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Old 07-12-2018, 09:04 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by Yurgon View Post
It's all about context.

I think in Kosovo and Afghanistan, Cluster Bombs weren't/aren't used because they don't fit the ROE or the situation on the ground.

There's no question that they were used a lot on the A model in Desert Storm.

So when people say CBUs aren't (heavily) used, it's probably in reference to Afghanistan and OEF.
Very true...I'm trying to recount other material I read on weapon loadouts. I think I was reading "Danger Close, Tactical Air Controllers in Afghanistan and Iraq," by Dr. Steve Call. It's basically a text book. There was one account of a long engagement - possibly Afghanistan where all the flights in the JTAC's stack had CBU's. It was just a freak chance of it happening by my memory.I think this particular controller really liked them.

Again, as you mentioned...depends on the situation.
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Old 07-17-2018, 08:56 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by AMVI_Groove View Post

There are only better than this one out there to be honest. No offense meant...
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Old 07-17-2018, 09:27 PM   #23
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Ahh surely not the best.. but why not in a fan's collection.
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