Russian Jets Scrambled to Intercept US Warship

Russia has scrambled military jets in response to an American navy destroyer which, it has been reported in Russian media, was acting “aggressively” in the Black Sea. The Russian defence minister, speaking at a security summit in Singapore, said US missile ships operating near Moscow’s territorial waters “pose a danger to strategic stability” between the two countries. State news service RIA Novosti quoted a military source as saying the USS Ross was sighted heading straight for Russ...
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US National Guard sends 12 F-15 interceptor Jets to Europe

Florida Air Guard is to deploy 12 F-15C jets and about 200 airmen to Europe as part of Washington’s military build-up, which it claims is necessary to protect European NATO members from ‘Russian aggression.’ The fighters and troops from the 125th Fighter Wing of the Florida Air National Guard are to go to Europe in mid-April, the US Air Forces in Europe reported this week. The F-15C Eagles are equipped with advanced air-to-air radar and sniper targeting equipment that allows visual tracking a...
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UN marks Int’l Day of UN peacekeepers

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on Friday led the world body in honoring peacekeepers who died in UN peacekeeping operations worldwide, while saluting those who are serving their mandates in the world's most dangerous places. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks during a ceremony awarding the Dag Hammarskjold Medal posthumously to the peacekeepers who lost their lives last year, on the occasion of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, at the United Nations headquarter...
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Chinese Navy to Gain 415 Warships

James Fanell, the former director of the US Pacific Fleet's intelligence and information, predicted China will eventually have about 415 warships including four aircraft carriers and 100 submarines in the near future while attending a two-day conference held by the US Naval War College's China Maritime Studies Institute in Newport, Rhode Island last week, reports the Defense News. The event was held to discuss the PLA Navy's shipbuilding progress and challenges. It concluded that the PLA Navy...
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US: Chinese Artillery on Artificial Islands

U.S. surveillance images reportedly show that China has positioned weaponry on at least one of the artificial islands it is developing in the South China Sea, apparently confirming suspicions that Beijing has been building up the area for military use. The Wall Street Journal, citing U.S. officials, reported that images taken about a month ago showed two Chinese motorized artillery pieces on one of the artificial reefs. Although the weaponry would not pose a threat to U.S. planes or ships, it...
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Russia has it’s own Internet Troll Army

Deep inside a four-story marble building in St. Petersburg, hundreds of workers tap away at computers on the front lines of an information war, say those who have been inside. Known as "Kremlin trolls," the men and women work 12-hour shifts around the clock, flooding the Internet with propaganda aimed at stamping President Vladimir Putin's world vision on Russia, and the world. The Kremlin has always dabbled in propaganda, but in the past year its troll campaign has gone into overdrive, addin...
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Russia Launches Massive Air Defense Drills

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=us9xc_wSqBE Russia has begun air defense exercises in the Ural Mountains and western Siberia involving 12,000 soldiers and 250 aircraft, the Defense Ministry said on Tuesday. The maneuvers, which began on Monday and are to last until Thursday, are meant to help the military prepare for a larger drill in September, called Tsentr-2015. After Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region in March 2014, Russia has held numerous large-scale military drills c...
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Military War Games are Increasing Globally

Joint and individual military exercise drills have proliferated across the globe over the past couple of months with no sign of these occurrences abating, if anything it appears as full steam ahead.As these events are at an unprecedented level to-date, they point to potential war preparations, or if not, preparations for an event unbeknown to the general public at this stage.Let’s sum –up and examine these events accordingly; First up are the ongoing ‘Jade Helm’ drills across several America...
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China says it will COUNTERATTACK United States

China has upped its military posturing, issuing a strategy paper saying Beijing would “surely counterattack if attacked” by an enemy amid concerns from the US and neighbouring countries over its developments in the South China Sea. The release of the document came shortly after Beijing lodged a complaint against the US for flying a surveillance jet over disputed territory in the South China Sea, where China is building artificial islands. Chinese state media reported that the w...
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Russia, China Hold Navy Exercise in Mediterranean

The Russian and Chinese navies recently held their first joint exercise in the Mediterranean Sea. According to naval representatives from both countries, the Sea Cooperation-2015 drill has shown that Russia and China are ready to jointly respond to threats at sea, even if such threats emanate a long distance away from their naval bases. Significantly, the Russian missile cruiser Moskva’s home port Sevastopol was used as the main headquarters of the exercise. Russia has in effect dec...
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IRS Hack Traced to Russia

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service believes the theft of about 100,000 taxpayers' personal data from its computer system originated in Russia, CNN reported on Wednesday. The tax agency's criminal unit is leading an investigation into the cyber attack, in which criminals stole information through an online IRS application over the course of four months, and the Treasury Department's inspector general and Department of Homeland Security are also looking into the breach, CNN said. The IRS woul...
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Soros: US faces war with China over Financial Policy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwwhVoR4Jqs US billionaire investor George Soros warns the world is on the brink of WWIII unless the US financial system opens up to China. But a former US diplomat told RT that it has nothing to do with the economy, but everything with bad US geopolitical policy. "If there is conflict between China and a military ally of the United States, like Japan, then it is not an exaggeration to say that we are on the threshold of a third world war," Soros was quoted a...
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DARPA to Test Lasers to Counter Missile Threat

DARPA is going to start shooting missiles and rockets out of the sky with laser beams when it tests the High-Energy Liquid Laser Area Defense System at White Sands Missile Range this summer. The agency has been working on improving the strength and portability of its lasers so that the HELLADS can be used to blow up incoming mortars, aircraft, missiles or anything else in the sky. Now its ready for field testing. "The technical hurdles were daunting, but it is extremely gratifying to have pro...
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Sweden to Move City to Meet China’s Energy Needs

To feed China’s growing appetite for raw materials, this venerable mining town 90 miles north of the Arctic Circle is poised to become a cutting-edge Tomorrowland as it prepares to move buildings, residents and even a century-old wooden church to a new location a few miles away. “These will be the first to go,” said Kjell Torma, editor of KirunaTidningen, the local newspaper, pointing to a row of red brick apartment blocks surrounded by construction fences. “If you want a cheap kitchen fan or...
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Russia’s New Fighter Jet is ‘almost a Flying Robot’

Innovative technologies used in the Russia’s fifth generation T-50 fighter jet, which is currently undergoing tests before the start of production in 2016, makes it more of a flying robot than a plane, the developer said. The Sukhoi PAK FA fighter jet, also known as T-50, is “already to some degree a flying robot, where the aviator fulfils the function not only of pilot, but is actually one of the constituent parts of the flying apparatus. That is, the reaction of the aviator is a part of the...
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