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Old 12-14-2017, 07:28 PM
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Default Improvised Weapons - Syria (maybe OT?)

Hi readers,

Interesting link below to an article in Wired about the weapons used in Syria. Relevant to T2K is the ISIS repurposing of Iraqi industrial facilities for production of mortar shells and IEDs (119.5mm Mortar shells are manufactured for use in tubes made from standardised oil industry steel pipes). I can see this type of thing being very common in T2K but haven't seem so much of it in the real world (thankfully).

https://www.wired.com/story/terror-i...-supply-chain/

I hope you find it as interesting as I did.

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Nick
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Old 12-14-2017, 09:43 PM
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Thanks. That was an interesting read. It is amazing how weapons and ammo "travel" in the third world. Insurgents will trade weapons and ammo for other things the way we spend money here. The standing rumours about the weapons in Somalia were that Al Queda in Yemen traded AKs and RPGs to the Somalis for drugs and UN Aid (mostly foodstuffs but some building materials too). That is why there were so many weapons available in the Bakara Market.
A barter system to make any TW2K GM envious.
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Old 12-18-2017, 08:43 PM
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This is another area, they also have home made rockets and mortars

http://www.tanks-encyclopedia.com/mo...ia/t-72_mahmia
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http://spioenkop.blogspot.com/search/label/Syria
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