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REMOV
04-18-2005, 10:41 AM
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First six Czech Gripens (9234, 9235, 9236, 9237, 9239 and 9240) have landed in Čáslavi. Pictures Jiří Kučírek, FMV

Luno
04-18-2005, 10:45 AM
nice :D I hope that hte Czech gone like their new planes. To bad that they are leasing them and not buying them

REMOV
04-18-2005, 10:48 AM
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MADAIN, Iraq: Iraqi special forces and US soldiers (L) secure the town of Madain, 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Baghdad, 18 April 2005. A 1,500-strong Iraqi force, backed by US forces, failed to find any hostages or signs of killings after regaining control of the town where Sunni gunmen were reported to be threatening to kill 80 Shiite residents.The three-day standoff, fueled by rumors and suspicions, had threatened to spiral into all-out national crisis as Sunnis and Shiites negotiate the forming of a goverment. AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANI (Photo credit should read MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/***** Images) <img src=http://cache.*****images.com/comp/52644398.jpg?x=x&dasite=MS_GINS&ef=2&ev=1&dareq=921361FC78373D1F4A601767983199ABA9C30E9B9B114CE8>
TEHRAN, IRAN: Iranian soldiers march past Iranian President Mohammad Khatami at the mausoleum of Iran's late supreme leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, to mark the Army Day 18 April 2005. AFP PHOTO/ATTA KENARE (Photo credit should read ATTA KENARE/AFP/***** Images) <img src=http://cache.*****images.com/comp/52644394.jpg?x=x&dasite=MS_GINS&ef=2&ev=1&dareq=921361FC78373D1F48D2FCBD8289ABFAA9C30E9B9B114CE8>
TEHRAN, IRAN: Iranian soldiers march past Iranian President Mohammad Khatami at the mausoleum of Iran's late supreme leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, to mark the Army Day 18 April 2005. AFP PHOTO/ATTA KENARE (Photo credit should read ATTA KENARE/AFP/***** Images) <img src=http://cache.*****images.com/comp/52644685.jpg?x=x&dasite=MS_GINS&ef=2&ev=1&dareq=921361FC78373D1F7CC1DBA1A374CED3A9C30E9B9B114CE8>
MADAIN, Iraq: A US soldier secures a position in the town of Madain, 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Baghdad, 18 April 2005. A 1,500-strong Iraqi force, backed by US forces, failed to find any hostages or signs of killings after regaining control of the town where Sunni gunmen were reported to be threatening to kill 80 Shiite residents.The three-day standoff, fueled by rumors and suspicions, had threatened to spiral into all-out national crisis as Sunnis and Shiites negotiate the forming of a goverment. (Sign reads, "Warning: Danger Ahead. We are authorised to shoot any vehicule that approaches closer than 50 meters.") AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANI (Photo credit should read MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/***** Images)<img src=http://cache.*****images.com/comp/52644666.jpg?x=x&dasite=MS_GINS&ef=2&ev=1&dareq=921361FC78373D1FE9C89171689AB913A9C30E9B9B114CE8>
MADAIN, Iraq: A US soldier treats the wounds of an Iraqi policeman who was injured in the town of Madain, 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Baghdad, 18 April 2005. A 1,500-strong Iraqi force, backed by US forces, failed to find any hostages or signs of killings after regaining control of the town where Sunni gunmen were reported to be threatening to kill 80 Shiite residents.The three-day standoff, fueled by rumors and suspicions, had threatened to spiral into all-out national crisis as Sunnis and Shiites negotiate the forming of a goverment. AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANI (Photo credit should read MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/***** Images) <img src=http://cache.*****images.com/comp/52644498.jpg?x=x&dasite=MS_GINS&ef=2&ev=1&dareq=921361FC78373D1FD774930B85C98834A9C30E9B9B114CE8><img src=http://cache.*****images.com/comp/52644497.jpg?x=x&dasite=MS_GINS&ef=2&ev=1&dareq=921361FC78373D1FD79C66D0C53C4A51A9C30E9B9B114CE8>
BEIRUT, LEBANON: A Lebanese soldier kisses a child outside the parliament building where Lebanon's newly named prime minister Nagib Miqati is meeting with MPs in Beirut 18 April 2005. Miqati began talks with MPs to form a "restricted government" expected to hold crucial elections in May and tackle the country's economic crisis. AFP PHOTO/JOSEPH BARRAK (Photo credit should read JOSEPH BARRAK/AFP/***** Images)

REMOV
04-18-2005, 10:57 AM
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MADAIN, Iraq: A US (...) tank takes position on the outskirts the town of Madain, 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Baghdad, 18 April 2005. A 1,500-strong Iraqi force, backed by US forces, failed to find any hostages or signs of killings after regaining control of the town where Sunni gunmen were reported to be threatening to kill 80 Shiite residents.The three-day standoff, fueled by rumors and suspicions, had threatened to spiral into all-out national crisis as Sunnis and Shiites negotiate the forming of a goverment. AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANI (Photo credit should read MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/***** <img src=http://cache.*****images.com/comp/52644680.jpg?x=x&dasite=MS_GINS&ef=2&ev=1&dareq=921361FC78373D1F54E467364264C9D7A9C30E9B9B114CE8>
MADAIN, Iraq: A US (...) tank takes position on the outskirts the town of Madain, 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Baghdad, 18 April 2005. A 1,500-strong Iraqi force, backed by US forces, failed to find any hostages or signs of killings after regaining control of the town where Sunni gunmen were reported to be threatening to kill 80 Shiite residents.The three-day standoff, fueled by rumors and suspicions, had threatened to spiral into all-out national crisis as Sunnis and Shiites negotiate the forming of a goverment. AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANI (Photo credit should read MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/***** Images) <img src=http://cache.*****images.com/comp/52644678.jpg?x=x&dasite=MS_GINS&ef=2&ev=1&dareq=921361FC78373D1FDEF5ED06F39B89F4A9C30E9B9B114CE8>
MADAIN, Iraq: Iraqi special forces and police secure an area around the ruins of the ancient city of Cestiphon, in the town of Madain, 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Baghdad, 18 April 2005. A 1,500-strong Iraqi force, backed by US forces, failed to find any hostages or signs of killings after regaining control of the town where Sunni gunmen were reported to be threatening to kill 80 Shiite residents.The three-day standoff, fueled by rumors and suspicions, had threatened to spiral into all-out national crisis as Sunnis and Shiites negotiate the forming of a goverment. AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANI (Photo credit should read MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/***** Images)<img src=http://cache.*****images.com/comp/52644673.jpg?x=x&dasite=MS_GINS&ef=2&ev=1&dareq=921361FC78373D1F0ACE78C3F40FEBA0A9C30E9B9B114CE8>
MADAIN, Iraq: Iraqi special forces and police secure the center of the town of Madain, 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Baghdad, 18 April 2005. A 1,500-strong Iraqi force, backed by US forces, failed to find any hostages or signs of killings after regaining control of the town where Sunni gunmen were reported to be threatening to kill 80 Shiite residents.The three-day standoff, fueled by rumors and suspicions, had threatened to spiral into all-out national crisis as Sunnis and Shiites negotiate the forming of a goverment. AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANI (Photo credit should read MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/***** Images) <img src=http://cache.*****images.com/comp/52644560.jpg?x=x&dasite=MS_GINS&ef=2&ev=1&dareq=921361FC78373D1FE44B24789993CF51A9C30E9B9B114CE8>
MADAIN, Iraq: Iraqi special forces secure an abandoned farm amid palm groves, in the town of Madain, 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Baghdad, where they found a car bomb-making factory, 18 April 2005. A 1,500-strong Iraqi force, backed by US forces, failed to find any hostages or signs of killings after regaining control of the town, where Sunni gunmen were reported to be threatening to kill 80 Shiite residents.The three-day standoff, fueled by rumors and suspicions, had threatened to spiral into all-out national crisis as Sunnis and Shiites negotiate the forming of a goverment. AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANI (Photo credit should read MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/***** Images) <img src=http://cache.*****images.com/comp/52644671.jpg?x=x&dasite=MS_GINS&ef=2&ev=1&dareq=921361FC78373D1FE8CF4FC03CF57960A9C30E9B9B114CE8>
MADAIN, Iraq: A hooded Iraqi special forces member flashes the "V" sign as he enters the town of Madain, 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Baghdad, 18 April 2005. A 1,500-strong Iraqi force, backed by US forces, failed to find any hostages or signs of killings after regaining control of the town where Sunni gunmen were reported to be threatening to kill 80 Shiite residents.The three-day standoff, fueled by rumors and suspicions, had threatened to spiral into all-out national crisis as Sunnis and Shiites negotiate the forming of a goverment. AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANI (Photo credit should read MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/***** Images) <img src=http://cache.*****images.com/comp/52644672.jpg?x=x&dasite=MS_GINS&ef=2&ev=1&dareq=921361FC78373D1FC08E16AE7BB01CA2A9C30E9B9B114CE8>
MADAIN, Iraq: Iraqi special forces enter the town of Madain, 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Baghdad, 18 April 2005. A 1,500-strong Iraqi force, backed by US forces, failed to find any hostages or signs of killings after regaining control of the town where Sunni gunmen were reported to be threatening to kill 80 Shiite residents.The three-day standoff, fueled by rumors and suspicions, had threatened to spiral into all-out national crisis as Sunnis and Shiites negotiate the forming of a goverment. AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANI (Photo credit should read MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/***** Images) <img src=http://cache.*****images.com/comp/52644539.jpg?x=x&dasite=MS_GINS&ef=2&ev=1&dareq=921361FC78373D1FFAFB36B067656149A9C30E9B9B114CE8>
MADAIN, Iraq: Iraqi special forces search a suspected insurgent training camp in the town of Madain, 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Baghdad, early morning 18 April 2005. A 1,500-strong Iraqi force, backed by US forces, failed to find any hostages or signs of killings after regaining control of the town where Sunni gunmen were reported to be threatening to kill 80 Shiite residents.The three-day standoff, fueled by rumors and suspicions, had threatened to spiral into all-out national crisis as Sunnis and Shiites negotiate the forming of a goverment. AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANI (Photo credit should read MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/***** Images) <img src=http://cache.*****images.com/comp/52644569.jpg?x=x&dasite=MS_GINS&ef=2&ev=1&dareq=921361FC78373D1FED4FBF291831715FA9C30E9B9B114CE8>
MADAIN, Iraq: A member of the Iraqi special forces surveys an abandoned farm amid palm groves, where two 250-lbs rusty bombs lay next to an orange and white taxi, and an artillery shell, rigged with explosives and cacked in cement, was hidden in a grey toyota minivan (background), at a suspected insurgent car-bombing making factory, in the town of Madain, 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Baghdad, 18 April 2005. A 1,500-strong Iraqi force, backed by US forces, failed to find any hostages or signs of killings after regaining control of the town, where Sunni gunmen were reported to be threatening to kill 80 Shiite residents.The three-day standoff, fueled by rumors and suspicions, had threatened to spiral into all-out national crisis as Sunnis and Shiites negotiate the forming of a goverment. AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANI (Photo credit should read MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/***** Images) <img src=http://cache.*****images.com/comp/52644668.jpg?x=x&dasite=MS_GINS&ef=2&ev=1&dareq=921361FC78373D1F701C3C9B79CA7283A9C30E9B9B114CE8>
MADAIN, Iraq: Iraqi police and special forces celebrate as they enter the town of Madain, 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Baghdad, 18 April 2005. A 1,500-strong Iraqi force, backed by US forces, failed to find any hostages or signs of killings after regaining control of the town where Sunni gunmen were reported to be threatening to kill 80 Shiite residents.The three-day standoff, fueled by rumors and suspicions, had threatened to spiral into all-out national crisis as Sunnis and Shiites negotiate the forming of a goverment. AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANI (Photo credit should read MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/***** Images)

Swedish Chef
04-18-2005, 11:02 AM
Thanks for the pics REMOV :D.

REMOV
04-18-2005, 11:03 AM
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MADAIN, Iraq: Iraqi special forces secure an abandoned farm amid palm groves, in the town of Madain, 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Baghdad, where they found a car bomb-making factory, 18 April 2005. A 1,500-strong Iraqi force, backed by US forces, failed to find any hostages or signs of killings after regaining control of the town, where Sunni gunmen were reported to be threatening to kill 80 Shiite residents.The three-day standoff, fueled by rumors and suspicions, had threatened to spiral into all-out national crisis as Sunnis and Shiites negotiate the forming of a goverment. AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANI (Photo credit should read MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/***** Images) <img src=http://cache.*****images.com/comp/52644480.jpg?x=x&dasite=MS_GINS&ef=2&ev=1&dareq=921361FC78373D1F34889A38FA2D9DD3A9C30E9B9B114CE8>
MADAIN, Iraq: Iraqi special forces patrol the town of Madain, 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Baghdad, early morning 18 April 2005. A 1,500-strong Iraqi force, backed by US forces, failed to find any hostages or signs of killings after regaining control of the town where Sunni gunmen were reported to be threatening to kill 80 Shiite residents.The three-day standoff, fueled by rumors and suspicions, had threatened to spiral into all-out national crisis as Sunnis and Shiites negotiate the forming of a goverment. AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANI (Photo credit should read MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/***** Images) <img src=http://cache.*****images.com/comp/52644505.jpg?x=x&dasite=MS_GINS&ef=2&ev=1&dareq=921361FC78373D1F472E7DFA921B5473A9C30E9B9B114CE8>
MADAIN, Iraq: Iraqi special forces detain a suspect in the town of Madain, 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Baghdad, early morning 18 April 2005. A 1,500-strong Iraqi force, backed by US forces, failed to find any hostages or signs of killings after regaining control of the town where Sunni gunmen were reported to be threatening to kill 80 Shiite residents.The three-day standoff, fueled by rumors and suspicions, had threatened to spiral into all-out national crisis as Sunnis and Shiites negotiate the forming of a goverment. AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANI (Photo credit should read MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/***** Images) <img src=http://cache.*****images.com/comp/52644510.jpg?x=x&dasite=MS_GINS&ef=2&ev=1&dareq=921361FC78373D1FC1D42B1CB0439A7CA9C30E9B9B114CE8>
MADAIN, Iraq: Iraqi special forces detain a suspect in the town of Madain, 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Baghdad, early morning 18 April 2005. A 1,500-strong Iraqi force, backed by US forces, failed to find any hostages or signs of killings after regaining control of the town where Sunni gunmen were reported to be threatening to kill 80 Shiite residents.The three-day standoff, fueled by rumors and suspicions, had threatened to spiral into all-out national crisis as Sunnis and Shiites negotiate the forming of a goverment. AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANI (Photo credit should read MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/***** Images) <img src=http://cache.*****images.com/comp/52644533.jpg?x=x&dasite=MS_GINS&ef=2&ev=1&dareq=921361FC78373D1FF7D22EA55F6140D3A9C30E9B9B114CE8>
MADAIN, Iraq: Iraqi special forces question a suspect in the town of Madain, 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Baghdad, early morning 18 April 2005. A 1,500-strong Iraqi force, backed by US forces, failed to find any hostages or signs of killings after regaining control of the town where Sunni gunmen were reported to be threatening to kill 80 Shiite residents.The three-day standoff, fueled by rumors and suspicions, had threatened to spiral into all-out national crisis as Sunnis and Shiites negotiate the forming of a goverment. AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANI (Photo credit should read MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/***** Images) <img src=http://cache.*****images.com/comp/52644471.jpg?x=x&dasite=MS_GINS&ef=2&ev=1&dareq=921361FC78373D1F6371EEA7CDBEA798A9C30E9B9B114CE8>
MADAIN, Iraq: Iraqi forces enter the own of Madain, 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Baghdad, early morning 18 April 2005. A 1,500-strong Iraqi force, backed by US forces, failed to find any hostages or signs of killings after regaining control of the town where Sunni gunmen were reported to be threatening to kill 80 Shiite residents.The three-day standoff, fueled by rumors and suspicions, had threatened to spiral into all-out national crisis as Sunnis and Shiites negotiate the forming of a goverment. AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANI (Photo credit should read MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/***** Images)

Swedish Chef
04-18-2005, 11:10 AM
Thanks to you too He219 woot, those Indonesian pics are going to HKPRO in a hurry :D.

M1A2U2
04-18-2005, 11:42 AM
Well it seems the insurgents have officially failed. They couldnt have done a better job at putting the entire population of iraq against their efforts.

wormie
04-18-2005, 12:00 PM
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Trunk Monkey Certified!
TMC :D

ZaakM433
04-18-2005, 12:11 PM
Trunk Munkies are leet!

He219
04-18-2005, 01:42 PM
That ain't no Victory sign either ...
;)

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Iraqi Special Forces are seen patroling the streets April 18, 2005 in the Iraqi town of Madain, 18 miles south of Baghdad, Iraq. Iraqi forces backed by US troops entered the city of Madain but failed to find any hostages. Earlier reports suggested that Sunni militants held at least 60 Shiite hostages and threatened to kill them unless all Shiites left the town.
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Iraqi Special Forces arrest a suspect April 18, 2005 in the Iraqi town of Madain, 18 miles south of Baghdad, Iraq. Iraqi forces backed by US troops entered the city of Madain but failed to find any hostages. Earlier reports suggested that Sunni militants held at least 60 Shiite hostages and threatened to kill them unless all Shiites left the town.
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Iraqi Special Forces arrest suspects April 18, 2005 in the Iraqi town of Madain 18 miles south of Baghdad, Iraq.
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Iraqi Special Forces and US soldiers unearth ammunitions that they found April 18, 2005 in the Iraqi town of Madain, 18 miles south of Baghdad, Iraq. Iraqi forces backed by US troops entered the city of Madain but failed to find any hostages. Earlier reports suggested that Sunni militants held at least 60 Shiite hostages and threatened to kill them unless all Shiites left the town
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Iraqi Special Forces tally found ammunitions April 18, 2005 in the Iraqi town of Madain, 18 miles south of Baghdad, Iraq. Iraqi forces backed by US troops entered the city of Madain but failed to find any hostages. Earlier reports suggested that Sunni militants held at least 60 Shiite hostages and threatened to kill them unless all Shiites left the town
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Members of the Iraqi national parliament speaks during a session held in the heavily guarded Green Zone April 18, 2005 in central Baghdad, Iraq. Intense negotiations are being carried out that have delayed the forming of the government to over 11 weeks.

Bluezoo
04-18-2005, 01:45 PM
Great pictures today! woot

Fee Fi Fo Fum
04-18-2005, 01:54 PM
Nice pic's thanks!

RIP to the fallen.

tenda
04-18-2005, 02:02 PM
Nice pic's thanks!

RIP to the fallen.
x2 ....... :petting:

callous
04-18-2005, 02:34 PM
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An Iraqi policeman with a bloodstained shirt stands next to a bus after it was targeted by a roadside bomb in the southern city of Basra. Iraqi forces regained control of a lawless town near Baghdad, but failed to find any hostages, putting paid to reports that Sunni gunmen had seized scores of Shiite residents and were threatening to kill them.(AFP/Essam Al-Sudani)
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Iraqi police and special forces celebrate as they enter the town of Madain, 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Baghdad. Iraqi forces regained control of a lawless town near Baghdad, but failed to find any hostages, putting paid to reports that Sunni gunmen had seized scores of Shiite residents and were threatening to kill them.(AFP/Marwan Naamani)
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Iraqi special forces and US soldiers (L) secure the town of Madain, 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Baghdad. Iraqi forces regained control of a lawless town near Baghdad, but failed to find any hostages, putting paid to reports that Sunni gunmen had seized scores of Shiite residents and were threatening to kill them.(AFP/Marwan Naamani)
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A U.S. Army soldier walks along near Shiite Iraqi protesters in Baghdad, Iraq Monday, April 18, 2005. The demonstrators were demanding an end to the U.S. military presence in Iraq.(AP Photo/Mohammed Uraibi)
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Members of the Iraqi Special Police Force cheer after conducting a joint security operation in the town of Madaen, south of Baghdad, April 18, 2005. Iraqi troops backed by U.S. forces mounted fresh raids in Madaen on Monday arresting dozens of people, but failed to find any of the Shi'ite hostages reported to have been threatened with death by Sunni guerrillas. *******/Akram Saleh
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A member of the Iraqi Special Police Force surveys a missile after finding it during a joint security operation in the town of Madaen, south of Baghdad, April 18, 2005. Iraqi troops backed by U.S. forces mounted fresh raids in Madaen on Monday arresting dozens of people, but failed to find any of the Shi'ite hostages reported to have been threatened with death by Sunni guerrillas. *******/Akram Saleh

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Around 43 Australian troops arrive at the Ali Al-Salem air base, 70 kms north of Kuwait City, the first of 450 troops on their way to Iraq to double the Australian military's presence there. Australia already has about 920 defence personnel serving in the Gulf, almost 450 of them in Iraq performing a range of duties including embassy security, maritime patrols and training the Iraqi army(AFP/Yasser Al-Zayyat)

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An Iranian paratrooper flies past one of the minarets of the Khomeini shrine during the annual Army Day parade in south Tehran April 18, 2005. Iranian President Mohammad Khatami said on Monday Iran had the military might to deter attacks against the Islamic state. *******/Morteza Nikoubazl
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Iranian air force soldiers march during a parade at the mausoleum of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini marking Army Day in Tehran, Iran Monday, April 18, 2005. (AP Photo/Hasan Sarbakhshian)

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Russian soldier marches during the rehearsal at the Dvortsovaya Square in St. Petersburg, April 18, 2005. Russia prepares to mark the 60th anniversary of the Soviet Union's victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two on May 9. *******/Alexander Demianchuk

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An Israeli soldier looks on as he watches Israeli and Palestinian youths play during a soccer tournament in Herzliya, north of Tel Aviv, Israel, Monday April 18, 2005. The match was part of a Mini-World Cup tournament for Israeli and Palestinian children, whose teams represent different countries around the world, hosted by the Peres Center for Peace. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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Israeli soldiers rush a wounded Israeli man to a hospital in the Israeli town of Beer Sheva following a shooting accident April 18, 2005. Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon signalled he might delay a Gaza withdrawal until mid-August to avoid an annual Jewish mourning period that marks the destruction of two biblical temples. *******/Stringer

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A soldier from the African Union Force digs out a truck stuck in a pool of sand during a routine patrol to a village on the outskirts of the northern Darfur town of El-Fasher on April 17, 2005. Tens of thousands of people have been killed in the fighting in Darfur and more than two million have fled their homes to makeshift camps in the remote, western desert region. Picture taken April 17, 2005. *******/Beatrice Mategwa
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A Rwandan soldier in the African Union Force keeps guard as his colleagues dig out a truck, stuck in a pool of sand, during a routine patrol to a village on the outskirts of the northern Darfur town of El-Fasher April 17, 2005. Tens of thousands of people have been killed in the fighting in Darfur and more than two million have fled their homes to makeshift camps in the remote, western desert region. Picture taken April 17, 2005. *******/Beatrice Mategwa

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Iraqi soldiers frisk a civilian at a checkpoint on the road leading into Madain. Iraqi forces said they had failed to find any hostages or signs of killings after regaining control of the town in a lawless area near Baghdad where Sunni gunmen were reported to be threatening to kill Shiite residents(AFP/Karim Sahib)
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A soldier keeps watch during a military ceremony in Colombia. At least 16 rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and one soldier and a policeman died during a clash in the southwest region of Toribio, amid a counteroffensive operation by the military(AFP/File/Gerardo Gomez)
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A New Forces, ex-rebel soldier, mans a roadblock in Bouake, central Ivory Coast, during a weekend meeting of government and rebel military commanders. Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo is to start two weeks of talks with different groups in the country with a view to implementing a peace deal brokered by South Africa(AFP/File/Issouf Sanogo)

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Kevin Morrison (R) gets his photo taken by Ronald Kremer as he stands next to what some people believe to be an image of the Virgin Mary under a freeway underpass in Chicago, April 18, 2005. Police said the image might have been caused by stains from road salt that dripped from the Kennedy expressway onto the wall, but hundreds of believers have been coming to the underpass to view the image and pray at the spot. *******/John Gress

wulfstan
04-18-2005, 03:11 PM
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Idiots :roll:

jon
04-18-2005, 03:20 PM
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How does that look like virgin mary? :roll:

RGRBOX
04-18-2005, 03:53 PM
Excellant Pics..

Howie Kaluha
04-18-2005, 04:03 PM
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Idiots :roll:

x2

RGRBOX
04-18-2005, 04:05 PM
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Idiots :roll:

x2

Blow up of her ****...

Jin
04-18-2005, 04:11 PM
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Idiots :roll:

x2

It looks like a water stain. The same one I see inside my toilet bowl.

Former Gold Falcon
04-18-2005, 04:15 PM
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Iranian military jets (F-4, F-5 & F-14) and a tanker aircraft used for refueling jets fly over the mausoleum of the late Iranian revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, during a ceremony to mark Army Day in Tehran, Iran Monday, April 18, 2005. (AP Photo/Hasan Sarbakhshian)


Holy Crap! The Iranians still have operational F-14s!?!?

They must have cannibalized the ***** out of the those jets, just to keep a handful in the air.

Sometimes makes you wonder where the Iranians manage to find spare parts. Kinda of "fishy" if you ask me......


T>

He219
04-18-2005, 04:16 PM
One could interpret clasp hands in prayer with the semblance of a face above ....
;)

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Atlantic Ocean (Apr. 4, 2005) - The Military Sealift Command (MSC) underway replenishment oiler USNS Bighorn (T-AO 198) and the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) conduct a replenishment at sea in the Atlantic Ocean. Bighorn, assigned to the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) Expeditionary Strike Group, is on a regularly scheduled deployment in support of the Global War on Terrorism.
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Atlantic Ocean (Apr. 5, 2005) - The Moroccan Navy Floreal-class frigate Muhammed V (FFGHM 611) conducts maneuvers with the ships assigned to the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) Expeditionary Strike Group. Two Moroccan frigates will escort the strike group through the Strait of Gibraltar, the gateway of the Mediterranean Sea. Kearsarge and embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit are on a regularly scheduled deployment in support of the Global War on Terrorism.
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Mediterranean Sea (Apr. 15, 2005) - U.S. Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit exit a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter and transit the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during expeditionary strike group drills
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Atlantic Ocean (Apr. 15, 2005) - Sailors assigned to the Weapons Department fire M-14 rifles during a twenty-one gun salute during a burial at sea aboard USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67)

Seoulstriker
04-18-2005, 04:18 PM
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What magazine is that? Looks strange.

Legion
04-18-2005, 04:19 PM
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"Hey! That thing got a Hemi?"

callous
04-18-2005, 04:22 PM
Here's more
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B. Shober (L) and J. Vrablik (R) take a closer look at what people believe to be an image of the Virgin Mary under a freeway underpass in Chicago, April 18, 2005. Police said the image might have been caused by stains from road salt that dripped from the Kennedy expressway onto the wall, but hundreds of believers have been coming to the underpass to view the image and pray at the spot. *******/John Gress

Hawkeye
04-18-2005, 04:25 PM
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Atlantic Ocean (Apr. 15, 2005) - Sailors assigned to the Weapons Department fire M-14 rifles during a twenty-one gun salute during a burial at sea aboard USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67)

Hi-res?

bloddyaxe
04-18-2005, 04:28 PM
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Iranian military jets (F-4, F-5 & F-14) and a tanker aircraft used for refueling jets fly over the mausoleum of the late Iranian revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, during a ceremony to mark Army Day in Tehran, Iran Monday, April 18, 2005. (AP Photo/Hasan Sarbakhshian)


Holy Crap! The Iranians still have operational F-14s!?!?

They must have cannibalized the ***** out of the those jets, just to keep a handful in the air.

Sometimes makes you wonder where the Iranians manage to find spare parts. Kinda of "fishy" if you ask me......


T>

They got millions of spares before they went islamic-replublicans.

Former Gold Falcon
04-18-2005, 04:39 PM
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Iranian military jets (F-4, F-5 & F-14) and a tanker aircraft used for refueling jets fly over the mausoleum of the late Iranian revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, during a ceremony to mark Army Day in Tehran, Iran Monday, April 18, 2005. (AP Photo/Hasan Sarbakhshian)


Holy Crap! The Iranians still have operational F-14s!?!?

They must have cannibalized the ***** out of the those jets, just to keep a handful in the air.

Sometimes makes you wonder where the Iranians manage to find spare parts. Kinda of "fishy" if you ask me......


T>

They got millions of spares before they went islamic-replublicans.

Still that was nearly 30 yrs ago.

Kinda reminds me of the Cubans and the way they've kept ancient Detroit steel running.


T

callous
04-18-2005, 04:53 PM
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Soldiers from 2nd Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, stay alert in their Stryker vehicle for enemy threats near Mosul, Iraq. This photo appeared on www.army.mil.
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Staff Sgt. D. Wagers, from the 940th Military Police Company, 155th Brigade Combat Team, attached to the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, calls in his convoy's departure information prior to delivering ammunition to three Iraqi police stations in Najaf Province. This photo appeared on www.army.mil.
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Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, 155th Brigade Combat Team, attached to the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, conduct a raid on the insurgent's Hateen Weapons Complex in Babil, Iraq. This photo appeared on www.army.mil.

Seoulstriker
04-18-2005, 04:56 PM
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Atlantic Ocean (Apr. 15, 2005) - Sailors assigned to the Weapons Department fire M-14 rifles during a twenty-one gun salute during a burial at sea aboard USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67)

Hi-res?

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callous
04-18-2005, 04:57 PM
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FALLUJAH, Iraq – As the sun sets, a Marine with 3rd Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment stops on patrol to kick a soccer ball back to some Iraqi children in a nearby dirt field. The unit is currently providing security and stability to Fallujah’s residents.

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FALLUJAH, Iraq – A Marine with 3rd Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment shakes hands in passing with some of the city’s children. The unit is currently providing security and stability to Fallujah’s residents
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FALLUJAH, Iraq – A Marine with 3rd Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment escorts an Iraqi woman and her baby across a street here. The unit is currently providing security and stability to Fallujah’s residents.
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FALLUJAH, Iraq – A Marine with 3rd Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment briefly stops on patrol to shake hands with some of the city’s children. The unit is currently providing security and stability to Fallujah’s residents.
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Cpl. Michael J. Allerite of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 165(REIN), 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (SOC), watches as a UH-1N Huey as it takes off on a mission. The 15th MEU (SOC) is wrapping up one month of security and stabilization operations in the Greater Baghdad area.

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Three Marines with HMM-165 (REIN), 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), perform a routine pre-flight check on a UH-1N Huey before conducting a mission. The 15th MEU (SOC) is wrapping up one month of security and stabilization operations in the Greater Baghdad area.

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Cpl. A. Legg, a UH-1N Huey crew chief for HMM-165 (REIN), 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), prepares a .50 caliber machine gun before a mission. The 15th MEU (SOC) is wrapping up one month of security and stabilization operations in the Greater Baghdad area.
Photo by: Lance Cpl. S. Eberle


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FALLUJAH, Iraq – A Marine with 3rd Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment walks past several businesses while patrolling the city streets here. The unit is currently providing security and stability to Fallujah’s residents.

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FALLUJAH, Iraq – A squad automatic weapon gunner with 3rd Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment stops to provide security while on patrol with Iraqi Security Forces. The unit is currently providing security and stability to Fallujah’s residents.

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AR RAMADI, Iraq – Sergeant B. Foster, squad leader, 1st Squad, 4th Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, takes a knee and looks at his map while patrolling the city’s marketplace. The 27-year-old from Virginia Beach, Va., and other warriors with 4th Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, patrolled the marketplace handing out leaflets to the Iraqis and searched for insurgents and things out of the ordinary during the two-hour operation.
Photo submitted 04/18/2005 Taken by Cpl. T. Sloan
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AR RAMADI, Iraq – A Marine with 1st Squad, 4th Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, is a blur as he runs across an area on the sidewalk in the marketplace here. Leathernecks with 4th Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, patrolled the marketplace handing out leaflets to the Iraqis and searched for insurgents and things out of the ordinary during the two-hour operation.

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BAGHDAD, Iraq - Pfc. E. Garza, 22, a machine gunner with C Company, Battalion Landing Team 1/1, slings his M-240G machine gun over his shoulder on a patrol near the Tigris River. The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) is currently conducting security and stability operations here in the greater Baghdad area.

Luno
04-18-2005, 04:58 PM
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Iranian military jets (F-4, F-5 & F-14) and a tanker aircraft used for refueling jets fly over the mausoleum of the late Iranian revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, during a ceremony to mark Army Day in Tehran, Iran Monday, April 18, 2005. (AP Photo/Hasan Sarbakhshian)


Holy Crap! The Iranians still have operational F-14s!?!?

They must have cannibalized the ***** out of the those jets, just to keep a handful in the air.

Sometimes makes you wonder where the Iranians manage to find spare parts. Kinda of "fishy" if you ask me......


T>

They got millions of spares before they went islamic-replublicans.

Still that was nearly 30 yrs ago.

Kinda reminds me of the Cubans and the way they've kept ancient Detroit steel running.


T

That makes my wonder if the Bofors RBS 70 that we did sell to Iran are in service today :|

Howie Kaluha
04-18-2005, 05:32 PM
Excellent pics of the Marines woot

Warrior(Spain)
04-18-2005, 06:14 PM
Superman in irak woot

the terrorists are finished.

http://www.imagemonster.org/getimg/superman_087.jpg

He219
04-18-2005, 06:44 PM
Looks similar to a Dingo ..
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A Bushmaster Infantry Mobility Vehicle (right) stands alongside an Australian Light Armoured Vehicle (ASLAV) 25. The Bushmaster offers commanders a means of accomplishing transportation tasks that involve moving troops, stores and equipment while providing the crew a significantly upgraded level of protection compared to the standard vehicles that make up much of the Australian Army's transport fleet

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The first Australian Light Armoured Vehicle (ASLAV) of the Al Muthanna Task Group (AMTG) arrives in the Middle East Area of Operations (MEAO). The Al Muthanna Task Group (AMTG) has touched down in the Middle East following the arrival of the advance party at Ali As Salem air base in Kuwait. The Australian soldiers arrived on board a Royal Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft which had carried them from the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Base Darwin in the Northern Territory.

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First rehearsal of the Victory Day parade held in the Frunze flying field in Moscow 2005-04-18

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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Michele Kline scans the Mad Bull training area for enemy forces during Exercise Polar Force 05-3, at Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska, on April 4, 2005. Kline is assigned to Elmendorf's 3rd Security Forces Squadron. DoD photo by Airman 1st Class Garrett Hothan, U.S. Air Force. (Released)
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The Orbital Suborbital Program Space Launch Vehicle (SLV) Minotaur rocket lifts off above Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., on April 11, 2005. The XSS-11 micro-satellite, built by Lockheed-Martin Astronautics Operations for the Air Force Research Laboratory, demonstrates a new class of low-cost satellites. This satellite can offer affordable platforms to demonstrate key capabilities such as autonomous mission planning, rendezvous and proximity operations and other enabling technologies
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Wilmington, N.C. (Apr. 16, 2005) – A U.S. Marine Corps C-130 Hercules "Fat Albert," assigned to the U.S. Navy “Blue Angels” flight demonstration team, uses Jet Assisted Take Off (JATO) bottles during takeoff at the 2005 Coastal Carolina Air Show in Wilmington, N.C. Fat Albert kicks-off each show with an assisted takeoff, demonstrating the C-130’s ability to get airborne in minimal time and distance, simulating conditions in hostile environments and on short, unprepared runways.
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Wilmington, N.C. (Apr. 16, 2005) – F/A-18A Hornets, assigned to the U.S. Navy flight demonstration team, the "Blue Angels," taxi back to their flight line after performing before the crowd at the 2005 Coastal Carolina Air Show in Wilmington, N.C. The Blue Angels fly the F/A-18A Hornet, performing approximately 30 maneuvers during the aerial demonstration lasting over an hour. This year's air show showcased civilian and military aircraft from the Nation's armed forces, which provided many flight demonstrations and static displays
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Wilmington, N.C. (Apr. 16, 2005) – Kyle Franklin strikes a pose during his wing walking routine on the top wing of a jet-powered Waco bi-plane, flown by his father, Jimmy Franklin, during the 2005 Coastal Carolina Air Show in Wilmington, N.C. The 1940 Waco bi-plane is fitted with a T-38 Talon J-85 jet engine along with the 450 horsepower Pratt & Whitney radial prop engine. With both engines turning the Jet Waco puts out over 4,500 pounds of thrust at over 2,000 horsepower.

callous
04-18-2005, 09:32 PM
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U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Francis Del Rosario, assigned as a culinary specialist aboard the Arleigh Burke Class Guided Missile Destroyer USS Mustin, prepares bread for the next day's meals in the ship's galley, April 15, 2005. Mustin is currently deployed with the USS Carl Vinson Strike Group in the Arabian Gulf, during a scheduled six month deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Robert McRill
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U.S. Navy sailors, assigned to the Arleigh Burke class Guided Missile Destroyer USS Mustin, release chains holding the pallet of stores from the Sacramento Class Oiler USS Camden during a replenishment at sea, April 15, 2005. Mustin and Camden are currently deployed with the USS Carl Vinson Strike Group in the Arabian Gulf, during a scheduled six month deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class R. McRill

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U.S. Navy sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke class Guided Missile Destroyer USS Mustin receive a final briefing before conducting maritime security operations in the North Arabian Gulf, April 13, 2005. U.S. and Coalition Forces continuously plan and execute maritime security operations to deny terrorists use of the maritime environment in the North Arabian Gulf. The Mustin is currently deployed with the USS Carl Vinson Strike Group in the Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Robert McRill

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Crewmembers assigned to the Arleigh Burke class Guided Missile Destroyer USS Mustin, stand by on a Rigid Hauled Inflatable Boat ready to embark the maritime security operations boarding party, April 13, 2005. U.S. and Coalition Forces continuously plan and execute maritime security operations to deny terrorists use of the maritime environment in the North Arabian Gulf. USS Mustin is currently deployed with the USS Carl Vinson Strike Group in the Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
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The maritime security operations team from the Arleigh Burke class Guided Missile Destroyer USS Mustin departs from the ship on a Rigid Hauled Inflatable Boat to complete a routine boarding of a foreign vessel in the North Arabian Gulf, April 13, 2005. U.S. and Coalition Forces continuously plan and execute maritime security operations to deny terrorists use of the maritime environment in the North Arabian Gulf. The Mustin is currently deployed with the USS Carl Vinson Strike Group in the Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. U.S. Navy photo
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U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class C. Duffin, a damage controlman, climbs up the side of the Arleigh Burke class Guided Missile Destroyer USS Mustin after completing maritime security operations on a foreign vessel in the North Arabian Gulf, April 13, 2005. U.S. and Coalition Forces continuously plan and execute maritime security operations to deny terrorists use of the maritime environment in the North Arabian Gulf. USS Mustin is currently deployed with the USS Carl Vinson Strike Group in the Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class R. McRill
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U.S. Navy Lt. j.g. Neil Penso, a helicopter pilot with HSL-45 Wolfpack, makes last- minute checks to a SH-60B helicopter prior to take off from the flight deck on board USS Mustin, April 13, 2005. The helicopter unit is assigned to the Arleigh Burke class Guided Missile Destroyer USS Mustin. The Mustin is currently deployed with the USS Carl Vinson Strike Group in the Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

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U.S. Navy Seaman Z. Reed, an information technician, readies the .50 caliber machine gun while observing maritime security operations aboard Arleigh Burke class Guided Missile Destroyer USS Mustin, April 13, 2005. The Mustin is currently deployed with the USS Carl Vinson Strike Group in the Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
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The Arleigh Burke class Guided Missile Destroyer USS Mustin steams across the North Arabian Gulf while conducting maritime security operations, April 13, 2005. The Mustin is currently deployed with the USS Carl Vinson Strike Group in the Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class R. McRill

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U.S. Navy sailors, assigned as line handlers on the Arleigh Burke class Guided Missile Destroyer USS Mustin, heave on the line pulling aboard cables and wires to attach to the King Post during a replenishment at sea with the USS Camden, on April 15, 2005. Mustin and Camden are currently deployed with the USS Carl Vinson Strike Group in the Arabian Gulf, during a scheduled six month deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class R. McRill

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HIRES (http://www.usmc.mil/marinelink/image1.nsf/ae82f18a8e1b160b852568ba007e7e5e/506aa4fccab62b8785256fe700723f43/$FILE/cg.jpg)

“The Commandant’s Own” and the Marine Corps Color Guard open the MCSF Leatherneck Ball

HanauJager
04-18-2005, 09:49 PM
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[quote]Musketeers portraying the British Army fire a volley after the retreat of the colonial militia at the annual re-enactment of the 1775 Battle of Lexington, on the Battle Green, in Lexington, Mass. Monday, April 18, 2005. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds)
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A man portraying a colonist kneels over a fallen comrade as the British Army files past after the retreating minutemen at the annual re-enactment of the 1775 Battle of Lexington, on the Battle Green, in Lexington, Mass., Monday, April 18, 2005. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds)

Those guys are from the recreated 10th Regiment of Foot.

Seoulstriker
04-18-2005, 09:54 PM
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What magazine is that? Looks strange.

Anybody know?

Aerosoul
04-18-2005, 09:58 PM
I dunno. Looks like it's got some sort of piece to flip the mag that way, instead of going with the other double-mag technique.

callous
04-18-2005, 10:16 PM
It's a mag holder. It sits in the magwell. This way a soldier can carry his rifle unloaded but have a mag at the ready.

wormie
04-18-2005, 10:39 PM
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"Hey! That thing got a Hemi?"
:D

butkus
04-18-2005, 11:01 PM
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Idiots :roll:

x2

Blow up of her ****...

Calling the folks idiots or not seeing what they see is no prob, but if you meant to reference a body part of the Virgin Mary in your "Blow up of her ****..." remark, that's going to offend alot of people. Now if you just meant to say that the markings on the wall look like a "****," well that's okay.

Raistlin
04-18-2005, 11:31 PM
Someone should make a collage of all the different uniforms the Iraqi defense forces went through. I remember they started with 6-color desert BDU and simple beige cover for helmet. Then they just started painting their helmets black. Recently I've seen them in some kind of new desert pattern. And now you see them in their own moderate BDU and painted helmet camo. Very interesting.


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An Israeli soldier looks on as he watches Israeli and Palestinian youths play during a soccer tournament in Herzliya, north of Tel Aviv, Israel, Monday April 18, 2005. The match was part of a Mini-World Cup tournament for Israeli and Palestinian children, whose teams represent different countries around the world, hosted by the Peres Center for Peace. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
That's either a sawn-off CAR15 or a Colt Commando. Which means he's either an SF or Magav in OD (which is unusual).

EvanL
04-18-2005, 11:53 PM
Someone should make a collage of all the different uniforms the Iraqi defense forces went through. I remember they started with 6-color desert BDU and simple beige cover for helmet. Then they just started painting their helmets black. Recently I've seen them in some kind of new desert pattern. And now you see them in their own moderate BDU and painted helmet camo. Very interesting.


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An Israeli soldier looks on as he watches Israeli and Palestinian youths play during a soccer tournament in Herzliya, north of Tel Aviv, Israel, Monday April 18, 2005. The match was part of a Mini-World Cup tournament for Israeli and Palestinian children, whose teams represent different countries around the world, hosted by the Peres Center for Peace. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
That's either a sawn-off CAR15 or a Colt Commando. Which means he's either an SF or Magav in OD (which is unusual).
Dont armour crews and some rear echelon troops tend to use the sawn-off versions as well?
Look at the strap, its just a rope. i highly doubt SF would use a rope.

callous
04-19-2005, 12:32 AM
Looks like an IDF sling to me
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http://www.zahal.org/rifle/p8.htm

kuttless
04-19-2005, 12:46 AM
really great pics today


tnx :D

Laworkerbee
04-19-2005, 01:05 AM
Nice Pics woot

Russ.Dill
04-19-2005, 05:10 AM
It's a mag holder. It sits in the magwell. This way a soldier can carry his rifle unloaded but have a mag at the ready.

Thats pretty sweet. BTW, I notice that almost all the M4's now are equipted with both a flash light, and an IR illuminator/aiming laser. I've never seen the buttons for these in any of the pics, I imagine they'd be mounted somewhere near the trigger, or the peg (forward hand hold).

skycaptain
04-19-2005, 05:51 AM
Great pics
Thanks! :D

Sirpad
04-19-2005, 07:37 AM
Someone should make a collage of all the different uniforms the Iraqi defense forces went through. I remember they started with 6-color desert BDU and simple beige cover for helmet. Then they just started painting their helmets black. Recently I've seen them in some kind of new desert pattern. And now you see them in their own moderate BDU and painted helmet camo. Very interesting.


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An Israeli soldier looks on as he watches Israeli and Palestinian youths play during a soccer tournament in Herzliya, north of Tel Aviv, Israel, Monday April 18, 2005. The match was part of a Mini-World Cup tournament for Israeli and Palestinian children, whose teams represent different countries around the world, hosted by the Peres Center for Peace. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
That's either a sawn-off CAR15 or a Colt Commando. Which means he's either an SF or Magav in OD (which is unusual).
Dont armour crews and some rear echelon troops tend to use the sawn-off versions as well?
Look at the strap, its just a rope. i highly doubt SF would use a rope.
EvanLloyd - the gun is short-barrell sawn-off, used by SF. the rope makes me think it's a reserve-duty SF.

Sirpad
04-19-2005, 07:46 AM
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very interesting find - the dimentions and shape remind of russian KHAB/KRAB chemical bombs (emtpy, of course!), although the tail is unlike the one used in those bombs and more like a GP bomb tail.