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Navy Vx-4 Vx-9 Air Test Black Ops Area 51 Projects Si Ego Tssam Point Mugu Patch For Sale

Navy Vx-4 Vx-9 Air Test Black Ops Area 51 Projects Si Ego Tssam Point Mugu Patch


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NAVY VX-4 VX-9 AIR TEST BLACK OPS AREA 51 PROJECTS SI EGO TSSAM POINT MUGU PATCH

Description:

This patch was designed as a generic insignia for "black" projects conducted by the Navy's Air Test and Evaluation Squadron Four (VX-4) based at Point Mugu, California. It was reportedly used during the navy's involvement with the TSSAM program. It may still be worn by members of the VX-9 squadron formed from a merger of VX-4 and VX-5. VX-9's mission is to test strike aircraft, conventional weapons, electronic warfare equipment, and to develop tactics involving these weapons systmes. The latin phrase "Si Ego Certiorem Faciam...Mihi Tu Delendus Eris" roughly translates into a cliche commonly heard in the vicinity of "black" programs: "I could tell you but then I'd have to kill you."
But the phrasing here is unusual because it is written in the passive voice: a more accurate translation of the Latin would be "I could tell you, but then you would have to be destroyed by me." By employing the passive voice the patch's designer makes two references that don't exist in other phrasings. The first reference is to the Greek God of Chaos, Eris, about whom Homer wrote in book Four of the lliad:
"(Eris) whose wrath is relentless, she is the sister and companion of the murderous Ares. She who is only a little thing at the first, but thereafter grows until she strides on the earth with her head striking heaven. She hurled down bitterness equally between both sides as she walked through the onslaught making men's pain heavier."
The passive phrasing of the Latin also echoes the words of a Second century B.C. Roman senator named Cato the Elder, who roamed the Senate repeating the words "Carthago delenda est"- "Carthage must be destroyed." In 149 B.C., Cato go his wish and Rome attacked the city, which was located in North Africa near present day Tunis. Three years after beginning their assault, the Roman army overran Carthage, tore down its walls, and sold its inhabitants into slavery. After the Roman Senate declared that no one would ever live where Carthage had stood, legend holds that Rome salted the earth around the city in order to ensure that Carthage would remain a wasteland for generations.

This brand new patch is 4" in length and 4" in width.

This patch comes from the recently published book

"I Could Tell You Then You Would Have To Be Destroyed By Me."


Special Note:
Please be sure to look CLOSELY at the dimensions of these patches listed on by me and other sellers. Not all the patches from this series are of the same quality or dimensions. Through research and veteran patch collectors, I take extra steps to insure my patches are made to the correct size whenever possible. Some sellers go by the size of the photo listed in a book and this is not always an accurate way to determine the correct dimension of a patch. Please take the time to look and you will see the difference.



Payment:Payment expected within 7 days from close of sale. Paypal is the only accepted form of payment from International buyers. Please do no offer if you do not agree to these terms.Shipping:We gladly offer a shipping discount for each additional patch purchased. US residents pay .50 per patch extra, International residents pay 1.00 per patch extra.Shipping rates as follows.
US .95
Canadian 1.95
International 2.95 Items are normally shipped within 24 hours of receiving payment. For US orders in most cases expect 2-4 days for delivery. Canadian orders expect 7-14 days for delivery. International orders ship via First Class expect 12-16 days.

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About Us: Located near the beautiful Smoky Mountains in Tennessee, Military Mahogany imports and sells only the highest quality model replicas. We know what it means to serve, we are a veteran-owned small business, 13 years of service with the United States Army and currently serving with the United States Air Force.God Bless our Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen and Coasties serving and protecting this great country around the world. This Nation would not be what it is today without your service.Contact Us: Please visit our store directly at www.stores..com/militarymahogany or www.militarymahogany.com for more Beautiful Hand-Crafted Models, Ultimate Soldier Models, BBI Elite Force Models, Aviation Patches and Wireless Security Cameras.



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