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New Russian Ballistic Missile Fails
AP ^ | 10/25/6

Posted on 10/25/2006 8:28:21 AM PDT by SmithL

An experimental Russian ballistic missile veered off its course shortly after having been launched from a Russian nuclear submarine and fell into the sea Wednesday, officials said, its second launch failure in as many months that signals serious problems with the nation's much-lauded new weapon.

The Bulava missile was launched from the Dmitry Donskoy nuclear submarine in the White Sea toward a testing range on the fareastern Kamchatka Peninsula, but it veered off its designated flight path and fell into the sea, the navy said in a statement.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Russia
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1 posted on 10/25/2006 8:28:22 AM PDT by SmithL
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To: Doohickey; judicial meanz; submarinerswife; PogySailor; chasio649; gobucks; Bottom_Gun; Dog Gone; ..

Boomer Ping


2 posted on 10/25/2006 8:29:10 AM PDT by SmithL (Where are we going? . . . . And why are we in this handbasket????)
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To: SmithL

And people say there's no good news.


3 posted on 10/25/2006 8:29:53 AM PDT by denydenydeny ("We have always been, we are, and I hope that we always shall be detested in France"--Wellington)
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To: SmithL

another putin failure...


4 posted on 10/25/2006 8:30:08 AM PDT by freebird5850
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To: SmithL

Perhaps it's tiny tuning fork guidance system failed...


5 posted on 10/25/2006 8:32:30 AM PDT by Steely Tom
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To: freebird5850

They have neither the engineering nor materials to advance their technology at the rate necessary to avoid these failures.


6 posted on 10/25/2006 8:33:12 AM PDT by Abesome
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To: SmithL; Doohickey
Technically, the missile did fell successfully, cause if it felled unsuccessfully, it would have gotten stuck up there.
7 posted on 10/25/2006 8:33:25 AM PDT by Robert A Cook PE (I can only donate monthly, but Hillary's ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: Steely Tom

That has to be the winner for esoteric reference of the week.


8 posted on 10/25/2006 8:33:48 AM PDT by MediaMole (9/11 - We have already forgotten.)
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To: MediaMole

Yeah, but I was confident a Freeper would decode it.


9 posted on 10/25/2006 8:35:37 AM PDT by Steely Tom
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To: Abesome

"They have neither the engineering nor materials to advance their technology at the rate necessary to avoid these failures."

All their engineers are in Israel.


10 posted on 10/25/2006 8:38:28 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Obama in 08!!)
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To: SmithL

Rove, you magnificent bastard!


11 posted on 10/25/2006 8:40:08 AM PDT by Frank_Discussion (May the wings of Liberty never lose a feather!)
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To: SmithL

Using storren North Korean technoragy, no doubt...........


12 posted on 10/25/2006 8:43:57 AM PDT by Red Badger (CONGRESS NEEDS TO BE DE-FOLEY-ATED...............................)
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To: SmithL

In a related story, Bill Clinton has boarded a plane for Moscow with secret missle schematics.


13 posted on 10/25/2006 8:47:12 AM PDT by HeadOn (Pro Deo, Pro Familia, Pro Patria)
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14 posted on 10/25/2006 8:48:33 AM PDT by monkapotamus
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To: SmithL
It's those overworked commie cells.

No wonder they couldn't get it up!

15 posted on 10/25/2006 8:49:37 AM PDT by Young Werther
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To: SmithL

As they say in southern russia, "Shitski, y'all!"


16 posted on 10/25/2006 8:49:52 AM PDT by gorush (Exterminate the Moops!)
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17 posted on 10/25/2006 8:51:32 AM PDT by sono ("Islamís borders are bloody and so are its innards." Samuel Huntington)
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An experimental Russian ballistic missile veered off its course shortly after having been launched from a Russian nuclear submarine...

Eee-merr-gen-cee... Everybody to get from street.

18 posted on 10/25/2006 8:55:27 AM PDT by Darth Republican
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I think this is the second time its fails in 4 months. Bwhahaha.


19 posted on 10/25/2006 8:56:51 AM PDT by MARKUSPRIME
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To: Darth Republican

We are of course, Norwegians!

20 posted on 10/25/2006 9:08:35 AM PDT by Mat_Helm
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