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Posted by Besoeker 2013-02-09 09:12||
#2 This is Navy version of closing the Library, Parks and making Johnny walk to school.
Posted by Shipman 2013-02-09 10:21||
#3 Gets worse. Carriers get a refuel and overhaul halfway through their life. The carriers after Lincoln are lined up for the same. Delay Lincoln and you delay their overhauls as well. It's a domino effect. Now you might be able to stretch this out a little, but continue to delay Lincoln and at some point you won' be down one carrier, you'll be down two.
Posted by Steve White 2013-02-09 14:53||
#4 Shrug. It's not like we're at war or anything.
Posted by Nimble Spemble 2013-02-09 15:08||
#5 All part of the Donks shoving costs off onto the Trunks and the people not being able to figure out why they government keeps spending no matter who is in charge.
Posted by gorb 2013-02-09 16:35||
#6 See also TOPIX > PANETTA: US MAY BECOME A SECOND-RATE POWER.
As said before, as per PEAK OIL-RESOURCES + OWG "The Govts-Perts Consensus is that there is no COnsensus"; + a US suborned under anti-Nationalist, anti-Sovereign, anti-Borders, + anti-Constitution, "multi-polar" anti-US OWG + NAU 2015 = IFF THE US IS STRONG, CHINA ETAL. WILL BE STRONG; IFF THE US IS WEAK, CHINA ETAL. WILL BE WEAK.
* DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > IN SEVEN YEARS, CHINA'S STORY WILL BE OVER.
Iff true, ditto also broadly for the US come 2020 [plus-minus = 2020-2025].
Not that far off the negative timelines for the US indicated vee US Govt's own Think-Tanks.
* PACIFICNEWSCENTER [fka Guam K57 RADIO News] VIDEO: PANETTA WARNS THAT SEQUESTRATION CUTS MAY REDUCE PACIFIC US NAVAL OPERATIONS BY ONE-THIRD.
* IIRC WAFF > SENKAKUS/DIAOYUS ISLANDS DISPUTE: JAPAN MULLS RELEASING CHINESE RADAR DATA.
Prolly in response to China's claim that Japan is lying about China's ships locked their weapons radar on a Nippon vessel + helo.
FYI RUSSIA = denied Nippon claims that RF mil aircraft penetrated Japanese airspace.
* DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > [Telegraph.UK] JAPAN DEMANDS AOPOLOGY FROM CHINA OVER WEAPONS-LINKED RADAR.
Japan PM Shinzo Abe repor has angrily rejected China's denials about locking weapons radars on Japanese vessels or aircraft.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-02-09 22:03||
#7 DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > CHINA MOBILIZING TROOPS ON THE COAST?, vee Google translation seemingly in possible utility or support in a war by China agz JAPAN???
* SAME > [AntiWar.com]US MARINES HEADING FOR VIETNAM. CAMBODIA [(FOR "ASIAN PIVOT" PLAN) | ASIA SYRGE: US MARINES HEADING TO VIETNAM, CAMBODIA. US HOPES TO INCREASE PRESENCE ACROSS PACIFIC.
USGovt-DOD may create a dedicated USMC Battalion [BLT] for Vietnam + Cambodia = SE Asia. Future New Unit formation + routine Deployment(s) to Malaysia-Indonesia, etc. not ruled out.
* SAME > INDEPENDENCE MOVEMENT FOR HONG KONG?
* SAME > CHINA DEMANDS TERRITORIAL CONCESSIONS TO BRING IT CLOSER TO INDIA'S SENSITIVE SILIGURI CORRIDOR.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-02-09 22:18||