Bullet-resistant Jeep. .. Was the guy with the .50 shooting at the tires or something? Also I'm assuming the RPG missed.
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#14 - ninjabadger ONLINE (07/30/2014) [-]
Was the guy with the .50 shooting at the tires or something? Also I'm assuming the RPG missed.

User avatar #140 to #14 - mistafishy (07/30/2014) [-]
OP's just dumb- 40mm ordinance usually consists of grenades, not actual RPGs.
#25 to #14 - anon (07/30/2014) [-]
I looked it up cause OP's post seemed silly. Her two bodyguards within the vehicle were killed, while Minerva survived but only because she got medical treatment. She only lived because a grenade thrown into the vehicle apparently didn't go off. She owes her life not to the vehicle, but because of sheer coincidence.
User avatar #132 to #25 - penileburglar (07/30/2014) [-]
She owes her life to both.

Pretty sure the other 300+ bullets would still have been an issue if her vehicle wasn't armored.
User avatar #16 to #14 - iphony (07/30/2014) [-]
Everyone knows bad guys can't aim.
User avatar #105 to #16 - Leonidus (07/30/2014) [-]
dead. killed me. comments are too good today
#194 to #105 - youlikeme (07/30/2014) [-]
how great we have your comment to balance it out then
#7 - anon (07/29/2014) [-]
"Minerva only survived the attack due to how well armored the Jeep was." No, really?
#108 to #7 - wagastragas ONLINE (07/30/2014) [-]
there was no one in the car, they just faked it out to make her gain sympathy., wiyc\ch would explain how there are no signs of an rpg or a .50 anywhere the car
#103 to #7 - dsgbiohazard (07/30/2014) [-]
OP obviously didn't make this.   
Now, imagine if the title was something different. Was that text in the picture extraneous?
OP obviously didn't make this.

Now, imagine if the title was something different. Was that text in the picture extraneous?
User avatar #11 to #7 - wotterpatch (07/30/2014) [-]
I thought it was because her ovaries exploded as soon as the fighting started and activated her womyn powers which deflected all the patriarchal bullets

i feel the need to bathe now
User avatar #47 to #7 - lecorbi (07/30/2014) [-]
maybe it was because shes a roman empire god. They're not sure yet
#18 - skypatrol (07/30/2014) [-]
Idk what that guy with the .50 cal was shooting at, because they would have to be driving a literal tank to survive that thing
pic related
User avatar #69 to #18 - grogovic (07/30/2014) [-]
User avatar #170 to #18 - xchewsifferx (07/30/2014) [-]
Modern armor has come a long way. A half inch of ar500 steel can stop AP 50cal rounds. I would upload the video showing it, but i don't know how to post them in comment.
User avatar #206 to #170 - jacksipian (07/30/2014) [-]
Will a .50BMG Pierce the AR500 Armor Plate?

Nope, that's a myth.
User avatar #243 to #206 - xchewsifferx (07/30/2014) [-]
The sheet they use in that video is 1/4 inch.

Demolition Ranch has a video where he stacks 4, 1/4 inch plates together and it only punches through one.


skip to 8:00 if you just want to see the armor piercing round
User avatar #29 to #18 - epicactual (07/30/2014) [-]
50. cals were originally tank killers. He must have had some really ****** aim
User avatar #31 to #29 - Silver Quantum ONLINE (07/30/2014) [-]
they must have been attacked by stormtroopers
#32 to #31 - epicactual (07/30/2014) [-]
I'm tellin' ya bro
#35 to #32 - anon (07/30/2014) [-]
I dunno. I'd probably put my first shot into the engine (so they can't keep driving). I would probably stop firing after the car got hit by an RPG.
User avatar #36 to #35 - epicactual (07/30/2014) [-]
I guess, but if you're gonna open up with that much, you might as well pull out all the stops
User avatar #134 to #36 - penileburglar (07/30/2014) [-]
Indeed. I don't think the folks that spent 350+ rounds of ammunition and explosives were concerned about overkill.
#209 to #18 - anon (07/30/2014) [-]
Actually, The standard .50 BMG will not go through a tank.
The round that penetrate the thick armor plates of a tank are made of depleted uranium.
#142 to #18 - randomsomehobo (07/30/2014) [-]
It kind of looks like poop.
#76 to #18 - angelicdemon (07/30/2014) [-]
Cough I'll show you mine if you show me yours.  20mm anti tank rifle.
Cough I'll show you mine if you show me yours. 20mm anti tank rifle.
#175 to #76 - MrShaggy (07/30/2014) [-]
"I sent this girl a picture of my dick."  155mm
"I sent this girl a picture of my dick." 155mm
#120 to #76 - Bobdolenade (07/30/2014) [-]
Its Me Bren Gun

@2 Minutes
Lock, stock and two smoking barrels [bren gun first scene] napisy PL
#74 - cazabrow ONLINE (07/30/2014) [-]
*Meanwhile in Detroit*

"Be back in a bit babe, just gonna go to the market real quick for some milk."
#70 to #45 - rakogoki (07/30/2014) [-]
Illuminati confirmed. this was clearly one of their assassination attempts.
#5 - anon (07/29/2014) [-]
Assasination? blasting someone with 350 bullets aint assasination.. thats straight up war..
User avatar #136 to #5 - horsecrab (07/30/2014) [-]
Welcome to Mexico.
#237 to #5 - anon (07/30/2014) [-]
Thats how it is in some places in mexico.. just straight up slaughter.
User avatar #10 to #5 - fatskinnyguy (07/30/2014) [-]
That's " **** everyone in your general direction"
User avatar #12 to #5 - severepwner (07/30/2014) [-]
If the purpose of the hit was to kill a specific person or people, then it's an assassination.

If they proceeded to annex the city, that's war.
User avatar #71 to #12 - Mortuus (07/30/2014) [-]
They've done that.
User avatar #21 to #5 - poutinesalad (07/30/2014) [-]
That's not a war, its a firefight.

(a very one sided firefight)
#98 to #21 - swagbot ONLINE (07/30/2014) [-]
User avatar #1 - kumimono (07/29/2014) [-]
How the heck do they get their hands on a Barret....

Don't answer, too depressing. Cartels...
User avatar #2 to #1 - sasa (07/29/2014) [-]
THis is the only issue you got with this?

Damn man I'd like to have the same stuff you're doing
User avatar #3 to #2 - kumimono (07/29/2014) [-]
Yeah, well, I've read enough of the state Mexico is in, a bullet-ridden car is status quo. And AK's and other assault rifles are plentiful, I thought something like Barret would be less so.

But again, the drug lords have money, anything's possible.
User avatar #8 to #3 - fuzzyballs (07/29/2014) [-]
and the 40mm RPG rounds don't bother you?
User avatar #6 to #1 - aesis (07/29/2014) [-]
Cartels basically run a lot of Mexico, they're so rich and heavily armoured it's unreal. They have more control than the government does, if a cartel wants a town they can take it with ease and no one will stand up to them out of fear.
#15 to #1 - anon (07/30/2014) [-]
The U.S. govt gave it to them ''to track them down''
#20 to #1 - anon (07/30/2014) [-]
cartels are small armies. exepct these armies dont abide by any laws or conventions.
#23 to #1 - mikeoxlong (07/30/2014) [-]
Anyone who has never committed any sort of felony or doesn't have any sort of restrictions in regards to purchasing firearms can buy a Barrett.
User avatar #28 to #1 - ryjoro (07/30/2014) [-]
I can go down the street to my local gunstore and purchase one... They're easy to get.
User avatar #38 to #1 - DmOnZ (07/30/2014) [-]
Probably all of them were supplied by either the CIA, or left overs from one of multiple major USSR deals during the Cold War.
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User avatar #107 to #1 - thatguyblaze (07/30/2014) [-]
i can seriously just drive down to my local cabela's and buy one. all i need is some picture ID and 10,000 dollars. I love Arizona
User avatar #197 to #1 - infinitereaper (07/30/2014) [-]
Have you ever seen the movie Lord of War?
#234 to #1 - baitdoesnttalkback (07/30/2014) [-]
didnt american government give them guns in a sting operation that failed?
#9 to #1 - anon (07/30/2014) [-]
the barret is the easiest weapon to buy on that whole list.
fully auto AK-47 (illegal everywhere)
fully auto AR-15 (illegal everywhere)
any RPG (super illegal everywhere)
Barret .50 BMG (you can buy one for the low low price of $10K)
User avatar #22 to #9 - localbees (07/30/2014) [-]
For the first two at least, anything is legal as long as you are willing to pay enough and deal with enough forms.
RPG's on the other hand, that's a slightly different story.
User avatar #17 to #9 - iphony (07/30/2014) [-]
Fully automatic firearms are not illegal in the U.S.A, you just need permits to buy them.
User avatar #64 to #17 - lyiat (07/30/2014) [-]
All fully automatic firearms manufactured after 1986 are illegal regardless of how many permits you have. So unless you want to rely on nearly thirty year old guns that are very likely to break down after a few seconds of sustained fire...
#122 to #64 - chubbies (07/30/2014) [-]
Anything well maintained will shoot the same now as it will 30 years ago. You can buy new reinforced receivers for nearly anything anyways.
#229 to #64 - anon (07/30/2014) [-]
You clearly have not dug out an AK-47 out of Iraq yet.
User avatar #249 to #172 - lyiat (07/30/2014) [-]
Do you bother reading sources before posting them?

"Sales to private citizens were limited to previously "registered" and "transferable" units. These are machine guns manufactured and registered prior to May 19, 1986. This immediately increased the value of a registered, transferable AR-15 machinegun, for instance, as only a limited amount of transferable AR-15s were in existence prior to May 19, 1986."
User avatar #263 to #249 - xchewsifferx (07/30/2014) [-]
yes but all that says is that their are limited parts. you could still acquire the proper paper work and then buy the weapon made prior to the ban.

Or you can do what most people do and just buy the required pre ban parts to make a modern rifle fully automatic. A pre-ban trigger, disconnector, auto-sear and pin (absent in the AR15), hammer, selector and bolt carrier are about all you need to convert a modern AR15 into a fully automatic configuration.

You just need the permit saying you're authorized to own the parts, and the money to buy the parts. Then you can convert nearly any modern rifle into a fully automatic platform

User avatar #268 to #263 - lyiat (07/30/2014) [-]
And how does ANY of this dispute the fact that "All fully automatic firearms manufactured after 1986 are illegal". Because it doesn't. Buying old parts for a new gun doesn't make a 'newly manufactured gun', as in legal terminology, the gun's age is determined by it's oldest parts.
User avatar #273 to #268 - xchewsifferx (07/30/2014) [-]
I do however see what you're saying. You cannot buy a fully automatic rifle that was built in that configuration after 1986. But i don't think it's fair to say you can't have a Fully automatic rifle unless it was made before 86, because thats not true, only a few parts have to be pre 1986. You're saying now that the law states the oldest part determines the age of the gun... thats fine, but don't think that, because one part of an object is older that the rest of the object that the entire object will function as if it's that age.

Also that law just sounds strange to me. I'm not saying it's wrong, and i'm to lazy to look it up, but if i have a gun that was manufactured in 2010 and then i put a spring in it from 1980, now the gun is deemed 30 years old? That just seems like a poor way to judge somethings age.

As to your statement, I never said it was incorrect. I'm simply saying i wouldn't always base my judgement off of it when considering the functionality of a firearm.
User avatar #271 to #268 - xchewsifferx (07/30/2014) [-]
I never said you could buy a "newly manufactured gun" that was fully automatic. I said you could buy pre-ban parts, and put them in a new gun. Just because the parts are older does not mean they were used. They could have been sitting in someones closet the whole time. And regardless of age, look at the parts that need changing: trigger, disconnector, auto-sear and pin, hammer, selector and bolt carrier. The only thing in that list that really sees any abuse is the BC, so even if you did buy everything used the only thing you have to worry about breaking is the BC. heck on any AR style platform (or its variants) the only thing you ever see wear out is the barrel, the gas system, or the BCG.

Which brings us to this statement,

"the gun's age is determined by it's oldest parts".

Personally, I don't personally agree with that statement. if you had a brand new gun, and then put a ten year old trigger in it, That trigger is going to out live half of the other parts on the gun.

Thats like saying if a car, fresh off the assembly line had one bolt in it that was 30 years old, than that car is thirty years old. Because you can bet that you're going to replace the tires before you replace the bolt
User avatar #272 to #271 - lyiat (07/30/2014) [-]
Your opinion doesn't change the legality of the firearm or the court's view on the firearm. My statement is not incorrect.
User avatar #37 to #34 - lordmandy (07/30/2014) [-]
Great job, America
User avatar #73 to #37 - commontroll (07/30/2014) [-]
What's great too is how the ATF says that it was just a failed attempt to track them. But apparently they put nothing in the guns to track them.
#99 to #37 - swagbot ONLINE (07/30/2014) [-]
1980s all over again...

Oh wait, we've been overthrowing governments since the 50s

Well, not 'We'. I only fund this stuff because I'm under threat of injury. Don't like it, though.
#190 - Imabur (07/30/2014) [-]
This connect-the-dot is impossible to follow.
#118 - brotherhood (07/30/2014) [-]
Comment Picture
User avatar #257 to #118 - thesticklebricks (07/30/2014) [-]
Thermite, det cord and/or Chlorine Trifluoride, step your game up.
User avatar #258 to #257 - brotherhood (07/30/2014) [-]
a mutant mix of all ******* three
User avatar #261 to #258 - thesticklebricks (07/30/2014) [-]
User avatar #265 to #261 - brotherhood (07/30/2014) [-]
and napalm
User avatar #267 to #265 - thesticklebricks (07/30/2014) [-]
Detpalm-Trichlorite, yes please.
User avatar #269 to #267 - brotherhood (07/30/2014) [-]
add 20mg of white phosphorus for added fun
#208 - wilyamn (07/30/2014) [-]
The driver.
#228 to #208 - scandaldog (07/30/2014) [-]
then... was she really the one being targeted... or was it the aleged assassins...
then... was she really the one being targeted... or was it the aleged assassins...
#180 - croneos (07/30/2014) [-]
Then Craigslist is like "ran when parked, interior in great shape, exterior in fair shape"
User avatar #210 to #180 - spceinvdr (07/30/2014) [-]
this so hard. ******* jewing people everywhere. I had this **** try to sell me a pickup truck that smoked like hell, stank like dank, had a wet seat and a broken stick shift, the worst wheel play I've ever seen, couldn't go over 50 when I had the pedal to the floor, and was pissing oil out of every engine orifice (he cleaned it before we drove, hence I didnt notice til after the drive). ****** still had the nerve to ask 2 grand for it.
#159 - nintendolover ONLINE (07/30/2014) [-]
Imagine how terrifying it must've been to be in that truck as 350 bullets slammed into every side and window.
User avatar #72 - philm (07/30/2014) [-]
sounds like a perfect pr for the jeep producer
User avatar #79 to #72 - crotchlesshotpants (07/30/2014) [-]
Not for the producer but for the company that armours it.
#81 to #79 - philm (07/30/2014) [-]
oops i actually meant that
oops i actually meant that
User avatar #4 - mankey (07/29/2014) [-]
It didn't work Beck, I'm still alive motherfucker When she goes on the news the next day.
User avatar #223 to #4 - zourch ONLINE (07/30/2014) [-]
pardon my dumbass what movie?
User avatar #84 - darthblam (07/30/2014) [-]
I feel sorry for whatever fella had to go and count each and every damn bullet hole there.
User avatar #30 - removekimchi (07/30/2014) [-]
Keep in mind, Mexico banned gun ownership.

it didn't work
#60 to #30 - anon (07/30/2014) [-]
So did Japan, and it did
User avatar #63 to #60 - removekimchi (07/30/2014) [-]
Japan doesn't have a gang problem

Japanese police also list deaths they can't solve as suicides

Japan has one of the highest suicide rates of any Asian country
User avatar #124 to #63 - sovietsamurai (07/30/2014) [-]
The Yakuza would be considered as a street gang, more like a mafia of sorts ...

Them bastards are brutal as **** ...
#112 to #63 - plaguehammer (07/30/2014) [-]
>japan doesn't have a gang problem
>Yakuza cuts your head off
#221 to #30 - threecharacters (07/30/2014) [-]
mexico didnt ban gun ownership its just more regulated. and in any case all they have to do is cross the border to get some more guns, which isnt even necessary thing to operation fast and furious. In case it wasn't as big in the news in the US as it was here in Mexico, the ATF allowed over 2500 weapons, mostly assault weapons be trafficked into Mexico in an attempt to track how the weapons were entering, only to soon loose their trail, all of which was done without informing any Mexican authorities, not even the government or president
User avatar #240 to #30 - clannadqs ONLINE (07/30/2014) [-]
That might have been the most irrelevant thing I've ever seen today. Japan's restrictions are MUCH worse than Mexico's and they have some of the lowest crime rate in the entire first world. There is almost no correlation between gun ownership and crime, when will people learn? The Cartel has been well established for a while now and I don't feel like looking it up now, but I am willing to put money down that the Cartel was around before those laws regarding weapon ownership were implemented. Comparing the Cartel to a petty thug in Detroit almost automatically makes me deem you an idiot.
User avatar #66 to #30 - Fjcf (07/30/2014) [-]
Because that's the only/main reason of the violence in Mexico. Also, gun ownership isn't banned in Mexico, it just isn't as easy to get them as in the US.
User avatar #77 to #66 - removekimchi (07/30/2014) [-]
Well, yeah the cartels are ******* insane.

people actually disarmed local police and formed militias because the cops weren't doing anything
User avatar #80 to #77 - Fjcf (07/30/2014) [-]
Yeah what? I'm in favor of the autodefensas in hard to reach rural areas but that certainly cant be the norm. That's how the michoacan family and the knights templar got started.
#133 to #30 - twitcha (07/30/2014) [-]
Its lucky they have a country just to the north of them where they can buy their guns then
User avatar #41 to #30 - animalsslamina (07/30/2014) [-]
you mean criminals don't obey the law? sonofabitch.... wat do now?
User avatar #51 to #41 - psykobear ONLINE (07/30/2014) [-]
User avatar #56 - RamboTrucker (07/30/2014) [-]
first of all, I'm 99% certain 40mm RPGs dont exist, so it was likely a grenade, probably a standard HEDP . also, .50 caliber is an anti-material round, not an anti tank round. the standard .50BMG only penetrates about 3/8 of an inch of steel.
User avatar #58 to #56 - lyiat (07/30/2014) [-]
Mate, if you had bothered to take two seconds to look it up on Google, you'd realize that the RPG-7V1 can use 40mm anti-personal fragmentation rounds.
#61 to #58 - RamboTrucker (07/30/2014) [-]
the only reason I didnt is because I'm too used to this kind of crap.
the more I know I guess.
User avatar #154 to #61 - mondominiman (07/30/2014) [-]
I always thought glock was just a nickname for pistols
User avatar #62 to #61 - lyiat (07/30/2014) [-]
Welcome to the 1%.
User avatar #59 to #58 - lyiat (07/30/2014) [-]
Warhead? Round? Whatever. It's 3:30 in the morning.
User avatar #82 to #56 - icedcarbon ONLINE (07/30/2014) [-]
Standard .50BMG will get around 19mm at 500m using the M2HB (that's 7.something inches). 40mm RPGs do exist and they are specifcally for RPG-2s and 7s it's their calibre (although the actual warheads will have different sizes, but there are also 40mm anti-personal rounds as the user lyat said (not to confuse with the polish grenade launcher RPG-40 which uses the "standard 40x46mm that infantry grenade launchers use). If it was HEDP it would have penetrated trough, I don't believe that thing has more than 50mm RHA value... 40x46mm (presumably what the attackers used) HEDP would have gone through that no problem... so a simple HE would be more likely.

Guess the attackers will get their revenge on their suppliers for not providing them with the good stuff.
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User avatar #174 to #50 - donatelo ONLINE (07/30/2014) [-]
>july 2014
>using "cute"
#161 - timelordjam (07/30/2014) [-]
> The guy with the RPG
#19 - kyukyuu (07/30/2014) [-]
that sounds like fun
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