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    I've heard very positive things about Mongolian troops in Afghanistand and Iraq, but it's a very obscure military.

    The're definately badass enough, that's for sure

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ordie View Post
    All we need are the Macedonians, Persians, and Russians to have a big reunion in Afghanistan.
    You can check off Macedonians from that list, they have ~100-200 troops there IIRC.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ordie View Post
    All we need are the Macedonians, Persians, and Russians to have a big reunion in Afghanistan.
    well iran been fighting drug smugglers/taliban within astan and russian spez been sent there too dont remember what for thugh

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    Quote Originally Posted by Halidon View Post
    Gurkhas and Mongols on the same side? Yes, AQ, you're pretty much screwed.
    I've read somewhere the Gurkhas and Mongols are related.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ordie View Post
    I've read somewhere the Gurkhas and Mongols are related.
    Scientists find Gurkha peoples starting their history from one of the Mongoloid stocks (most likely Tibetan), many of which are located in Himalayas. Their genes were also affected by Indo-burman ethnotype during Rajput rule.

    Interesting publication about it: http://www.krepublishers.com/02-Journals/IJHG/IJHG-06-0-000-000-2006-Web/IJHG-06-2-109-176-2006-Abst-PDF/IJHG-06-2-159-162-2006-234-Debnath-M/IJHG-06-2-159-162-2006-234-Debnath-M-Text.pdf

    http://zt.tibet.cn/english/zt/cultur...4512111551.htm
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    Great photos, thanks for that

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    Quote Originally Posted by Macaca sylv**** View Post
    Great photos, thanks for that
    Always welcome! These pictures aren't mine, just found on the netz.

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    Awesome pics

    Using SVD for honor guard rifle, original I would say

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    Gotta love the dress uniforms. Those are some pretty big guys too, looks similar to those Russian spetsnaz demonstrations.

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    Quote Originally Posted by deagle View Post
    they both might be small in quantity, but i'll bet they still retain their ferocious fighting heritage

    last time mongolians were in a-stan, they ruled half the continent !
    Yeah, but I guess it's hard to do that with 100 troops.

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    I expected to see pictures of SoCal 1%ers cruising Harley-Davidsons on the Salang Highway. I am no longer interested in this thread.

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    it's a little bit strange to use a SVD for a drill and ceremony rifle

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    Quote Originally Posted by Katanga View Post
    it's a little bit strange to use a SVD for a drill and ceremony rifle
    it is the closes thing as a modern bow in terms of accuracy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Katanga View Post
    it's a little bit strange to use a SVD for a drill and ceremony rifle
    Well they can use SVD also in real situations.
    Makes sense from a logistic point of view, they are in a Afghanistan and it is wise to bring things that you actually use.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Al-Bundy View Post
    Well they can use SVD also in real situations.
    Makes sense from a logistic point of view, they are in a Afghanistan and it is wise to bring things that you actually use.
    ...like all those ancient, mongolian outfits? :P

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