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Tue Jul 23, 2019, 08:27 PM

North Korea just revealed one of its most potentially dangerous weapons yet

North Korea has released pictures of a new submarine that it could potentially use to launch nuclear weapons. If that’s the case, the country may have gained a very dangerous, stealthy ability to threaten the US and its allies — all in defiance of President Donald Trump.

Pyongyang released three images on Monday night showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un standing in front of a massive submarine inside a shipyard. Experts say it’s large enough that it could carry missiles equipped with nuclear bombs, allowing Kim to order nuclear strikes from unknown underwater locations.

While none of the photos definitively prove the vessel could shoot nuclear-tipped projectiles — they’re cropped so you can’t see the top part of the submarine where the weapons would go — analysts tell me North Korea would probably only be interested in developing a submarine if it had nuclear capability.

“Why waste the real estate?” MIT nuclear expert Vipin Narang said, noting that North Korea wouldn’t bother putting conventional bombs on one of its only two missile-carrying submarines.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/north-korea-just-revealed-one-of-its-most-potentially-dangerous-weapons-yet/ar-AAEL4zS?li=BBnb7Kz

Guess Trump's sweet talking didn't work.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Tue Jul 23, 2019, 08:29 PM

1. MAGA , time for more love letters

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Tue Jul 23, 2019, 08:35 PM

2. To put it into perspective ...

https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/navy-ships/a21204892/nuclear-missile-submarines-chart/

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And we won't even discuss how many more missiles an Ohio class fleet ballistic missile submarine carries.

Or how many American Fast Attack submarines there are out at times all over the planet on patrol.

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Response to marble falls (Reply #2)

Tue Jul 23, 2019, 09:04 PM

3. Exactly. The only incentive NK would have to launch an attack is if they desire self-destruction

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Response to still_one (Reply #3)

Tue Jul 23, 2019, 09:06 PM

4. We don't spend as much as the next eight to ten nations put together ...

and get nothing to show for it.

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Response to still_one (Reply #3)

Tue Jul 23, 2019, 09:12 PM

6. Ah yes, "mutually assured destruction"

Now there is an inbred autocrat in that circle of distrust.

Or two?

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Tue Jul 23, 2019, 09:09 PM

5. It also looks like it is in an enclosure - perhaps veiled from recon satellites

It's no minisub that's for sure.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Tue Jul 23, 2019, 09:35 PM

7. DPRK's prime defensive weapon: Nuclear Underwater Mines-Wipes out entire Aircraft Carrier Task Force

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They've been perfecting them for decades, and based on the one US test of an underwater explosion, ended abysmally.

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/70-years-ago-the-us-military-set-off-a-nuke-underwater-and-it-went-very-badly

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Tue Jul 23, 2019, 10:54 PM

8. Sub locations on patrol are super top secret info. Trump told how many for our enemies to look for

Sub locations on patrol are super top secret info.

Trump told how many for our enemies to look for off N/S Korea.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-missiles-submarines-idUSKBN18K15Y

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