Saturday, August 24, 2019

The North Korean Airforce Is Still Using Biplanes

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Sputnik: Pyongyang Using Ancient Biplanes to Practice on South Korean F-15 Mockups (Photo)

According to a South Korean newspaper, North Korea has a special bombing range complete with mockups of South Korean F-15K Slam Eagle jets. Is this for its advanced fleet of MiGs? No, apparently the range is for its ancient An-2 biplanes.

Seoul-based Chosun Ilbo reported Thursday that outside North Korea’s Sondok Military Airport, the Korean People's Army Air and Anti-Air Force (KPAAF) has intricate grass cut-outs in the shape of various pieces of South Korean hardware, including their advanced F-15K jets purchased from the United States.

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WNU Editor: You go to war with what you have.

4 comments:

Dov Sar said...

The fabric biplanes are especially hard to get a lock on, radar or IR, and if you equipped them in crop duster configuration and sprayed toxins, they could be a very lethal threat. They could disable a carrier flight deck. Seriously.

Anonymous said...

Also electric jammers won't do shit. Agreed. All tools, when masterfully used, can be devastating.

Case in point: greek gyros. Like wtf. Clearly an ancient weapon of mass destruction. Sneaky Greek.. food yeah right! I've had better throw-up^^

fazman said...

They'd be shot down in short order, maybe some zeros or a huuricane would be even better.

Bob Huntley said...

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