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US Secretly Deploys B-1 Strategic Bombers, E-6 "Doomsday" Planes Near North Korea
Zerohedge.com ^ | April 5, 2013 | Tyler Durden

Posted on 04/05/2013 5:28:06 PM PDT by Former Proud Canadian

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B-1's to Guam. Somebody is getting ready for something.
1 posted on 04/05/2013 5:28:06 PM PDT by Former Proud Canadian
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To: Former Proud Canadian

Secret? We don’ need no steenkin’ secrets.


2 posted on 04/05/2013 5:30:11 PM PDT by stboz
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To: Former Proud Canadian

I have total confidence in DefSec Chuck Hagel. s/


3 posted on 04/05/2013 5:30:23 PM PDT by Finalapproach29er (God humbles and (if need be) destroys the false idols of the peoples. Be patient, folks...)
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To: Former Proud Canadian

They are good cruise missile launchers.

It is believed that North Korea cannot mobilize their army because of parts shortages and fuel issues.


4 posted on 04/05/2013 5:30:49 PM PDT by AppyPappy (You never see a massacre at a gun show.)
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To: Former Proud Canadian

Does Obammy know about this???


5 posted on 04/05/2013 5:30:59 PM PDT by Dallas59 (America died a little bit more on 11/6/2012)
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To: Former Proud Canadian

You have to have a liberal in the White House to take out NK...the peaceniks will mute their criticism of him after the war.


6 posted on 04/05/2013 5:31:15 PM PDT by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: Former Proud Canadian
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7 posted on 04/05/2013 5:32:32 PM PDT by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: Former Proud Canadian

Somebody is getting ready for something, but it isn’t Obama, Kerry or Hagel.

Meanwhile, in the news, Guam tips over with addition of more US troops and planes there. Photos at 11.


8 posted on 04/05/2013 5:33:01 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: AppyPappy

NK has just completed wargames in the border region, where they created much hardship for the local civilians by clearcutting woodlands, eating local food supplies that can’t be replaced. Among their wargames were tunneling exercises.

One case of a starving soldier being beaten for stealing some rice and he retaliated and shot 5 officers.


9 posted on 04/05/2013 5:33:13 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Former Proud Canadian

I don’t know why they would deploy the B-1.One of our subs could smoke the whole miserable country before breakfast.


10 posted on 04/05/2013 5:33:44 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Former Proud Canadian

It’s “secret” because between the internet and the lame stream media we all know how to keep one! :p


11 posted on 04/05/2013 5:34:25 PM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Former Proud Canadian

Wow!!! That is some secret!!!!!!lol

PS. Is it still a secret?


12 posted on 04/05/2013 5:34:25 PM PDT by US_MilitaryRules (Unnngh! To many PDS people!)
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To: Former Proud Canadian

IIRC The Bone no longer carries nukes. It was reconfigured some years ago to carry a plethora of convention weapons though I wonder does it carries bunker busters. Given the probability that young Kim and his entourage are living in bunkers the Bone makes sense. But do we have accurate intel. I do not see the haloed one going for anything less than a strike with stereotactic radiosurgical precision.


13 posted on 04/05/2013 5:37:37 PM PDT by xkaydet65
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To: AppyPappy

Kim is kinda begging to be assassinated by his own.


14 posted on 04/05/2013 5:37:41 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Farmer Dean

Uh, I suspect we do not have enough nuke subs active and deployed.


15 posted on 04/05/2013 5:38:09 PM PDT by SatinDoll (NATURAL BORN CITZEN: BORN IN THE USA OF CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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To: Former Proud Canadian

Dang! Now all our secrets are exposed!


16 posted on 04/05/2013 5:41:18 PM PDT by vpintheak (Occupy your Brain!)
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To: Farmer Dean

Visible show of force?


17 posted on 04/05/2013 5:42:08 PM PDT by doc1019 (The rabbit hole that Obama is leading us down just gets deeper and deeper.)
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To: Former Proud Canadian
B-1's to Guam. Somebody is getting ready for something.

Well, on the bright side, they weren't gift wrapped.

18 posted on 04/05/2013 5:43:25 PM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Former Proud Canadian

Um....ok. I gotta ask. How is it “secretly”?


19 posted on 04/05/2013 5:43:45 PM PDT by XenaLee (The only good commie is a dead commie.)
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To: AppyPappy

It’s also a good carrier of the big bunker buster bombs.


20 posted on 04/05/2013 5:43:47 PM PDT by batterycommander (a little more rubble, a lot less trouble)
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To: Sacajaweau
Kim is kinda begging to be assassinated by his own.

That presumes that after 3 generations of what is basically a crime family rule, there's a viable alternative organized somewhere.

21 posted on 04/05/2013 5:43:59 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Former Proud Canadian

They can bomb them from Diego Garcia, too. I’m pretty sure they have some B-1s along with some B-52s.


22 posted on 04/05/2013 5:44:32 PM PDT by Terry Mross (This country will fail to exist in my lifetime. And I'm gettin' up there in age.)
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To: Former Proud Canadian
.....”this particular deployment has been kept secret from the public (at least the broader public), “a fact that could be the sign that the U.S. is not only making symbolic moves (as the above mentioned ones), but it is preparing for the worst scenario: an attack on North Korea.”.....

This is not at all surprising....of course the US, S. Korea and all others are positioning, Kim-Un and his puppeteers are showing again they are unpredictable in how far across the line they will go....they have yet to see a line under Kim Un....so someone may have to show it to him.

Kim has to go further out on his limb to save face among his people....he'll fire something now...the target is now the issue so all have to be prepared...quietly and otherwise.

23 posted on 04/05/2013 5:44:33 PM PDT by caww
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To: SatinDoll
Uh, I suspect we do not have enough nuke subs active and deployed

We have SSBNs on deterrent patrol, and in range of all designated target packages at all times, and this has been true continuously for the last 50 years.

And "one" is enough.

24 posted on 04/05/2013 5:45:13 PM PDT by Strategerist
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To: Former Proud Canadian

Whatever this is - it is designed for NK consumption. They want fat boy to know this stuff. Two little dictators playing ‘bluff’. Oh my.


25 posted on 04/05/2013 5:46:46 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: Former Proud Canadian

26 posted on 04/05/2013 5:47:23 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: AppyPappy

The NORKS have 10K arty tubes of 152mm and up within 20 miles of the DMZ. One salvo and they’ll kill 50K people in Seoul. None of this requires much movement. The arty sites are stocked and sighted in. By the time USAF and ROK planes are in the air and cany counter battery fire is effective Seoul could be a smoldering ruin.


27 posted on 04/05/2013 5:47:54 PM PDT by xkaydet65
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To: GeronL
I understand that wasn't the only instance.....part of Kim's bravado is he's loosing control of the Military.

I've been screening through vast photos of his army....and that of Kim and those he has Photo shoots with since he took office there.. The malnutrition is apparent even in the military....remarkably so in some of the photos.

I think he's so anxious to get these propaganda photos out, now especially, that he's foolishly overlooks those around him. This was caught for a time, and soon only the “healthy” were allowed to be photographed with him...going so far as to having students from the city dress in military garb to fake the take. But they don't always get it right.

28 posted on 04/05/2013 5:51:29 PM PDT by caww
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To: xkaydet65
One salvo and they’ll kill 50K people in Seoul.

A lot of these numbers thrown around for DPRK artillery and its effects are greatly exaggerated.

Not all of it is across the border from Seoul, and only some of it can reach the northern extremes of Seoul, and then only a fraction of it can actually reach all of the vast Seoul metropolis.

And cities and human beings are far more survivable than you would think. Seoul has solidly-built buildings and people aren't going to be standing around gawking on the street after the first shells fall.

It will be bad but take with a giant boulder of salt some of the extreme predictions.

29 posted on 04/05/2013 5:53:04 PM PDT by Strategerist
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US Secretly Deploys B-1 Strategic Bombers, E-6 "Doomsday" Planes Near North Korea

Not so secret.

30 posted on 04/05/2013 5:53:08 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True supporters of our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: Former Proud Canadian

Why would they send a doomsday plane over there ? Will Obama be on Vacation near by?


31 posted on 04/05/2013 5:54:51 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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“Kim is kinda begging to be assassinated by his own.”

In a country ruled by a personality cult around the family as much as anything else im not sure they can assassinate him.


32 posted on 04/05/2013 5:57:10 PM PDT by Monorprise (`)
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To: Former Proud Canadian
The key to winning in NK is simultaneously bombing all of their artillery positions and few aircraft without warning. But there are so many hidden tubes underground that it may require a tactical nuke carpet bombing for many miles past the DMZ. The radiation would also prevent them from rebuilding within range.

Once the big guns no longer point at SK, they can't do a damn thing. IMO, it is the only reason we don't take out their missiles that we watch for days by satellite. Right now if we hit them, they obliterate Seoul. Take that out of the equation and fatboy will fold his hand.

33 posted on 04/05/2013 5:58:02 PM PDT by varyouga
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To: caww

there are very very few healthy people left, Kim3 usually eats them


34 posted on 04/05/2013 5:59:53 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: xkaydet65
One salvo and they’ll kill 50K people in Seoul

There's not much defense against the first salvo, so what are the alternatives?

35 posted on 04/05/2013 6:01:18 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: Sacajaweau

Maybe his top brass or advisors goaded him on.

Instead of an outright coup right after the previous unstable Dear Leader croaked.


36 posted on 04/05/2013 6:01:35 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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37 posted on 04/05/2013 6:01:41 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: Former Proud Canadian

If it’s a secret, how come we know about it?


38 posted on 04/05/2013 6:04:20 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: Former Proud Canadian

I believe Kim believes Obama’s fearmongering about the sequester.


39 posted on 04/05/2013 6:04:47 PM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: Former Proud Canadian; AppyPappy; Caipirabob; US_MilitaryRules; plain talk; ASA Vet; HiJinx; ...
Look at the text from the source article:

From his station in Amarillo, Texas, author, investigative journalist, technologies expert Steve Douglass heard something interesting. In a message he sent us on Facebook he said:

“Late last night I monitored “DARK flight of seven” on PRIME (311.000 MHZ STRATCOM PRIMARY) asking for current weather for UAM [airport code for Guam - Andersen Air Force Base]. On the frequency of 251.100 Mhz,DARK flight also was calling for “GASSR 11 and GASSR 12? (KC-135s) for “Tanker drag to BAB [Beale AFB, California]“.

“Dark” is the standard radio callsign for the 7th Bomb Wing’s B-1s based at Dyess AFB, near Abilene, Texas.

Even if U.S. bombers routinely deploy to Guam (where at least two B-2s are reportedly already based), the fact that seven “Bones” were apparently moving together is something a bit unusual, even if they were not going to Andersen AFB (they might need the weather report for UAM because it was an alternate airfield or simply a stopover on their way to somewhere else).

Actually, it’s also weird that some many big bombers were flying together (as the “flight of seven” heard by Douglass seems to suggest) since a standard ferry flight of multiple planes would normally see the aircraft move individually. And, another strange thing is that the pilot talked about their destination in the clear: if they wanted it to be secret, they would speak on secure radios."

Would strategic aircraft transmit in the open? Would they break standard flight ops and fly in WW2-style formation?

Inquiring minds...

40 posted on 04/05/2013 6:06:29 PM PDT by Old Sarge (We are officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet...)
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To: al baby

“Paging Dr. Strangelove... please pick up the red phone”.

discussing the Doomsday machine]

President Merkin Muffley: “How is it possible for this thing to be triggered automatically and at the same time impossible to untrigger”?

Dr. Strangelove: “Mr. President, it is not only possible, it is essential. That is the whole idea of this machine, you know. Deterrence is the art of producing in the mind of the enemy... the FEAR to attack. And so, because of the automated and irrevocable decision-making process which rules out human meddling, the Doomsday machine is terrifying and simple to understand... and completely credible and convincing”.


41 posted on 04/05/2013 6:06:39 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Former Proud Canadian

B-1 is not as sexy as the Stealth planes, but it is a ground hugging munitions delivery horse.

The view of and vibration from one of them making a night take-off with the power poured on is awesome. Absolutely awesome power. I have seen them under those circumstances at Dyess.

And they can carry the payload.


42 posted on 04/05/2013 6:07:26 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: umgud

That’s funny right there.


43 posted on 04/05/2013 6:08:09 PM PDT by edboock (The United States Constitution ©1787, All Rights Reserved)
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To: umgud

Nice...really criminal how Truman stopped MacArthur from freeing ALL of Korea.


44 posted on 04/05/2013 6:10:42 PM PDT by fabian (" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo in laughter")
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To: Former Proud Canadian
In response,

North Korea Releases Video Of Kim Jong-un Firing Handgun

Oooooou, somebody (or plural) should be quaking in their boots.

45 posted on 04/05/2013 6:14:15 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Farmer Dean
I don’t know why they would deploy the B-1.One of our subs could smoke the whole miserable country before breakfast.

1. Redundancy.
2. Intimidation factor.

46 posted on 04/05/2013 6:15:29 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: Former Proud Canadian

Well if they’re reporting it, it’s not much of a secret now, is it?


47 posted on 04/05/2013 6:15:33 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Former Proud Canadian

I expect Obama’s MSM will be soon be claiming that Obama, and the democrats, averted a Nuclear war and saved millions of lives.


48 posted on 04/05/2013 6:16:25 PM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~)
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I don’t know why they would deploy the B-1.One of our subs could smoke the whole miserable country before breakfast.


Smoke what? Other than Pyongyang the country is rural. We gonna nuke a rice paddy?


49 posted on 04/05/2013 6:16:36 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: Former Proud Canadian

Oops, guess the secret’s out.


50 posted on 04/05/2013 6:17:04 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!n)
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