Saturday, March 18, 2006

Navy Exchanges Fire With Suspected Pirates

Get this, the us navy sent 2 Ticonderoga Class Guided missile cruisers to hunt for pirates in 30 foot boats. Now if your not a geek and have no idea what a Ticonderoga Class cruiser is, here you go

Does it look big to you, cause it's huge! 10000 tons! It's expensive too, about half a billion if memory serves me right. These things where made to protect aircraft carriers, and hunt down soviet bombers and nuclear missles! Not pirates!

Let me put it another way, it was built to intercept multiple warhead equipped intercontinental Ballastic missiles travelling at mach 3 @ 100 000 feet, not to hunt down domestic pirates!

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