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Posted by Skidmark 2013-02-22 00:14||
#2 Put Sony in charge of production, make it tight, make it the right price, call it BoomMan.
Posted by Shipman 2013-02-22 00:49||
#3 Taiwan has 1900mph cruise missiles they would likely be happy to co-produce with Japan in exchange for some more tech exchanges like the hi-speed train robot track bed builders they license from Japan.
Posted by Water Modem 2013-02-22 00:53||
#4 Water Modem: Or Submarines. Or fighter aircraft.
Posted by Thing From Snowy Mountain 2013-02-22 08:18||
#5 Or giant fighting robots.
Posted by SteveS 2013-02-22 09:35||
#6 You wish to Arm Japan, remember the Second World War, and be careful.
You might get what you wished for.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2013-02-22 10:31||
#7 Oh yeah, the development...
Posted by Muggsy Mussolini1226 2013-02-22 11:36||
#8 it appears that the 'others' have already fogotten RJ
Posted by Cretinous Humongous 2013-02-22 11:50||
#9 Who knows, RJ? If we'd have let the Japanese have their way in China during WWII the world might be a better place today.
Posted by Ebbang Uluque6305 2013-02-22 13:09||
#10 Think long RJ, China has ever been an expansionist entity, it's that our western history is kinda vague on that aspect.
Posted by Shipman 2013-02-22 14:07||
Posted by Raider 2013-02-22 18:23||
#12 Under its post-war Constitution Nippon by same cannot act "offensively" or be a military aggressor - unless it is changed, JAPAN + ITS "DEFENSIVE-ONLY" JSDF IS MOST LIKELY TO BE ON THE RECEIVING END OF ANY NORTH KOREAN = CHINESE PREEMPTIVE OR UNILATERAL FIRST-STRIKE.
Taken collectively, from various present MSM-Net Artics it would appear that China may not be interested in taking Japan head-on militarily, in part because it desires to keep RUSSIA neutral AMAP ALAP + not militarily involved in a US-China-Japan [ROK?] three-way conflict.
CHINA = TAIWAN IS STILL ITS FOCII, BUT IMO CHINA DESIRES A STARTEGIC COMBAT FRONT FROM TAIWAN ALL THE WAY DOWN TO NORTHERN PHIL + SE ASIA [Taiwan-PHIL-Hainan], N-O-T FROM TAIWAN TO THE DISPUTED DIAOYUS/SENKAKUS. The Diaoyus/Senkakus + Okinawa? is a Secondary Front, not China's primary front despite still being linked to Taiwan???
From the mostly empty NORTHERN PHIL, wid SHORE-BASED ASBMS + PLAAF AIRPOWER the PLA can better defend the Okinawa-Taiwan Straits from incoming USN Nimitz-class CVBGS + USMC EBGS out in WESTPAC while still allowing the PLAN + PLAAF to protect + do battle agz the JSDF in the Sea of Japan.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-02-22 19:05||
#13 DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > [NY Times] CHINESE BOUYS ARE FOCUS OF LATEST DISPUTE OVER CONTESTED ISLANDS.
China has begun marking its alleged territory in ECS wid floating buoys, + Nippon demands to know why.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-02-22 21:05||