Russia’s 200th mechanized infantry brigade has just been sent to the Norweigan border.
The Russian Navy’s Northern Fleet announced yesterday the permanent deployment of the 200th Motorized Infantry Brigade of the Russian Army adjacent to the Norwegian border. It is the first of two brigades to be permanently assigned to the Northern Fleet and placed under the overall command of Vice Admiral Vladimir Korolev. This development is not only significant for the size [...]
The Russian government intends to restore the military-technical support of their ships at the former military base in Cam Ranh (Vietnam), Lourdes (Cuba) and the Seychelles. So far, this is not about plans for a military presence, but rather the restoration of the crew resources. However, a solid contractual basis should be developed for these plans.
The intentions were announced on July 27 by the Russian Navy Commander Vice Admiral Viktor [...]
Commander of the Russian Navy Vice Admiral Viktor Chirkov says his country’s naval base in the western Syrian port of Tartus may be evacuated if it comes under attack and the lives of the personnel are put at serious risk.
“I am not the one to issue orders: We have the defense minister [for that],” state-run RIA Novosti news agency quoted him as saying in an interview with Ekho Moskvy Radio [...]
Naval chief confirms talks with Cuba, Vietnam and the Seychelles about setting up overseas facilities for Russian ships
Russia is talking to Cuba, Vietnam and the Seychelles about housing Russian navy ships, its naval chief has said.
Vice-admiral Viktor Chirkov told the RIA Novosti state news agency Russia was in talks with the three countries about setting up maintenance and supply facilities but would not give further details.
Russia’s only existing naval base outside the former Soviet Union is [...]
A naval warship tour given by the German Naval commander to politicians and media representatives turned out a big surprise: some of the crew were wearing masks due to toxic gas.
Vice Admiral Axel Schimpf invited the politicians and media representatives on a tour of the “Braunschweig” corvette – currently docked at Kiel – as part of the Kieler Woche sailing regatta. But as it turned out, the five new German [...]
Land Destroyer Report
March 11, 2012
Featured here is Cecil Rhodes who helped the British Empire literally conquer a massive swath of Africa from the north all the way to the south, the portion over which Rhodes is spanning in the illustration. In memory of his megalomania, the British would name what is now modern day Zimbabwe after him, calling it “Rhodesia.”
Today, US Africa Command, known as AFRICOM, is spreading across Africa [...]
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In November of last year, The Washington Times published an opinion piece entitled, “Bahrain, a vital US ally. Backing protesters would betray a friend and harm American security.” The article was written by Vice-Admiral Charles Moore, who is now a regional president for Lockheed Martin. Lockheed Martin has done millions of dollars of business with Bahrain. Bahrain has been criticized for abusing its own citizens [...]
(Reuters) – President Barack Obama, basking in U.S. public approval for the killing of Osama bin Laden, flew to a military base on Friday to thank special forces involved in the deadly raid deep inside Pakistan.
With Obama’s approval ratings up and even his harshest Republican critics congratulating him for the bin Laden operation, he arrived at Fort Campbell to pay tribute to the elite [...]