Indonesia Buys Planes With Teeth

Creative Commons photo of the Embraer Super Tucano by Piñeros Pulido Juan Mauricio.

On this fine Armistice Day, what could honor peace more thoroughly than the news that Indonesia is buying a flock of Super Tucano turboprop counter-insurgency aircraft, the same model that the U.S. Navy considered for “irregular warfare,” Blackwater bought in 2007 and Kansas lawmaker Sam Brownback flipped out about exactly one year today.

Why do you care?

I mean…other than because it looks like some bad-ass World War II fighter?

You probably don’t, or at least you won’t until the zombie war begins. If you think you might, stick with me, or skip past the jump and get the brain-eating payoff.



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