IED Vid

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  1. comiso90

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    This gives an idea of what our guys are dodging over there..

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    Ouch !!

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    Scary, very scary...
     
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    Unreal! A second later and that would have been real bad for those guys. Holy sh*t is right.
     
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    or a couple feet closer to the surface... that looked like it was buried deep
     
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    Yeah, the weird part was it hardly made a sound as it popped up.
     
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    The majority of the IEDS we encouter over there are not even buried. They are simply made ot of whatever they wish and left on the side the road and detonated by cell phone.
     
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    Some of the most dangerous ones are embedded into the side of a road embankment and hardened on all sides but the one facing the road, in effect creating a shaped charge. That’s a lot of energy focused in one direction.

    It will take out an Abrams

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    I can only agree with the guy......HOLY ****! Care to tell me what IED is?
     
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    improvised explosive device
     
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    Cheers Comis....
     
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    We saw some very wiered and crazy ones down there. On the road leading to our camp they took a dead cow and stuck it into its stomach and then stiched it back up.

    They are very good at what they do believe it or not.
     
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