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Posted: 2/5/2006 5:20:44 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/5/2006 5:21:27 PM EDT by Lumpy196]

Troops stop at a road where they’ve encountered previous roadside bomb attacks in Khaldiyah, Iraq, on Thursday. Soldiers and Marines on patrol with an Iraqi army contingent were informed of a roadside bomb on the road and called in an explosives team to defuse it. Chris Hondros / Getty Images


A military patrol inspects the damage from a car bomb in eastern Baghdad on Friday. Three Iraqis were killed late Thursday after a bomb exploded next to a gas station. Khalid Mohammed / AP Photo


AP - Sat Feb 4, 3:53 PM ET An American soldier searches a house during a raid in Ramadi, 115 kilometers (70 miles) west of Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Feb. 4, 2006. Men from the U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division detained ten Iraqis during a series of raids. (AP Photo/Jacob Silberberg)


A US soldier looks inside an abandoned house during a patrol in a rural area at the outskirts of the northern city of Tikrit. Iraqi police have said they shot a prisoner dead during a jail break in ousted president Saddam Hussein's hometown while a civilian was killed in roadside bombing just outside Baghdad.(AFP/File/Filippo Monteforte)


A U.S. soldier walks at the scene of Thursday's bomb attack as Iraqi onlookers inspect a damaged shop in Baghdad February 3, 2006. Two car bombs killed at least 16 people and wounded 65 others in Baghdad on Thursday, police sources said. The sources said one car bomb exploded in a market and the other in a petrol station. Hospital sources said they expected the number of casualties to rise. REUTERS/Ali Jasim


A U.S. soldier stands guard near a damaged oil pipeline near Kirkuk, February 2, 2006. (Slahaldeen Rasheed/Reuters)


A U.S. Marine with the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) kicks down a door as they search houses near the western Iraq town of Hit February 2, 2006. Marines and Iraqi troops are conducting daily operations in and around Hit in search of weapons caches and insurgent activity. (Bob Strong/Reuters)


A British soldier takes position during a patrol of the streets of Basra in southern Iraq in December 2005, after a road side bomb detonated. British troops could begin to withdraw from Iraq if security improved, a US general told the BBC while refusing to be drawn on a media report that the pullout could begin as soon as May.(AFP/File/Essam al-Sudani)


A British soldier patrols in Basra, 550 Km (341miles) south of Baghdad, February 3, 2006. REUTERS/Atef Hassan


An Iraqi soldier secures a busy street during a patrol in central Baghdad. Stubborn sectarian rifts are hampering the development of local security forces destined to eventually take over from American troops in Iraq, the United States's intelligence chief said.(AFP/Karim Sahib)


Iraqi soldiers secure a busy street in central Baghdad. Four Iraqis were killed in a heavy gunfight that broke out before dawn reportedly between the Mehdi Army militia of radical Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr and US forces in Baghdad's Sadr City.(AFP/Karim Sahib)


The Netherlands will send 1,200 additional troops to Afghanistan.(AFP/File/Jewel Samad)


A soldier of International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) stands guard as others unload relief material from a plane for the victims of avalanches in Feyzabad, northeast of Afghanistan, Friday, Feb. 3, 2006. Avalanches have hit several mountain villages in northeast Afghanistan in the past week, killing at least 18 people and destroying 300 houses ISAF spokesman said.(AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)


An armed Lebanese army soldier stands guard with other soldiers in front of the burning building housing the Danish mission during a protest against publication of caricatures of Islam's revered prophet in European newspapers, in Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2006. A demonstration against Danish caricatures of Islam's prophet spiraled out of control for several hours Sunday as thousands of Muslim protesters set fire to Denmark's mission in Beirut and trashed the streets in a Christian neighborhood where it is located, sparking sectarian tensions in Lebanon. (AP Photo)


A Palestinian boy looks on as an Israeli soldier checks the identity card of a woman at the Hawara checkpoint near the West Bank city of Nablus Thursday Feb. 2, 2006. Earlier Thursday soldiers arrested two Palestinians who tried to cross the checkpoint carrying 12 pipe bombs, an army spokesman said. (AP Photo/Nasser Ishtayeh)


An Israeli policeman stands guard in Tel Aviv. One Israeli has been killed and another five injured after being stabbed on a minibus in Petah Tikva near Tel Aviv by a knife-wielding Palestinian, Israel police and medical sources told AFP.(AFP/File/Sven Nackstrand)


Palestinian masked militants of the Al-Yasser Brigades, a militia linked to the Fatah movement, left, and of the Islamic Jihad, second left, point their guns to the European Union emblem outside the EU Commission's office in Gaza City Thursday Feb. 2, 2006. A group of gunmen briefly took up position outside the office Thursday in protest over a newspaper cartoon that has riled the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)


An armed Islamic Jihad militant stands on top of a wreckage of a car, one of two vehicles hit in an Israeli aristrike in Gaza City Sunday Feb. 5, 2006. Israeli airstrikes blasted two cars carrying Islamic Jihad militants in Gaza City on Sunday night, killing two of the Islamic Jihad's top militants in Gaza, including its top homemade rocket maker, Palestinian officials said.(AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)


An Indian soldier stands guard as a Kashmiri Muslim boy watches a Moharram procession in Srinagar February 5, 2006. Muslims all over the world mourn the slaying of Imam Hussein, a grandson of Prophet Mohammed during the first ten days of first Islamic month of Moharram. Imam Hussein was killed by his political rivals along with 72 companions in Iraq about 1,300 years ago. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli


Ivory Coast soldiers on parade during a ceremony paying homage to the three soldiers killed during an attack in the district of Akouedo last month in Abidjan February 3, 2006. REUTERS/Luc Gnago


Soldiers stand guard during a military exercise in preparation for Independence Day celebrations at the Galle Face Green in Colombo February 2, 2006. Sri Lanka will celebrate its Independence day on February 4. REUTERS/Buddhika Weerasinghe


Thai soldiers inspect a gutted pick-up truck following a bomb blast that killed two villagers in Thailand's restive southern Narathiwat province. Seven people were killed in a brazen series of bombings and shootings by suspected Islamic militants in Thailand's Muslim-majority southern provinces.(AFP/Madaree Tohlala)


Chinese riot police officers on a U.N. peacekeeping mission stand guard outside a ballot counting center in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, Saturday, Feb. 4, 2006. U.N. troops beefed up patrols Saturday and poll workers mobilized trucks and even mules to carry ballots to remote regions, as Haiti readied itself three days before an election that aims to restore a shaky democracy in this impoverished country. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Zhou Que)


A Brazilian U.N. peacekeeping soldier frisks a man on a street in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, Saturday, Feb. 4, 2006. U.N. troops beefed up patrols Saturday and poll workers mobilized trucks and even mules to carry ballots to remote regions, as Haiti readied itself three days before an election that aims to restore a shaky democracy in this impoverished country. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Zhou Que)


An Argentine U.N. peacekeeper patrols a street in Gonaives, Haiti February 5, 2006. Rife with fear of an explosion of violence, Haiti will vote on a new president on Tuesday to replace its last elected leader, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, ousted two years ago in a bloody rebellion. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar


An Argentine U.N. peacekeeper takes his position during a patrol on a street in Gonaives, Haiti February 5, 2006. Rife with fear of an explosion of violence, Haiti will vote on a new president on Tuesday to replace its last elected leader, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, ousted two years ago in a bloody rebellion. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar


A woman stands by the door of her house while a U.N. Brazilian peacekeeper provides security two days before the presidential and legislative elections in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2006. Two former presidents, a wealthy businessman and an ex-rebel are among three dozen presidential candidates in Tuesday's elections being staged under the protection of U.N. peacekeepers, two years after a bloody uprising ousted elected President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)


Colombian paramilitaries wait to surrender their weapons at the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta in Colombia February 3, 2006. Hernan Giraldo, one of Colombia's most notorious paramilitary warlords, convicted mass-murderer and wanted cocaine trafficker, handed in his arms to the Colombian government on Friday under a peace deal which could let him off with a relatively light jail sentence. Giraldo's 1,166-member fighting force, known as the 'Tayrona Resistance Block', which is part of the illegal United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia, a far-right group known by its Spanish initials AUC, also handed in assault rifles and other weapons. REUTERS/Fredy Builes


An Indian delegate, right, talks to an Israeli exhibitor of rifles at the Defense Expo 2006 in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006. Weapons makers from around the world showcased their products at the defense exhibition in India, where the government plans to spend tens of billions of dollars in defense purchases over the next few years. More than 300 companies from 11 countries were participating in the four-day defense exhibition. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)


Russian rifles on display at an international defence exhibition in New Delhi. Russia, India's biggest military hardware supplier, said it hoped to corner 10 billion dollars worth of defence contracts from New Delhi.(AFP/File/Raveendran )


Linton Brooks, head of the National Nuclear Security Administration, center, looks at a Gatling gun with officers Brian Weimer, left, and Chris McKaskey of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory protection force division, at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006. Officials at Lawrence Livermore unveiled a new weapon in their quest for greater security, a turret-mounted gun that can fire 3,000 rounds a minute. The gun is to be installed at similar locations around the country. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Link Posted: 2/5/2006 5:23:29 PM EDT
Good stuff, thanks.
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 5:28:10 PM EDT
Thanks Lumpy. I like the sig line BTW.
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 5:31:57 PM EDT
oh dear me.....


negev...tavor..... need new pants.
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 5:44:50 PM EDT
Appreciate the effort.
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 5:49:45 PM EDT
Good stuff, I would be interested to see any more pics of the chi-commies in Haiti.
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 5:55:11 PM EDT


Is there a Mini 14 in this pic? The stainless one.
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 6:06:27 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/5/2006 6:14:09 PM EDT by Painter]
Linton Brooks must be important to have that much security.



Linton Brooks, head of the National Nuclear Security Administration, center, looks at a Gatling gun with officers Brian Weimer, left, and Chris McKaskey of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory protection force division, at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006. Officials at Lawrence Livermore unveiled a new weapon in their quest for greater security, a turret-mounted gun that can fire 3,000 rounds a minute. The gun is to be installed at similar locations around the country. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Link Posted: 2/5/2006 6:08:02 PM EDT
Great pics Lumpy ............Thanks
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 6:14:54 PM EDT
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 6:16:19 PM EDT
Chinese troops in Haiti

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Thanks for the pics
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 6:17:58 PM EDT
Thanks! Its been awhile.
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 6:20:39 PM EDT
WOW.....with all the Airsoft Tactical stuff knockoff's from China, they can't even equip their army with anything......

Link Posted: 2/5/2006 6:22:43 PM EDT

Originally Posted By NoHarmNoFAL-01:
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Is there a Mini 14 in this pic? The stainless one.



You can spot the stainless one real easy huh?

The rust pits on those guns have rust pits.

Thanks lump - been missing these
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 6:23:32 PM EDT

Originally Posted By NoHarmNoFAL-01:
us.news3.yimg.com/us.i2.yimg.com/p/rids/20060203/i/r334998709.jpg?x=241&y=345&sig=8hiZ3d9S_TGwb_sDhjeZcw--

Is there a Mini 14 in this pic? The stainless one.



They could make some decent cash selling those to U.S. civilians...


- BG
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 6:27:58 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Painter:
Linton Brooks must be important to have that much security.



Chris McKaskey




Methinks agent Chris McKaskey needs to stay the fuck away from the Krispy Kremes.

Tactical clothing SHOULD NOT come in XXXXL.
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 6:30:45 PM EDT



I love FALs.
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 6:38:36 PM EDT
awesome pics
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 7:00:27 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/5/2006 7:02:03 PM EDT by 6172crew]
http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/attachment.php?attachmentid=317&d=1139072711



this is what CA does with em'
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 7:11:53 PM EDT
This guy is not going to be ready for any trouble, he has no belt in his MAG

Link Posted: 2/5/2006 7:22:16 PM EDT

Originally Posted By 6172crew:

sharnhorst.zoto.com/img/40/88362f070f8668c4f2a6b29c7eb64833-

this is what CA does with em'



Me thinks that you're surely violating some Cali law with those scissors attached to that lower,
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 7:58:40 PM EDT
Great photos. Thanks
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 9:09:00 PM EDT
Late night BTT.
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 9:13:05 PM EDT
One of the best threads on ARFCOM, time and time again.
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 9:13:20 PM EDT
Great pics lumpy thanks!!
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 9:15:42 PM EDT
Thank you Lumpy!
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 9:19:26 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Painter:
Linton Brooks must be important to have that much security.

img101.imageshack.us/img101/6551/captcajc0de.jpg

Linton Brooks, head of the National Nuclear Security Administration, center, looks at a Gatling gun with officers Brian Weimer, left, and Chris McKaskey of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory protection force division, at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006. Officials at Lawrence Livermore unveiled a new weapon in their quest for greater security, a turret-mounted gun that can fire 3,000 rounds a minute. The gun is to be installed at similar locations around the country. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)




lol, thats normal security garb at LLNL... same setup my buddies carry there.
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 9:40:13 PM EDT
As always, great pics. Thanks Lumpy!
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 10:01:28 PM EDT


Maybe I'm just behind, but how long have Iraqis been using G3s?

Anywho, great thread! Thanks Lumpy. I hadn't even heard of this shiite militia/US firefight.
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 10:19:34 PM EDT

Originally Posted By bulldog1967:

Originally Posted By Painter:
Linton Brooks must be important to have that much security.

img101.imageshack.us/img101/6551/captcajc0de.jpg

Chris McKaskey




Methinks agent Chris McKaskey needs to stay the fuck away from the Krispy Kremes.

Tactical clothing SHOULD NOT come in XXXXL.



That look oh his face says, "I may be tubby, but I've got a muthafuckin' MINIGUN!"

Great pics as always. Thanks Lumpy.
Link Posted: 2/6/2006 2:23:53 AM EDT
East Coast BTT.
Link Posted: 2/6/2006 2:42:05 AM EDT
Great pix - L196.........thanks


But damn, I missed the New Dehli Gunshow last weekend!


I especially enjoyed the classic photo of the Russian blonde modeling the new Izhmash offerings!


Link Posted: 2/6/2006 6:09:05 AM EDT
Great pics!
Link Posted: 2/6/2006 6:54:22 AM EDT
thanks Lumpy, great pics as always.
Link Posted: 2/6/2006 6:58:23 AM EDT
excellent round of gun photos
Link Posted: 2/6/2006 6:59:42 AM EDT
Thanks Lumpy
Link Posted: 2/6/2006 7:05:03 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Lumpy196:

Linton Brooks, head of the National Nuclear Security Administration, center, looks at a Gatling gun with officers Brian Weimer, left, and Chris McKaskey Farva of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory protection force division, at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006. Officials at Lawrence Livermore unveiled a new weapon in their quest for greater security, a turret-mounted gun that can fire 3,000 rounds a minute. The gun is to be installed at similar locations around the country. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)



Kharn
Link Posted: 2/6/2006 7:10:04 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Lumpy196:


us.news3.yimg.com/us.i2.yimg.com/p/ap/20060202/capt.cajc10302022305.nuke_lab_gun_cajc103.jpg?x=380&y=256&sig=7BLeQ7eGGA5.DiVfsRmpSQ--
Linton Brooks, head of the National Nuclear Security Administration, center, looks at a Gatling gun with officers Brian Weimer, left, and Chris McKaskey of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory protection force division, at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006. Officials at Lawrence Livermore unveiled a new weapon in their quest for greater security, a turret-mounted gun that can fire 3,000 rounds a minute. The gun is to be installed at similar locations around the country. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)




Security guards, huh. kind puts to shame anything a PD can field.
Link Posted: 2/6/2006 7:13:05 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Kharn:

Originally Posted By Lumpy196:
us.news3.yimg.com/us.i2.yimg.com/p/ap/20060202/capt.cajc10302022305.nuke_lab_gun_cajc103.jpg?x=380&y=256&sig=7BLeQ7eGGA5.DiVfsRmpSQ--
Linton Brooks, head of the National Nuclear Security Administration, center, looks at a Gatling gun with officers Brian Weimer, left, and Chris McKaskey Farva of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory protection force division, at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006. Officials at Lawrence Livermore unveiled a new weapon in their quest for greater security, a turret-mounted gun that can fire 3,000 rounds a minute. The gun is to be installed at similar locations around the country. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)



Kharn



Doorgunner for the NSA?

/PHil
Link Posted: 2/6/2006 7:20:52 AM EDT
Am I the only one who is starting to feel like our services are only changing uniforms so we can justify giving all our old stuff to Iraqis?
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