Stories

Well here we want to bring a whole different side to the military, and that’s a mixture of funny stories and facts and figures that will make us smile !
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Next is an RAF one:-
Conversation overheard by a civilian airliner on the VHF Guard (emergency) frequency 121.5 MHz flying from Europe to Dubai
Iranian Air Defence – “Unknown aircraft, you are in Iranian airspace, identify yourself”
Aircraft – “This is a British aircraft, I am in Iraqi airspace”
Iranian Air Defence – You are in Iranian airspace. If you do not depart our airspace we will launch interceptor aircraft”
Aircraft – “This is Royal Air Force GR4 Tornado fighter. Send ‘em up, I’ll wait !”
Iranian Air Defence – (………total silence)
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To start with, we have an actual quote from a US Marine Corps infantry training manual:-
“When the pin is pulled out, Mr Grenade is not our friend”
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