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by Drumboy44
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Revealed: The U.S. military's 36 code-named operations in Africa
Replies: 0
Views: 54

Revealed: The U.S. military's 36 code-named operations in Africa

Many Americans first became aware of U.S. military operations in Africa in October 2017, after the Islamic State ambushed American troops near Tongo Tongo, Niger, killing four U.S. soldiers and wounding two others. Just after the attack, U.S. Africa Command said U.S. troops were providing “advice an...
by Drumboy44
Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: DRPk 31 march
Replies: 18
Views: 1220

Re: DRPk 31 march

U.S. Air Force deploys specializing ballistic missile tracking/reconnaissance aircraft to Korean theater The U.S. Air Force reportedly deployed a reconnaissance aircraft, known as RC-135S Cobra Ball, that specializes in tracking ballistic missiles in the west coast of the Korean Peninsula on Monday...
by Drumboy44
Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: DRPk 31 march
Replies: 18
Views: 1220

Re: DRPk 31 march

Russia prepares for the first summit of North Korea's supreme leader, Kim Jong Un, with Russian President Vladimir Putin, setting the stage for consultations between long-time allies after the breakdown of dialogues on Kim's nuclear issues with the US Russian officials told a South Korean diplomati...
by Drumboy44
Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: DRPk 31 march
Replies: 18
Views: 1220

Re: DRPk 31 march

U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun will travel to Russia this week for talks on dismantling North Korea's nuclear weapons program.

https://m-en.yna.co.kr/view/AEN20190417000251315
by Drumboy44
Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BREAKING NEWS: Notre Dame Cathedral In Paris On Fire
Replies: 5
Views: 150

Re: BREAKING NEWS: Notre Dame Cathedral In Paris On Fire

DirtyDevil69 wrote:
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:57 am
Heard at work they think its either arson or it was caused by the renovations. Bit of a gap between the two eh?
Heard it was an accident. One hell of an accident.
by Drumboy44
Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:25 am
Forum: Geopolitical Events
Topic: Hugo Carvajal: Venezuelan ex-spy chief arrested in Spain
Replies: 0
Views: 84

Hugo Carvajal: Venezuelan ex-spy chief arrested in Spain

The US Justice Department, who originally unsealed the charges in 2014, have requested Hugo Carvajal's extradition. Mr Carvajal was a close ally of the country's late socialist leader Hugo Chavez, but in February denounced his successor President Nicolás Maduro. He has backed Juan Guaido, an opposit...
by Drumboy44
Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Satellite Photos Show Chinese Anti-Satellite Laser Base
Replies: 0
Views: 613

Satellite Photos Show Chinese Anti-Satellite Laser Base

Commercial satellite images have provided the first photographs of a secret Chinese anti-satellite laser base in western Xinjiang province, along with other high-technology weapons facilities. The laser facility is located near a lake and is about 145 miles south of the Urumqi, the capital of Xinji...
by Drumboy44
Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Hundreds of Chinese vessels circling Pag-asa Island: military
Replies: 3
Views: 423

Hundreds of Chinese vessels circling Pag-asa Island: military

The Western Command of the Armed Forces of the Philippines expressed alarm over the presence of Chinese vessels, noting that these are very near the Philippine island and are almost stationary. "The foreign vessels monitored in Pag-asa Island are all Chinese fishing vessels deployed in the vicinity ...
by Drumboy44
Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shoigu’s Game
Replies: 0
Views: 135

Shoigu’s Game

One of the underreported stories of the past years in the Western media was how Russia’s defence minister, Sergei Shoigu became one of the most visible, most popular and strongest figures in Russian politics. This is perhaps because Shoigu has been present in the upper echelons of Russian politics s...
by Drumboy44
Tue Mar 26, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: US President Trump signs executive order to study the risks of an electromagnetic pulse 
Replies: 1
Views: 413

US President Trump signs executive order to study the risks of an electromagnetic pulse 

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday to study the risks of an electromagnetic pulse that could potentially disrupt or damage technology and critical U.S. infrastructure. Some lawmakers and scientists have long worried that a rogue nation or terrorist group with the technologic...