Falklands War, 1982, Thread

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    Exact Paveway IIs

    Gelenkte Bomben
    2 × GBU-16B/B „Paveway II“ (454 kg, lasergelenkte Gleitbombe)
    https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawker_Siddeley_Harrier

    Others, one very used BL755 cluster bombs
    https://defenceoftherealm.wordpress.com/2014/11/08/the-raf-harriers-baptism-of-fire/
     
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    Thanks ! but again a question :) maximum Sea harrier and Harrier embarked on CVs :

    - Invincible i have 10 -12 Sea Harrier never Harrier here 10
    https://books.google.fr/books?id=CwLSAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA358&dq=sea+harrier+3+falklands+weapons&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiU84ex5LjRAhWBtxoKHS0EBkwQ6AEIIjAB#v=onepage&q=sea harrier 3 falklands weapons&f=false

    - A doubt for Hermes
    On Wiki i have a max for the 20 may*, 16 Sea Harrier and 10 Harrier in more 10 helos but yesterday i find 15 + 6 + 9 helos or maybe others Harrier transfered after ?
    And based to FOB when, i have see 4 Harrier can operate there.

    https://books.google.fr/books?id=CwLSAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA358&dq=sea+harrier+3+falklands+weapons&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiU84ex5LjRAhWBtxoKHS0EBkwQ6AEIIjAB#v=onepage&q=sea harrier 3 falklands weapons&f=false

    * Having completed the transfer of the RAF Harriers from Atlantic Conveyor to HMS Hermes it was now time for the Harrier GR.3 to get stuck in to the fight. It was May 20th
    https://defenceoftherealm.wordpress.com/2014/11/08/the-raf-harriers-baptism-of-fire/
     
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    For the 2 types Sea Harrier and Harrier i add, if Harrier is more capable for A2G missions with especialy LGBs more accurate and only fighter to have it Argentinians don' t have the Sea Harrier with her radar is clearly better for A2A missions even with same armament 2 Sidewinder + 2 guns can detect ennemy fighter to surely 30 - 40 km about... a difference.

    Engaged 28 Sea Harrier whose 8 in Rfts at this time the last was again in production maybe 2 and maybe 2 lost before the War so Fleet Air Arm have a total 30 in 04/82.

    Much more Harriers about 100 whose a majority in Germany, 10 engaged from 1st Sqn.

    After we see for Agentinians Air services with much more about 150 combattants with scooter and Mirages !!!

    Edit : CV Belgrano here only capable in practice to reach max 20 kn
    https://books.google.fr/books?id=CwLSAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA358&dq=sea+harrier+3+falklands+weapons&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiU84ex5LjRAhWBtxoKHS0EBkwQ6AEIIjAB#v=onepage&q=sea harrier 3 falklands weapons&f=false
     
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    One has to be careful about the numbers aboard the ships, as they fluctuated during the course of the conflict. Hermes sailed with 12 Sea Harriers, Invincible with 8. During the war total losses were six aircraft, to ground fire or accidents, none in air to air engagements. 8 additional Sea Harriers arrived in May, split 4 to each carrier. Also the 10 GR3s arrived and all went to Hermes. 3 GR3s were lost in combat due to ground fire
     
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    Do you think evil rich people from western Europe are judged there?
    Do you know the human justice is corrupted by Money? Do you know justice is perverted by money?
    No there is a judge after death that is incorruptible and serves justice to all , further more there is the historical judge, we will see if the Falklands remain English in the next decades? all empires fade away all, all military might erodes, and the Falklands are near South America, not Europe. Any way the first shot of the war was a murder treacherous act called the sinking of Belgrano
     
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    Technically Argentina Never declared War, and The First shots of the War were the Assault on Moody Brook Barracks, followed by the Royal marines defence of Government house.
    by The Time of the Attack on the General Belgrano The British had already launched Operation Black Buck, South Georgia Island had been recaptured and the ARA Santa Fe was depth charged surfaced captured and sunk.
     
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    yes you are right but at the moment of the sinking of Belgrano England and Argentina were still is peace talks


     
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    are dutch perfect? get it justice does not exist in the Haya as you claim, they are kangooro curts, they will just judge political enemies, but Thatcher? come on that evil woman sunk the Belgrano for political reasons, the main reason low popularity and the need to have military bases in the South Atlantic, any good historian will tell you that


    What do you think this Panel of Argentine historians say? The British care for the Falklanders? please it is oil and a good military base to threaten South America why do you think Brazil is building nuclear Submarines?
     
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