SOFEX is where the world's leading generals come to buy everything from handguns to laser-guided missile systems. It stands for "Special Operations Forces Exhibition Conference" and it's essentially a trade-show where just about anyone with enough money can buy the most powerful weapons in the world.
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"Gen'rals gathered in their masses,
Just like witches at black masses
Evil minds that plot destruction,
Sorcerer of death's construction
In the fields the bodies burning,
As the war machine keeps turning
Death and hatred to mankind,
Poisoning their brainwashed minds
Oh Lord yeah"
They come here with billions of tax payers dollars, this is stupid and selfish of these idiots (Americans), our tax money can go to more important things like restricting guns, help stop school shootings, etc.
Lots of hate for these people, but really how else are they supposed to deal in arms? This kind of expo actually makes a lot of sense. It wasn't as debaucherous as I thought it would be. War has always been about business with the exception of Helen of Troy.
Sad to see human capital be used and be ready to be destroyed casually...wonder if aliens were to drop in all those weapons would even be effective on them! Looking at this...we kinda do deserve an alien invasion right about now...
sadly i think people love killing people and you don't need a war for that. London knife crime is an example. Sorry to say but i think everyone is slightly F'd in the head and absolutely anyone, is capable of killing if they are pushed or have absolutely no choice or some people just want to. However i believe in Good People. keep the good fight going, where ever your from. God bless you too, the world needs you.
Let me tell you how terrorists get their weapons, for example ISIS:
SOFEX is just a meeting, the companies that actually sell those weapons are highly regulated by their country's governments
Boeing, regulated by USA
BAE Systems, regulated by UK
Leonardo S.p.A., regulated by Italy
the list goes on, by USA, UK and Italy tell these companies that it's forbidden to sell to non-governments and certain countries that they think would hurt their national security, so they cannot sell to ISIS, but they can sell to the "official" government of Iraq, they ship weapons to the Iraqi army and that's it, then ISIS attack some Iraqi military base and that's it, they've just stolen a few weapons
In the same video a guy explains the biggest supplier of the drug cartels is USA, but USA forbids sales to those groups but it's okay to sell to the Mexican army because they are the "good guys", Mexican cartels attack army, there you go, weapon supply transfered
This is bad ass and terrifying at the same time. One day your buying weapons from your enemy then the next youre threatening them. Like "oh hey america nice helicopters, plans and guns you got there. Give me fifty of each then the next day. [Insert country here] has declared that the us is no longer the strongest military
You have to know there were some Nubians and Lower Delta Egyptians that get together in neutral tents every year or so and try to sell each other the BEST and LATEST in handheld metals technology(aka swords). It's comforting to know we haven't changed in 7000 years. When we go to other worlds, we will not be advanced in our intelligence nor our consciousness, we are just going to drag our shit along with us. So we can look forward to that. Yet I sure as hell want to go to the next SOFEX and see all the cool stuff, maybe get some range time. Who's with me?
It's funny that most people see explosives and bullets as military weapons. No country has a chance against America. We have eleven nuclear aircraft carriers, China and Russia have one each non-nuclear. We have neutron bombs, proton cannons, electromagnetic cannons etc. Not to mention what DARPA has that most will never know. There are no "wars" anymore only conflicts or operations. It's a mind game, sell them bullshit and they kill who we want. Then if they blink wrong we obliterate them.
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