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by Drumboy44
Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: The Indian Army (IA) has shelved plans to raise a new 90,270-strong Mountain Strike Corps (MSC)
Replies: 0
Views: 277

The Indian Army (IA) has shelved plans to raise a new 90,270-strong Mountain Strike Corps (MSC)

The Indian Army (IA) has shelved plans to raise a new 90,270-strong Mountain Strike Corps (MSC) that was set to be deployed along India’s disputed border with China. Senior IA officers told Jane’s on 18 July that the establishment of the proposed ‘17 Mountain Strike Corps’, the creation of which had...
by Drumboy44
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:37 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: NATO, Russia and the Black Sea
Replies: 0
Views: 115

NATO, Russia and the Black Sea

No subject could be timelier for Russian threats and the capabilities needed to realize them are steadily growing. Indeed, Moscow’s activities in and around the Black Sea appear to be part of a broader military strategy that has a substantial naval component that must be understood in that context. ...
by Drumboy44
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:26 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Russia enhances its military presence in the Sea of Azov
Replies: 12
Views: 2755

Re: Russia enhances its military presence in the Sea of Azov

The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, instructed the Minister of Defense, the Chief of the General Staff and the Ukrainian Navy to take sufficient measures to stop Russian provocations against the blockage of ships entering Ukrainian ports on the Azov Sea. https://www.ukrinform.ua/rubric-econ...
by Drumboy44
Wed Jul 18, 2018 3:27 am
Forum: Geopolitical Events
Topic: Israeli Knesset rescinds ability of PM to declare war without cabinet approval
Replies: 0
Views: 556

Israeli Knesset rescinds ability of PM to declare war without cabinet approval

The Knesset on Tuesday rescinded legislation which gave the prime minister the authority to declare war upon consulting only the defense minister and not via a full cabinet vote. The cancellation of the clause passed its second and third readings with 77 MKs in favor and 16 against. The vote came am...
by Drumboy44
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Russia enhances its military presence in the Sea of Azov
Replies: 12
Views: 2755

Re: Russia enhances its military presence in the Sea of Azov

The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, instructed the Minister of Defense, the Chief of the General Staff and the Ukrainian Navy to take sufficient measures to stop Russian provocations against the blockage of ships entering Ukrainian ports on the Azov Sea. https://www.ukrinform.ua/rubric-econo...
by Drumboy44
Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Russia enhances its military presence in the Sea of Azov
Replies: 12
Views: 2755

Re: Russia enhances its military presence in the Sea of Azov

In accordance with the plan of combat training, calculations of anti-ship missile systems of the black sea fleet conduct training on strikes on the sea target using mobile coastal missile systems, said in the statement. Divisions of newest Russian Bastion and Bal coastal missile systems, mobile coas...
by Drumboy44
Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Geopolitical Events
Topic: Taiwan receives direct threats of war from China over US passage of Travel Act
Replies: 66
Views: 10771

Re: Taiwan receives direct threats of war from China over US passage of Travel Act

http://eng.chinamil.com.cn/view/attachement/jpg/site2/20180714/8cdcd43004dd1cb3ea2204.jpg Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Friday met here a delegation of people from various sectors in Taiwan, led by former chairman of the Kuomintang (KMT) p...
by Drumboy44
Wed Jul 11, 2018 6:10 am
Forum: Geopolitical Events
Topic: Greece decides to expel Russian diplomats
Replies: 0
Views: 148

Greece decides to expel Russian diplomats

The Greek government has decided to expel two Russian diplomats, and ban the entry into Greece of two more, accusing them of intrusion into domestic affairs and illegal acts against Greece’s national security, Kathimerini has learned. More specifically, Athens is accusing the Russian diplomats of ef...
by Drumboy44
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Ukrainian tank, infantry combat vehicle crews hold drills in Donbas
Replies: 0
Views: 90

Ukrainian tank, infantry combat vehicle crews hold drills in Donbas

Large-scale live-fire drills of tank and infantry combat vehicle crews have taken place in the zone of the Ukrainian Joint Forces Operation in Donbas, the press service of the Ukrainian General Staff wrote on Facebook on Tuesday morning. "Crews of T-64B tanks and BMP-1 infantry combat vehicles pract...
by Drumboy44
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Russia enhances its military presence in the Sea of Azov
Replies: 12
Views: 2755

Re: Russia enhances its military presence in the Sea of Azov

Russia illegally detains 93 Ukrainian vessels in Sea of Azov since April 29

https://en.interfax.com.ua/news/general ... ssion=true