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October 14, 2020

Good for them

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 4:36 am
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The US government is going to sell three new weapons systems to Taiwan. Good.  The US needs to be firm in its commitment to Taiwan, especially in light of China’s broken promises regarding Hong Kong.

October 9, 2020

China is serious

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 3:01 pm
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China is serious about Taiwan.  Deadly serious.  You don ‘t go building a full size replica of another countries government buildings unless you have a real plan to invade.

September 26, 2020

Wonder where they got the plans

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 10:27 pm
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Looks like Chinese espionage scores again. (h/t Jeff “Inch High” Groves.)

September 18, 2020

China/Taiwan

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 11:27 am
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Looks like a game of chicken with high powered weapons.  I haven’t had to drag this clip out in a while.

September 10, 2020

This is not good

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 11:47 pm
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Not at all.

September 9, 2020

Chinese X-37B?

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 11:34 am
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Do the Chinese have their own version of the X-37BIt may have just landed after its first flight. (post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)

September 5, 2020

More B-10 goodness

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 11:36 pm
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Here.  I see several of these in my future.

September 4, 2020

Things getting warm over Taiwan?

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 9:15 am
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Taiwan says they didn’t shoot down a PRC jet.  Hmmm.

August 27, 2020

U-2

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 8:52 am
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Glad to see the U-2 still getting a workout from time to time.

August 25, 2020

Naval developments outside the box

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 2:55 pm
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Both the US and China are looking for unconventional ways of expanding their naval power. I suspect that we will see more of this type of out of the box thinking from both sides as tensions increase.

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