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by Drumboy44
Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Radiological Events
Topic: Logan Co. man allegedly driving stolen vehicle filled with uranium, a rattlesnake, and Kentucky Deluxe
Replies: 0
Views: 216

Logan Co. man allegedly driving stolen vehicle filled with uranium, a rattlesnake, and Kentucky Deluxe

GUTHRIE, Okla. - Two people were arrested after a traffic stop of a stolen car revealed the two had a rattlesnake, radioactive uranium, and an open bottle of Kentucky Deluxe. Stephen Jennings is charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, transporting an open container of liquor, operating a vehicl...
by Drumboy44
Wed Jul 10, 2019 5:35 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Delivery s400 to Turkey
Replies: 16
Views: 1388

Re: Delivery s400 to Turkey

India and Russia have worked out a new financial mechanism to bypass US sanctions against Moscow which will commence with payments for the sale of S-400 anti-missile system. https://www.defenseworld.net/news/25104/New_Payment_Mechanism_to_Bypass_US_Sanctions_to_Begin_with_S_400_System_sale_to_India#...
by Drumboy44
Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:43 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Russia’s Military Capabilities in the Arctic
Replies: 0
Views: 845

Russia’s Military Capabilities in the Arctic

The Russian government has recently developed rules for the passage of foreign warships on the Northern Sea Route (NSR). According to Izvestia, foreign military vessels should notify Russia of their plans 45 days in advance and take Russian pilots aboard. Passage may be denied, and in the case of u...
by Drumboy44
Wed Jul 03, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: China, Russia Take First Steps Towards Dollar-Less Trade
Replies: 0
Views: 149

China, Russia Take First Steps Towards Dollar-Less Trade

In an attempt to bypass US sanctions on Russian entities mainly in defence and energy, Moscow has concluded an agreement with Beijing on switching to settlements in national currencies. A mechanism for mutual settlements is planned to be set up by 2020. Initially, major state-backed companies will ...
by Drumboy44
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: DRPK june 2019
Replies: 27
Views: 3257

Re: DRPK june 2019

North Korea's Foreign Ministry says the United States must come up with realistic proposals this year if it wants to resume bilateral dialogue. Pyongyang has criticized the US position that sanctions against the North will remain until the country fully denuclearizes. The state-run Korean Central Ne...
by Drumboy44
Thu Jun 27, 2019 4:21 am
Forum: Defense Development
Topic: Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) system program holds informative town meeting
Replies: 6
Views: 709

Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) system program holds informative town meeting

If you weren't able to attend the town meeting on the 18th here is a recap of what you missed. As you may have heard, This area is in the running to be the first of three for a serious upgrade to our defense system. As many will know, we currently have silos that house America's Minuteman Missile s...
by Drumboy44
Wed Jun 26, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Russia is interested in the development of military cooperation with Sri Lanka
Replies: 0
Views: 284

Russia is interested in the development of military cooperation with Sri Lanka

The Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Army General Valery Gerasimov, held talks with his counterpart from Sri Lanka, Ravindra Vidgougarantne. “We are interested in the development of military cooperation, cooperation in the fight against international terrori...
by Drumboy44
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Radiological Events
Topic: Radioactive Cobalt-60 measured along Norway's border to Russia
Replies: 4
Views: 2833

Radioactive Cobalt-60 measured along Norway's border to Russia

Cobalt-60 is an artificial radioactive isotope with a half-life of 5,2 years. It is produced in nuclear reactors, but when the isotope is measured in air it doesn’t necessarily have to be caused by a leakage from a nuclear power plant or naval reactor. Cobalt-60 is used in industry and medical scien...
by Drumboy44
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:48 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: US Iran tension 16 june 2019
Replies: 91
Views: 6759

Re: US Iran tension 16 june 2019

US official tells AP that US drone was shot down by an Iranian missile in international airspace over Strait of Hormuz.
AP

https://twitter.com/AP/status/1141592394414153729?s=20
by Drumboy44
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:18 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: US Iran tension 16 june 2019
Replies: 91
Views: 6759

Re: US Iran tension 16 june 2019

U.S. Navy MQ-4C Triton high-altitude drone shot down by Iranian surface-to-air missile this evening over Strait of Hormuz in international airspace: U.S. official
https://twitter.com/LucasFoxNews/status ... 47712?s=20