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    Re: Belgian soldiers to protect ships against pirates

    Quote Originally Posted by bub View Post
    BS. The best tanks are Belgian, everyone knows that

    Heh, that's not a tank.....



    this is a tank.

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0Oen7VEXN4&feature=related"]YouTube - M1A1/A2 Abrams[/ame]
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    Re: Belgian soldiers to protect ships against pirates

    Hey, you Belgians aren't so bad.....

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BbxnG1YfMU"]YouTube - Belgisch Leger / Armée Belge / Belgian Military Video[/ame]
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    Re: Belgian soldiers to protect ships against pirates

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    Heh, that's not a tank.....



    this is a tank.

    YouTube - M1A1/A2 Abrams
    That little thing? A tank? No, this is a tank! For the Emperor!

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    Re: Belgian soldiers to protect ships against pirates

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    I think they're kind of like the French army.
    Actually if you go the world wars they can be tenacious little buggers.
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    Re: Belgian soldiers to protect ships against pirates

    Quote Originally Posted by EulyssElvisCaustic View Post
    is the Belgian army just as the French...??? in that all they shoot is white flags....???

    I say we let the IDF handle it .....(no geneva convention requirements)....if its headin toward a ship .....one warning shot.....them drown the bastards with lead.....

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    Hey you might as well, it after all the US and Europeans who equipment and fund their army anyway.
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    Re: Belgian soldiers to protect ships against pirates

    This is also a pretty good tank.

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxdEtyxa7Ao&feature=related"]YouTube - Leopard 2 ( the best tank in the world)[/ame]

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    Re: Belgian soldiers to protect ships against pirates

    How much combat has it seen?
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    Re: Belgian soldiers to protect ships against pirates

    Quote Originally Posted by bub View Post
    Des militaires belges bord des navires - lesoir.be



    Ships who can't be protected by the European mission Atalanta may ask to be protected by a squad of 8 soldiers if they pay 115,000

    That's quite a good idea!
    I just hope they won't have to make summonings in 10 languages before starting to shoot!
    Belgians huh?
    I hope they don't cut and run as they had in Rwanda.

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    Re: Belgian soldiers to protect ships against pirates

    Quote Originally Posted by Bergslagstroll View Post
    This is also a pretty good tank.

    YouTube - Leopard 2 ( the best tank in the world)
    The product(s) of German/US cooperation. They split cooperation due to having different concepts; the Leopard 2 was the result for Ze Germans, and the US The Abrams.

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    Re: Belgian soldiers to protect ships against pirates

    Quote Originally Posted by zimmer View Post
    Belgians huh?
    I hope they don't cut and run as they had in Rwanda.

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    Or like we did in Vietnam? In Somalia?



    Belgium has a very professional, very capable military for it's size.
    *insert profound statement here*

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