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Something Really Cool, From A Herc  
User currently offlineAirbpman From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (15 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 1245 times:

I love 130's, and this short vid is pretty cool.


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User currently offlineCarioca Canuck From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (15 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 1180 times:

Thanks for the link. Those decoy flares the Herc is deploying are very effective against the somewhat limited IR seekers used in the old Warsaw Pact shoulder launched SAM's such as the SA-9 "Strela".

I once saw a Canadian Armed Forces C-130 demonstrate a "JATO" take off here in Calgary during an airshow some 25 years ago. Now "that" was awesome.

User currently offlineCstarU From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (15 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1164 times:

What's the official terminology, JATO or RATO?

Also, Strella is called Grail in NATO nomenclature...I guess all Soviet SAMs starts with the letter G, e.g. SA-2 Guideline.

User currently offlineRaven139AS From United States of America, joined May 1999, 42 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (15 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 1143 times:

The official terminology is JATO ( Jet Assisted Take-Off).


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