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Foxbat

Мне всегда нравилась фраза Рамсфелда: "You go to war with the army you have". Многие ее не понимают, и восстают против нее, но вот некоторая доза реальности:

http://carryingthegun.com/2014/12/09/you-go-to-war-with-the-army-you-have/

sergeis64

The other half of the phrase, I believe is: Not with the army you want to have..
Quite realistic, since a whole lot of things do not work or work differently, from weapons to logistics.

sergeis64

Reminds me a bit of Congressional hearings after Gulf of Sidra episode in 1989, an inquest on Sidewinder failure to track initially. Pilots response was: Sir, they are called missiles and not hittiles.

LOCARUS

they are called missiles and not hittiles
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z-zebra

sergeis64
and not hittiles.
Имелось ввиду "hit tails"?

sergeis64

Missile- hittiles. Word play that missile miss and hittiles hit.

z-zebra

sergeis64
Word play that missile miss and hittiles hit.
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