Darwin Contenders: Men carry away potentially live tank rounds

Discussion in 'The NAAFI Bar' started by Wordsmith, May 15, 2013.

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  1. Wordsmith

    Wordsmith LE Book Reviewer

    It would appear two men found unexploded tank rounds near an army firing range.

    MoD launches appeal to find two men pictured carrying 'unexploded bombs' - Telegraph

    shells_2563405b.jpg

    Anyone ID the round?

    shell-2_2563404c.jpg

    And any thoughts on the damage it might do it it went off?

    Wordsmith
     
  2. Minimum damage - a slight ringing in his ears.

    Maximum damage - a slight ringing in his ears, which would be a couple of hundred metres away from the rest of his head.

    Still, if he's a pikey, who gives a fuck?
     
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  3. Kent police bomb squad?
     
  4. Wordsmith

    Wordsmith LE Book Reviewer

  5. Looks like 120 SHPRAC in which case it would hurt if you dropped it on your foot.
     
  6. DieHard

    DieHard LE Book Reviewer

    It would of been a belter of a story if the shells actualy exploded as the imbeciles walked of with them.
    A bit like the story of a rsm answering his co in dont cry for me sgt major, the family could ask where are the bodies and could be told that they are in the following grid references:p

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