View Full Version : Wings: The Bear Trap

04-30-2005, 02:30 AM
A mate lended me Wings: The Bear Trap, done by the history channel. It's about Mi-24 Hind's and their actions in Afghanistan. Informative, but also shocking and scary. It contained tonnes of footage, from boths sides. The most shocking were scenes of Hind's being shot down by US made Stingers. In one instance, the entire forward compartment, including the pilot and gunner positions were blown to bits, leaving only the engine to hang in the air for a few seconds then plunge earthward. Make's me reconsider my decision to be a chopper pilot http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_eek.gif

04-30-2005, 04:03 AM
Sounds gruesom dude i'll look out for it

heh heh heh .
Bartman .

04-30-2005, 12:01 PM
russian tactics, strategy, and doctrine never was very people friendly as it were.

they will have their pilots and troops do things that are suicidal. be it hovering in the wrong place etc etc.

04-30-2005, 01:05 PM
The Afghan fighters could operate on foot at altitudes higher than the HIND could comfortably fly!

They would bait them up to those altitudes and then hand that wallowing HIND its' rear end..