Jon Henke
Bruce "McQ" McQuain
Dale Franks
Bryan Pick
Billy Hollis
Lance Paddock


Recent Posts
The Ayers Resurrection Tour
Special Friends Get Special Breaks
One Hour
The Hope and Change Express - stalled in the slow lane
Michael Steele New RNC Chairman
Things that make you go "hmmmm"...
Oh yeah, that "rule of law" thing ...
Putting Dollar Signs in Front Of The AGW Hoax
Moving toward a 60 vote majority?
Do As I Say ....
QandO Newsroom

Newsroom Home Page

US News

US National News

International News

Top World New
Iraq News
Mideast Conflict


Blogpulse Daily Highlights
Daypop Top 40 Links


Regional News


News Publications

High-Tech Warfare
Posted by: Dale Franks on Friday, February 16, 2007

The modern, force-on-force battlefield is an extraordinary lethal environment. And it keeps getting more lethal, because of new developments like this French man-portable anti-tank system. Clearly, the modernization of the French military continues apace.

Return to Main Blog Page

Previous Comments to this Post 

Eryx IS billed as a Short-ranged ATGM.........
Written By: Joe
URL: http://
A fine French weapon indeed! Just point, fire, and RUN AWAY!!!!!
Written By: meagain
URL: http://
Meagain that’s the best part of it being French, you no longer need an ENEMY to justify a rapid retreat....Think how much time and energy it saves, BTW, those were Canadian troops.
Written By: Joe
URL: http://
I hope that was really a test because as a former Marine grunt, I couldn’t have asked for a better, more exposed target that these guys.
Written By: Uncle Fester
URL: http://
As I started to watch, I was wondering how long it would take for these to find their way to Iran and used to kill our troops. Now, I can’t wait for these to find their way to Iran...
Written By: steve
URL: http://
Uncle I believe they were at the firing range...engaging paper targets.
Written By: Joe
URL: http://
A true "Run away! Run away!" moment.
Written By: McQ
From Wikipedia:

"The missile uses a low-speed "soft launch" that enables it to be fired from confined spaces."

So it was in fact functioning properly.
Written By: SJC
URL: http://
those were Canadian troops.
French Canadian - same difference ;-)
Written By: meagain
URL: http://
Ahhhhh - go ahead and mock if you will ze fine Franch Land Torpedo Tank Exploding device, you silly sons of window dressers!
He functioned perfectly and ze scardy cat English Camera fellow buggered off before e reached eees target and ka-boom destroyed him utterly!

so Zhere! Huh!
Written By: looker
URL: http://
Well, it certainly is environmentally friendly, producing 0 greenhouse gasses. Perhaps it was designed with the Kyoto restrictions in mind.
Written By: timactual
URL: http://

Add Your Comment
  NOTICE: While we don't wish to censor your thoughts, we do blacklist certain terms of profanity or obscenity. This is not to muzzle you, but to ensure that the blog remains work-safe for our readers. If you wish to use profanity, simply insert asterisks (*) where the vowels usually go. Your meaning will still be clear, but our readers will be able to view the blog without worrying that content monitoring will get them in trouble when reading it.
Comments for this entry are closed.
HTML Tools:
Bold Italic Blockquote Hyperlink
Vicious Capitalism


Buy Dale's Book!
Slackernomics by Dale Franks