[Helobubbas] FW: AWESOME

Mike Peppard peppardassoc at gmail.com
Mon Oct 28 07:00:22 PDT 2019


Looks like a graphic representation of a simulation.....

On Sun, Oct 27, 2019 at 1:56 PM <retiredaffairs at navalhelicopterassn.org>
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> *From:* Bill Personius <billpersonius at gmail.com>
> *Sent:* Sunday, October 27, 2019 1:36 PM
> *To:* Mike Brattland <retiredreunionmgr at navalhelicopterassn.org>
> *Subject:* AWESOME
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> WOW!!!
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> All of those shells that missed came down “somewhere”!  Looks like the
> Phalanx system they put on ships for AA!
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> *Subject:* *AWESOME*
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> *Make sure the sound is on! Close-in air defense system by Raytheon*
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> *Israeli Phalanx Close-in air defense system (by Raytheon) engaging
> incoming missiles.*
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> I am guessing that this is part of Israel's "Iron Dome" defense system.
> There appear to be at least two high speed guns out of
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> view of the camera, maybe more.  At least 50cal. or maybe 20mm for the
> range they are shooting.  The white can in the foreground
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> appears to be for close-in fire, in the event the longer range guns do not
> do the job.  All this is radar/computer controlled, no human
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> action except to turn it on.  What we are seeing are real shoot-downs,
> rockets launched probably from Lebanon aimed at Tel Aviv or
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> other populated targets.  This is cutting-edge American technology.
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