Skip to comments.Just Spoke W/ Very Senior Ret. USAF Officer. Says USAF, NORAD, Etc. Have "No Clue" About Missile.
Posted on 11/09/2010 2:03:14 PM PST by MindBender26
Just spoke with old friend, very senior retired USAF general officer/pilot. Says his contacts, many of whom were his "boys," have no idea what Pacific missile is/was
As I was calling him, he was calling me to run my old network traps to see if anyone at the network desks in NY or DC have any idea what this was!
Data from video seems to be that it was large, ballistic, (not cruise) sub-launched. Course seemed to be trans-polar, so could have impacted in Arctic, Russian Far East, China, etc.
Current guesses... and these are wild guesses (some from the O Club at his lunch)
1: Crazy Russian or Chinese sub captain. No explosion because they didn't want one, or captain did not have correct codes for the PAL.
2: Islamic.......... ????? Demonstration?????
3: Hoax... but that seems way to far fetched.
Navy is also supposedly bat sh*t over this because there was no acoustic detection of sub!
NORAD scratching head ????
There may be an explanation, but no one knows what it was... or is!
Anybody got any bright ideas?
I’m going with 3 - hoax.
What about a large ship?
No. Isn’t there a Navy range in that area? I’d think it is pretty well instrumented. I don’t buy it.
Did they have a radar ‘hit’ on it?
If not, that would seem really unusual.
By whom Bill Gates?
Mexican Cartel purchased Russian sub were given dud missle from the Rooskies....
Chaves got a new “toy” from Putin and wanted to test it out in front of the other Marxists.....
I’ve only got one idea. Unless there are some fast answers here in a few hours, we’re going to have a full blown national security crisis to deal with while our beloved trollop in chief is dancing around over seas.
Chinese showing us their subs cannot be detected
and are ready to shoot.
Mad about India.
Just seems odd that there wouldn’t have been any kind of satellite tracking.
China sending a message about QE2?
Anyway you look at it, if the government truly does not know what this was; we are being defended by keystone cops. Not good!
Somebody hit the whoops button!
I’d say Mr. Putin is just showing off. Get a sub within 35 miles of LA,and fire off a missile to prove it (kind of like the acoustic device on SPUTNIK to prove it was there).
There is a great Navy range in that area, but Advanced Kilo D/E boats are about as silent as you can get.
Maybe they're branching out into interstellar travel.
Gotta call BS on this “don’t know what it is” line. *Someone* knows...they’re just not telling. NORAD can identify a missle by it’s signature even if they weren’t aware of an impending launch, my guess is we are getting the official PR response that has been pre-planned in the event of certain events, including this one.
“We don’t know” is a safer response than “We know, but you’re not going to like the answer”.
Wonder how many Obama voters are NOW thinking “Oh sh$t.”
An old pontoon boat and an idiot is my guess.
Food for thought, but the idea NORAD doesn’t know is pure BS.
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