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  1. Retired AF Guy

    Saanich Bank Robbery/Aftermath (sep fm Victoria is facing a public-safety crisis)

    Well we now know the identity of the two Saanich bank robbers: More info/photos here.
  2. Retired AF Guy

    The Great Gun Control Debate- 2.0

    So, Butts is saying the RCMP in Nova Scotia are lying??
  3. Retired AF Guy

    The Great Gun Control Debate- 2.0

    Note to self: When a large scale gunfight is taking place between ERT officers and bank robbers; don't stand around taping it - Take cover!!
  4. Retired AF Guy

    A Deeply Fractured US

    Not a chance! From Politico: Trudeau calls overturn of Roe v. Wade 'horrific'
  5. Retired AF Guy

    The RCAF's Next Generation Fighter (CF-188 Replacement)

    That also got my attention and this is what I managed to dig up. On 2019/07/18 an RFI (W6399-19KH53/A) was issued for "Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) is requesting Industry feedback regarding the Next Generation Fighting Vehicle (NGFV) project for the Department of National...
  6. Retired AF Guy

    Top Gun 2

    Okay, lets sink our teeth into this little theory: Maverick died when the Darkstar blew-up and the rest of the movie is just a dream!! Link
  7. Retired AF Guy

    Canadian Surface Combatant RFQ

    Tomahawks? I know there was some speculation before about them being employed; so does this confirm that they will mounted?
  8. Retired AF Guy

    US Army Reviving the 11th Airborne Division in Alaska

    Nope, that's the role for the 10th Mountain Division in Fort Drum, New York.
  9. Retired AF Guy

    Ukraine - Superthread

    I have it in HC and its been ages since I've checked it out. Very interesting book.
  10. Retired AF Guy

    Ukraine - Superthread

    I don't even want to know where you learned that!!
  11. Retired AF Guy

    Ukraine - Superthread

    Amazingly at least three occupants of the BMP survived the explosion! You can see them in the zoom shot.
  12. Retired AF Guy

    CH-146 Griffon

    According to Wikipedia it costs almost approximately $7.6 million CAD (6 million USD) for the UH-60L Blackhawk. 800 million CAD which would have gotten Canada about 105 Blackhawks. In other words for the same price to upgrade the fleet, we could have replaced the whole fleet with newer, more...
  13. Retired AF Guy

    Top Gun 2

    Well, just got back from watching the movie and while there were a couple slow moments, I really enjoyed it. The flying scenes were amazing and having the stars actually in the F-18 backseats while they were being performed makes the movie. Now (Warning Spoilers!!) there were a couple things...
  14. Retired AF Guy

    Police shoot, kill armed man outside Scarborough elementary school

    If I remember correctly groups like BLM also had a hand in it; their reasoning was that SROs intimidated certain groups of students.
  15. Retired AF Guy

    Ukraine - Superthread

    Related?? Another Russian General Reported Dead in Ukraine
  16. Retired AF Guy

    19-year-old reservist dies after collapsing during training march

    RIP - condolences to family, friends and comrades-in-arms.
  17. Retired AF Guy

    Ukraine - Superthread

    Favourable weather?