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There goes another one...Ammo dump explosions

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by HectortheInspector, Jan 24, 2012.

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  1. AlienFTM

    AlienFTM LE Book Reviewer

    Out of date munitions? Explosion?

    Read this.

    1967 USS Forrestal fire - Wikipedia
     
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  2. seaweed

    seaweed LE Book Reviewer

    " .. Indeed, the Azerbaijani MoD can use the incident as an opportunity to provide experience for its Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit. .. " .. it's an ill wind .. !

    What puzzles me is why a satellite was so carefully tracking this site before and during the explosion.
     
  3. seaweed

    seaweed LE Book Reviewer

    Yet another sickening example of what happens when people take short cuts with ammunition. Our loss of three battle cruisers (and > 3000 men) at Jutland ought to be a sufficient worked example for all time.
     
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  4. Just looking at @HectortheInspector s long list posted in 2012 and it occurred to me that N. Korea didn't feature.
    Made me wonder whether they were due some accidents.
     
  5. I think that they use up most of their old ammo by liquidating anyone the regime doesn't like the look of.
     
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