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Re: Putin: Russia’s Military Strength Has No Match In The World
« Reply #30 on: February 25, 2015, 11:50:58 AM »
but the thought that it was superior to the US military gave me a chuckle.

I suppose it might depend on how you define superiority. Despite a large military, you lot seem to not do awfully well with the many wars that you start; usually against blokes riding camels. Have you ever taken on a military comparable to Russia? I don't recall you have. It wouldn't be like dropping bombs on Muslims in the desert with a few drones. That I think is the message that was meant to go out there. That and the fact they heard your war drums already and wont roll over.

Since 1945, has anyone?  Manny, with all due respect, the US only brings what it needs to the party.  If it's camels (as you so fondly reference) then we bring what is necessary to take out a camel.  If it is a nation as big as Russia, we would bring what is necessary to engage the force they have (which is what we have prepared for and developed the technology for for decades).  All the technology we have was developed in order to stay well ahead of Russia and has been tested in some small form in the past 20 years or so. 

We have been ready for Russia for years and if it ever came down to it (and I certainly hope to God it wouldn't), we are more than prepared and more than capable of handling any threat they could muster.  They rattle the nuclear saber because they know they can't defeat us in a conventional manner and if that were to ever happen, no one would be defeated..the world would cease to exist as we know it.  I doubt, and pray, they are not stupid enough to do something like that.

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Re: Putin: Russia’s Military Strength Has No Match In The World
« Reply #31 on: March 27, 2015, 03:21:46 PM »
http://rt.com/news/244317-usa-poland-thunderbolt-drills/

NATO continues to push Putin's button to :coffeeread:
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Re: Putin: Russia’s Military Strength Has No Match In The World
« Reply #32 on: March 28, 2015, 12:01:45 AM »
http://rt.com/news/244317-usa-poland-thunderbolt-drills/

NATO continues to push Putin's button to :coffeeread:

In most respects the interests of NATO and the US can be considered as being synonymous given that over 75% of NATO funding is from the US. In addition NATO's  leadership is seeking a justification for its existence following the end of its purpose with the dissolution of the Soviet Union. The current silliness is the justification of a whole heap of careers for generals who have only ever commanded a desk and blotter. They will not give up this opportunity to give meaning to their entire career.

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Re: Putin: Russia’s Military Strength Has No Match In The World
« Reply #33 on: March 28, 2015, 05:41:06 AM »
Quote from: Moby
IS came about because of a power vacuum - helped along by Russia and China ensuring Assad could remain in power and oppress calls for democracy.

IS came about because the US funded and trained them to do some dirty work. Really Moby, do some reading: http://www.dcclothesline.com/2014/08/22/realize-u-s-funded-trained-isis-right/

Now I can respond and you can be sure I read far more selectively than you  - hence arrive at more sensible/ pragmatic conclusions

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Re: Putin: Russia’s Military Strength Has No Match In The World
« Reply #34 on: March 28, 2015, 05:54:54 AM »
The current silliness is the justification of a whole heap of careers for generals who have only ever commanded a desk and blotter. They will not give up this opportunity to give meaning to their entire career.

Somewhere else on this forum today you criticise a member for 'comprehension issues'  - again-  and yet here you are  - conveniently forgetting - which nation has been physically and militarily involved in undermining neighbouring states and had to use vetoes to block overwhelming resolutions for them to desist. 

Remind us how many US Tanks were present in Europe just over a year and a half ago...

As someone who would have been very happy to see NATO expenditure cut back - prior to the Kremlin redrawing frontiers - I have to wonder if your grey matter is suffering some sort of selective short circuit re appraising the situation...


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Re: Putin: Russia’s Military Strength Has No Match In The World
« Reply #35 on: March 28, 2015, 10:16:34 AM »
http://rt.com/news/244317-usa-poland-thunderbolt-drills/

NATO continues to push Putin's button to :coffeeread:

In most respects the interests of NATO and the US can be considered as being synonymous given that over 75% of NATO funding is from the US. In addition NATO's  leadership is seeking a justification for its existence following the end of its purpose with the dissolution of the Soviet Union. The current silliness is the justification of a whole heap of careers for generals who have only ever commanded a desk and blotter. They will not give up this opportunity to give meaning to their entire career.

Seriously - WTF why we are paying over 75% of the costs of defending you EURO SLACKERS?????

And you lot have 500 Million first world wealth engines and can not support and protect yourselves - No wonder Chairman Putin of Russia OAO snears at your Chamberlainesque sanctions.

No wonder we have to pay small business (LLC etc) taxes at an effective Obamanation rate of 90% and growing - Gawd how I love the Nomad Capitalist.

Everything I do now is dedicated to overcoming you EURO slackers as well as our own home grown Obamzimbawe welfare slackers

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Re: Putin: Russia’s Military Strength Has No Match In The World
« Reply #36 on: April 12, 2015, 12:22:17 PM »
http://freebeacon.com/national-security/russian-fighter-jet-nearly-collides-with-u-s-spy-jet-over-europe/

This happened over International airspace, but had the U.S. not been peeking over the fence, then this incident wouldn't have happened.

Sooner or later, there will be an escalated incident that could involve retaliatory action.
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Re: Putin: Russia’s Military Strength Has No Match In The World
« Reply #37 on: April 12, 2015, 02:12:33 PM »
http://freebeacon.com/national-security/russian-fighter-jet-nearly-collides-with-u-s-spy-jet-over-europe/

This happened over International airspace, but had the U.S. not been peeking over the fence, then this incident wouldn't have happened.

Sooner or later, there will be an escalated incident that could involve retaliatory action.

Those flights and flights like them have occurred in various forms for more than 30 years by both sides. More recently, say the last decade plus; they were covered as 'acceptable' by the open skies and other treaties signed by both the RF, US, and others..

Oh and in case they left this part out in your spoon fed 2 minute sound byte this am...The Russian are doing the same damn thing and more worldwide...

Now we'll let you get back to your regularly scheduled ignorance infused cool aid break...

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Re: Putin: Russia’s Military Strength Has No Match In The World
« Reply #39 on: May 05, 2015, 11:12:57 AM »
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3067609/Putin-unveils-new-Russian-tank-1993-powerful-gun-huge-arsenal-sophisticated-military-hardware.html

Here's a look at one of Putin's new tanks

Very nice. Manned by soldiers that have to beg for money off foreigners last the last time I was in Moscow....
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Re: Putin: Russia’s Military Strength Has No Match In The World
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Re: Putin: Russia’s Military Strength Has No Match In The World
« Reply #41 on: May 05, 2015, 11:24:51 AM »
2005 lol! Bet nowts changed, I'll find out next month...


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Re: Putin: Russia’s Military Strength Has No Match In The World
« Reply #42 on: May 05, 2015, 11:54:32 AM »
If the tank works as promised the Russians might try building an aircraft carrier. Not just any aircraft carrier but the largest aircraft carrier in the world, dwarfing anything the US has. The new super carrier would be able to carry 100 planes, have cutting-edge electronics and missile systems and a sleek hull that drag — the resistance created when a ship moves through the water —  has been reduced by as much as 20 percent.

The irony is that Russia has no history of building aircraft carriers. The carriers the Soviet Union built were all built in Ukraine according to Dmitry Gorenburg, an expert in the Russian navy at the Virginia-based CNA Corporation. Even if this project gets the green light, for various reasons it is decades away from completion according to the article. With such a time frame to completion it's unlikely Putin will still be in power if this super carrier ever goes to sea.

http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/russia-wants-an-aircraft-supercarrier-but-can-it-build-one/517990.html
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Re: Putin: Russia’s Military Strength Has No Match In The World
« Reply #43 on: May 05, 2015, 12:59:28 PM »
If the tank works as promised the Russians might try building an aircraft carrier. Not just any aircraft carrier but the largest aircraft carrier in the world, dwarfing anything the US has. The new super carrier would be able to carry 100 planes, have cutting-edge electronics and missile systems and a sleek hull that drag — the resistance created when a ship moves through the water —  has been reduced by as much as 20 percent.

The irony is that Russia has no history of building aircraft carriers. The carriers the Soviet Union built were all built in Ukraine according to Dmitry Gorenburg, an expert in the Russian navy at the Virginia-based CNA Corporation. Even if this project gets the green light, for various reasons it is decades away from completion according to the article. With such a time frame to completion it's unlikely Putin will still be in power if this super carrier ever goes to sea.

http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/russia-wants-an-aircraft-supercarrier-but-can-it-build-one/517990.html

Being a former Nuclear High Speed Hunter Killer Fast Attack Submariner (No Kidding) we have a term for Giant Aircraft Carriers = "TARGETS" - damn things can be tracked by low res weather Sats anywhere in the world - new Magnetic Anomaly detection satellites are so sensitive they can track them any any other steel hulled ship above or below water at all times anywhere on the planet.  Sometimes the Rooskie Bigger and biggest of all mentality is not necessarily better.  :smokin:

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Re: Putin: Russia’s Military Strength Has No Match In The World
« Reply #44 on: May 05, 2015, 01:54:00 PM »
  Sometimes the Rooskie Bigger and biggest of all mentality is not necessarily better.  :smokin:

You mean that it is good for the USN but not anyone else?
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