Archive for the ‘Military & Intelligence News’ Category

Was the USS Fitzgerald deliberately rammed?

Sunday, June 18th, 2017

“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 – May 15th, 2017

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Six items in total…

U.S.A: State-of-the-art Navy vessel being developed to intercept North Korean missiles

Russia: Work is proceeding on new military bases in the Arctic and the restoration of old ones

U.S.A: Cyber-attack preparedness at a low level, power grids at risk

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Military & Intelligence News – April 29th, 2017

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

Five items in total…

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

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

“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

Tuesday, 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

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Five items in total…

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 – Jan. 15th, 2017

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

Six items in total…

China: Massive effort to “dominate space” continues unchecked

U.S.A: Navy to expand, emphasis on destroyers and attack submarines

China: Anti-aircraft and anti-missile systems now installed on all seven South China Sea artificial islands

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Military & Intelligence News – Nov. 26th, 2016

Saturday, November 26th, 2016

Five items in total…

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

Military & Intelligence News – September 30th, 2016

Friday, September 30th, 2016

Eleven items in total…

China: The strategic and military implications of the PLA’s “quantum satellite” experiments

Vietnam: Rocket systems deployed to threaten China’s “artificial island” air bases

Eastern Europe: Even Belarus is arming itself – “No one wants to be the next Ukraine
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Military & Intelligence News – August 26th, 2016

Friday, August 26th, 2016

Eight items in total…

China: Development of the “world’s largest flying boat” sets off race to acquire “amphibians” in the Asia-Pacific oceanic region

Russia: “Dozens” of new underground nuclear command bunkers show Moscow is moving ahead with a “major strategic forces modernization program”

U.S.A: Crisis as USAF expects to be 700 fighter pilots short “in just a couple of years” – airlines pay much better…

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