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by Drumboy44
Sun Dec 17, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Defense Development
Topic: China plans remote sensing satellites over South China Sea
Replies: 0
Views: 13

China plans remote sensing satellites over South China Sea

China's southern island province of Hainan has unveiled a satellite launch plan to assist remote sensing coverage over the South China Sea. The Sanyan Institute of Remote Sensing said the mission would start in 2019, when it would launch three optical satellites. After that, it will add another thre...
by Drumboy44
Sun Dec 17, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: S. Korea, US Held Joint Drill to Counter N. Korea's WMDs
Replies: 0
Views: 367

S. Korea, US Held Joint Drill to Counter N. Korea's WMDs

http://worldimg.kbs.co.kr/src/images/news/201703/170326023814_e14.jpg According to military authorities on Sunday, the two sides' militaries held the "Warrior Strike" drill at a U.S. military base in Uijeongbu, Gyeonggi Province from last Tuesday and Friday. During the regular exercise, the allied ...
by Drumboy44
Sun Dec 17, 2017 7:29 am
Forum: Geopolitical Events
Topic: Abbas: UN should lead Mideast peace process
Replies: 16
Views: 316

Re: Abbas: UN should lead Mideast peace process

I can see this thread has no positive future
by Drumboy44
Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:17 am
Forum: Geopolitical Events
Topic: Abbas: UN should lead Mideast peace process
Replies: 16
Views: 316

Re: Abbas: UN should lead Mideast peace process

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Wednesday that the Palestinians won't accept any role for the United States in a peace process with Israel "from now on" after the Trump administration's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/palestin...
by Drumboy44
Thu Dec 14, 2017 4:12 am
Forum: Geopolitical Events
Topic: Russian military delegation arrives in North Korea
Replies: 0
Views: 272

Russian military delegation arrives in North Korea

A Russian military delegation headed by Viktor Kalganov, deputy head of Russia’s National Defence Command Centre, arrived in Pyongyang on Wednesday, North Korean media reported. Kalganov is involved with Russian national security and the National Defence Command Center (NDCC) is tasked with assessin...
by Drumboy44
Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Sweden to re-establish military unit on Baltic Sea island of Gotland
Replies: 6
Views: 723

Sweden to re-establish military unit on Baltic Sea island of Gotland

Sweden says it is establishing the nation’s first new military regiment since World War II — a unit of 350 soldiers that will be based on the Baltic Sea island of Gotland. The Swedish government said Wednesday that the permanent unit will be deployed during 2018 to the strategically important island...
by Drumboy44
Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: Defense Development
Topic: Russian capabilities against undersea cables
Replies: 1
Views: 45

Russian capabilities against undersea cables

A recently published article by British Member of Parliament Rishi Sunak shows the growing awareness of a new fundamental weakness of NATO countries (and many other countries around the world). The concern is that an adversary could gain a strategic advantage by interrupting internet and telecommuni...
by Drumboy44
Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: Geopolitical Events
Topic: Abbas: UN should lead Mideast peace process
Replies: 16
Views: 316

Abbas: UN should lead Mideast peace process

The Latest on the gathering of Islamic nations seeking a united stance against the Trump administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital (all times local). Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has called on the United Nations to take charge of the Mideast peace process, and revamp it wi...
by Drumboy44
Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Doug Jones beats Roy Moore in Alabama Senate Election
Replies: 10
Views: 162

Re: Doug Jones beats Roy Moore in Alabama Senate Election

Was thinking the same thing too Yingyang. Hang on tight. Moving this to Politics
by Drumboy44
Wed Dec 13, 2017 4:52 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: India Launches Second Ballistic Missile Sub
Replies: 0
Views: 120

India Launches Second Ballistic Missile Sub

The second Arihant-class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN), the future INS Arighant (originally assumed to be named Aridhaman), was quietly launched at the Ship Building Center in Visakhapatnam in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh on November 19, India’s Minister of Defense Nirmala...