Category: Wars & Rumors of Wars

Russian bombers fly near Alaska; Air Force scrambles jets…

A pair of Russian nuclear-capable bombers flew near Alaska Monday night, two U.S. officials told Fox News, coming as close as 100 miles from Kodiak Island — the first time since President Trump took office that Moscow has sent bombers so close to the U.S. The two Russian Tu-95 “Bear” bombers flew roughly 280 miles southwest of Elmendorf Air Force Base, within the Air Defense Identification Zone of the United States. The U.S. Air Force scrambled two F-22 stealth fighter jets and an E-3 airborne early warning plane to intercept the Russian bombers. The American jets flew alongside the...

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North Korea has managed to build a massive military stockpile

FROM the outside North Korea looks like an impoverished state cut off from the rest of the world. But during its weekend procession, the isolated regime managed to put on an impressive display of its rockets and military strength, in defiance of growing American warnings about its military capability. While many have the impression of North Korea being a poor country that can’t feed its own people, Leonid Petrov told news.com.au that it had large stockpiles of natural resources that it used to fund its weapons research. “North Korea is a mountainous country that has huge natural resources including...

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Hawaii Preparing Plans for responding to North Korea Attack

HONOLULU (AP) – Hawaii lawmakers want state officials to update plans for coping with a nuclear attack as North Korea develops nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles that can reach the islands. The state House Public Safety Committee unanimously passed a resolution Thursday. Committee Vice Chairman Matt LoPresti says he’s not trying to spread fear. But he wants the public to know the government is taking steps to protect them in the worst case scenario. He’s aiming to get state funding to re-equip Cold War-era fallout shelters. The resolution that moved forward Thursday said that in 1981, Oahu had hundreds...

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China, Russia Have Sent Ships to Track U.S. Aircraft Carrier (VIDEO)

As the USS Carl Vinson closes in on the Korean Peninsula, China and Russia gather intel. Reports are coming in saying that China and Russia have sent “intelligence-gathering vessels” to track the USS Carl Vinson as it heads closer to the Koreas. The AP reports: It appears that both countries aim to probe the movements of the United States, which is showing a stance of not excluding military action against North Korea. The Self-Defense Forces are strengthening warning and surveillance activities in the waters and airspace around the area, according to the sources. The aircraft carrier strike group, composed...

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North Korea threatens weekly missile tests as tensions soar over Korean peninsula

North Korea has vowed to carry out weekly missile tests, after the US vice president warned that America’s “era of strategic patience” was over. Han Song-Ryol, North Korea’s vice foreign minister, warned that “all out war” would result if the US took military action. “We’ll be conducting more missile tests on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis,” he told the BBC. His comments came as Mike Pence, the US vice president, arrived in Asia and visited the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea, and warned North Korea not to “test” President Donald Trump. “Just in the past two weeks,...

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