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U.S. Navy Destroyer USS Paul Hamilton (DDG-60) Firing Various Weapons

U.S. Navy Destroyer USS Paul Hamilton (DDG-60) fires various weapons systems during training exercises, including the Close-In Weapons System (CIWS), 5-inch Main Naval gun, 25mm Bushmaster cannon, and an SM-2 vertical launched missile. Filmed in July 2019. Film Credits:

U.S. Navy Video by Austin Rooney and Jonathan Snyder, Defense Media Activity – Navy Production – Released

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U.S. Soldiers Bring Arty To The Party • M-777 Howitzer

U.S. Army Soldiers fire the M-777 Howitzer during a culminating field artillery exercise at Fort Sill, Oklahoma on July 18, 2019.

Film Credits: U.S. Army Video by Sgt. Geradine Cadet-Smith, Defense Media Activity – Army

Russian Military News: New Exoskeleton Unveiled After Stunning Footage Of Strategic Bomber Crash

(ZeroHedge) The Russian army has developed an exoskeleton which has already been field tested Syria, according to Sergei Smaglyuk, president of Moscow-based “GB Inzhiniring,” which developed the suit along with TsNIITochMash, according to RIA Novosti.

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Weighing in at around 15 lbs, the carbon fiber and metal suit allows a soldier to carry heavy mortars and a 700-round belt-fed machine gun long distances without fatigue. According to the report, the suit can also be used to help evacuate wounded people in disasters, and will allow troops to march much further without getting tired.

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Based on recommendations from the Russian military, GB Inzhiniring incorporated the ability for the suit to eject its cargo in an emergency. They also developed a special backpack for the machine gun which feeds ammunition through a special sleeve.

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Other modifications under consideration for future versions of the suit include a more flexible chassis and a more heavily armored version. A battery will also allow soldiers to use and charge various equipment while on the move, such as a communications, an electronic commander’s tablet and navigation gear.

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The exoskeleton is set to enter mass production soon, while foreign buyers have reportedly expressed interest in the device once it receives an export passport.

According to Smaglyuk, “This is already much closer to the science fiction. In the future, such equipment will increase the strength and speed of the serviceman. As soon as this happens, the very next day, a boom of exoskeleton of very different designs and purposes will begin. Today we are considering the concept of feeding an active exoskeleton from an onboard network, for example, a truck. machine with ammunition, the soldier puts “suit” that can be connected to the car battery and starts unloading. Such a project could be useful logistics unit.”

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Stunning Footage Of Deadly Russian Strategic Bomber Crash Surfaces Online

A horrific video of a Russian Tu-22M3 strategic bomber in Murmansk – a crash that left two of the fighter’s crew members dead and two badly injured – was caught on video.  And the footage has now emerged online.

Highlighted by RT, the video shows the strategic bomber’s approach to an air base in near-zero visibility and the moment it slammed into the airstrip and burst into flames. The video was recorded by a Russian serviceman at the base, which is located near the city of Olenegorsk, and was recently leaked online.

The video shows the heavy fog that was covering the area during the incident, which took place on Jan. 22.

During the crash-landing, the bomber literally broke apart, with its cabin engulfed in flames while tumbling on the ground.

The plane crashed during what the Russian Ministry of Defense said was a routine training mission. Though initially the ministry said there were no weapons aboard the jet at the time of the crash, later reports indicated that it had been armed with one Kh-22 long-range anti-ship missile and several hundred rounds aircraft cannon ammo. The bomber that was involved in the crash was built 33 years ago, but underwent an overhaul in 2012.

Source: ZeroHedge

Order Followers In The Police And Military Are Members Of A Global Cult That Is Destroying Human Freedom

All order followers are bad people. All order followers are cowards.

“Order followers and their supporters are the true destroyers of our world. The cult of Statism, of government authority is an illusion; it does not exist in nature, regardless of what anyone believes.

Authority is an illusion existing only within a diseased psyche, based entirely in violence and built upon the erroneous and dogmatic belief that some people are masters who have the moral right to issue commands, while others are slaves who have a moral obligation to obey the masters.

Order followers erroneously believe that they possess rights that others do not because they believe that government is God. Due to their cult indoctrination, they refuse to accept the truth that everyone has the exact same rights and that no one has more or less rights than anyone else. The Cult Of Order followers believe that human beings can decide what rights people have or do not have based upon their own whims. They also believe that human beings are actually capable of delegating rights which do not exist or revoking rights which do exist.”

We live in a tightly controlled environment, and when we step out of line or rebel, there are nasty repercussions. We are past the point of no return, however. We have to work through this now or forever be slaves to a technologically advanced cabal that considers us no more than ants, to be exterminated if we begin to sting.

Maxim of Law; He who fails to assert his rights has none, so spread the word. Together ‘WE’ are the solution, which requires that we cooperate and take wise action to set ourselves free. The Power is in you to do this so hold on to it, intentionally focus on what you want, and do not be deceived by others, into giving it away.

“There exists a law, not written down anywhere, but inborn in our hearts; a law which comes to us not by training or custom or reading; a law which has come to us not from theory but from practice, not by instruction but by natural intuition. I refer to the law which lays it down that, if our lives are endangered by plots or violence or armed robbers or enemies, any and every method of protecting ourselves is morally right.”

– Marcus Tulius Cicero

 

A Russian Plane Zaps U.S. Warship’s Missile Defense System


by
Gary North

An unarmed Russian bomber in April flew over a high-tech U.S. ship. A crew member pressed a button. Poof! No more missile defense system on the ship. No more radar. The ship became a defenseless floating coffin.

Then the plane flew over the blind ship a dozen times. Basically, it was “Nyah, nyah, nyah.”

This story got no play in American media.

On 10 April 2014, the USS Donald Cook entered the waters of the Black Sea and on 12 April a Russian Su-24 tactical bomber flew over the vessel triggering an incident that, according to several media reports, completely demoralized its crew, so much so that the Pentagon issued a protest.

The USS Donald Cook (DDG-75) is a 4th generation guided missile destroyer whose key weapons are Tomahawk cruise missiles with a range of up to 2,500 kilometers, and capable of carrying nuclear explosives. This ship carries 56 Tomahawk missiles in standard mode, and 96 missiles in attack mode.

The US destroyer is equipped with the most recent Aegis Combat System. It is an integrated naval weapons systems which can link together the missile defense systems of all vessels embedded within the same network, so as to ensure the detection, tracking and destruction of hundreds of targets at the same time. In addition, the USS Donald Cook is equipped with 4 large radars, whose power is comparable to that of several stations. For protection, it carries more than fifty anti-aircraft missiles of various types.

Meanwhile, the Russian Su-24 that buzzed the USS Donald Cook carried neither bombs nor missiles but only a basket mounted under the fuselage, which, according to the Russian newspaper Rossiyskaya Gazeta, contained a Russian electronic warfare device called Khibiny.

As the Russian jet approached the US vessel, the electronic device disabled all radars, control circuits, systems, information transmission, etc. on board the US destroyer. In other words, the all-powerful Aegis system, now hooked up — or about to be — with the defense systems installed on NATO’s most modern ships was shut down, as turning off the TV set with the remote control.

The Russian Su-24 then simulated a missile attack against the USS Donald Cook, which was left literally deaf and blind. As if carrying out a training exercise, the Russian aircraft — unarmed — repeated the same maneuver 12 times before flying away.

After that, the 4th generation destroyer immediately set sail towards a port in Romania.

Since that incident, which the Atlanticist media have carefully covered up despite the widespread reactions sparked among defense industry experts, no US ship has ever approached Russian territorial waters again.

According to some specialized media, 27 sailors from the USS Donald Cook requested to be relieved from active service.

Vladimir Balybine — director of the research center on electronic warfare and the evaluation of so-called “visibility reduction” techniques attached to the Russian Air Force Academy — made the following comment: “The more a radio-electronic system is complex, the easier it is to disable it through the use of electronic warfare.”

In short, “back to the drawing board!”

Problem: it takes about seven years for the Pentagon to design and deploy a new cyber security system. As for missile guidance systems, it takes even longer.

If you want to know how much bang for the taxpayer’s buck the Pentagon gets, begin here.

This is blind man’s bluff. The Pentagon is the blind man.

The Pentagon’s strategy is to play dumb. “Incident? What incident?”

Congressional hearings? Don’t hold your breath.

Now Russia’s defense minister says that Russian bombers will soon start patrolling the Gulf of Mexico.

George H. W. Bush and NATO promised in 1990 that NATO would not be expanded to Russia’s borders. Then NATO broke the promise. It was mission creep by a bloated bureaucracy, whose original mission was to defend Western Europe for a few hours against an invasion by the USSR until the USA launched nuclear missiles on the USSR. That mission officially ended in 1991, when the USSR committed suicide.

Russian bombers in the Gulf? We are now seeing tit-for-tat. It is mission creep from the other side.

All those Pentagon bucks! So little bang!