forum: Navy Forum 06-05-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,421
Posted By mcarling
This is all just speculation. Nothing had been...

This is all just speculation. Nothing had been said by anyone who actually knows anything.
Forum: Navy Forum 05-13-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,424
Posted By mcarling
It would depend on the mission. For example, if...

It would depend on the mission. For example, if a surveillance mission required being on station longer than the endurance of one boat, then Israel would need to rotate boats through the station for...
Forum: Navy Forum 05-13-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,424
Posted By mcarling
Use of the diesel engines requires snorkeling,...

Use of the diesel engines requires snorkeling, which increases the risk of detection. US and British (nuclear propelled) fast attack subs can stay submerged two to three months, limited by food...
Forum: Navy Forum 05-13-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,424
Posted By mcarling
Two to three weeks, not months.

Two to three weeks, not months.
Forum: Navy Forum 05-12-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,424
Posted By mcarling
No, everyone is still following the US model of...

No, everyone is still following the US model of building very few, very accurate recon satellites, rather than numerous, low-cost, moderate accuracy satellites that could provide 24 hour / 365 day...
Forum: Navy Forum 05-12-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,424
Posted By mcarling
My understanding is that Israeli submarines...

My understanding is that Israeli submarines never, ever make foreign port calls.
Forum: Navy Forum 04-17-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,456
Posted By mcarling
It is not my intention to plug any particular...

It is not my intention to plug any particular manufacturer, but I believe a trimaran of the approximate size and configuration shown here would be ideally suited to Israel's requirements. I wouldn't...
Forum: Navy Forum 04-16-2012, 02:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,456
Posted By mcarling
I don't think so (at least I've never heard of...

I don't think so (at least I've never heard of it) but Israel has security requirements that other countries don't have.
Forum: Navy Forum 04-15-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,456
Posted By mcarling
Thank you for the kind words!

Thank you for the kind words!
Forum: Navy Forum 04-13-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,456
Posted By mcarling
Thanks for posting that odie072! I would have...

Thanks for posting that odie072! I would have posted it, but I don't yet have the privilege of posting links.
Forum: Navy Forum 04-12-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,456
Posted By mcarling
I'm guessing that this plan would be instead of...

I'm guessing that this plan would be instead of rather than in addition to the plan floated several months ago to replace the two remaining Sa'ar 4 boats with new Sa'ar 4.5 boats. Can anyone confirm?
Forum: Navy Forum 04-11-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,456
Posted By mcarling
Navy Seeking Four New Ships

In today's Jerusalem Post:

Fair use excerpt:
"In addition, the navy is in talks with the Defense Ministry about the need for four new vessels to more effectively cover its new area of operations....
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