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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.

 
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Eryx IS billed as a Short-ranged ATGM.........
 
Written By: Joe
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A fine French weapon indeed! Just point, fire, and RUN AWAY!!!!!
 
Written By: meagain
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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
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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
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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
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Uncle I believe they were at the firing range...engaging paper targets.
 
Written By: Joe
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A true "Run away! Run away!" moment.
 
Written By: McQ
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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
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those were Canadian troops.
French Canadian - same difference ;-)
 
Written By: meagain
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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
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Well, it certainly is environmentally friendly, producing 0 greenhouse gasses. Perhaps it was designed with the Kyoto restrictions in mind.
 
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