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BREAKING: Obama Administration Caught Giving FREE High Tech Military Equipment to Russia
Gateway Pundit ^ | 3/28/2014 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 03/29/2014 7:01:59 PM PDT by Linda Frances

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Behind closed doors the U.S. government is giving Russia free military equipment—also used to train American troops—even after President Obama announced punitive sanctions against Moscow and, more importantly, a suspension in military engagement over the invasion and occupation of Ukraine.

The secret operation was exposed this week by members of Congress that discovered it in the process of reviewing the Fiscal Year 2014 budget and the proposed Fiscal Year 2015 budget request. It turns out that the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has been providing the Russian Federation with the Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System (MILES), the federal legislators say. The U.S. military uses MILES for tactical force-on-force training because it has a system of lasers and dummy ammunition to simulate ground combat.

It’s a crucial, military-grade technology that’s similar to a “laser tag” available in some commercial markets, according to one of the outraged lawmakers (Oklahoma Republican Jim Bridenstine) that helped uncover the scandal. Bridenstine, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, has joined forces with Ohio Republican Mike Turner, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces, to demand an end to the program. Along with about a dozen other House colleagues they penned a letter to Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, who oversees the agency carrying out the “irresponsible military equipment transfers” to Russia.

The Obama administration’s planned supply to the Russian Federation is a grave mistake given the recent invasion of Ukraine launched by Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin, the legislators point out. “It is difficult to imagine a worse time to provide military-grade technology employed by the U.S. Marine Corps, Army, and Special Operations Forces to Russia than when it has illegally invaded Ukraine and is violating the intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty,” the letter to Moniz says. “To make matters worse, it is our understanding from the budget documents that the Department has been, and continues to propose, providing this technology to Russia free-of-charge.”

1 posted on 03/29/2014 7:01:59 PM PDT by Linda Frances
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To: Linda Frances

ITAR violation!


2 posted on 03/29/2014 7:05:26 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: Linda Frances

More treason. Who will answer the call for JUSTICE?


3 posted on 03/29/2014 7:05:58 PM PDT by Broker (San Antonio rose.)
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To: Broker

If not now when?


4 posted on 03/29/2014 7:11:18 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (Im missing a jumbo jet with 235 passengers has anyone seen it?)
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To: Broker

No big deal. Obama’s just being flexible.


5 posted on 03/29/2014 7:11:50 PM PDT by bk1000 (A clear conscience is a sure sign of a poor memory)
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To: Linda Frances

Seems like I saw this one or two days ago, right here on FR!


6 posted on 03/29/2014 7:12:42 PM PDT by matthew fuller (No, I don't miss GWB- I miss Dick Cheney and Don Rumsfeld.)
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To: Linda Frances

So would this qualify him for a High Crimes and Misdemeanors indictment?


7 posted on 03/29/2014 7:13:20 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: Broker

So-called “hi tech” MILES gear is frustrating. It get’s jammed on...or off. Not following the rules means you can “spray” entire squads/platoons dead, and it’s maintenance heavy.

I think our troops would do better with paint balls.

JMHO.

:>)


8 posted on 03/29/2014 7:13:26 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: matthew fuller

I searched for it. Maybe under another title.


9 posted on 03/29/2014 7:13:40 PM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness.)
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To: Broker

Outdated training gear provided for training nuclear security troops under the terms of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. It’s in the United States interest to see to it that Russian nukes aren’t stolen.

It’s been posted before and you are late to the party, but rant on along with the others who haven’t bothered to find out what is going on.


10 posted on 03/29/2014 7:14:13 PM PDT by centurion316
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To: Linda Frances

Can we impeach the traitor now? Or is this Bush’s fault?


11 posted on 03/29/2014 7:18:14 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Broker

Not congress (opposite of Progress) cuz they don’t have the balls to do it!


12 posted on 03/29/2014 7:19:53 PM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: Broker

Hang. Them. All.


13 posted on 03/29/2014 7:23:40 PM PDT by Noumenon (Resistance. Restoration. Retribution.)
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To: Linda Frances

More treason.


14 posted on 03/29/2014 7:28:24 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Beowulf9
So would this qualify him for a High Crimes and Misdemeanors indictment?

If this doesn't what does? I mean what in the blue hell does it take for Speaker Boehner to grow a pair of testicles and do his damn' job to start Impeachment Proceedings??

FFS, Obama's chopping our military down, making us defenseless AND giving our #1 enemy high-tech military weapons?

What the hell does it take to get this POS Traitor out of office?! Revolution?????????????

15 posted on 03/29/2014 7:33:38 PM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: centurion316

Clear and concise, thank you for the elucidation.


16 posted on 03/29/2014 7:34:33 PM PDT by GalaxieFiveHundred
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To: Linda Frances

It’s here:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3137617/posts

But it’s not worth reading the comments, just a bunch of rants from people who are not interested in learning that this report is a bunch of sound and fury. MILES gear is provided to nuclear states under provisions of the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty and START - something done long before Obama came into office.

Go here

http://www.nrcsecurityconference.org/topics

Look at the bottom left box titled Performance Evaluation Demonstration Breakout Sessions

Those who want to continue looking foolish by ranting on about something that they clearly know nothing about are free to do so. It is Free Republic.


17 posted on 03/29/2014 7:37:03 PM PDT by centurion316
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To: Jim Robinson
I'm starting to think the rinos are just better than democrats in hiding their corruption. If they don't do anything about this, not to mention, Benghazi, IRS scandal, fast & furious....then they are in on it. I wondered why Hillary wasn't put under oath. Did they scratch her back for future favors, or helping protect her place for 2016?
18 posted on 03/29/2014 7:39:06 PM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness.)
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To: Linda Frances

So before we finish our protest banners, when did this shared info program start???? Before 2008????


19 posted on 03/29/2014 7:42:00 PM PDT by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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“giving our #1 enemy high-tech military weapons”

What weapons?


20 posted on 03/29/2014 7:42:38 PM PDT by Conscience of a Conservative
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