Apparently the U.S. has R2D2 Missile Defense Systems.

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Apparently the U.S. has R2D2 Missile Defense Systems.

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Post by Del » Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:06 pm

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Post by FredS » Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:40 pm

I saw this on another social media site and several commentors wrote that it was a simulation.
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Post by Stanley76 » Mon Jan 13, 2020 3:57 pm

FredS wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:40 pm
I saw this on another social media site and several commentors wrote that it was a simulation.
Those pesky commentors. Anyway, I choose to believe it is real. The system is called Phalanx.

https://www.raytheon.com/capabilities/products/phalanx
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Post by Cleon » Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:06 am

It would be cooler if the cannons shot lasers.
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Post by Hovannes » Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:59 pm

Cleon wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:06 am
It would be cooler if the cannons shot lasers.
A laser Phalanx is on it's way to becoming operational----
https://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htada ... 70111.aspx
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Post by arank87 » Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:28 pm

I'd be a little concerned about the thousands of bullets just flying around out there. But I would be more concerned about the missiles and rockets so, fire on, robot!
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Post by Cleon » Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:58 pm

arank87 wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:28 pm
I'd be a little concerned about the thousands of bullets just flying around out there. But I would be more concerned about the missiles and rockets so, fire on, robot!
Lasers...see Hov's post above.
Woohoo! Stars Wars here we come. I'm waiting for my own personal blaster. I want one like Han's. Would they be covered under the 2nd? :chili:
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Post by Stanley76 » Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:08 pm

Cleon wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:58 pm
arank87 wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:28 pm
I'd be a little concerned about the thousands of bullets just flying around out there. But I would be more concerned about the missiles and rockets so, fire on, robot!
Lasers...see Hov's post above.
Woohoo! Stars Wars here we come. I'm waiting for my own personal blaster. I want one like Han's. Would they be covered under the 2nd? :chili:
I want a lightsaber.
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Re: Apparently the U.S. has R2D2 Missile Defense Systems.

Post by JimVH » Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:17 pm

Stanley76 wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:08 pm
Cleon wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:58 pm
arank87 wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:28 pm
I'd be a little concerned about the thousands of bullets just flying around out there. But I would be more concerned about the missiles and rockets so, fire on, robot!
Lasers...see Hov's post above.
Woohoo! Stars Wars here we come. I'm waiting for my own personal blaster. I want one like Han's. Would they be covered under the 2nd? :chili:
I want a lightsaber.
I used to drive a LeSabre.
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Re: Apparently the U.S. has R2D2 Missile Defense Systems.

Post by FredS » Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:05 pm

Cleon wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:58 pm
arank87 wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:28 pm
I'd be a little concerned about the thousands of bullets just flying around out there. But I would be more concerned about the missiles and rockets so, fire on, robot!
Lasers...see Hov's post above.
Woohoo! Stars Wars here we come. I'm waiting for my own personal blaster. I want one like Han's. Would they be covered under the 2nd? :chili:
I'm not sure how old you are Cleon, so you may or may not remember this, but back in the 80's, President Reagan proposed the Strategic Defense Initiative to develop weapons that could shoot down nuclear missiles inbound from Russia. They looked at all sorts of means to track missiles and shoot 'em down. Ted Kennedy thought it was a kooky idea and nicknamed it "Star Wars".
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Re: Apparently the U.S. has R2D2 Missile Defense Systems.

Post by AnungUnRama » Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:23 am

JimVH wrote:
Stanley76 wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:08 pm
Cleon wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:58 pm
arank87 wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:28 pm
I'd be a little concerned about the thousands of bullets just flying around out there. But I would be more concerned about the missiles and rockets so, fire on, robot!
Lasers...see Hov's post above.
Woohoo! Stars Wars here we come. I'm waiting for my own personal blaster. I want one like Han's. Would they be covered under the 2nd? :chili:
I want a lightsaber.
I used to drive a LeSabre.
Hey me too! Those things are deceptively beefy under the hood. That sucker would flat get with it if you mashed on the gas.

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Post by Cleon » Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:57 am

FredS wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:05 pm
Cleon wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:58 pm
arank87 wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:28 pm
I'd be a little concerned about the thousands of bullets just flying around out there. But I would be more concerned about the missiles and rockets so, fire on, robot!
Lasers...see Hov's post above.
Woohoo! Stars Wars here we come. I'm waiting for my own personal blaster. I want one like Han's. Would they be covered under the 2nd? :chili:
I'm not sure how old you are Cleon, so you may or may not remember this, but back in the 80's, President Reagan proposed the Strategic Defense Initiative to develop weapons that could shoot down nuclear missiles inbound from Russia. They looked at all sorts of means to track missiles and shoot 'em down. Ted Kennedy thought it was a kooky idea and nicknamed it "Star Wars".
Oh, I remember that. I'm a child of the '80s and all the cold war stuff was etched in my impressionable mind.
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Post by TNLawPiper » Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:50 am

AnungUnRama wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:23 am
JimVH wrote:
Stanley76 wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:08 pm
Cleon wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:58 pm
arank87 wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:28 pm
I'd be a little concerned about the thousands of bullets just flying around out there. But I would be more concerned about the missiles and rockets so, fire on, robot!
Lasers...see Hov's post above.
Woohoo! Stars Wars here we come. I'm waiting for my own personal blaster. I want one like Han's. Would they be covered under the 2nd? :chili:
I want a lightsaber.
I used to drive a LeSabre.
Hey me too! Those things are deceptively beefy under the hood. That sucker would flat get with it if you mashed on the gas.

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Post by Hovannes » Sun Jan 19, 2020 1:26 pm

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Cleon wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:57 am
FredS wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:05 pm
Cleon wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:58 pm
arank87 wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:28 pm
I'd be a little concerned about the thousands of bullets just flying around out there. But I would be more concerned about the missiles and rockets so, fire on, robot!
Lasers...see Hov's post above.
Woohoo! Stars Wars here we come. I'm waiting for my own personal blaster. I want one like Han's. Would they be covered under the 2nd? :chili:
I'm not sure how old you are Cleon, so you may or may not remember this, but back in the 80's, President Reagan proposed the Strategic Defense Initiative to develop weapons that could shoot down nuclear missiles inbound from Russia. They looked at all sorts of means to track missiles and shoot 'em down. Ted Kennedy thought it was a kooky idea and nicknamed it "Star Wars".
Oh, I remember that. I'm a child of the '80s and all the cold war stuff was etched in my impressionable mind.
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Post by hugodrax » Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:24 pm

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