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by krzepice1976
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Iran/US Tensions #6/9/19
Replies: 99
Views: 6645

Re: Iran/US Tensions #6/9/19

Iran rescued 44 sailors from oil tankers that were “attacked” in the Gulf of Oman off the UAE coast, according to IRNA. One of the vessels was allegedly targeted by a torpedo, reports said. Reuters reports two tankers were evacuated after an incident in the Gulf of Oman, the Marshall Islands-flagged...
by krzepice1976
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Iran/US Tensions #6/9/19
Replies: 99
Views: 6645

Re: Iran/US Tensions #6/9/19

We are aware of the reported attack on tankers in the Gulf of Oman. US Naval Forces in the region received two separate distress calls at 6:12a.m. local time and a second one at 7:00 a.m.,” Joshua Frey of the Fifth Fleet said. The area is near the Strait of Hormuz, a major strategic waterway through...
by krzepice1976
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Iran/US Tensions #6/9/19
Replies: 99
Views: 6645

Re: Iran/US Tensions #6/9/19

US Navy's Bahrain-based Fifth Fleet is assisting two tankers in the Gulf of Oman after receiving distress calls from the vessels amid a "reported attack". US naval forces in the region received two separate distress calls at 6:12am local time and a second one at 7:00am," the fleet said in a statemen...
by krzepice1976
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Iran/US Tensions #6/9/19
Replies: 99
Views: 6645

Re: Iran/US Tensions #6/9/19

#BREAKING: #Japan's Prime Minister #ShinzoAbe arrived #Mehrabad Intl Airport, #Tehran on-board the 80-1112, a Boeing 777-300ER of Japan Air Self-Defense Force. He is there to deliver message of #US President #DonaldTrump to the authorities of #Iran's Islamic Regime. https://t.co/WS3JaL5cjg
by krzepice1976
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Delivery s400 to Turkey
Replies: 8
Views: 429

Re: Delivery s400 to Turkey

Turkey has already bought S-400 defence systems from Russia and hopes they will be delivered in July, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, an announcement likely to ratchet up tensions with Washington on the issue. "Turkey has already bought S-400 defence systems. It is a done d...
by krzepice1976
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: DRPK june 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 704

Re: DRPK june 2019

A "beautiful" letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un touted by President Donald Trump on Tuesday lacked substance and did not contain any details on a way forward for the stalled denuclearization talks between the two countries, according to a source familiar with its contents. https://amp.cnn....
by krzepice1976
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: DRPK june 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 704

Re: DRPK june 2019

A Japanese media outlet has speculated that North Korea may be operating a major missile production site. NHK on Wednesday disclosed a review of the North’s Sanumdong site near Pyongyang which it conducted together with U.S. satellite imagery provider Planet and Middlebury Institute of International...
by krzepice1976
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: South China sea
Replies: 0
Views: 77

South China sea

The Maritime Self-Defense Force’s Izumo helicopter carrier has joined the United States’ sole forward-deployed aircraft carrier, the USS Ronald Reagan, in joint military exercises in the disputed South China Sea, the MSDF and U.S. 7th Fleet said in separate statements Wednesday. The drills, which in...
by krzepice1976
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: DRPK june 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 704

Re: DRPK june 2019

A Japanese research center has assessed that there are currently 13-thousand-880 nuclear warheads in the world and around 20 to 30 of them are held by North Korea. Japan’s NHK said the Research Center for Nuclear Weapons Abolition at Nagasaki University based its findings on data collected from gove...
by krzepice1976
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Delivery s400 to Turkey
Replies: 8
Views: 429

Re: Delivery s400 to Turkey

The language used in a letter sent from Washington to Ankara regarding Turkey's removal from the F-35 fighter jet program does not suit the spirit of alliance, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on June 12. U.S. acting Secretary of Defence Patrick Shanahan's letter to his counterpart had outl...