Discussing UK law. Links: swarb.co.uk | law-index | Acts | Members Image galleries

Malaysian Plane downed

Re: Malaysian Plane downed

Postby Hairyloon » Mon Jul 21, 2014 8:43 am

Smouldering Stoat wrote:I'm not aware of any instance in which we've sold a bit of kit like this (which requires a highly-trained crew and two different radars to identify targets accurately) to a group like this.


I think the hope is that they have not identified the target accurately.
Take me to your lizard...
User avatar
Hairyloon
 
Posts: 10106
Joined: Thu Nov 01, 2012 3:12 pm
Location: From there to here and here to there... Funny things are everywhere.

Re: Malaysian Plane downed

Postby Smouldering Stoat » Mon Jul 21, 2014 9:10 am

That certainly appears to be the likeliest explanation. According to the media they lacked one of the radar sets which would have identified it as a civilian airliner, and the transcripts of the intercepted communications suggest they thought they'd brought down another military transport.
Smouldering Stoat
 
Posts: 6370
Joined: Thu Nov 01, 2012 6:31 pm
Location: Near the Creek.

Re: Malaysian Plane downed

Postby atticus » Sat Jul 26, 2014 9:09 am

Someone asked about closing air space. I have just read this.

http://theconversation.com/explainer-wh ... cted-29445
User avatar
atticus
 
Posts: 19897
Joined: Sun Nov 11, 2012 2:27 pm
Location: E&W

Previous

Return to Personal Injury

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

cron