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Forum: Off Topic 08-10-2009, 12:47 AM
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Posted By MT2008
Beats me. I really don't know their...

Beats me. I really don't know their gear/equipment all that well. I can only go by what I see in pictures and what's on Wikipedia. I'm sure somebody who's been in the SLA could tell you better...
Forum: Off Topic 08-08-2009, 11:42 PM
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Posted By MT2008
I dunno, things have changed a bit since the...

I dunno, things have changed a bit since the 1970s and 80s, but the war has certainly exacerbated ethnic tensions quite a bit. I do think that the Sri Lankan government will at least make some...
Forum: Off Topic 08-07-2009, 01:38 AM
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Posted By MT2008
In other Sri Lanka/LTTE-related news: ...

In other Sri Lanka/LTTE-related news:

http://www.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUSTRE57553420090806?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews
Forum: Off Topic 08-07-2009, 12:37 AM
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Posted By MT2008
I've seen some pics of them with MAGs (a picture...

I've seen some pics of them with MAGs (a picture was in the topic I posted), but the fact is, an RPD or PKM is much cheaper, so that's why they probably have more of those. The SLA almost surely...
Forum: Off Topic 08-05-2009, 03:39 AM
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Posted By MT2008
I imagine the SLA received some surplus L7A2...

I imagine the SLA received some surplus L7A2 GPMGs from the British government just as they received many surplus L1A1 SLRs, but I imagine that, as with other small arms, they've long since been...
Forum: Off Topic 08-05-2009, 12:24 AM
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Posted By MT2008
You're not bugging me; this is just a discussion....

You're not bugging me; this is just a discussion. This is what a message board is for. :D

The topic I gave you was just one; I would recommend trying the search feature for the Military Pictures...
Forum: Off Topic 08-04-2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 26,270
Posted By MT2008
Here's a good one to start with: ...

Here's a good one to start with:

www.militaryphotos.net/forums/showthread.php?t=146160
Forum: Off Topic 08-04-2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By MT2008
The forums and the regular site are one and the...

The forums and the regular site are one and the same. The regular site is just a front page showing what topics have been updated in the forum.
Forum: Off Topic 08-04-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By MT2008
On my hard drive? No. Check Military Photos.com...

On my hard drive? No. Check Military Photos.com and do a search, that's where I find a lot of this stuff.
Forum: Off Topic 08-04-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 26,270
Posted By MT2008
I've seen them wearing surplus British, American,...

I've seen them wearing surplus British, American, German, and Chinese uniforms. It seems to vary based on units. I'm not sure they've adopted a standard, and I doubt they've had the money to afford...
Forum: Off Topic 08-04-2009, 05:26 PM
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Views: 26,270
Posted By MT2008
In conflicts like the Sri Lankan Civil War,...

In conflicts like the Sri Lankan Civil War, atrocities on both sides tend to be the norm. That's how it often is in Africa, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, etc. - no obvious good or bad guys, no...
Forum: Off Topic 08-04-2009, 04:46 PM
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Posted By MT2008
I don't think the G3A3s are used very much...

I don't think the G3A3s are used very much anymore. I've seen hundreds of photos from the conflict, and the G3's use by the SLA pretty much seems to stop by the 1990s. I'm sure they are still used...
Forum: Off Topic 08-04-2009, 04:34 PM
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Views: 26,270
Posted By MT2008
Basically, the LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil...

Basically, the LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam) want to create their own little country in the Northern part of Sri Lanka. The Tamil people got imported to the island by the Brits, back when...
Forum: Off Topic 08-04-2009, 04:29 PM
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Views: 26,270
Posted By MT2008
I know a little about this topic, because one of...

I know a little about this topic, because one of my assignments while I was an intern was to write updates on the conflict that the analysts could use. Of course, I quickly how full of shit the Sri...
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