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    explosives are only carried when the SAS has a target to blow up.

    Why did the SAS land in libya in an mi6 mans back garden on a diplomatic mission with explosives and guns?
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    Perhaps to have 'diplomatic' relations with Gaddafi
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    because they like to be prepared.....it is a warzone after all

    also the rebels arnt the cleverest of people they did shoot down their own jet yesterday so thier could of been many reasons to bring it with them.
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    Well I was under the impression (any squaddie's can correct me, just read a few times about it being used in combat zones) that even your standard infantry carry a small supply of some form of explosives, to blow in walls of buildings instead of going through the front door, and things like that.

    Also, considering the news tend to have no specialist knowledge of anything and dumb things down for everyone else, has anyone else considered that explosives = grenades? I don't think any soldier going into a combat zone will leave his grenades on the plane..
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    (Original post by robin22391)
    explosives are only carried when the SAS has a target to blow up.

    Why did the SAS land in libya in an mi6 mans back garden on a diplomatic mission with explosives and guns?


    You don't know that explosives are only carried if they are going to blow stuff up. You know nothing of the SAS.

    No civilian does. Only the men on that team and the men that ordered the mission will KNOW anything
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    (Original post by Shuvel)
    Well I was under the impression (any squaddie's can correct me, just read a few times about it being used in combat zones) that even your standard infantry carry a small supply of some form of explosives, to blow in walls of buildings instead of going through the front door, and things like that.

    Also, considering the news tend to have no specialist knowledge of anything and dumb things down for everyone else, has anyone else considered that explosives = grenades? I don't think any soldier going into a combat zone will leave his grenades on the plane..
    This.

    Nobody, not even the media will really know what's happening over in Libya. Like Shuvel has already stated, the only reasonable explanation I can think of is that it's an SAS regulation to keep some form of expolosives whilst abroad in a 'war zone'
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    To steal their oil, they will will bring ALL of it back in suitcases......tr000fax
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    (Original post by Aj12)
    You don't know that explosives are only carried if they are going to blow stuff up. You know nothing of the SAS.

    No civilian does. Only the men on that team and the men that ordered the mission will KNOW anything
    i will say it again, the sas only carry explosives when they have a target to blow up.

    the sas do not land dressed all in black with explosives in an mi6 mans back garden to act diplomatically. they would take a cab from the dock.
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    (Original post by chrislpp)
    To steal their oil, they will will bring ALL of it back in suitcases......tr000fax


    oh and why do they need explosives to steal oil and bring it back in their suitcases, did you also consider that they planned on staying in a hotel and so they would have incurred huge fines for ruining the carpets. The fine for the carpets would outweigh the profit on the oil.
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    (Original post by robin22391)
    i will say it again, the sas only carry explosives when they have a target to blow up.

    the sas do not land dressed all in black with explosives in an mi6 mans back garden to act diplomatically. they would take a cab from the dock.
    You don't know that tbh. Do you even know what explosives they had? The media seems to be clueless when it comes to the military that could be grenades.

    The SAS is usually all dressed in black when they land at night in what could be a hostile zone.
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    Douglas Alexander (Member of Parliament, Labour Party):

    “The British public are entitled to wonder whether if some new neighbors moved into the foreign secretary’s street, he would introduce himself by ringing the doorbell or instead choose to climb over the fence in the middle of the night.”
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    (Original post by robin22391)
    i will say it again, the sas only carry explosives when they have a target to blow up.

    the sas do not land dressed all in black with explosives in an mi6 mans back garden to act diplomatically. they would take a cab from the dock.
    unless you are one of "them"....you wouldn't have a clue what their SOPs are.....

    I'm sure explosives could easily be grenades, something which even if it was peaceful, they wouldn't like to be without....

    ps. and if you do claim to be one of "them".....then I want to know what colour the boathouse is...
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    (Original post by Aj12)
    You don't know that tbh. Do you even know what explosives they had? The media seems to be clueless when it comes to the military that could be grenades.

    The SAS is usually all dressed in black when they land at night in what could be a hostile zone.
    yes those libyans are very sneaky, might try to shoot you if you come to their country with guns in a helicopter with explosives, or maybe they would plant a roadside bomb, or capture a "diplomat", damn terrorists, sneaky things they are.
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    (Original post by robin22391)
    yes those libyans are very sneaky, might try to shoot you if you come to their country with guns in a helicopter with explosives, or maybe they would plant a roadside bomb, or capture a "diplomat", damn terrorists, sneaky things they are.
    Breaching Charge

    The breaching charge is a standard issue piece of equipment for urban operations. It somewhat resembles an old Claymore mine in appearance, having a square block of explosive surrounded by a rapid action adhesive. It is applied to a wall or window and then triggered by wire or timer blasting a small entry hole into the surface. It is usual for two to be detonated simultaneously in order to provide an adequate hole for heavily laden infantry to enter. Even more charges can be used if the wall is thicker than usual or the wall can be softened up by plasma fire.

    Digging Charge

    The digging charge is a rapid aid to digging-in in an age where indirect and direct fire can arrive in an instant. The charge is a tandem warhead that when detonated fires a small charge 1m into the ground, this then detonates loosening the soil. The soldier then uses his ETH to rapidly scrape out the earth. Although not tidy, the digging charge is an important part of the soldier's equipment.

    Maybe thats what they had on them
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    (Original post by infernalcradle)
    unless you are one of "them"....you wouldn't have a clue what their SOPs are.....

    I'm sure explosives could easily be grenades, something which even if it was peaceful, they wouldn't like to be without....

    ps. and if you do claim to be one of "them".....then I want to know what colour the boathouse is...
    in all seriousness now, grenades could explain it i guess, although referring to grenades as explosives seems strange.

    the sas sabotage things behind enemy lines for a living though so lets not discount that they may have been there to sabotage something. The official story that they were on a diplomatic mission and intended to find a hotel is a bit off, unless they just enjoy acting like rambo.
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    (Original post by Aj12)
    Breaching Charge

    The breaching charge is a standard issue piece of equipment for urban operations. It somewhat resembles an old Claymore mine in appearance, having a square block of explosive surrounded by a rapid action adhesive. It is applied to a wall or window and then triggered by wire or timer blasting a small entry hole into the surface. It is usual for two to be detonated simultaneously in order to provide an adequate hole for heavily laden infantry to enter. Even more charges can be used if the wall is thicker than usual or the wall can be softened up by plasma fire.

    Digging Charge

    The digging charge is a rapid aid to digging-in in an age where indirect and direct fire can arrive in an instant. The charge is a tandem warhead that when detonated fires a small charge 1m into the ground, this then detonates loosening the soil. The soldier then uses his ETH to rapidly scrape out the earth. Although not tidy, the digging charge is an important part of the soldier's equipment.

    Maybe thats what they had on them
    maybe, or maybe it was a big load of c4.

    maybe they were diplomats, but why the rambo antics.

    we need more details of the mission to be released, but sas missions are secret.
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    (Original post by robin22391)
    maybe, or maybe it was a big load of c4.

    maybe they were diplomats, but why the rambo antics.

    we need more details of the mission to be released, but sas missions are secret.
    Maybe you don't know anything and you are just an ignorant troll. yes I think thats it
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    the british government says the SAS were just escorting a diplomat. rubbish! as the rebels in benghazi pointed out, journalists have managed to quite easily go from egypt to benghazi.
    i think the rebels probably know the SAS mission, but are happy to save the british government's embarrassment, given that the british are now helping out with bombing raids. i wonder, maybe the SAS were planning to kill ... but who? they were in rebel territory and the british are on the side of the rebels - it's all very confusing!
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    More importantly why the did rebels capture them and then send them packing, only for a week later to come crying back to us demanding a no fly zone...
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    (Original post by Aj12)
    Maybe you don't know anything and you are just an ignorant troll. yes I think thats it
    i know that i exist and that is all, nothing else is a certainty.

    people like you believe, you have a tendency for irrationality, you rely on faith.
 
 
 
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