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Does not the French Air Force have nighttime combat ability, including ground attack. On IR those tanks should stand out like spotlights. If so, all of Gadaffi's vehicles could be gone by tomorrow.

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by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Sat Mar 19th, 2011 at 05:32:15 PM EST
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I'm sure they have the capability.  France spends a fair amount of money on its military, and being a close ally of ours, it's tough to imagine them not having it.

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by Drew J Jones (pedobear@pennstatefootball.com) on Sat Mar 19th, 2011 at 05:41:12 PM EST
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Drew J Jones:
and being a close ally of ours

oceania has always been at peace with insert country's name...

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by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Sun Mar 20th, 2011 at 06:19:20 AM EST
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Things are really going to get nasty for the regime forces if/when the Tornado ground-attack planes get active.

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by ATinNM on Sat Mar 19th, 2011 at 05:42:04 PM EST
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