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User currently offlineSATL382G From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (9 years 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 1317 times:

The world keeps getting stranger and stranger. Someone has come up with a "protest rocket". It's designed to deliver a payload of propaganda, SuperWeeds, etc....

Just wait until someone mistakes it for a SAM or MANPAD....

Note the "fetching" model it's displayed with...  Smile

http://www.n55.dk/MANUALS/N55ROCKETSYSTEM/N55ROCKETSYSTEM.html

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User currently offlineTripleDelta From Croatia, joined Jul 2004, 1123 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (9 years 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 1287 times:
AIRLINERS.NET CREW
PHOTO SCREENER

Remember that scene from M.A.S.H. when Hawk Eye Pierce and McIntyre try to disarm a projectile that fell in the middle of the hospital, only to find out it was a US "propaganda rocket" filled with pamphlets fired in the wrong direction?  bigthumbsup 


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User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29795 posts, RR: 58
Reply 2, posted (9 years 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1218 times:

I couldn't get the link to work but Guys, militaries have had propaganda bombs since the first world war.

It ain't anything new, other then the way to get it to the targeted audience.



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User currently offlineSATL382G From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1215 times:

Quoting L-188 (Reply 2):
militaries have had propaganda bombs since the first world war.

It's new for protestors and the SuperWeed payload is certainly a new twist on protesting.....

Per the link, SuperWeeds are genetically modified, herbicide resistant weeds targeted at genetically modified crops... I don't know if they really exist though.... kind of sounds like the guy has been smokin' what he's been growin'  Smile


User currently offlineLeanOfPeak From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 509 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (9 years 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1211 times:

They sound criminal at best if they're as described...

User currently offlineHaveBlue From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 2106 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (9 years 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1221 times:

At the altitudes described by the manufacturer, I hope they don't fire them without knowing full and well that aircraft aren't in the area.


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