OT - T-90 is Cheap Useless Junk!

Dang, I wish I’d seen this before posting in reply to someone’s question awhile back!

Leave it to a Brit to post the story in a hilarious rather insulting manner.

Anymouse

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Q83AIJCGaQ

Why the T-90 is Cheap Useless Junk! | Your Favorite Tank Sucks #2

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C’mon Tim, the design harmonizes with the overarching Russian military strategy - quantity over quality, soldiers to be considered cheap cannon fodder.

That approach incidentally also helped Western leaders to defend military budgets during the cold war by pointing to comparisons of the raw numbers.

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That approach incidentally also helped Western leaders to defend military budgets during the cold war by pointing to comparisons of the raw numbers.

Oh the professional military guys always knew we had quality on our side but only an idiot would turn down the edge in equipment, training and remuneration? Even the Americans finally discovered that the two year draft was a career killer for many and not good for the economy.

Interestingly, in Cuba women lead in education, important jobs such as doctors and engineers because two years military service is mandatory for men but voluntary for women. Doctors get free education but owe the state two years of service after.

We were doing a bus tour when they were upgrading the highway to Varadero and a young lady engineer with a clipboard was directing the bunch of older guys with the shovels. Our lady guide took great pleasure in pointing this out to us. }};-D

Most of the important staff at the resorts are women.

Anymouse

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