question for the old people: what was Argentina thinking when it invaded the Falklands?

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  1. Napoleon V

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    didn't they know Based Britannia would clean them up?
     
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    sup topo?
     
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    you have 3 minutes to prove to me that you aren't a robot
     
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    It was a military government that had taken control after their president died...and these islands had been disputed as to who they "belonged" to for years. Not sure of the whole backstory obviously as none of us are, but I believe the British also may have goaded them into invading in order to showcase the Harrier Jump Jets in action. Most military actions after WW2 are either primarily or secondarily advertising for weapons and weapons systems.
     
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    thank you for your answer

    IMO you'd be foolish to declare ware on the UK
    The biggest active war machine ever couldn't defeat them
     
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    do you think we'll have an F-35 show soon?
     
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    I was googling around to see and it looks like the Argentines did have some type of air force, F-4 Phantoms and early generation F-15s which are both supersonic. What I dont know is WHY are those islands meaningful?
     
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    Absolutely.
     
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    They're definitely not to be trifled with.
     
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    Found this...20 kills for Harriers in air to air combat for first hot test....SHAR = Sea Harrier

    "The Navy’s SHARs went on to score 20 kills (none of which was achieved using the famous trick of stopping the plane midair by pointing the jet nozzles slightly forward inducing a 2g deceleration) to no loss in air-to-air combat. However, two were lost to ground fire (radar guided 30mm AA and a Roland missile) and a further two were lost to accidents during the conflict."
     
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