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Department of Unusual Ordnance Finds (Can Freepers Identify)
cjchivers.com ^ | unknown | Deir ash Sharqi,

Posted on 06/05/2013 1:38:27 PM PDT by OL Hickory

Field researching and reporting on arms and the arms trade often leads to the same old discoveries in war after war, fight after fight. But most trips also turn up the odd and unusual item.

This pair of disc-shaped ordnance packages bearing Russian labels (above) was one of the unexpected finds in the possession of Ahfad al-Rasul.

(Excerpt) Read more at cjchivers.com ...


TOPICS: Government; History; Military/Veterans; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: ordanance; unknown; unusual
sounds like ammo covered in cosmoline...What say you??
1 posted on 06/05/2013 1:38:28 PM PDT by OL Hickory
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To: OL Hickory

obama and his crowd.


2 posted on 06/05/2013 1:41:06 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: no-to-illegals

Put it in a vise and hit it with a hammer ... if it goes ‘boom’ .. it’s an explosive.


3 posted on 06/05/2013 1:49:25 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I can't prove it, but they're true)
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To: knarf

Pray for none of those. Stay Safe!


4 posted on 06/05/2013 1:52:40 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: OL Hickory
Binary (2 component) nerve gas?

Regards,
GtG

5 posted on 06/05/2013 1:54:29 PM PDT by Gandalf_The_Gray (I live in my own little world, I like it 'cuz they know me here.)
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To: OL Hickory

Stinky cheese


6 posted on 06/05/2013 1:54:59 PM PDT by razorback-bert (I'm in shape. Round is a shape isn't it?)
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To: Gandalf_The_Gray

Mine innards


7 posted on 06/05/2013 1:56:43 PM PDT by Gaffer
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To: knarf

Bugs Bunny as bomb tester

8 posted on 06/05/2013 1:57:01 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: OL Hickory
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/anthrax-poisoning-kills-62-in-russia?
9 posted on 06/05/2013 2:07:21 PM PDT by Errant
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To: OL Hickory

Caviar


10 posted on 06/05/2013 2:12:10 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: OL Hickory

Would it be possible to post the picture, the site is not accessible for some reason. Cheers.


11 posted on 06/05/2013 2:26:08 PM PDT by moose07 (the truth will out ,one day. This is not the post you are looking for ....move along now....)
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To: moose07

12 posted on 06/05/2013 2:33:45 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: moose07
It's a big 'un:


13 posted on 06/05/2013 2:33:48 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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To: OL Hickory

Actually, it says, “If you’ve opened the package this far, kiss your ass goodbye.”


14 posted on 06/05/2013 2:35:35 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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To: servo1969

Fruitcake? Circa 1983?


15 posted on 06/05/2013 2:37:24 PM PDT by IYAS9YAS
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To: servo1969

Russian pancakes.


16 posted on 06/05/2013 2:44:35 PM PDT by arderkrag (An Unreconstructed Georgian, STANDING WITH RAND.)
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To: carriage_hill

I thought maybe it said “Light and get away!”


17 posted on 06/05/2013 2:53:31 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: carriage_hill; servo1969

As far as I can work out they are Additional propellant charges for 120mm artillery shells.
But that is only a 60% probability.


18 posted on 06/05/2013 2:59:58 PM PDT by moose07 (the truth will out ,one day. This is not the post you are looking for ....move along now....)
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To: OL Hickory
looks like some sort of propellant charge Note that it says 120mm on it, and as I recall the only things of that caliber that the russians use are mortars such as the 2S9 (SP), 2S12 (towed), 2S23 (SP), and the 2S31 (SP)
19 posted on 06/05/2013 3:04:48 PM PDT by 2CAVTrooper (Slaving away so obama supporting deadbeats can play)
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To: OL Hickory

..something about “additional”...


20 posted on 06/05/2013 3:07:53 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: 2CAVTrooper

That’s two of us with the same idea.


21 posted on 06/05/2013 3:08:21 PM PDT by moose07 (the truth will out ,one day. This is not the post you are looking for ....move along now....)
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To: moose07

eyep..additional something...see my post #20


22 posted on 06/05/2013 3:09:12 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: moose07
As far as I can work out they are Additional propellant charges for 120mm artillery shells.

Looks like you're right. It reads "Crack open only before shooting" then "Bundles additional charge to 120 mm PM"

23 posted on 06/05/2013 3:10:14 PM PDT by IYAS9YAS
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To: IYAS9YAS; moose07
Looks like they belong to one like this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/120-PM-43_mortar
24 posted on 06/05/2013 3:12:21 PM PDT by IYAS9YAS
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To: Squantos

Did they find these in Bruce’s basement?


25 posted on 06/05/2013 3:12:46 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: IYAS9YAS; Doogle

That’s what we were waiting for...
Someone who speaks the lingo well.
Thanks IYAS9YAS !


26 posted on 06/05/2013 3:12:50 PM PDT by moose07 (the truth will out ,one day. This is not the post you are looking for ....move along now....)
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To: moose07

IED?


27 posted on 06/05/2013 3:17:32 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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To: carriage_hill

Propellant charges for 120 mm mortar?


28 posted on 06/05/2013 3:18:32 PM PDT by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: moose07

top section -

opened only
before shooting

middle section -

bundles of extra charge to 120mm cm
vtod 2/d B

bottom section -

4 - A - B

Just using online stuff. I really don’t know. But it does remind me of charges for artillery.


29 posted on 06/05/2013 3:18:38 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: moose07
I don't speak it, but I can read it. Hardest part was not having Russian as a font on my 'puter. Bing translator did the rest.

I tried learning Russian in college, but found that by the second year, the Russian homework was chewing up 60% of my homework time, and it was an elective class. So, I dropped it.

I did learn (or so they thought) Korean in the Air Force, which is partially where my screen name comes from.

But that was more than 20 years ago. I find that I remember more Korean when I've had a few drinks, but without any means to practice it with a real person, it faded quickly once I got out in '94.

30 posted on 06/05/2013 3:18:51 PM PDT by IYAS9YAS
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To: moose07

booster


31 posted on 06/05/2013 3:21:08 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Axenolith

For an IED?


32 posted on 06/05/2013 3:22:21 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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To: carriage_hill

I’d put money on it.
Could be a prairie dog problem...


33 posted on 06/05/2013 3:22:52 PM PDT by moose07 (the truth will out ,one day. This is not the post you are looking for ....move along now....)
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To: IYAS9YAS
find that I remember more Korean when I've had a few drinks

I spoke fluent Thai after two days and about 130,000 baht

34 posted on 06/05/2013 3:25:36 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle

Korean was pretty easy to learn, once you get past the alphabet. The hardest part was getting myself worked into a corner in the conversation because I still thought in English, then translated to Korean. I’d get ahead of myself, then forget where I was... Not much has changed, except I’m farther behind myself now.


35 posted on 06/05/2013 3:30:15 PM PDT by IYAS9YAS
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To: Tijeras_Slim

You would not believe the number of phone calls I personally got when Bruce’s cache of goodies was discovered....:o)

And just think...that only what they found under his house. Think of the rest of his property and surrounding area.

He was a wheeler Dealer fer sure...always trading cases of 300 Win mag that was custom loaded etc for the dark side. He had connections and folks entertained him.

Stay safe and don’t overload yer 120mm Paruski Artilley piece with this old stuff !

Nite !


36 posted on 06/05/2013 8:08:32 PM PDT by Squantos ( Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet ...)
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