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  • n. Plural form of shootdown.


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  • In statements to the press last month Mr. Hoekstra said it demonstrates every one of the 15 "shootdowns" that the CIA participated in over the life of the program had "violations of required procedures."

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  • That letters in Polk's papers alleging shootdowns, wounds and a Purple

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  • Carrier pilots claimed 267 shootdowns in May, then merely twenty in June.


  • His outfit lost two airplanes during the crisis-not shootdowns obviously - just that the sortie load was so heavy.

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  • Heat-seeking missiles were primarily responsible for driving the Russians out of Afghanistan in the 1980s, and the impact on the U.S. military of even one or two shootdowns would be disastrous.

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  • New tactics and procedures are being put into effect because of the shootdowns.

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  • According to Jerry, almost 60% of NSA material dealing with shootdowns came from Border Guard troops broadcasting in clear text.


  • We understand that the report provides as well a factual statement of the events leading up to the shootdown and the shootdowns itself, and provides an analysis of those developments that we expect the report -- and we expect the report to reach two key conclusions.

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  • UNDER SECRETARY TARNOFF: The two conclusions that we expect to be in the report are first that the shootdowns of the U.S.

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  • They got information on two shootdowns and 2 other ground troops that were killed ... just from two villages.

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