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Operazioni artiche della Marina Russa ...


Today, the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, listened via video-conference call to the report of the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, on the ongoing Umka-21 integrated Arctic expedition.
Admiral Nikolai Evmenov reported that since March 20, 2021, in the area of the Franz Josef Land archipelago, Alexandra Land island and the adjacent water area covered with continuous ice, under the leadership of the Main Command of the Navy, a comprehensive Arctic expedition Umka-2021 is being conducted with the participation of the Russian Geographical Society.
“For the first time, according to a single concept and plan in the circumpolar regions, a complex of combat training, research and practical measures of various directions is being carried out,” the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy emphasized.

eng.mil.ruThe Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Armed Forces received the report of the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy on Umka-21 ongoing complex Arctic expedition

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La più recente edizione di un "Rapporto al Congresso" relativo alla competizione in atto fra Stati Uniti e Cina nei Mari Cinesi Meridionale e Orientale ...

assets.documentcloud.orgU.S.-China Strategic Competition in South and East China Seas: Background and Issues for Congress

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B-1B & B-2A ... concluso il dispiegamento in Europa ...
B-1s and B-2s wrapped up a bomber task force deployment on March 25, which included several firsts in the Arctic and across Europe.
B-2s from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., flew the final sortie of the task force deployment out of Lajes Field, Portugal.
While the B-2s were in the Azores, B-1Bs from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, were deployed to Orland Air Base, Norway, for the first time.
During the deployment, the B-1s flew nine sorties, including training with Norwegian F-35s, Swedish JAS-39 Gripens, Danish and Polish F-16s, and German and Italian Eurofighter Typhoons ...

airforcemag.comB-1s, B-2s Wrap Up European Bomber Task Force Deployment

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"Exercise Amalgam Dart" ... Americani, Canadesi e NATO insieme per la protezione delle zone artiche ...
U.S., Canadian, and NATO aircraft trained together during Exercise Amalgam Dart to quickly position aircraft and protect the northern airspace as the Arctic becomes increasingly important.
A total of 27 aircraft and about 500 personnel trained together at multiple bases in Canada, Greenland, and the northern U.S. for a “multi-domain approach to Arctic security,” the Canadian NORAD region said in a statement (*).

airforcemag.comU.S., Canadian Aircraft Train to Protect Arctic Airspace

(*)norad.milNORAD Conducts Arctic Air Defense Exercise AMALGAM DART

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"Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent" ... le ultime novità ...

Scelto il sito per l'addestramento … airforcemag.comVandenberg Is USAF’s Choice to Host GBSD Training Unit

Completata la revisione di base integrata … airforcemag.comGBSD Passes Integrated Baseline Review, on Pace for IOC In 2029

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New START ... gli ultimi numeri ...

russianforces.org/blogNew START data exchange continues. Here are the March 2021 numbers

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Ottimismo turco ...
Niente F-35?
Allora imbarchiamo un addestratore ... ::idea:
After Turkey was taken out of the F-35 aircraft program because of CAATSA sanctions imposed by the United States, it has been trying to develop new solutions to deploy fixed-winged air assets on Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) Anadolu.
A few weeks ago, Turkey’s Head of Defence Industry Presidency, Prof. Ismail Demir, declared that LHD Anadolu is planned to be transformed into a drone carrier which would carry a new attack drone Bayraktar TB-3, derived from the combat-proven TB-2.
While the people have been discussing the pros and cons of a “drone-carrier” concept, Mr. Demir announced a new plan of deploying an indigenous aircraft named “Hürjet” on LHD Anadolu last week.

navalnews.comTurkey Plans To Deploy Indigenous Aircraft ‘Hürjet’ On LHD Anadolu

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Il paradosso del ritiro dall'Afghanistan ...
Vengono inviate altre truppe per proteggere il ritiro di quelle già stanziate colà ...
The Pentagon will reportedly send hundreds of troops and dedicated close air support aircraft to Afghanistan to protect U.S. forces during the withdrawal, as two more B-52s arrived in the region.
The two B-52s from Minot Air Force Base, N.D., touched down at Al-Udeid Air Base, Qatar, on April 26, joining two more that arrived late last week.
CNN reported that about 650 forces, largely from the Army’s 75th Ranger Regiment, are preparing to deploy to Afghanistan to help with the withdrawal.
Close air support such as AC-130s also will deploy for protection.
Pentagon spokesman John F. Kirby said he could not confirm the details in the report, saying “we want to be careful about some elements of our ability to provide force protection,” but the “addition of posture in Afghanistan to assist with this drawdown” is expected.

airforcemag.comMore B-52s to CENTCOM, Ground Troops Reportedly Deploying to Afghanistan

Anche qui … airforcemag.comB-52s Return to the Middle East as Afghanistan Withdrawal Begins

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Ancora sul ritiro USA dall'Afghanistan ...

news.usni.orgCENTCOM Commander: U.S. ‘Completely Focused’ on Responsible Afghanistan Withdrawal

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La U.S. Coast Guard entra nel Mar Nero ...
A Coast Guard Cutter is now in the Black Sea, a first for the service since 2008, U.S. 6th fleet said in a Tuesday statement (*).
Legend-class National Security Cutter USS Hamilton (WMSL-753) passed through the Bosphorus strait in support of NATO operations in the region.

news.usni.orgRussia Tracking First U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Visit to the Black Sea in 12 Years

(*)c6f.navy.milU.S. Coast Guard Cutter enters the Black Sea

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La Cina corre e potrebbe superare la Russia nello sviluppo di armi tecnologicamente avanzate ...
China and Russia are the key adversaries when it comes to developing high-tech weaponry over the next 20 years, but while China’s rate of progress is accelerating, Russia is stymied by multiple factors, the defense Intelligence Agency told Congress.
DIA Director Lt. Gen. Scott D. Berrier said China will have “basically modernized” its military in just six years, and aims to be introducing the most “disruptive” military technologies by 2030-2035, according to prepared testimony for the Senate Armed Services Committee provided April 29.
During the next two decades, any of the three main powers - China, Russia, or the U.S. - may steal the lead “in one or more fields and seek to develop military capabilities and concepts to capitalize on perceived advantages,” Berrier said.
Any one of the three could come up with new weapons or concepts that “will change the character of warfare.”

airforcemag.comDIA Says China’s Weapon Technology Advancing Fast While Russia Falls Behind

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Orgoglio taiwanese ...
Amid escalating aggression from China in the region, Taiwanese Vice President Lai Ching-te emphasized on Sunday (April 25) that Taiwan is a sovereign state and that "the two [nations] are not affiliated with each other."
"Only [Taiwan’s] 23 million people can decide the future of the nation," Lai continued.
In his opening remarks at this year's "Global Taiwan National Affairs Symposium," Lai listed six principles the Taiwan government promises to its people: safeguarding sovereignty with no room for compromise; maintaining a free and democratic way of life with no infringement; honoring commitments to build a prosperous country that benefits everyone; guaranteeing the people the power to decide the future of the nation; being dedicated to stable and peaceful developments across the Taiwan Strait; and promoting peace in the Indo-Pacific region.

taiwannews.comTaiwan is sovereign state, not subordinate to China: VP Lai Ching-te

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Tu chiamalo se vuoi ... espansionismo ...
Il Comando Americano in Africa, USAFRICOM, per voce del suo Comandante, il Generale Stephen Townsend, ha annunciato che le banchine della base navale cinese di Gibuti sono ormai pronte e capaci di ospitare tutte le unità della Marina Cinese, comprese le portaerei, che transiteranno nel Mar Rosso.
Lo stesso alto ufficiale aveva già lanciato l’allarme ad ottobre, durante una riunione con il Commissione Forze Armate del Congresso, riguardo ai lavori avviati dalle autorità di Pechino nella zona commerciale del porto africano.

rid.itGibuti pronta per le portaerei cinesi

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A volte succede ...
An unarmed Minuteman III test launch was aborted May 5 when the missile’s computer detected a fault during its terminal countdown and stopped the launch process, Air Force Global Strike Command said in a statement (*).
The Air Force regularly tests its ICBM fleet with launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, to ensure the missiles are effective.
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It is the first unsuccessful test of a Minuteman III since 2018, when a launched missile developed an “anomaly” during flight.

airforcemag.comICBM Shuts Itself Down Before Launch, Test Aborted

(*)afgsc.af.milMINUTEMAN III TEST LAUNCH ABORTS PRIOR TO LAUNCH

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Colpi di avvertimento ...
A U.S. Coast Guard Cutter fired two rounds of warning shots at a swarm of Iranian fast boats harassing a Navy guided-missile submarine and other U.S. warships entering the Persian Gulf via the Strait of Hormuz early Monday, a Pentagon spokesperson told reporters this afternoon.
The 13 Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) fast attack boats came within 150 yards of a group of six U.S. surface ships that were escorting the Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Georgia (SSGN-729), spokesperson John Kirby told reporters during a press briefing.

news.usni.orgUPDATED: U.S. Ships Fired Shots to Warn Off 13 Iranian Fast Boats Harassing U.S. Guided Missile Sub, Warships

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"Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent" ... il deputato Garamendi dice: "Non è ancora il momento" ...
The Air Force should pause the major recapitalization of its intercontinental ballistic missile fleet - a move top military officials strongly oppose - as budgets tighten and other nuclear modernization efforts proceed, a key lawmaker said May 17.
Rep. John Garamendi (D-California), the chairman of the House Armed Services readiness subcommittee who also serves on the strategic forces subcommittee, said he recently visited the Minuteman III wing at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming, and is convinced of the need for nuclear modernization.
However, he said top USAF officials have “confirmed” to him that the ICBMs can be life extended and still remain useful until the late 2030s, at which time a new ICBM “might be necessary,” he said.
“This single, common-sense step could save $37 billion,” Garamendi said during a virtual Arms Control Association event.

airforcemag.comGaramendi: Pause GBSD As Other Nuclear Modernization Efforts Proceed

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Stati Uniti e Corea del Sud stringono un accordo sugli armamenti a lungo raggio ...
South Korea can now develop ballistic missiles capable of reaching targets far beyond the Korean Peninsula, following the United States’ approval to lift a 42-year-old restriction on its ally’s missile development program.
South Korean and U.S. leaders announced the termination of missile guidelines imposed on Seoul in 1979.

defensenews.comUS lifts missile restrictions on South Korea, ending range and warhead limits

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"Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent" ... primo lancio entro il 2023 ...
The first example of the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent missile will fly by the end of calendar year 2023 from Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., program officials revealed, while emphasizing that there’s no further margin to extend the Minuteman III system without risking the credibility of the intercontinental ballistic missile force.
“We’re … already in critical design review for the subsystems, and we’re months away from first flight,” Air Force GBSD program manager Col. Jason Bartolomei said in an AFA Doolittle Leadership Center virtual forum June 14.
The GBSD is being developed by Northrop Grumman.
By the end of calendar 2023, Bartolomei said, “we’ll be at Vandenberg, and we’ll be flying the first test flights of the new weapon system.”
The missile is already flying in a “modeling and simulation environment,” he said.
The GBSD is expected to achieve initial operational capability in 2029 and full operational capability with 400 missiles seven years later in 2036, Bartolomei said.
GBSDs will be deployed to missile silos an average of once a week for nine years, officials said.

airforcemag.comNew GBSD Will Fly in 2023; No Margin Left for Minuteman

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Taiwan ... nuova, pesante provocazione cinese ...
Taiwan broadcast at least 15 warnings to 28 Chinese military aircraft on Tuesday morning (June 15) to leave Taiwan's Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ), at one point warning them 'If anything happens, you are responsible."

taiwannews.com.tw/en/news28 Chinese warplanes intrude on Taiwan's ADIZ

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Dove si parla di "Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent" e di altre cose ...

airforcemag.comNew GBSD Facilities ‘On The Path’ To Stay On Budget

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