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  •  a trained operator would presumably know that (3+ / 0-)
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    ditsylilg, skillet, msdrown

    "this blip" is on a commercial flight path at a altitude that is traveled by civilian airliners, and has a transponder identifying it as a civilian airliner.  It was their responsibility to identify what they were shooting at.

    Necessity is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.-- Wm.Pitt the Younger

    by JeffSCinNY on Fri Jul 18, 2014 at 09:35:53 AM PDT

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