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Awww :turd: we're all gonna die!
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post #32 of 52
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Originally Posted by stargate125645 View Post
Sure you did. And you also launched those satellites with your country's space program.
LMAO

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Originally Posted by kanman View Post
dunno what ye people are on about, Israel invented everything, we just "leaked" the less useful stuff so you guys think your smart...
give me a break Alot of Isreal's military tech is outdated (1980's) hardware.
   
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Seriously though, it's some pretty scary and at the same time impressive stuff, this being in private hands doesn't sit well with me though tbh.
lol waynes world D::
    
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well the article says the satellites only last 15 years so even if it did take over it would only be for 15 years.
You realize how long 15 years is right?
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This is what will kill us


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Edited by t4ct1c47 - 6/14/08 at 7:02pm
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Originally Posted by stargate125645 View Post
Why do they act like this is new technology? The U.S. has been employing this for a while now. They just didn't call it "Skynet."
It isn' new technology perse, it's simply a powerful communications relay satellite.

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Originally Posted by Villainstone View Post
To bad you guys had no idea what is was, or even what to do with it. Of course that is why it took ten years to incorporate into defense lol. We may have stolen the tech but at least we knew what to do with it.
Reliance on technology doesn't make a good fighting force. Besides, there were no such things as satellites during WW2 and yet large scale campaigns were able to be co-ordinated.

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Originally Posted by AMDCAMARO View Post
LolZ, we (USA) just shot a satellite down while crashing into our orbit to protect mankind because of it's radioactive cargo from a submarine. and we asked Russia to allow us to build a Missile defense system back in like 2005. WHY? becuase we have it, it's limited, but we got it for those few who try. We (USA) can shoot down limited missiles.

P.S. Evo, we got missiles, not the missles you described. KTHXBYE
China shot a satellite down last year. If you kept up with world events you would remember hearing of a panic over another possible space race. Condoleeza Rice made a reference to expanding the defense budget to include some sort of orbital defense system around the same time.

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Originally Posted by that7dude View Post
Meh... nothing like a little emp wont fix if worse comes to worse
Do tell how an electromagentic pulse can travel through the vacuum of space.

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Originally Posted by skunksmash View Post
LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ok mate .....

the Israeli army still uses panzer tanks don't they.....
The Israeli Defense Forces are primarily supplied by the USA. A substantial amount of their vehicles and equipment are top of the line. Infact they were the first nation outside of the "big five" (China, France, Russia, UK, and US) to be allowed nuclear weapons.

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Originally Posted by kkbob33 View Post
LMAO

give me a break Alot of Isreal's military tech is outdated (1980's) hardware.
F-15, and F-16 fighers are getting on a little but they're still just as deadly today as they were 20 years ago. Next time you hear of another soldier's body being returned do try to remember that they were likely killed by a gun from 1947.

Sorry I went a little off topic there but the ignorance in this thread surprised me. More money needs to be spent on better pay and kit for the troops rather than a hireing a communications relay satellite.
Edited by t4ct1c47 - 6/14/08 at 7:04pm
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well the article says the satellites only last 15 years so even if it did take over it would only be for 15 years.
Not only is 15 years longer than you have been alive, but whats to keep the computers from sending up more satellites in that 15 year span?
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Not scary at all. Just efficient.
    
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