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  1. Mushroom replied to the thread 7 Myths about the Challenger Shuttle 1986 Disaster.

    It was more that Thiokole could not seem to give a definitive answer as to what the actual lowest operational temperatures were. 18F, 40F, 52F, 54F, it was like every time the...

    Aug 6, 2020 at 12:15 AM
  2. Mushroom replied to the thread Hypothetical war with Iran.

    Ahhhm not unlike the "Stealth" fighter a few years ago that every nation on the planet mocked. [img] Just showing a picture means nothing. And most of the world tends to...

    Aug 5, 2020 at 7:54 PM
  3. Mushroom liked TOG 6's post in the thread Hypothetical war with Iran.

    There's a reason for that - it IS the old Vietnam-era USAF F-5. Iran reverse-engineered the airframe and put some lipstick on it.

    Aug 5, 2020 at 7:47 PM
  4. Mushroom replied to the thread Now South Korea’s Getting An Aircraft Carrier, Too.

    Because their role is being changed. Hence, they are not listed as a carrier at this time ("0" in service), but will be once that conversion is complete ("2" under...

    Aug 5, 2020 at 6:22 PM
  5. Mushroom replied to the thread Now South Korea’s Getting An Aircraft Carrier, Too.

    Actually, that is not what an LPH is intended to do. And of course it would not be a CVN, it is not nuclear powered. It is not even a CV. The very description has an H in it...

    Aug 5, 2020 at 5:13 PM
  6. Mushroom replied to the thread Which part of the US will succumb, to SEA LEVEL RISE, first?.

    Actually, that has been largely discredited. Even by the person who created and popularized the concept in the first place. Most are not aware that that is a concept created...

    Aug 5, 2020 at 5:01 PM
  7. Mushroom replied to the thread Which part of the US will succumb, to SEA LEVEL RISE, first?.

    I am aware of that. Of course, the lion also did not evolve in Africa. It actually evolved in Asia and migrated from there to Africa and North America. And not being...

    Aug 5, 2020 at 4:41 PM
  8. Mushroom replied to the thread Now South Korea’s Getting An Aircraft Carrier, Too.

    That is still not a "carrier". It is just another LPH. Ships are more than just slapping a name on and stating it is something else. No matter what China does, their current...

    Aug 5, 2020 at 4:12 PM
  9. Mushroom liked ArmySoldier's post in the thread There is a TED talk about obesity being a national security problem for the US.

    Our military has one major problem. Civilian lawyers. Let me explain. Joe Shmow from a wealthy family of lawyers enlists in the Army. He goes to basic training. He's treated...

    Aug 5, 2020 at 11:05 AM
  10. Mushroom liked ArmySoldier's post in the thread There is a TED talk about obesity being a national security problem for the US.

    Ok, put yourself in my shoes. Let's say hypothetically I have 100 soldiers in my company. I am the company commander. I have 10 soldiers that barely can pass a PT test. These...

    Aug 5, 2020 at 11:04 AM
  11. Mushroom liked ArmySoldier's post in the thread There is a TED talk about obesity being a national security problem for the US.

    Re-read my original response. Are you currently in the military? I am. Once again, re-read what I wrote in my original response.

    Aug 5, 2020 at 11:03 AM
  12. Mushroom replied to the thread Now South Korea’s Getting An Aircraft Carrier, Too.

    In this I fully agree. Especially when you look at who the F-35B is made for originally. First clue, it is not the US Navy. Anybody who knows the ROK military, will know...

    Aug 5, 2020 at 11:00 AM
  13. Mushroom liked Dayton3's post in the thread Now South Korea’s Getting An Aircraft Carrier, Too.

    The OP and thread title are misleading. There are no indications whatsoever that the South Koreans are interest in acquiring or building an aircraft carrier of any kind....

    Aug 5, 2020 at 10:36 AM
  14. Mushroom replied to the thread Army Combat Fitness Test Fiasco! Slides Reveal 84% of Women Failing ACFT.

    You are aware that is a movie, right? Trust me, coming in and trying to use a movie as the basis of your claim is always a good way to get laughed at. "Mortal combat"?...

    Aug 5, 2020 at 10:35 AM
  15. Mushroom replied to the thread Why did Japan feel the need to Go to War { World War II } ?.

    And anybody that thinks that should then be screaming at the UN. Because that is all that "sanctions" really are. n Or thqt they think that nations are really not free to...

    Aug 5, 2020 at 10:29 AM
  16. Mushroom replied to the thread Why did Japan feel the need to Go to War { World War II } ?.

    I never understood that claim. Since when it is "economic warfare" to not trade with a nation? It is the most nonsensical thing I have ever heard to be honest. That is like...

    Aug 4, 2020 at 11:55 PM
  17. Mushroom replied to the thread Why did Japan feel the need to Go to War { World War II } ?.

    Japan had been an expansionist and aggressive nation since the Meiji Restoration, and that rapidly accelerated during the Showa era. In fact, Japan had been constantly at war...

    Aug 4, 2020 at 11:51 PM
  18. Mushroom replied to the thread Army Combat Fitness Test Fiasco! Slides Reveal 84% of Women Failing ACFT.

    The launching of nukes has never required the approval of Congress. Even suggesting that it should would be retarded. The President can do that entirely on their own, they do...

    Aug 4, 2020 at 11:39 PM
  19. Mushroom liked Nightmare515's post in the thread Army Combat Fitness Test Fiasco! Slides Reveal 84% of Women Failing ACFT.

    Well I think the main problem with that is the way society is now. In spite on the way it seems we still do actually have some real quality leadership in today's military. Not...

    Aug 4, 2020 at 11:34 PM
  20. Mushroom replied to the thread Which part of the US will succumb, to SEA LEVEL RISE, first?.

    No, the last time was well over 5 million years ago. Australopithecines had not even evolved at that point yet, and Ardipithecus had just split away from Chimps. And some...

    Aug 4, 2020 at 11:29 PM
  21. Mushroom liked Talon's post in the thread Have you ever lived or worked in a historic building or location.

    Having lived in Virginia most of my life I've lived in and on several historic buildings and locations. As a child I grew up near Manassas and sometimes when we want out into...

    Aug 4, 2020 at 11:17 PM