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About epamuodikkaitaajatuksia

Viisikymppinen jannu, joka on huolissaan siitä miten maanpuolustus ja turvallisuus makaa Lapissa, Suomessa ja Euroopassa. Harrastuksina Amerikkalainen jalkapallo ja SRA ammunta, Defendo ja Krav Maga. A guy about 45, who has a "thang" for military current issues, defense and shooting. Not to forget American football. Also Krav maga and Saario Defendo is done for the kicks.

US Army decided the FIN/SWE armie’s next gen assault rifle caliber.

We heard today that SIG Sauer has been given the nod for the US army next generation squad automatic weapon. So congratulations are in order for SIG! The round that Next gen squad automatic weapon will cycle is 6,8x51mm catridge, … Continue reading

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Suomi tulee rakentamaan uutta korkeatorjuntakykyä israelilaisohjuksin

Perjantaina Puolustusministeriö antoi tiedotteen, jossa kerrottiin, että Israeli Aerospace Industries ja Rafael Advanced systems on valittu jatkoon ilmatorjunnan korkeatorjuntakyvyn kehittämisessä. Rafael Advanced systemsin tapauksessa sopivaksi tuotteeksi on ilmeisesti ajatelty Spyder tai Spyder ER ohjus systeemi.joka tarjoaa eri ohjuskonfiguraatioilla 40km vaaka- ja … Continue reading

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A bit of pillow talk about of HX-program part II

Minister of defense Antti Kaikkonen‘s statement along the lines that “industry co-operation, war time security of supply, and foreign policy aspects were gateway to capabilities evaluation”, and “we went military capabilities forward” never rang well to my ears and after … Continue reading

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Last thoughts about the HX-program

23.12.2021 I’m sorry this post was long in making but I was hospitalized for a week, and unabvle to acces my computer. So dust is settling and F-35A has gotten the nod to be the next combat edge of Ilmavoimat. … Continue reading

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Gripens’ “cold boys polka” in Kannas

First a couple of disclaimers and or notifications on subject: I do not have any knowledge what the HX scenarios used in evaluation might be. Thus this scenario is just my personal view what HX scenario OCA/Deep Penetration scenario might be. … Continue reading

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Rafales’ Strike Into the Danger

First a couple of disclaimers and or notifications on subject: I do not have any knowledge what the HX scenarios used in evaluation might be. Thus this scenario is just my personal view what HX scenario OCA/Deep Penetration scenario might be. … Continue reading

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F/A-18 E has it hard over Karelian Isthmus

First a couple of disclaimers and or notifications on subject: I do not have any knowledge what the HX scenarios used in evaluation might be. Thus this scenario is just my personal view what HX scenario OCA/Deep Penetration scenario might be. … Continue reading

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How is HX program going?

Finnish daily ILTALEHTI made a nice peace about political ambitions in HX program. Link HERE (in FIN naturally.) There was not really anything new: If you are lefty-greeny, you would prefer the Swedish SAAB candidate to win the race. (Not … Continue reading

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F-35 A in Walz in Kannas

First a couple of disclaimers and or notifications on subject: I do not have any knowledge what the HX scenarios used in evaluation might be. Thus this scenario is just my personal view what HX scenario OCA/Deep Penetration scenario might … Continue reading

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EU Strategy meeting in Slovenia: Implications to HX-program

EU magnates had a dinner and meeting in beutiful Slovenia. The most pressing matter is European Union’s strategic position within world. EU is mighty weak strategically, because there if many different factions within EU who push and pull into different … Continue reading

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