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Jonty

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Lights in the sky
« on: February 16, 2017, 11:17:44 pm »

  What appear to be multiple parachute flares over the Otterburn ranges. Any clues, anyone?
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Re: Lights in the sky
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2017, 11:20:42 pm »

Probably night-attack training for infantry et al.?

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Re: Lights in the sky
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2017, 11:34:35 pm »


  What appear to be multiple parachute flares over the Otterburn ranges. Any clues, anyone?


aye, take more water with the scotch, lol.
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Re: Lights in the sky
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2017, 02:27:15 pm »

  I thought things like starshell and Snowflake had gone out with the advance of night vision kit. Not so, it seems, there are even black light flares (oxymoron?) to enhance infra-red viewing.
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