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China – US Tensions Continue, PLA Fires ‘Aircraft Carrier Killer’ Missiles During Drills

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China - US Tensions Continue, PLA Fires 'Aircraft Carrier Killer' Missiles During Drills

China’s DF-26 intermediate-range ballistic missile

China has lodged a protest with the US embassy after the Pentagon sent a reconnaissance aircraft over an area where live-fire military drills were being conducted in the northern military region in the Bohai sea. China also sent another message, firing two ‘aircraft carrier killer’ missiles into the South China Sea.

The US has been accused of sending a U-2 reconnaissance plane into an area that was previously declared to be a no-fly zone to fly over Chinese live-fire military drills that were being on Tuesday (25 May), another provocative move adjacent to China’s borders that will keep tensions between Beijing and Washington high for the foreseeable future.

China’s Defence Ministry called the unauthorized U-2 flight an unsafe practice and said that it constituted a threat “seriously interfering in normal exercise activities”.

The statement warned that an ‘unexpected incident’ could have easily resulted, which presumably means the spy plane may have been targeted as a perceived threat to the military units’ security.

In a statement responding to China’s strong diplomatic and public protests, the US military said a U-2 flight was conducted in the Indo-Pacific region and it was “within the accepted international rules and regulations governing aircraft flights.

Pacific Air Forces personnel will continue to fly and operate anywhere international law allows, at the time and tempo of our choosing.” LINK

The U-2 aircraft can fly at over 70,000 feet and effectively carry out reconnaissance activity at long range, therefore it was not necessary for it to enter the no-fly zone to monitor the military exercises and it is difficult to interpret it as anything other than a deliberate provocation meant to further antagonize Beijing.

In an unusual move, this week China’s military has been conducting parallel military exercises in four separate areas, including drills in the Bohai Sea, the Yellow Sea and South China Sea.

Presumably as a response to the Pentagon’s derisive attitude to Chinese concerns about US military activity adjacent to its borders, which have included numerous sorties by nuclear capable long-range strategic bombers and extended manoeuvres in the South China Sea by three US aircraft carrier strike groups over the last few months, China launched two missiles – including an ‘aircraft-carrier killer’ – into the South China Sea on Wednesday morning (25 August), sending a clear warning to the United States of China’s ability to defend its territory and adjacent areas.

One of the missiles, a DF-26B, was launched from the north-western province of Qinghai, while the other, a DF-21D, lifted off from Zhejiang province in the east. Both missiles were fired into an area between Hainan province and the Paracel Islands, the South China Morning Post reported.

The DF-26 has a range of 4,000km (2,485 miles) and can be used in nuclear or conventional strikes against ground and naval targets.

The DF-21 has a range of around 1,800km, with state media describing the most advanced in the series, the DF-21D, as the world’s first anti-ship ballistic missile.

The Chinese news agency’s source said the missile launch was aimed at improving China’s ability to deny other forces access to the South China Sea, a disputed region.

“This is China’s response to the potential risks brought by the increasingly frequent incoming US warplanes and military vessels in the South China Sea,” the source said. “China doesn’t want the neighbouring countries to misunderstand Beijing’s goals.”

Earlier this month, the PLA held military exercises near Taiwan “to safeguard national sovereignty”, exercises that coincided with US Health Secretary Alex Azar’s trip to the island.

In July, China’s People’s Liberation Army conducted military exercises in the South China, East China and Yellow seas, while two US aircraft carriers conducted tactical air defence exercises in the South China Sea – manoeuvres the US said were “in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific”.

Besides aircraft carriers, the US military has also sent a record number of aircraft and warships to monitor Chinese activity and conduct military manoeuvres in 2020.

The Chinese military drills have caused unease among its neighbours. Vietnam asked China to cancel its military drills around the Paracel Islands, saying they violated Vietnam’s sovereignty and were detrimental to China-ASEAN talks on elaborating a South China Sea code of conduct.

In a related development, late last week Taiwanese television broadcast a video of a military exercise simulating an attack against the island. The film was produced by the defence ministry, and showed troops firing anti-aircraft, anti-tank and anti-ship missiles against a mock invasion force from across the Taiwan Strait, which separates Taiwan from mainland China.

China - US Tensions Continue, PLA Fires 'Aircraft Carrier Killer' Missiles During Drills

Taiwan’s recent military drills simulated defending the island against an attack from mainland China

In a statement accompanying the film, the ministry said Beijing should not underestimate the island’s determination to defend itself.

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Ivan Freely

Next time the Chinese should shoot it down. If you’re stupid enough to fly through an area where live fire exercises are ongoing then the Americans cannot complain if something bad happens to their aircraft.

Jens Holm

If Jesus was here, You would be turned into a fish.

occupybacon

From a turd to a fish, that’s a good deal

Lone Ranger

Russia shot down two U-2s in 1960 and 62, one over Russia tge other over Cuba.
Since than no airspace violations.
Only thing the crumbling Empire understands is brute force.

Fantax

China has already won, now the Americans are trying to provocate her with all means, you must be coldhead now and don’t play at their game but make them play at your game

Paul

US could easily crush China as it’s joker army has no combat experience while the US army has experience in fighting all types of terrain.But I don’t thin that confrontation will ever happen.

Zionism = EVIL

Stop this childish rubbish. Americunts are killing each other and not about to fight China, they can’t even drive in Syria :)

occupybacon

At least they are not triumphalist lyers like the Chinese boasting they will destroy America, while all they can bully are Vietnamese fishermen

Zionism = EVIL

I told you before stop eating bacon and buy a map. There are 1.4 BILLION Chinese with the world’s largest economy, meanwhile the deadbeat Americunts have this to offer:

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occupybacon

If you watch too much MSM you could think America is dead already.

Lone Ranger

It is on lifesupport…

Zionism = EVIL

I would prefer to see the Americunts dying slowly, it is more entertaining.

occupybacon

It happens when you close your eyes, right?

cechas vodobenikov

a nearly dead empire–even pigs comprehend this

occupybacon

The greatest dissapointments origin in the greatest hopes. – Vladimir Putin

Lone Ranger

And yet its not China that killed 5million Vietnamese but the U.S…

occupybacon

*6 million

Lone Ranger

Actually 8, if we count Cambodian and Laotian casulties as well.

cechas vodobenikov

I have read 3 million–perhaps the numbers are so important

Lone Ranger

Those are conservative western numbers.

AlexanderAmproz

Aside Granada and Panama,
do the coward Cowboys US Army ever had a success
outside Hollywood or against their own civilians ? ? ?

cechas vodobenikov

excellent response by surcouf

AlexanderAmproz

To avoid hellish smell,
don’t forget to pee and sheet in your sand box
before a unstoppable Mach 10 Zircon
or Mach 28 Avangard missile sublime you… !

La Russie déclassifie les images de la plus puissante bombe nucléaire jamais testée : « Un champignon atomique 7 fois plus haut que le mont Everest »

https://reseauinternational.net/la-russie-declassifie-les-images-de-la-plus-puissante-bombe-nucleaire-jamais-testee-un-champignon-atomique-7-fois-plus-haut-que-le-mont-everest/

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Pour la première fois, la Russie a diffusé des images entièrement déclassifiées de la bombe nucléaire monstrueuse de l’Union Soviétique, connue sous le nom de code « Tsar Bomba », la bombe à hydrogène (nom de code « Ivan »).

Largement considérée comme l’arme nucléaire la plus puissante jamais créée et testée, elle a explosé à 4 000 mètres d’altitude au-dessus d’un archipel peu peuplé de la mer de Barents le 30 octobre 1961, dans le cadre d’un test secret néanmoins détecté par les services de renseignement américains.

La bombe avait une charge estimé à 50 mégatonnes, soit l’équivalent de 50 millions de tonnes de TNT, et bien que des images de mauvaise qualité aient déjà été diffusées, il y a quelques jours à peine, l’l’Agence fédérale de l’énergie atomique Rosatom a publié un documentaire complet de 40 minutes présentant la nouvelle vidéo déclassifiée de l’explosion de la bombe après avoir été larguée par un bombardier Tu-95 Bear à l’occasion du 75ème anniversaire de l’industrie nucléaire russe.

Comme le montrent les nouvelles images, les dimensions physiques de la bombe du Tsar Bomba étaient sans précédent, avec une longueur de 8 mètres et une hauteur de 2 mètres.

La BBC l’avait précédemment décrite comme « trop puissante pour être utilisée en temps de guerre », étant donné que la bombe thermonucléaire était si puissante qu’elle pouvait potentiellement anéantir tout avant-poste soviétique proche en même temps que l’ennemi (le bombardier soviétique à longue portée qui l’a larguée aurait été touché par l’onde de choc même s’il se trouvait déjà à au moins quelques dizaines de kilomètres au moment de la détonation).

Des aspects du bombardier soviétique Tu-95V qui l’a larguée au-dessus du site d’essai arctique ont dû être modifiés pour l’accueillir.

Les nouvelles images présentent des séquences inédites de la bombe massive transportée avec soin par train.

Capture d’écran de l’Agence fédérale de l’énergie atomique Rosatom, images récemment diffusées.

Comme l’explique The Drive, les images révèlent de multiples angles d’explosion jamais vus auparavant, qui ont produit une onde de choc ressentie à au moins 120 km de distance et ont engendré un champignon atomique qui a atteint 67 kilomètres dans les airs, soit sept fois plus haut que le mont Everest :

« Le documentaire nous montre l’intérieur du cockpit du Tu-95V, où l’équipage porte des lunettes de protection avant de voir la bombe de 26,5 tonnes tomber doucement sous un parachute vers sa cible – le site d’essai n° 6 du ministère russe de la défense – près du détroit de Matochkin de Novaya Zemlya. La détonation elle-même est enregistrée sous plusieurs aspects différents, y compris depuis les airs ».

L’essai soviétique « secret » n’a finalement pas été aussi secret que cela, puisque les rapports indiquent que l’explosion et le champignon atomique qui en a résulté étaient visibles jusqu’à 1 000 km de distance, ce qui a encore brisé les fenêtres de la Finlande voisine.

Vous trouverez ci-dessous la vidéo déclassifiée complète publiée par l’Agence fédérale de l’énergie atomique Rosatom :

Elle était considérée comme la dernière grande « arme de l’apocalypse » de l’Union soviétique et heureusement, elle n’a jamais été reproduite, bien que les dirigeants soviétiques se soient vantés plus tard qu’ils pouvaient produire une explosion deux fois plus importante dans une confrontation nucléaire finale avec les États-Unis.

Pendant des années, les analystes ont dit que la détonation était si importante que les bombes larguées sur Hiroshima et Nagasaki ressemblaient à des mini-bombes nucléaires en comparaison.

Et The Drive décrit plus en détail les nouvelles images :

« Selon la vidéo, le Tu-95V se trouvait à 45 km du point de largage, et la détonation a produit une boule de feu visible à 1 000 km, malgré le temps nuageux. « L’explosion a été accompagnée d’un éclair d’une force inhabituelle », explique le narrateur. En quelques secondes, une colonne de poussière s’était élevée à une hauteur d’environ 9,6 km ».

« Les images reviennent ensuite à l’avion, à une distance de 250 km de la détonation et nous voyons l’énorme boule de feu, qui monte lentement et s’étend pour atteindre un maximum de 18 km de diamètre », ajoute le reportage.

De nouvelles images montrent le moment où l’énorme « Tsar Bomba » a été largué au-dessus de la région arctique de la mer de Barents.

Et le nuage finit par atteindre une distance incroyable de 60 km dans l’atmosphère : « Quarante secondes après la détonation, la boule de feu a atteint une hauteur d’environ 30 km, après quoi un nuage en forme de champignon commence à se former, atteignant une hauteur maximale de 60 à 65 km et un diamètre de 90 km. »

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Clip centré sur la nouvelle séquence de l’explosion montrant les multiples angles et distances du site de la détonation, qui constitue les dernières minutes du documentaire déclassifié complet.

cechas vodobenikov

they aren’t even capable of challenging india

Zionism = EVIL

In a realistic combat scenario by even RAND ( a CIA front) “think tank”, PLA would overwhelm the Americunts in every possible military confrontation.

The United States just lost a battle to save Taiwan from a Chinese invasion and it’s not the first time.

A series of intensive war games are revealing deep-set flaws in its fighting ability.

Lone Ranger

U.S. put all its eggs in the carrier strike group model, which is WWII era.
It worked very well back than but now its obsolete thanks to long range super and hypersonic cruise missiles.

Zionism = EVIL

The Americunts are dumbass showboating imploding cunts, a few pissed off Hispanic and Black sailors destroyed a rustbucket shit aircraft carrier in a day, let alone Chinese, Russia or Iranian hypersonic missiles.

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Lone Ranger

According to the Pentagons own estimates all carrier strike groups would be destroyed within a week.

Peter Moy

Flying into a live-fire zone is just downright reckless, suicidal and extremely STUPID. Those fools are lucky there weren’t any SAM launches against target drones taking place during their stupidity mission.

<>

If it’s a Chinese weapon system then nothing to worry about, it will just fall down from the sky and be broken into pieces like a good Chinese product.

Zionism = EVIL

HUSH you stupid TWAT!

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First it was the Russians ramming the Americans in Syria and now China Says It Forced U.S. Navy Away from Spratley Islands In South China Sea as Tensions Rise.

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