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January 12, 2021

Paper tiger

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You have to have a heart of stone not to laugh at this story. Modern Russia is the very definition of a Kleptocracy. 

December 17, 2020

This post is for Jeff Groves

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Story here.

December 4, 2020

Why have I never heard this story before?

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October 21, 2020

Return of the Battleship?

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 7:07 pm
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Color me skeptical, but maybe.  Story here.

October 19, 2020

Go Navy!

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 2:36 pm
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I spend time on here criticizing the USN for its poor procurement choices and other things.  However, there is no doubt they are a fine fighting force capable of doing amazing things.  Story here.

August 25, 2020

Naval developments outside the box

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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.

August 14, 2020

Well, this is interesting

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Story here.  I wonder when, where and how the tankers were seized.

July 27, 2020

Chinese Navy plans

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 3:34 pm
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They are building a bunch of destroyers.  We should be paying attention.

May 28, 2020

Naval construction

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An interesting perspective.  If the economy bounces back to pre-pandemic levels quickly, then a wave of retirements really will result in a shortage of skilled workers.  Given the pay and employment security, these should be highly sought after jobs.

May 27, 2020

This one is for Inch

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 8:46 am
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See here.  Clarity on this issue is necessary.

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