Re: [MV] Civilain Vehicle targets

Steven P. Allen (
Wed, 06 Jan 1999 16:27:20 -0600

At 01:48 PM 1/6/99 -0800, Joe Baker wrote:
>Someone on the list suggested that the US Military use civilian
>vehicles for hard targets down range.....
>The is a saying in the military. "You train like you intent to
>fight". In this case, the military intends to shoot and destroy
>military targets painted in camo, not SUV's and Metros painted bright
>red and yellow.

But by that logic, Joe, they're training to fight themselves, or perhaps
their Vietnam era predecessors. I doubt our potential enemies have all that
many M151s. . . .

Steve Allen

BTW, I'm not disagreeing with your basic assertion; I just don't think this
particualr argument holds water.

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