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War Priceless

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Bubba Ray Boudreaux, Feb 16, 2004.

  1. Bubba Ray Boudreaux

    Bubba Ray Boudreaux 1 ton status

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    Story of the week;

    So we are up in the mountains at about 0100 hrs looking for a bad guy that we
    thought was in the area. Here are ten of us, pitch black, crystal clear night, about
    25 degrees. We know there are bad guys in the area, a few shots have been fired but
    no big deal. We decide that we need air cover and the only thing in the area is a
    solo B-1 bomber. He flies around at about 20,000 feet and tells us there is nothing
    else in the area. He then asks if we would like a low level show of force. Stupid
    question. Of course we tell him yes. The air controller who is attached to the team
    then is heard talking to the pilot. Pilot asks if we want it subsonic or supersonic.
    Very stupid question. Of course we want him fast. Pilot advises he is twenty miles
    out and stand by. The controller gets us all sitting down in a line and points out
    the proper location to look.

    You have to picture this. Pitch black, ten killers sitting down, dead quiet and
    overlooking this valley that is about 30 mile long. All of a sudden, way out (below
    our level) you see a set of four 200' long white flames coming at us. The controller
    says, "Ah-- guys-- you might want to plug your ears". Faster than you can think, a B-
    1, supersonic, 1000' over our heads, blasts the sound barrier and it feels like God
    just hit you in the head with a hammer. He then stands it straight up with 4 white
    trails of flame coming out the afterburners and disappears.

    Cost of gas for that show of force.... $5,000

    Hearing damage: For certain

    Bunch of ragheads thinking twice about shooting at us: Priceless
     
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    Thanks to B-1 Bob!!!


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    I worked with the B-1B's for 5 years at Ellsworth AFB in SD. Those are awesome aircraft. This is the first time they've been used for war. They were all grounded durin gthe first gulf war.
     

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