Category Nuclear

Is The U.S. Military Too Antiquated To Win Modern Wars?

Conference video at the link to the web page: http://www.c4isrnet.com/articles/is-the-us-military-too-antiquated-to-win-modern-wars? Is The U.S. Military Too Antiquated To Win Modern Wars? By Mark Pomerleau, www.c4isrnet.com View Original May 17th, 2017 Experts in technology and warfare gathered Wednesday to discuss the U.S. military’s efforts to innovate in response to rapidly changing threats and its place in modern warfare. Bernadette Johnson, […]

Why Do We Appease North Korea?

David Maxwell’s comments are highlighted in blue below.  His contact info is at the bottom of this page/article.  RCP Perhaps because we have never had a strategy to solve the Korea question once and for all.  There are some important pieces and parts to one in Sung-yoon Lee’s conclusion here:   The Trump administration needs […]

Russia Builds Up Nuclear Weapons Presence In The Arctic

Comment By Dr. Mark Schneider:  Very interesting analysis using Google Earth photography. It provides additional evidence that Russian forces can’t fit into New START. Russia rearms strategic forces: Satellite Images Show Expansion Of Nuclear Weapons Sites On Kola By Thomas Nilsen AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to Facebook373Share to TwitterShare to PrintShare to SkypeShare to More97 […]

North Korea Says Missile It Tested Can Carry Nuclear Warhead

North Korea Says Missile It Tested Can Carry Nuclear Warhead The New York Times · by CHOE SANG-HUN · May 14, 2017 People watch a television showing a graphic of a North Korean missile launch at at railway station in Seoul on Sunday. Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesSEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said on Monday that the missile it launched a […]

North Korea’s Latest Missile Test: Advancing Towards An Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) While Avoiding U.S. Military Action

Excerpt/Takeaway   What would change the strategic balance is an ICBM capable of reaching the US mainland. This is not that missile but it might be a testbed, demonstrating technologies and systems to be used in future ICBMs like the KN-08 and KN-14. A full three-stage KN-08 would be very unlikely to work the first […]

Russia’s Ambitious Plans For Strategic Bombers

http://russianforces.org/blog/2017/05/russias_ambitious_plans_for_st.shtml   Russia’s Ambitious Plans For Strategic Bombers It is probably time for a quick update on the status of the Russian strategic bomber modernization program. Russia seems to have quite a big plan. Two years ago, in May 2015, the air force announced that it wants to buy as many 50 new Tu-160 aircraft. This is […]

All Of The Crazy Ways North Korea Could Strike Back If America Attacks

The comments highlighted in blue below are by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell — and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP David Maxwell:  Yes, resistance to external intervention (and unification) will be a challenge and something that the ROK and ROK/US Alliance must be prepared for in addition to all the […]

Russia Is Beefing Up Its Nuclear Weapons In The Arctic At The Worst Possible Moment

http://foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com/russia-is-beefing-up-its-nuclear-weapons-in-the-arctic-1795054631 May 9th, 2017 Russia Is Beefing Up Its Nuclear Weapons In The Arctic At The Worst Possible Moment Terrell Jermaine Starr Tuesday 2:36pm Filed to: RUSSIA 22.9K      MA The Russian Delta IV-class submarine Yekaterinburg, photographed in 2010. Photo credit: AP Russia has deployed 215 more nuclear warheads than allowed by the New START treaty, setting itself up to violate […]

Not Lost In Translation: South Korea Elects Liberal President Who Favors Talks With North Korea; Pyongyang Responds By Conducting New Ballistic Missile Test

Not Lost In Translation:  South Korea Elects Liberal President Who Favors Talks With North Korea; Pyongyang Responds By Conducting New Ballistic Missile Test  http://www.fortunascorner.com      Fox News and the South China Morning Post are reporting this evening that North Korea has conducted a new, and sixth ballistic missile test — in a defiant reaction to […]

New Leaders For U.S. Pacific Commands

David Maxwell:  History made at both SOCPAC and PACOM for special operations general officers. New Leaders For Pacific Commands Star-Advertiser · May 13, 2017 Hawaii News DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM Special Operations Command Pacific welcomed a new commander in a change-of-command ceremony outside Camp H.M. Smith on Friday, with Army Maj. Gen. Bryan P. Fenton relinquishing […]