Movie: The Pentagon Wars [1998] Movie: The Pentagon Wars [1998]

Movie: The Pentagon Wars [1998] Movie: The Pentagon Wars [1998]

Major Sayers:
The Brits did a study on aluminum.



Col. J.D. Bock:
That would be the same aluminum sheathing used on the Bradley, sir.



Major Sayers:
When hit by a shell, it has a tendency to burn, and when it burns it gives off a toxic gas.



Major General Partridge:
Goddamnit! We fought a revolution so we wouldn't have to pay any attention to the fucking British!

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Major General Partridge:
[reading] "The characterization noted in your draft, at best represents a serious misunderstanding of my concerns, especially in connection with a vehicle as flawed as the Bradley. As noted in my original report...”


[laughs bitterly]



Major General Partridge:
Jesus Christ! Who did this fucking thing go to?



Col. J.D. Bock:
The distribution page listed 198 names.



Major General Partridge:
COURT-MARTIAL THE SON OF A BITCH! LOCK HIM UP NOW!



Col. J.D. Bock:
Uh, we can't.



Major General Partridge:
WE SURE AS HELL CAN!



Major Sayers:
Burton's playing by the rules. His report was classified. He submitted it to you, you revised it, and sent it back to him. He wrote a memo on your revision which, in accordance with regulations, can be given to anyone involved with the Bradley, sir. In this case, 198 people!



Major General Partridge:
[after a shocked pause] I will fucking kill him... I will filet him... I will draw and quarter him, I'll stick his head in a vice...!



Col. J.D. Bock:
We can't touch him, sir. It's by the book.



Major General Partridge:
Then you go back and find something in the goddamn book that will help me fry the little son of a bitch!

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Col. Robert Laurel Smith:
In summation, what you have before you is...



Sgt. Fanning:
A troop transport that can't carry troops, a reconnaissance vehicle that's too conspicuous to do reconnaissance...



Lt. Colonel James Burton:
And a quasi-tank that has less armor than a snow-blower, but carries enough ammo to take out half of D.C. THIS is what we're building?

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Major General Partridge:
I'm not going to sit here and tell you the Paveway never missed.



Madame Chairwoman:
It missed by a mean distance of five miles, and nearly fifty percent of the time.



Major General Partridge:
You know, in baseball, a guy that hits .400 is considered pretty damned great.



Congressman #1:
In baseball, the losing team isn't killed by their opponents.

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[the generals want to add a rapid-fire cannon to the Bradley]



Jones:
Where am I supposed to put the extra ammo?



Col. Robert Laurel Smith:
I don't know.



Jones:
You've already got 30,000 rounds of machine gun ammunition, now he wants to add 30-millimeter shells?



Col. Robert Laurel Smith:
The general wants his ammo.



Jones:
He can't have his ammo, not unless he runs alongside this thing carrying it.

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