MIL Marines want their own space ship one :eek3:

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  1. Ranger-AO

    Ranger-AO I'm here for the Taliban party. Moderator

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    http://www.military.com/features/0,15240,104739,00.html

    Seems like an awful expensive program to put insert a single squad of marines. :ugh:
     
  2. Tycoon

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    Yeah it seems expensive for just one squad, but it's one step into future transporation and is worth it imo. :hs:
     
  3. Ranger-AO

    Ranger-AO I'm here for the Taliban party. Moderator

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    I'm all for the space plane concept. Just not so much for this specific application of it.
     
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    it worked in tiberian sun:dunno:
     
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    ManinCamo I wear big boy pants.

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    Sounds like the billy mitchell of space.


    :cool:
     
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    Another Osprey controversy? :dunno:
     
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  8. kidhero

    kidhero not really a hero, really just a big fat phony

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    This is only the logical next step for the US Space Marine Corps:

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  9. Jyokker

    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    Those are yours arent they?
     
  10. kidhero

    kidhero not really a hero, really just a big fat phony

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    i play with pokemon cards :rolleyes:
     
  11. Jyokker

    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    Dont change the subject, fess up!
     
  12. BajaDak

    BajaDak If you have poo......fling it now

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    everytime i read about DARPA doing anything, I think of Metal Gear
     
  13. Accord

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    You can't get much more high speed low drag than this.
     
  14. Accord

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    [stereotypical teh barracks member]

    hey, MABYE this will be completed and ready to go by the time Accord goes to bootcamp.

    [/stereotypical teh barracks member]



    :ugh:
     
  15. Lad

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    some lucky ass bitches to make that squad....
     
  16. mikdavi84

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    :rofl: thats ridiculous
     
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    fixed.
     
  18. Jason H

    Jason H Active Member

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    I can see the application of maybe a Spec Ops unit, but a marine squad, no.
     
  19. Accord

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    It's for Marines, therefore it's obviously for a.............. Marine squad.
     
  20. Ranger-AO

    Ranger-AO I'm here for the Taliban party. Moderator

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    He is saying that it makes more sense for Spec Ops than it does for Marines.
     
  21. Jason H

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    Going marines I see accord :hsugh: And you scored how high on the asvab? :hsugh:
     
  22. Jason H

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    In any case this isn't gonna happen for probably 50 more years when the cost to do so is worth it and you can have a troop carrier in space to land numerious squads of anything.

    Why waste money on probably an insanely expensive piece of kit on marines who are more likely to do less of a job than say a Delta/SAS/JTF-2 type outfit could do. (Do in part because of experiance/training)
     
  23. Accord

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    Yeah, because the Marine Corps doesn't have any elite units or anything :ugh2:.

    Jesus, you're acting as if it's just going to be some regular infantry squad riding into space....
     
  24. Jyokker

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    :ugh: :mamoru:
     

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