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    (Original post by Palmyra)
    There's a video on Twitter showing the interceptors being launched and a brief analysis:

    https://twitter.com/MissileDefAdv/st...35535372861440

    All the Houthis have to do is fire a few more at the same time and then we'd see how good the Patriot system really is (I believe not very)
    That's not a flaw, that's how it works. If you put the sound up you can hear the missile isn't intercepted until all 5 are fired; it keeps firing until the enemy missile is hit just in case.

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    I'm sure the patriots won't have much issue taking down Iranian missiles
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    (Original post by Laissez‒faire)
    I'm sure the patriots won't have much issue taking down Iranian missiles
    How many interceptor missiles do Saudi have? At a rate of 5 interceptors per one (very rudimentary) missile, I'd guess it's not as many as they'd need.
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    (Original post by Palmyra)
    How many interceptor missiles do Saudi have? At a rate of 5 interceptors per one (very rudimentary) missile, I'd guess it's not as many as they'd need.
    I'm sure that isn't an issue as they have the third largest military budget, and it's only going to increase with bin Salman.

    You got a larger version of your av? I can't read it
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    (Original post by Napp)
    I make no comment on the validity of said claims suffice i can see the rational for their thoughts.

    I feel people should bare in mind that the Saudis are actively and deliberately targeting civilians in a war that has been described as a genocide. The houthis are in every single way at a disadvantage in this war so they can hardly be expected to play 'honorably' and to think they should is, with all due respect, cute.
    I don't expect them to behave in an "honourable" manner, as people take desperate measures when they are desperate. Like I said: I understand why they are fighting back. But understanding their actions is not the same as condoning them. What I am saying is that we should not be condoning attacks on civilian territories. The ordinary Saudi people are not the ones who are bombing Yemen.
 
 
 
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