Category Archives: Military & Intelligence News

Was the USS Fitzgerald deliberately rammed?

“The ship is registered in the Philippines. We do not know who the owner is. The container ship neither had its running lights or transponder on. That is an action taken willfully. Furthermore, for the container ship to strike with such accuracy is troublesome. Given what some have done with cars in Europe, what a feather in the cap it would be to sink a U.S. Navy warship. Think on that.” Attributed to the mother of a surviving sailor.

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Military & Intelligence News – April 29th, 2017

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China deploys floating nuclear reactor to South China Sea, more expected

Russia has hacked Danish defence files – “it is a constant battle to keep them away”

North Korean EMP burst could kill tens of millions

Russians say armed robot “not a terminator

Combat-ready F-35A Lightning II’s arrived in Britain to demonstrate U.S. commitment to NATO allies and “European territorial integrity”

China stands to gain from the North Korea – U.S.A. stand-off

“The editorial in the military-focused Global Times tabloid, owned and operated by the Communist Party’s People’s Daily newspaper, said that North Korea’s nuclear activities must not jeopardize northeastern China, and that if the North impacts China with its illicit nuclear tests through either ‘nuclear leakage or pollution’, then China will respond with force… ‘China has a bottom line that it will protect at all costs, that is, the security and stability of northeast China… If the bottom line is touched, China will employ all means available including the military means to strike back. By that time, it is not an issue of discussion whether China acquiesces in the US’ blows, but the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) will launch attacks to DPRK nuclear facilities on its own’.”

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Military & Intelligence News – April 11th, 2017

Five items in total…

U.S.A: Dangerous times as America seeks to re-assert itself on the world stage

U.K: Brexit issues cause tensions between Britain and Spain over Gibraltar

U.S.A: General tells the Senate Armed Services Committee that there is “no defense” against new Russian cruise missiles

Taiwan: Project initiated to produce “indigenous” submarines

North Korea: Did hackers access parts of top-secret South Korea – U.S. warplans?

Military & Intelligence News – Feb. 20th, 2017

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China: Efforts to “dominate” space successfully forging ahead

Australia: New agency launched to vet ownership bids due to national security concerns over Chinese investments

Australia: Expected to be in the firing line if US and China go to war over the South China Sea

Russia: Mass production of advanced fifth-generation PAK FA fighter plane to commence this year

U.K: Royal Navy facing the highest level of activity from the Russian Fleet since the end of the Cold War

Military & Intelligence News – Nov. 26th, 2016

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Germany: Because of strained relations with Ankara, Berlin is considering moving its Tornado reconnaissance jets out of the Turkish airbase at Incirlik – alternatives in Cyprus, Jordan and Kuwait being considered

U.S.A: China is a major trade partner, and an aggressive Communist nation – “Are we in danger of a Trojan Horse?

U.K: “It is vital for our country and the world that the Prime Minister ends this cowardly and dangerous cult of appeasement… and defends our soldiers with as much courage as they show in defending us”

U.S.A: Seawolf submarines were designed to counter the Russian Kula-class boats (in-depth analysis)

Russia: Dutch submarine detected following aircraft carrier fleet “forced to flee