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1. This is a private club. Schizo posts without clocks attached will be treated appropriately if I'm awake. Globo homo rules apply as you would expect………………….
Board is for discussion of weapons, combat, military history, conflict news reporting, and outdoorsmanship.
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Questions That Don't Deserve Their Own Thread
Previous thread: >>21645
Old one is bump locked and dead.
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Generic News Thread - NTDDIOT #2:
News That Doesn't Deserve Its Own Thread
Generic news thread for things related to /k/ or global conflicts that doesn't deserve its own thread but is worth keeping an eye on in case it might be worth making a thread about later.
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Ukro-Russian War #30
>with death of Prigozhin in a freak plane accident, the Wagner saga is over.
>After three months of intensive clashes Ukrainians managed to overcome the mines laid in front of the first line of defenses and have captured Robotyne.
>2 Challengers 2 are down. Bongs on suicide watch.
>Ukrainian losses in Robotyne area alone are estimated at 60 000 killed (66 000 according to ru mod.) .
>Estimated losses on ukrainian side overall oscilate above 400 000 KILLED, and getting dangerously close to 500 000. (Calculated via expansion of military cemetaries in Ukraine)
>This is thankfully lower then it seems since the ratio of wounded to death in Ukrainian army seems to be closer to 1:1, so only around a million casualties.
>estimated kills on russian side (indep journos going through obituaries and such) point only to around 50 000 confirmed kills.
>Ukrainians are planning (another!) mass mobilization hoping to gain 500 000 more meat units. To achieve this they lowered the standards allowing certain kinds of cripples to serve including HIV positive types, opening conscription to women (well, nurses), conscripting students possibly lowering the age of servitude to 17 years...
>Miley (US) said that Ukrainians only have 30 more days before they will have to stop the offensive due to mud season.
>Budanov (UKR spook king) and some danish general countered this accusation with saying that offensive will continue during the winter since Ukrainians are using largely light infantry tactics and do not need support of mechanized units.
>translation: Ukrainian slave soldiers are going through a narrow demined path during the night without any light while drones with thermals fly above their heads for 10 kilometers straight in full gear just to find themselves in a bombed out hellscape without any suitable cover and are made to attack entranched positions resembling Maginot Line protected by presighted artillery during an uphill battle. Where the armored support arrives (or not) later via a road in spitting distance from russian entranched positions to the west. Dont think about any medevac or reliable resupply.
>some AFU units fighting at Robotyne reportedly lost even up to 90% of personnel.
>I wish I was making this shit up but this is reallity.
>Ukrainians keep on attacking targets in russian territory with drones but the victories achieved through them are mostly of propagandistic value.
>Notably they targeted a few russian airfields to great effect, destroying 1 strategic bombers and 4 transports, both not even taking part in the operation.
>The slog continues...
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Modern warfare - drones & trenches
In Ukraine, due to drones being so cheap and plentiful, by now it is possible to observe the enemy movements relatively deep behind enemy lines 24/7, therefore any large concentration of force can be subjected to bombardment well before it is ready to attack. Therefore the only way to mount an assault is to send forward small units, and at that scale even a few conscripts with machine guns and anti-tank missiles inside some foxholes can put up an admirable defence. And even if the attack is successful, the small units simply do not have the supplies and manpower to attack the next enemy position, and it takes time for their replacements to catch up, therefore all momentum is immediately lost. The end result is that everyone is back in the trenches, just like in the western front more than a century ago.
Is this really the state of warfare now, or is the situation in Ukraine is somehow exceptional, and we are unlikely to see it repeated elsewhere?
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Welcome to the /k/anteen! This thread is a catch-all for general discussion that doesn't really belong anywhere else or might be off-topic.
Previous iteration: >>43407
Roman numerals are not that hard, but I still managed to add just one I, and that messed up the numbering, so I might as well make it even more confusing.
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Kusarigama and Other Ninja Gear
The kusarigama confuses me.
The design itself is perfectly reasonable: It's a flail with a short-range weapon attached for when you get a bit too intimate with your enemy. It leaves me wondering why European flails didn't have a spike on the handle just in case, but whatever.
No, the confusing thing about the kusarigama is why a sickle of all things? Why not use a kunai, a hatchet or a pick instead? They are typically seen as ninja weapons and in that regard the obvious answer is to use the sickle as a grappling hook. However, a Japanese sickle would be an absolutely shit grappling hook because the shaft is longer than the blade is wide and that's the opposite of what you want. And even if you do manage to catch something, you're going to be putting half your bodyweight directly onto your carefully sharpened blade so now all you've got is a shitty warpick. A normal pick would make an excellent hook, with the downside of losing your throat-slitting capability.
And as for skirting ATF-san? Do you really think your local glow-kokujin is going to believe you when you tell him that you thresh your grain with a meteor flail, and that you do it out in the rice paddy? It would be perfect if you could just stick the chain on with a bow shackle, but I don't know if the nips had anything quite that convenient back then.
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A thread where we can
sperg out share our thoughts about everything that goes into an industrialized war.
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WAR IN THE CAUCUS REGION 2
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Webm & Video-sharing Thread
New webm/mp4 thread. Post 'em if you got 'em. Keep it loosely /k/-related.
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Military aviation general
Making a comparison list in my wiki sandbox based on old deleted lists. What did I forget?
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JAS 39C/D Gripen
JAS 39E/F Gripen NG
CAC/PAC JF-17 Thunder
Sea Harrier FA.2
AV-8B Harrier II Plus
F-15E Strike Eagle
F-16 Fighting Falcon
F/A-18E/F Super Hornet
Fifth generation jet fighters compared
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Naval Thread II
Last thread fell off the board. Discuss and debate naval topics here.
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How to buy automatic weapon in Europe? Can be illegal way.
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Will China persist much longer as a leading power? Why or why not?
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Fantasy Weapons, Armor, and Armaments
A thread for all sort of all sorts of /k/ related things that range from cool to cursed.
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Wendigo, skinwalkers, squatches, and ayyliums of /k/ go her. Maybe other even stranger things as well.
Inspired by reading his post >>51511 and not wanting to derail that thread.
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A discussion thread about the most powerfull land vehicles and it's derivatives.
Prototypes, historical, modern just needs to be an afv.
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epic WW2 bread
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/k/ video games
I just wanted to play video games and post loli!
Are there any shooters with cute animu girls that isn't lootershooter crap?
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Russo-Ukrainian War #29B(lyat): Previous OP cooked by TOS-1 edition
#29a (Aborted thread like the the retard who posted it)
Previous thread #28 (Wagner relocated to Belarus, Kerch bridged attacked and Odessa gets assfucked)
#27 (Wagner mutiny or whatever its called, UAF gettings more gibs)
#26 (UAF counteroffensive starts near bottom of thread)
If the strelok who posted the archives of previous threads would continue to do so, that would be much appreciated.
Footage and news roundup
RF facefucking Odessa infrastructure due to another attack on Kerch bridge and nearby oil facility while Ukraine drone striking Moscow.
Russians drone striking right bank Dniester. Time will tell if something hits Moldova and then article 5 possibility now exists.
UAF allegedly getting fucked in the border junction of the LPR, Russia, and UAF held territory
Poland, Romania, Hungary (mainly Poland) scheming to take back their "rightful" clay while Luka playing word games with Wagner on taking a stroll into Poland
More UAF gibs to nobody's surprise. Betting board's open post F-16 gibs.
Ukrainians allegedly (per zerohedge) threw an arty cluster party in Rostov-On-Don oblast. Russians not receptive to modern Molotov Breadbaskets.
First person combat footage of a BMP-T
(I can't find the link for the video (Shit net) but that's the water mark, lots of lancet/drone combat footage in there. Highly suggest someone with better internet rip those videos.
Entire channel seems to be dedicated to the 76th Guards Air Assault (VDV), or better if your a WW2 fan, 157th Infantry/ 76th Guards Rifle Division (Post Stalingrad)
>Air defense in Odessa fails to intercept a missile? (Origin link now down)
>Slav deciding to fuck with a downed suicide drone(?)
Couldn't track it down to the original source
>The successor to AT mine roomba-boomba, Mor-50 drone.
<Google translate below
>Не секрет, что российской армией на фронте против войск НАТО уже используются вот такие дроны-камикадзе с миной МОН-50. Получилось невероятно грозное оружие, по направлению к цели на 60 метров не остается ничего живого.
>Когда боевые действия закончатся, перед миром будет стоять новая «дилемма», что делать с бытовыми БПЛА, из которых можно сделать настолько мощную машину для убийства?
>Т.к киллеры или террористы будущего уже явно не будут использовать снайперские винтовки или «пояса смертников» они будут операторами БПЛА с подобными зарядами.
>Получается, из «сильных мира сего» почти никто не сможет себя ощущать в безопасности, ведь для обеспечения безопасности против БПЛА нужно быть минимум президентом особо развитой страны, чтоб охрана в радиусе твоего появления глушила всё мощными станциями РЭБ.
>Кстати, несложно догадаться, что после боевых действий в РФ будет масса высококлассных операторов таких БПЛА, желающих отомстить НАТОвским политикам за смерть боевых товарищей
>It's no secret that the Russian army at the front against NATO troops are already using such kamikaze drones with the MON-50 mine. It turned out to be an incredibly formidable weapon, in the direction of the target at 60 meters there is nothing left alive.
>When the fighting is over, the world will face a new "dilemma", what to do with household UAVs, from which you can make such a powerful killing machine?
>Because the killers or terrorists of the future will clearly no longer use sniper rifles or “suicide belts”, they will be UAV operators with similar charges.
>It turns out that almost no one from the “powerful of this world” can feel safe, because to ensure security against UAVs, you need to be at least the president of a highly developed country, so that the guards within the radius of your appearance jammed everything with powerful electronic warfare stations.
>By the way, it’s easy to guess that after the hostilities in the Russian Federation there will be a lot of high-class operators of such UAVs who want to take revenge on NATO politicians for the death of comrades
>UAF getting pummeled in the grinder
>Meat Midnight. Who there wanted assorted forelocks? Artillery of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation released a new sausage range of smoked meats "Vysota 215.7" west of Kleshcheevka. It included selected units of those soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine who refused to lay down their arms and raise up hands. It was their choice. Their path. Their faith.
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Sleepy, mothballed militaries on this continent often only get to see action during civil unrest and the occasional coup d'état. Studying them is interesting if you want to see how Third World militaries cope with alienation from society and a lack of a clear enemy. And coping in general.
The Brazilian Army has large troop numbers compared to its neighbors, but not as much of a numerical advantage when counting military hardware. It has a gargantuan territory to cover with motorized, jungle, light, border, etc. infantry. Brigades have to spread out their battalions, but this isn't just by the length of the border and coastline, brigades deep into the heart of the country do it too. Conscripts have to serve close to where they live, and officers still believe in molding and educating the unwashed masses through conscription. The Army is the only service with a substantial number of conscripts. Some say there'd be enough volunteers to abolish conscription. For the past couple decades, Army strategists have devised several schemes splitting their force between mostly professional, high-readiness brigades and outdated brigades only meant to process conscripts. There's supposed to be a reserve, but nobody's sure if a true mobilization would work.
All motorized infantry is set to be mechanized with the locally-assembled Iveco Guarani, but that's gonna take many years. The cavalry's older Urutu APCs have already been replaced. Its Cascavels will be replaced by Centauro IIs by a contract signed last month. Some of them will also be locally assembled and there's a degree of parts commonality with the Guarani; furthermore, Argentina is now set to also use Guaranis, which might give the defense industry some economy of scale. Leopard 1s will serve as far as 2040 and I haven't heard of any replacement for the M-113s which are supposed to follow them.
The Air Force's Gripens are very early on in their replacement of earlier F-5s.
The Navy "has" an aircraft carrier because they designated their helicopter carrier (Atlântico, formerly the HMS Ocean) as a "multipurpose aircraft carrier". Which they only use for helicopters anyway. They still have about ~5 carrier-capable Skyhawks so they can take off from a nonexistant carrier and, aided by nonexistant AEW aircraft, dogfight at sea with their guns. I've read in some of their material that the Atlântico's Artisan system could still guide the Skyhawks, but how much would this be useful without AEW aircraft? Please tell me.
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We should have a Myanmar/Burma thread. I think it's a big enough topic to justify having it separate from the Chink/Pajeet thread.
Long story short the Myanmar military has guaranteed 1/3rd representation in their version of congress. Aung San Suu Kyi had introduced a bunch of progressive reforms over the last few years and had frequent visits with Chinese despite Myanmar and China being in a technically hostile relationship. This is a big deal because Chinese nationals have been actively waging a civil war in Northern Myanmar. Suu Kyi lost international support after she approved the Muslim genocides back in 2017 in order to avoid a death sentence by the Myanmar military. The Myanmar military claims there was election fraud, but the evidence is more that this was a move to ensure national sovereignty as the current leader of the military would have been forced to step down/retire following the elections due to anti-military legislation congress passed in recent years. The military is using the excuse of Wu Flu to keep Myanmar's congressional body from officially convening by claiming that public officials violated COVID restrictions and utilized communication means to contact foreign countries when they were under investigation (something that is extremely illegal in Myanmar). Currently civil servants are protesting by manipulating the markets to crash the Myanmar economy with no survivors in order to try to justify UN interference in the form of foreign aid. Health workers, education workers, transportation workers, and banks are refusing to operate and holding protests. Foreign interference is expected.
>Why does this matter?
The military coup is aiming to restore the balance of power between military and civilian offices in government. If this fails, you can expect a war between Myanmar and China before the end of Biden's presidency as a means of China acquiring more territory. Specifically gemstone/mineral-rich territory that Myanmar already heavily exploits. This could give China an unprecedented economic edge to manipulate the precious metals market. Despite the military crackdown on communications and being an active part of the government, it is likely that the international community will use the protests as an excuse to start civil war in Myanmar since it could give them an excuse to plant western government military bases near China.
>Who are the good guys?
There are none. Suu Kyi is a progressive bitch, but the military are equally power-hungry and mostly working to preserve power structures that they failed to keep over the 2000s/2010s.
Stop crashing and let me post the thread, damn it.
>When the thread didn't even fucking post
God damn it.
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a world turned upside-down (/wrol/ book thread)
Hello /k/, I'm the author of "a world turned upside-down", formerly titled "gear packing list file". Here's the newest version (1.9). If you wish to contribute to the contents, please download/read it and then post here with what you'd like to see added. Be sure to mention/explain where your contribution belongs in the book. Thanks.
You guys were surprisingly hard to find again.
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US Air Force claims to have built a superplane in secret
Revealed: US Air Force Has Secretly Built and Flown a New Fighter Jet
The new digital tools that designed the full-scale flight demonstrator could herald a sea change in weapons acquisition.
>The U.S. Air Force’s disclosure that it has secretly built and flown a prototype fighter jet could signal a shift in how the military buys weapons and who builds them.
>Will Roper, the head of Air Force acquisition, revealed the existence of the new jet, which he said was part of the service’s Next Generation Air Dominance, or NGAD, project. “NGAD right now is designing, assembling, testing in the digital world, exploring things that would have cost time and money to wait for physical world results,” Roper said during a video presentation at the Air Force Association’s Virtual Air, Space & Cyber Conference on Tuesday. “NGAD has come so far that the full-scale flight demonstrator has already flown in the physical world. It’s broken a lot of records in the doing.”
>Roper provided no more details about the jet, which is presumed to be the Pentagon’s first attempt to build a “sixth-generation” tactical aircraft after the fifth-gen F-22 and F-35 jets. He even declined to name the company or companies that built the jet. But he said the digital design technology used to build the new plane could increase competition and increase the number of American military jet makers.
>“Digital engineering is lowering overhead for production and assembly [so] you do not have to have huge facilities, huge workforces [and] expensive tooling,” Roper said on a video conference call with reporters after his presentation. “It is letting us take aircraft assembly back to where we were in the 70s and prior to it — back when we had 10 or more companies who could build airplanes for the United States Air Force, because you could do it in hangar-like facilities with small, but very good teams, of engineers and mechanics. We're going back to that. It's super exciting.”
>Lockheed Martin and Boeing are the only two U.S. companies that currently build fighter jets.
>The Air Force in July revealed that it received 18 bids for a new drone that could fly in formation with manned fighter jets. While Boeing, Northrop Grumman and General Atomics won contracts, much smaller Kratos, which has been the subject of acquisition speculation, also received a contract. “We're...surprised there were 18 bidders,” Cowen & Company analyst Roman Schweizer, wrote in a July 24 note to investors. “Having five competitors for a decent-sized program is pretty solid, in our opinion, particularly when you consider three or fewer is the norm for most platforms, weapons or systems.”
>Another reason for disclosing the NGAD project: Roper wants companies to invest more in digital design technology. In recent years, the Pentagon writ large has been trying to tap into innovation, particularly commercial technology, that could be adopted for the military.
>Roper declined to give many additional details about the NGAD project because it is classified. But he said part of the reasoning for disclosing the existence of a test aircraft was to prove to naysayers that combat aircraft could be fully designed and tested on computers before they’re physically built, much like the way Boeing and Saab built the T-7 pilot training jet in recent years. “I've had many people in the Pentagon and elsewhere, say, ‘I see how you could apply that approach to a trainer like T-7, but you could not build a cutting-edge warfighting system that way,’” Roper said. “I've had to listen to that and just nod my head and say, ‘Well, you may be right,’ knowing in the back of my head that you're actually wrong because of what NGAD has done.”
>In addition to the NGAD and the T-7, Northrop Grumman is using digital design and testing in building new intercontinental ballistic missiles and it’s also being used on two new satellite projects, Roper said. “My hope is to create greater credibility and the process, at least within my my own team for many who are not read in to NGAD, so that they will know to get smart on this technology because we're going to train on it, we're going to drill on it until this is the way we do business,” he said.
>Digital design technology is already being used by the automotive industry and Formula One racing.
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4th OF JULY NIGGERS
GOD BLESS AMERI/k/A
POST AMERICAN PICTURES HERE OR YOU'RE A FUCKING NIGGERFAGGOT
USA USA USA
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Alternative history thread
This thread includes alternative history wars, conflicts, weapons, tactics and more.
>Axis victory proxy wars
>East centered world, conflicts
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A thread dedicated to camping, hiking, traveling, outdoor sports, and general outdoorsmanship. The fresh open air, clear blue skies, ice-cold white winters, and grey-black storms that threaten fire and flash floods are your domain Strelok. What will you make of it?
Have you done any camping in the last year? Are you making sure to
get that D get sunlight for your eyes and general health? Even in a concrete jungle there's usually great secrets to be found with a little time, exploration, and innovation.
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Just do it.
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Machine guns, autocannons, automatic grenade launchers, early hand-cranked weapons, and everything else that's meant to shoot a lot.
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He had an MP7.
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Russo-Ukrainian War #28: You've not enough UAF edition
Prior to this thread being made:
>Media claiming FREE GULAG purges in the Russian military top leadership. No definitive proof so far.
>A possible wagner base has been located in Belarus.
>12 GAYTO trained brigades said to have returned to Ukraine. Truly tis month of the counteroffensive.
>UAF claims to have siezed left bank Kherson (makeshift bridge visible by sat) and posted this video of RFAF friendly fire: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWJi4lYoG-g
>Ukranians claiming advance towards Rivnopil-Volodyne direction and "took strategic initiative at Bakhmut axis, advancing in multiple locations" whatever the fuck that word vomit means
>Support current thing (Ukraine) retards playing pro-noun games (Oh the irony)
>Poland may have offer Ukraine Naval Strike Missile (Nytt sjømålsmissil) battery + missles . Expect attempt to hit the Sevastopol/Black Sea fleet ships if true. Op range around 200km
>Russian Navy repainting ships in stripes camo to fuck with sat images and drones (Pics related)
Apparently, a former base used to house the 465th missile brigade of the Belarusians (Tochka + Iskanders) and before that the 22nd Missile Brigade. Apparently the place is called Tisel (Цэль) which translates to target. An interesting name choice for sure.
>Radio Free Europe showing photos of the alleged wagner camp in Belarus 12 miles northwest from Asipovichy on an old base
>27 чэрвеня некалькі беларускіх СМІ паведамілі пра рамонт былой вайсковай часткі ў вёсцы Цэль Асіповіцкага раёну.
>On June 27, several Belarusian mass media reported on the renovation of a former military unit in the village of Tsel, Asipovitsky district.
<No exact location is provided...
Sause: https://www.svaboda.org/a/32480745.html https://ghostarchive.org/archive/u5rZp
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The 12 Guage Project
Hi, this is a documentation of my project revolving around the 12 guage shotgun shell and my aspirations to build a slug that will reach out to intermediate rifle ranges (preferably 300 yards), have large amounts of impact shock at those ranges, while still also being capable of creating good tissue damage.
To do this i have created a self stabilizing slug shape unintentionally based off the Minié Ball out of a CO2 cartridge that i used as a mold, i have made this "body" out of aluminum and have designed a steel weight/penetrator with similar proportions to a 5.56 M193 ( a little bit smaller so that itll fit in the shell).
My goal is to have the aluminum body impact the target, transferring a large amount of energy to the target via direct energy transfer, and then for the steel tip to come apart from the rest of the slug and tumble inside the target.
I have already made lead versions of these slugs without the steel weight and at roughly 100 yards they had great stability so im very hopeful for this shape. I have not yet shot the aluminum ones, primarily because i only have one as of right now and am awaiting a crucible to cast more.
I also plan on sending these to the youtube channel Taofledermaus so that they can test them at longer ranges and against ballistics gel with their high speed camera.
Questions welcome as long as they arent retarded.
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Generic News Thread -NTDDIOT
News That Doesn't Deserve Its Own Thread
Generic news thread for things related to /k/ or global conflicts that doesn't deserve its own thread but is worth keeping an eye on in case it might be worth making a thread about later.
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Russo-Ukrainian War #27: Great Spring Counteroffensive edition
Ukrainian spring counteroffensive has finally begun on 04. 06. 2023.
After 11days AFU has not managed to penetrate up to the actual defense lines. Loses are high.
Putin has met recently with influancers, millblogers, youtubers and journalists to answer the questions about the war. He stated that as of early 14. 06. 2023, AFU has lost in the counteroffensive around 160 tanks, 300 other armored vehicles of various types, including up to 30% of western provided gear, to russian loses of 54 tanks (though might be armor in general, math checks out better that way) and has 1:10 ratio of loses compared to AFU.
Ukrainians managed to clap 5 MSTA-S with one Himars salvo, which is single most impressive military feat of recent days.
Air wargames of NATO are ongoing. Third day and we are still alive!
Russia ups enlistement rates of military dolphins by offering very good enlistement bonuses and free dental care.
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Wokeness in the gun industry
First time I saw this shit relating to guns at all:
I knew H&K was anti-gun and liberal since post-war Germans are the most cucked race in the history of time but goddamn. Strategizing your market around bikinis is not the point, you idiot ass moron. You dumb whores were the ones who advocated for bikinis and the rest of your sluttery in the first place, because it was "empowering."
Has this been going on for some time now or is guns finally catching up to the rest of this leftist gutter culture? Has Glock or Sig cucked like this? Sig has the big military contract so I suppose it is only a matter of time until they shove a rainbow dildo up their ass.
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If the A-10 was a woman She would be fat and ugly.
If the F-15E was a woman she would be an Onee-san type, tall, large breasts, muscular thighs, and have blue eyes.
If the F-5 were a woman she would be short, flat, skinny, and jealous of F-15E.
If the F-16 were a woman should be a fit tomboy.
If the F/A-18 were a woman she'd be a Watersport tomboy.
If the F-35 were a woman she'd be a muscle girl with nice abs.
If the F-14 were a woman she'd be a motherly Okaa-san type.
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Russo-Ukrainian War #26: Free Artyemovsk edition
Wagner has captured fortress Bahmut after 224 days of fighting.
Ukrainian spring counteroffensive still failed to materialize.
Ukrainians to get f-16.
USA apparently misscalculated value of gear they gave to Ukraine, which is about to get additional 3 billion $ in gear to compensate.
Welcome to the grind and enjoy the show!
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Canadian Related Things
Greetings and Salutations
I wish to make a thread for my syrupnigger brethren in regards to firearms and basic politics.
I intend this thread to help any leafanons looking to get their PAL and shooters.
While theres still a chance for you to own something
Vote O'Toole if you still want to keep your guns and have the OIC repealled
Important links that you should read
If you're from 4cuc/k/, kill yourself, we do not want you
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DIY Faraday Cages?
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Canadian and US forces intervening in Haiti
Exclusive: U.S. will support sending ‘multinational rapid action force’ to Haiti
The United States has drafted a United Nations Security Council resolution that will encourage the “immediate deployment of a multinational rapid action force” to Haiti to address the nation’s worst security and health crisis in decades, according to a copy of the resolution obtained by McClatchy and the Miami Herald. The draft resolution, confirmed by multiple U.S. and U.N. officials, comes in response to a call by U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres last week for the establishment of a rapid reaction force to assist the Haitian National Police. Over the past four weeks, powerful armed gangs have all but sent the country into anarchy, blockading the country’s largest fuel terminals and cutting off its critical roadways. It is the first public indication so far that the Biden administration is willing to participate in a military force in Haiti — although the resolution does not specify what role various nations would play.
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why aren't you reverse engineering firearms anons?
with free time and autism, you could be putting out open source technical data packages for firearms. hell you could even do it for cool stuff thats not available, like anything HOWA makes
heres a quick roadmap to get you started:
>reference picture collection
start by collecting as many good pictures as you can. preferable are pictures with a high resolution, ones that give a good profile of the gun (normal to the side or other features in question), have items of known size in them (something measureable), or that show the internal components of the firearm. patent drawings are often an excellent (and usually accurately drawn) resource.
next take your image editing software of choice and start taking pixel measurements. for each photo, put the measurements as a percentage of a common feature of the firearm, such as a proportion of the magazine, barrel length, or other known size feature. when you have enough measurement proportions (say, 5-10 per feature), input them in a spreadsheet and get the averages
get acquainted with a 3d software of your choice. start modelling out your major features. if you come across something that seems contradictory, make a decision that makes the most sense as to which you should keep. dont be afraid to round up or down to convienient numbers (or standard stock sizes) if they're close.
the next stage, if its possible. try to get 'critical parts' that can be used to infer the dimensions of other parts. think: bolt carriers, bolts, barrels, sight blocks/gas system components, trunnions etc.. the same goes for parts that you're unsure of the features because they couldn't be tracked down in pictures. use these to revise your 3d model
make a 3d print of your model so far. does it work with the parts you have? does it fit together at all? compare it to your pictures. does it look right? are there obvious differences (in proportions or missing features?). use this as an iterative process to get your model closer to reality. your eye is a precision instrument.
this is where the cliff really comes in, but you'll find its very worth it if you make the jump. learn about metal working and making things in general. practice welding, machining, bending etc. buy tool and die books (you'll need them) and manufacturing process books to widen your knowledge. practice making things. get good at using a finger break. craft a plan of how to build the components of your firearm. make drawings of your custom tools, of your parts, and update them as you build them (make as built drawings). document EVERYTHING. when something works, record it for others. avoid making pressure bearing compnents (try to buy them) at first, but eventually with enough knowledge those will be game as well.
if you've made it this far, you'll have a good idea of how to safely test things. congratulations! even if you only make it part of the way through, your contributions can still be valuable. well, whats your excuse for not doing above? get at it!
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How to make money off war as a poorfag?
Thread for discussing war economics, how countries don't go broke/starve in extended wars, and similar monetary policy fuckery related to wars and upcoming wars.
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Happy Birthday Hitler
I'd just like to say a happy birthday to the greatest leader to have ever existed. Sieg Heil.
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HEY FAGGOT MODS
Why does the 3d printed gun thread keep getting deleted?
If you can at least give me an answer, that would be so nice.
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democrat-subverted legal system empowers democrat political terrorism
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GFS - Gardening, Food acquisition and Stock keeping thread
as anounced in >>17677
, this is the thread about gardening, acquiring food and keeping stocks for long(er) Term survival. the main topics for this thread are
-growing food for long term survival.
-harvesting wild food if gardening is not an option for whatever
-legal and illegal food acquisition in areas where gardening is
hard or undoable or in the case of insufficient skills.
-wild gardening/guerilla gardening as alternative ways of growing food without owning land.
>What is the purpose of the info ITT?
This thread is aimed at providing information to every Strelok, on how to provide his own food, wether it is only for himself, or for a large fighting force. This is not only important for Post-collapse scenarios, but also an important factor of gaining freedom by independence from the government and society.
>what does this have to do with /k/?
At the time of the thread creation, /k/ is the board for weapons, combat and outdoorsmanship. A part of every armed conflict is the provisioning of food for the combatants to upkeep morale and fighting ability. Knowing how to grow and how to acquire food in any conditions is an important part of sustaining a fighting force, as the past has shown that a hungry soldier cannot win a conflict, and looting, even if an option, is only a short term solution, that cannot fully replace a stable supply of fresh provisions. Therefore, i see this as a quite important, and unfortunately overlooked aspect of /k/.
>What goes in regards to posting.
I'm not playing janny, but i'd prefer to keep this thread focused on the 4 main topics at the beginning of the Post. Related questions and discussion are welcome, and as long as it stays roughly on topic, i see the threads purpose as fulfilled.
>Is there an end goal?
A possible end goal would be a summarised sheet of information, that could (after extensive QC) be added to the boo/k/ "a world turned upside down", and a separate, condensed copy collected in an lightweight pamphlet to help aspiring streloks and newfags in obtaining basic information about starting to gain independence.
>How often will Information be gathered into summary sheets?
no idea, depends on how much traction the thread gets. An estimate would be one sheet every 100 posts, but as i said, that depends on the amount of content, and on it's quality.
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This is a response to this post
>The liberal threat wants to turn my theoretical son into a homo and daughter into a coalburning slut. The Chinese threat wants to kill my son, rape my daughter and/or use her for human experimentation, put me into a slave labor camp for not fellating the state, and eat my dog. Both are insidious but one has more real-world long-term ramifications for society than the other.
That's not true. Liberalism isn't as temporary as you think. The liberal threat gives an existential crisis, same as the Chinese. Your real opposition aren't retard libshits, but the focused, high-intelligence globalists, with trillions of dollars they can bankroll puppets with. Apparent liberalism in society is only apparent, and hasn't weakened for decades, but is rather increasing, and could devour our society before we get a real opportunity to recover. If they have control of the youth through shitty schools, and control of their lives through consumerist sterile hypersexuality ideology, they can effectively brainwash and get the kind of servile class they want.
And if they're able to eliminate all potential rebellion, by targeting even lukewarm reactionary groups into irrelevance or destitution, and control the flow of weapons distribution, which seems a serious probability with ever weakening gun ownership protection laws, Western society has a serious threat growing within it, that may permanently make the idea of it extinct.
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>no reloading thread on the board
Anyone tried buying primers lately? It's been a year since I bought some through Midway. Have they been showing back up in your local stores irl?
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Anthems, faggot cadences, marches, vivaldi, whatever bullshit you're currently cracked out on. tl;dr /k/pop thread.
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Camo and other clothing
Camo, jackets, hats, paint, shoes, and etc. go in this thread. The rule of thumb for camo is that if you don't know what to get, you want a general camo, your options are limited, or you're on a budget just get flecktarn. ATACS and SS-Leto are god-tier for lush environments, and alpenflage, strichtarn, and multicam are good for drier areas. M05 Winter for Winter.
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/ak/ Thread - Anime & Animation /k/ulture
Expanded /ak/ thread. What're you watching? Even if it's not necessarily /k/ related I'm interested and I'm sure anons who haven't hid the thread would be interested in your thoughts too. Non-Japanese /k/-related animation is fine as well since it would be silly to have two threads. Posting cute girls doing operating things is also fine.
Right now I'm watching Macross 7 and Amanchu. The former is about humanity surviving in space against space Satan while the latter is a nice CGDCT SoL with some yuribait involving scuba diving. Both are a lot of fun.
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How to make fun things
A thread about making fun things that make glowniggers sweat.
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What are some /k/ dishes you would make for various scenarios (at home, camping, innawoods, bugout)? What are the essential ingredients and cookware you need to have? Do you have any recipes to share? What military has the best MRE? Hardmode: No France or Italy
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I CAN'T BELIEVE SHINZO ABE IS FUCKING DEAD
Discussing of current events.
By spooky coincidence I discovered, while searching for Abe pics on my computer, that second pic's file name begins with "abe"
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What guns and calibres are popular in your country?
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Shot Show 2023
a thread for all things related the big show starting tomorrow
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>TFW no Nemo Omen
>no Mark 23
>no ranger roll
>only one handgun
>only one melee
I did the best I could
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whats the point of having "special forces" tests and recruitments focus on (((cardio))); rucking,running, etc. instead of athleticism and time-power based skills?
Instead of marching 40km a day for 2 weeks;why not test for sprint,put shot, boxing,etc? some real useful military-athletic shit.
are generals all retarded?
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A thread where we can went our pent up thoughts about the king/queen/god/aidoru (please underline your preference) of the battlefield.
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Does this look like a real shooting to you?
Clouds of smoke *SPOOF* fat lady fall down.
This is fucking low effort lmao
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Asian military history
A thread where we can discuss anything from horse archery to why the two Koreas should be reunified as part of the Great Japanese Empire.
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Leftists are hypocritical
I find the way history is written is very hypocritical.
When Westerners take control of a place or move to a new land, they are called "colonized" "colonizers" "plundering resources", "stealing land " etc.
When non-Western countries invade and colonize a place, they are called "migrants", "in-migrants", "expansion" and "redistributing land "
When the West renders insurgent forces harmless, the left usually calls it "massacre innocent people". When the same thing happens in a non-Western country, the way to describe the event becomes "conflict outbreak", "quelling the rebellion", "XX people were killed in the conflict"
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Randy Weaver has passed away.
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is there any real chance ,possibility,of there-being a nuclear war within 20-40 years? Will biological/bacterial/nucelar war ever occur?what about balkanization of european countries,and more obviously african and M.E. ones(i think latam will,on the contrary,become bigger countries trough intestine civil wars and inter-statist wars)
how do I,myself,prepp for all this?
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Homemade Meds for Bullet wounds
I made this celox b knock off using everything seen in pic + electrical tape. Havent tested it yet, what do you guys think the likelyhood of this working is? And how should i test it?
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I have quit a good sum of money to spend purely on sports training( I wont give away info about which Country im from,but il say its enough to buy an old car..this is extra,expendable income,it wont damage me)
Im obsessed over cross-functionality and inter-style matches(not mma which has devolved into its own style..I mean each fighter sticking to his own style)
What do i DO? I want to do:
>track and field
>muay thai,pro wrestling, water polo
>climbing plus acrobatics
give me some advice,some direction, i dont want to get scammed or injured
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American Made Assault Vehicle.