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Postman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-06-09 09:17 AM
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8. "Dong" missile?
I heard the Germans are developing the "Schwanz" missile....along with the Italian version called the "Mingia" missile....
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  -New Chinese Missile Can Destroy US Supercarrier in One Go onehandle  Apr-06-09 09:03 AM   #0 
  - I'm sure the 5500 Sailors on those carriers will appreciate your sarcasm. n/t  Zywiec   Apr-06-09 09:07 AM   #1 
  - the sarcasm is not the poster's...but rather the person who wrote the article...  dysfunctional press   Apr-06-09 09:48 AM   #11 
  - Do they appreciate the stupidity of the admirals putting them on such a huge target?  baldguy   Apr-06-09 10:56 AM   #16 
     - What's the difference between this and a launch of a MRBM with a MIRV?  Occam Bandage   Apr-06-09 12:58 PM   #25 
        - Thank you for proving my point.  baldguy   Apr-06-09 01:27 PM   #31 
           - For the same reason we have military bases around the world.  Occam Bandage   Apr-06-09 01:35 PM   #33 
              - Exactly. A carrier is not so much a weapon as it is a mobile base.  Statistical   Apr-06-09 01:47 PM   #35 
                 - Those same points apply to any amphibious assault ship.  baldguy   Apr-06-09 02:04 PM   #37 
  - But remember, China is our FRIEND!!!  Hydra   Apr-06-09 09:10 AM   #2 
  - Have they ever?  Winterblues   Apr-06-09 11:06 AM   #19 
     - You're joking, right?  MellowDem   Apr-06-09 12:44 PM   #21 
     - They attacked India without provocation in '62 and Vietnam in '79.  Occam Bandage   Apr-06-09 01:12 PM   #28 
  - Ooooooo, scary!  NeedleCast   Apr-06-09 09:11 AM   #3 
  - How many times had the atomic bomb been tested against a real city?  Ezlivin   Apr-06-09 10:19 AM   #15 
     - LOL, Of Course The Chinese Govornment is going to hype it, what else would they say  NeedleCast   Apr-06-09 01:12 PM   #29 
        - The DF-21 is a ballistic missile.  Occam Bandage   Apr-06-09 01:23 PM   #30 
           - Sorry, Seeing Conflicting images of this missile  NeedleCast   Apr-06-09 01:44 PM   #34 
  - Self-delete  Jackpine Radical   Apr-06-09 09:13 AM   #4 
  - The text is from gizmodo.com, not from the OP.  EOTE   Apr-06-09 09:16 AM   #6 
     - Thanks--I missed that entirely.  Jackpine Radical   Apr-06-09 09:18 AM   #9 
  - One Step Closer To Push Button War  KharmaTrain   Apr-06-09 09:14 AM   #5 
  - Mach 10 at sea level is going to generate a great deal of heat from friction..  Fumesucker   Apr-06-09 09:16 AM   #7 
  - it says that it's a ballistic misile...  dysfunctional press   Apr-06-09 09:50 AM   #13 
     - Typical crappy reporting..  Fumesucker   Apr-06-09 10:00 AM   #14 
  - "Dong" missile?  Postman   Apr-06-09 09:17 AM   #8 
  - Our new "dingle berry" missile can take one out  safeinOhio   Apr-06-09 09:26 AM   #10 
  - Understand the US military is developing a new missile named after chaney...  Javaman   Apr-06-09 09:48 AM   #12 
  - "Evil Decrepit Old War Criminal" doesn't have quite the ring to it.  baldguy   Apr-06-09 10:59 AM   #17 
     - no...  Javaman   Apr-06-09 11:06 AM   #18 
  - Dongfeng means "East Wind." nt  Occam Bandage   Apr-06-09 12:54 PM   #24 
  - That is a dangerous game to play  inwiththenew   Apr-06-09 11:16 AM   #20 
  - It sounds like it's a godsend for the Pentagon accountants and MIC lobbyists.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Apr-06-09 12:46 PM   #22 
  - It's nice that the Chinese are helpfully providing us with another Cold War with  Occam Bandage   Apr-06-09 01:02 PM   #26 
     - The Dance of Death has it's own music. National Antherms.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Apr-06-09 02:01 PM   #36 
  - As a proponent of sea power, I'm not particularly scared by this.  Occam Bandage   Apr-06-09 12:53 PM   #23 
  - I hope they aren't using GPS for any of the guidance.  Vickers   Apr-06-09 01:03 PM   #27 
  - And had McCain won, we'd already be nuking them over this.  flvegan   Apr-06-09 01:31 PM   #32 
 

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