ANTI-DOLLARS!

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Aired on the Doomstead Diner on July 25, 2014

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…The downing of Flight 17 has now receeded slightly into the background as the FSoA backed off on directly pegging the blame on Vlad the Impaler, and now are running the narrative instead that it was probably a “mistake” by the Novorossiyan Separatists.

One of the Diners, JD came up with a Plausible Scenario that could explain the events as they transpired, at least from what is sort of known about them:

1. Kiev ATC sends Malaysian jet into war zone.
2. Kiev fighter flies low along path.
3. Separatists spot fighter.
4. Separatists have BUK antiaircraft missile but not fancy radar, so they have to fire it in chase mode.
5. Fighter climbs to intercept path of jet liner.
6. Missile finds easier heat signature of civilian jet and destroys it.
7. Separatists report destroying Ukrainian fighter.

Of course, this doesn’t explain why Kiev sent the Malasian Jet into the War Zone in the first place, or why they sent the Fighter Jet in either, though this could have been a lure to get the Novorossiyans to fire off their Buk Missile, if they actually had control of one.

For the rest, LISTEN TO THE RANT!

Also, don’t miss also today’s Analysis of the Context & Causes of the Downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 by former Air Traffic Controller and Intelligence Operations Specialist Agelbert up on the Diner Blog!  Included in the analysis is detailed Flight Simulation from Agelbert.

Snippet from Agelbert:

…10) CAS is Collision Avoidance Radar. All airliners have it.  Also all air traffic control systems have a program called Conflict Alert. It blinks the data blocks of two targets that will have less than minimum separation standards with AMPLE TIME (a few minutes or so) for the air traffic controller to warn at least one of the aircraft. On board the aircraft CAS goes off and collision avoidance instructions are shouted at the crew. BUT, an airliner cannot escape a missile. The aircraft has just nose radar BUT it has a data link to atc radar and CAN receive conflict alert data to activate CAS (aircraft overtaking or in conflict  due to projected crossing trajectories by heading or altitude).

11) Missile targeting: There are several ways to do this. When a missile is released, it mostly does its own thing BECAUSE it flies so fast that the delay in reaction from an RC signal could cause a flight path error resulting in a miss.

12) The heat seeking capability (a no brainer for a HUGE IR signal like Airliner engines) is NOT exclusive in flight path targeting. An on board computer also has trajectory computation of the target. The target is LOCKED or it isn’t. If it’s NOT LOCKED, the missile does not explode. Yes, they have proximity destruction mechanisms that explode the missile before it hits. The reason for that is that missiles are delicate devices and they might NOT explode if the hit the target before they explode.

The downing of the airliner was NO MISTAKE….

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RE

 

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