Zorba the Hutt (zorbathut) wrote,
Zorba the Hutt
zorbathut

<Phil_Briggs> dude
<Phil_Briggs> jeanne shipped me a book
<Phil_Briggs> "Urban Combat"
<Phil_Briggs> A guide to combat in built-up areas.
<Phil_Briggs> such subjects as:
<Phil_Briggs> "Fire team employment"
<Phil_Briggs> "tactical air"
<Phil_Briggs> "Employment and effectiveness of recoilles rifles"
<Phil_Briggs> "Nuclear, biological, and chemical considerations"
<Phil_Briggs> "fire hazards"
<Phil_Briggs> "demolitions"
<Phil_Briggs> i love it
<Phil_Briggs> they teach you how to build a machinegun bunker.
<Phil_Briggs> in a sewer.
<Phil_Briggs> how to "obstruct" heavy armor into an ambush using Dragon ATRs
<Phil_Briggs> they talk about why shopping malls are great for this
<Phil_Briggs> long, and the fronts are narrow
<Phil_Briggs> but the shop is deep enough that the backblast won't kill you
<Phil_Briggs> ooo
<Phil_Briggs> "Blocking hallways and stairs"
<Phil_Briggs> oooooo
<Phil_Briggs> a chart cross referencing "pounds of explosive" with "safe distance in meters"
<Phil_Briggs> it has numbers up to 425 and over.
<Phil_Briggs> pounds, i mean.
<Phil_Briggs> safe distance is "750 meters" for that much
<Phil_Briggs> jesus
<Phil_Briggs> that's almost half a mile
<Phil_Briggs> ooo
<Phil_Briggs> FIREBOMBS
<Phil_Briggs> hm
<Phil_Briggs> i wonder where i can get some M4 thickening compound...
<Phil_Briggs> styrofoam probably works just as well
<Phil_Briggs> lol
<Phil_Briggs> mmm
<Phil_Briggs> the proper ratio of gasoline to oil in a molotov coctail is 3:2
<Phil_Briggs> oooo....
<Phil_Briggs> table :
<Phil_Briggs> thickness of concrete/pounds of TNT/C4/
<Phil_Briggs> with secondary table based on different placement on the wall
<Phil_Briggs> Hm
<Phil_Briggs> apparently overstuffed easy chairs are good for tamping explosives
<Phil_Briggs> >:D

I AM GOING TO BE LIVING IN THE SAME HOUSE AS THIS GUY.
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