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  • If North Korea Launches A Full-Range ICBM Test Will Joe Biden Shoot It Down?

    03/16/2023 11:01:40 AM PDT · by jacknhoo · 53 replies
    1945 ^ | 3/15/2023 | Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.
    In recent days it has been reported in the Chosun Ilbo (one of South Korea’s most widely read daily newspapers) that if North Korea launches an ICBM into the “Pacific region,” the United States will “immediately” intercept it. This report was quickly responded to by Kim Jong-un’s sister, Kim Yo-jong, who warned of a “swift and overwhelming” military response to any action taken by the United States. It is unclear if the reporting in the Chosun Ilbo was a misquote or even a mistranslation. Such a comment has never been made in the past by a senior American official. The...
  • Graham says he will introduce bill to ‘set the stage’ for US to use military force in Mexico

    03/07/2023 10:45:12 AM PST · by JonPreston · 53 replies
    The Hill ^ | 3/7/23 | Brad Dress
    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Monday said he was prepared to introduce legislation to “set the stage” for U.S. military force in Mexico, saying it was time to “get tough” on the neighboring country after four Americans were kidnapped by armed men this week.Graham told Fox News host Jesse Watters that he would follow the advice of former President Trump on Mexico policy.“I would put Mexico on notice,” Graham said. “If you continue to give safe haven to drug dealers, then you are an enemy of the United States.”Graham added he would “introduce legislation to make certain Mexican drug cartels...
  • China's naval fleet is growing and the US 'can't keep up' with the warship buildup as Beijing uses its sea power to project an 'increasingly aggressive military posture globally,' Navy Secretary warns

    02/24/2023 4:02:22 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 71 replies ^ | 2/23/23 | Keith Griffith
    *US Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro voiced concern in remarks on Wednesday *Said China has 340 active warships, compared to about 280 for the US Navy *Claimed US naval shipyards can't match the output of Chinese ones The US Secretary of the Navy has raised the alarm that China's naval fleet surpasses America's in number of ships, and is growing faster than the US has current capacity to match. 'It is no secret that the People's Republic of China seeks to upend our dominance on the oceans across the globe,' said Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro in remarks at the...
  • Object Shot Down Over Lake Huron Was “Shaped Like an Octagon”: Wall St. Journal and Rep. Bergman Report

    02/12/2023 2:48:28 PM PST · by Macho MAGA Man · 63 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | February 12, 2023 | Kristinn Taylor
    The Wall Street Journal reported the object shot down over by U.S. planes Lake Huron Sunday afternoon was “shaped like an octagon.” Rep. Jack Bergman (R-MI) said in an interview with Fox News a few minutes ago the object shot down by an F-16 that fired an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile was an “octagonal structure” over Lake Huron at about 20,000 feet. Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) implied in a statement the object was the same one tracked over Montana Saturday night (tweet posted further down in article. UPDATE: ABC confirms, and that Biden ordered shootdown
  • Breaking! Now Canada Closes Airspace Over Lake Huron Due to “Active Air Defense Operation”; Rep. Elise Slotkin: Pentagon Confirms Tracking Object

    02/12/2023 12:35:40 PM PST · by Macho MAGA Man · 54 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | February 12, 2023 | Kristinn Taylor
    Things are getting sporty over the Greta Lakes this Sunday. First it was the FAA closing airspace over Lake Michigan while military planes conducted a patrol, now Canada has closed airspace over Lake Huron due to an “active air defense operation” somewhere over Tobermory, Ontario. ..... Snip..... Rep. Elissa Slotkin @RepSlotkin · Just got a call from @DeptofDefense — our military has an extremely close eye on the object above Lake Huron. We’ll know more about what this was in the coming days, but for now, be assured that all parties have been laser-focused on it from the moment it...
  • BREAKING: NORAD is Monitoring ‘One or Two’ Potential New Spy Balloons over North America

    02/11/2023 2:14:18 PM PST · by Macho MAGA Man · 107 replies
    Jack Posobiec on Twitter ^ | February 11, 2023 | Jack Posobiec
    Jack Posobiec 🇺🇸 @JackPosobiec BREAKING: NORAD monitoring ‘one or two’ potential new spy balloons over North America 3:47 PM · Feb 11, 2023
  • US military shoots down Chinese spy balloon over Atlantic Ocean

    02/04/2023 11:47:11 AM PST · by conservative98 · 227 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 4, 2023 2:39pm EST | Adam Sabes
    The U.S. military has shot down the Chinese spy balloon over the Atlantic Ocean. While the balloon was off the coast of South Carolina, the balloon was shot down by the U.S. military on Saturday afternoon, according to Fox News sources
  • Secret US military drill: San Diego residents rattled by explosions, loud bangs and low flying helicopters (videos)

    02/03/2023 9:03:06 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 32 replies
    Strange Sounds ^ | 2/3/23 | Strange Sounds
    Some Point Loma residents were startled Monday night by several loud “bangs” and low-flying helicopters just outside their homes. San Diego Police confirmed to ABC 10News the situation was part of a “pre-planned military exercise.” “The house was literally vibrating with it … it was scary! I immediately thought there’s something really serious going on in the neighborhood,” said Point Loma resident Martha Pistacchi. Residents say living in this area, they’re used to frequent aircraft overhead. Note that it wasn’t just Point Loma where this exercise took place: ‘The helicopters were seen in other nearby neighborhoods on Tuesday.‘ “But this...
  • US military records 247 UFO since March 2021; reported encounters increasing

    01/18/2023 5:18:04 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 42 replies
    American Military News ^ | 1/17/23 | Ryan Morgan
    In a year and a half, the U.S. military recorded more than 247 sightings of what they call unidentified aerial phenomena (UAP) and what many more call unidentified flying objects or UFOs. The 247 sightings in that span of time indicate that reported UFO encounters are increasing. On Thursday, the Pentagon’s All-Domain Anomaly Resolution Office (AARO) — the special office for investigating the true causes behind UFO sightings — published a report with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) compiling their UFO findings from March 2021 until August 2022. That report states that AARO has recorded 247...
  • Facebook Confirms Ties to US Military and Military-Linked Propaganda Campaigns – Military Accounts Also Found on Google-YouTube and Twitter

    11/28/2022 6:43:23 PM PST · by bitt · 13 replies
    gateway pundit ^ | 11/28/2022 | jim hoft
    Facebook recently confirmed its ties to the US military and military-linked pro-war propaganda pages on its platform. Meta announced the finding in their Adversarial Threat Report, 3rd Quarter, 2022. United States: We removed 39 Facebook accounts, 16 Pages, two Groups and 26 accounts on Instagram for violating our policy against coordinated inauthentic behavior. This network originated in the United States and focused on a number of countries including Afghanistan, Algeria, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Somalia, Syria, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Yemen. The operation ran across many internet services, including Twitter, YouTube, Telegram, VKontakte and Odnoklassniki. It included several clusters of...
  • China Building ‘NGAD’ Sixth-Generation Fighter

    11/10/2022 7:13:36 AM PST · by whyilovetexas111 · 12 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 11/09/2022 | Brent M. Eastwood
    We have extensively discussed China’s fifth-generation fighter – the J-20 Mighty Dragon, which is now based at all regional theater commands in China to deploy in times of war quickly. It has radar-evading characteristics allowing it to join the exclusive club of stealth fighters to challenge F-22s and F-35s. China seems to be pumping out more J-20 models each month. Now Beijing’s air force is raising the stakes with its sixth-generation fighter on display at the Zhuhai Airshow. This is again to match the planned American Next-Generation Air Dominance (NGAD) fighter. When it looks like the United States Air Force...
  • US forces now on the ground in Ukraine

    11/02/2022 6:48:14 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 101 replies
    American Military News ^ | 11/1/22 | Ryan Morgan
    U.S. military personnel are now on the ground in Ukraine, keeping track of and inspecting weapons the U.S. has shipped to Ukrainian forces, a senior defense official announced during a Pentagon background briefing on Monday. These U.S. personnel are some of the first the Pentagon has acknowledged have entered Ukraine since Russia launched its large scale invasion of the country in February. The senior defense official who spoke on background during an official Pentagon event, said, “U.S. personnel have recently resumed on-site inspections to assess weapon stocks in country whenever and wherever the security conditions allow.” The official said “the...
  • US military now doing onsite weapons inspections in Ukraine

    11/01/2022 12:19:45 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 42 replies
    yahoo ^ | 10-31-22 | Lolita C. Baldor
    A small number of U.S. military forces inside Ukraine have recently begun doing onsite inspections to ensure that Ukrainian troops are properly accounting for the Western-provided weapons they receive, a senior U.S. defense official told Pentagon reporters Monday. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to provide a military update, would not say where the inspections are taking place or how close to the battlefronts the U.S. troops are getting. The official said U.S. personnel can’t do inspections “close to the front lines,” but said they are going where security conditions allow.
  • Yes, the U.S. Military Is Weak

    10/26/2022 2:18:47 PM PDT · by whyilovetexas111 · 33 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 10/26/2022 | Dakota Wood
    Is Report of U.S. Military Weaknesses Silly and Dangerous or Spot-On and Alarming?: According to Politico, an anonymous defense official claims Pentagon leaders are “none too pleased” that The Heritage Foundation’s latest Index of U.S. Military Strength has characterized American hard power as “weak.” The unnamed source also said that Heritage’s scoring is “silly and dangerous,” in part because it is “based on the outdated requirement that the military be able to fight two wars simultaneously,” a metric changed by the Obama administration and maintained by both the Trump and Biden teams.
  • Could Russia Try To Take Kyiv Again? The War In Ukraine Is Far From Over

    10/23/2022 7:23:12 AM PDT · by whyilovetexas111 · 43 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 10/22/2022 | Daniel L. Davis
    Since late August, Ukraine has driven Russian troops out of thousands of square kilometers of formerly occupied territory and are reportedly days from launching a renewed effort to capture the Russian-held city of Kherson. Many continue to write off the Russians, concluding the Ukrainian momentum is “irreversible,” implying Zelensky’s forces are on their way to winning the war by the end of this year. While serious analysts realize the war is far from over, there may be a growing danger to Ukraine few have considered; a vulnerability that could doom Kyiv to defeat.
  • U.S. Army’s First Openly Transgender Officer Indicted for Trying to Give U.S. Military Medical Info to Russia

    10/01/2022 6:00:26 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 16 replies
    Townhall ^ | 9/29/22 | Madeline Leesman
    The Army’s first openly transgender officer was indicted this week on charges of trying to give American service members medical information to the Russian government. A federal grand jury in Baltimore indicted the officer, Maj. Jamie Lee Henry, and Henry's wife, Anna Gabrielan, who is a Johns Hopkins anesthesiologist, on counts of conspiracy and wrongful disclosure of individually identifiable health information (IIHI), court documents show. According to court documents, Henry and Gabrielan were approached by an undercover FBI agent posing as a Russian diplomat. Gabrielan asked the agent if she was from the Russian Embassy, and the agent said she...
  • China Could Decide Now Is The Time For War With America

    09/26/2022 6:18:33 AM PDT · by whyilovetexas111 · 29 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 9/25/2022 | James Holmes
    In other words, it’s far from fated that China’s rise will track forever upward. The United States and China may never reach the crossover point envisioned by exponents of the “Thucydides Trap”—the point beyond which Chinese power outstrips American, giving Beijing the upper hand in the Western Pacific. But Brands and Beckley argue rightly that an impending stall in China’s rise doesn’t mean the coming years will be free from U.S.-China conflict. In fact, the opposite could well be true. A China on the threshold of decline is a dangerous China—as Clausewitz might prophesy were he among the quick today.
  • Chinese military leadership’s ‘rigidity’ could hamper effectiveness, report says

    09/17/2022 6:57:01 AM PDT · by whyilovetexas111 · 7 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 9/17/2022 | Mike Brest
    While China is aggressively expanding its military, a new report from the National Defense University has exposed areas of possible concern for the People’s Liberation Army. Using the biographies of more than 300 senior Chinese military officers from 2015-2021, the researcher, Joel Wuthnow, found that they were largely homogeneous in age, education, gender, and ethnicity and that there was limited cross-training between military branches, both of which could pose long-term problems.
  • Video: Here’s the US military’s secret new ‘Dream Chaser’ space plane

    09/16/2022 1:37:30 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 65 replies
    American Military News ^ | 9/13/22 | Liz George
    As soon as 2023, the United States military could have a new spacecraft to transport troops to space and low Earth orbit locations anywhere in the world within three hours. Colorado-based aerospace company Sierra Space announced Sept. 8, 2022 that it signed a research and development contract with the U.S. Transportation Command to develop options to transport military crews and cargo around the world using the “Dream Chaser” space plane. The Dream Chaser space plane is a 7-passenger winged shuttle-like plane that launches to space on a rocket and flies back to Earth, landing on a runway. It’s designed to...
  • Why The Mach 3 SR-71 Blackbird Was Never Shot Down

    09/13/2022 9:58:35 AM PDT · by whyilovetexas111 · 73 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 9/13/2022 | Brent M. Eastwood
    Speed can do many things for an aircraft. It can allow an airplane to get to its target quickly and complete its bombing run. Speed can help outmaneuver enemy fighters and shoot them down. It enables survivability to outfox air defense systems. Spy planes such as the SR-71 Blackbird could really boogey. The Blackbird had MACH 3 speed that allowed the bird to outrun surface-to-air missiles. That’s 36.55 miles per minute or 3,216.4 feet per second. In fact, when the SR-71 streaked by, SAMs could barely lock on to target, and if they did the Blackbird was already out of...