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This Chart Explains Why The US Military Is Such A Dominant Global Force
BI ^ | 7-12-2014 | Brian Jones

Posted on 07/12/2014 5:01:13 AM PDT by blam

Brian Jones
July. 11, 2014

The single most important contributor to the U.S.'s military dominance is the country's powerful navy, which gives America the ability to project hard power just about anywhere in the world.

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(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aircraftcarriers; china; military; navy

1 posted on 07/12/2014 5:01:13 AM PDT by blam
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To: blam

RACISM!/s


2 posted on 07/12/2014 5:02:34 AM PDT by Dallas59
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To: blam
As long as it is controlled by the American people, it will be a force for good in the world...

...however, if Big Brother should ever take control of it...

3 posted on 07/12/2014 5:05:47 AM PDT by Savage Beast (Hubris and denial overwhelm Western Civilization. Nemesis and tragedy always follow.)
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To: blam

Not doing a damn bit of good against all the muzzies in Iraq, Iran, Egypt, Afghanistan and Hamas and Detroit...etc etc


4 posted on 07/12/2014 5:05:54 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Sacajaweau

Last report I saw - they are all in port at the moment - except Bush - which is off of Bahrain and stationed at that port...they cost too much to be deploy and it interferes with golf tours...


5 posted on 07/12/2014 5:29:26 AM PDT by BCW (Amazon Books: "Babylon's Covert War" - the Iraq conflict explained in detail - by JH White)
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To: blam
North Korea:


6 posted on 07/12/2014 5:30:31 AM PDT by southernnorthcarolina ("The power to tax is the power to destroy." -- Chief Justice John Marshall, 1819)
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To: blam

They forgot the Canadian Aircraft Carrier.

There’s a great picture with several GU-11’s ready for takeoff.


7 posted on 07/12/2014 5:51:57 AM PDT by proudpapa (Scott Walker - 2016)
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To: blam

America is currently running a MASSIVE trade deficit with China, which is rapidly gaining as the second-largest military.

Just saying.


8 posted on 07/12/2014 5:56:32 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: proudpapa

Hey I found it...

here it is...

http://i1.ytimg.com/vi/wrwiHtMcKUA/default.jpg


9 posted on 07/12/2014 5:58:52 AM PDT by proudpapa (Scott Walker - 2016)
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To: blam

What good is a large military if the people in charge don’t know how to use it effectively?

We really haven’t won a war since WWII. Yes, we have won battles (Gulf War 1 and 2, etc), but we have not acted decisively in any conflict since WW2. By decisive, I mean utterly crushing the enemy in battle and imposing favorable terms for the cessation of hostilities.


10 posted on 07/12/2014 6:06:04 AM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters for Freedom and Rededication to the Principles of the U.S. Constitution)
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To: blam

It appears the Obamanation has some work left to do to whittle that superiority down.


11 posted on 07/12/2014 6:19:59 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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“project hard power “

...at third-world nations. We never tackle first-world nations with them.


12 posted on 07/12/2014 6:21:31 AM PDT by CodeToad (Arm Up! They Are!)
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Just think how many illegals they can house and feed...


13 posted on 07/12/2014 6:22:57 AM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: BCW

Your info is outdated:

http://www.gonavy.jp/CVLocation.html


14 posted on 07/12/2014 6:25:46 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$
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To: proudpapa

They also missed one of the Indian carriers, the INS has two. Thee Japanese also have a new ship that looks like a carrier but is called cruiser


15 posted on 07/12/2014 6:48:12 AM PDT by Fai Mao (Genius at Large)
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To: blam

Doesn’t matter. All you have to do to take over America is send your toddlers.


16 posted on 07/12/2014 6:59:53 AM PDT by The Toll
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To: blam

Don’t let Barack see this, he’ll insist on giving the Third World their fair share of our aircraft carriers...


17 posted on 07/12/2014 8:13:02 AM PDT by bolobaby
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Thailand?

All these carriers are no good unless MANNED properly and the MEN are led properly.

Otherwise they are just hulks.


18 posted on 07/12/2014 8:55:03 AM PDT by Sequoyah101
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To: blam

Aren’t at least half of the carriers supposed to be pink?


19 posted on 07/12/2014 9:11:23 AM PDT by DPMD
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To: mad_as_he$$

Seems someone gave me false information on the current state of our carriers...uhm...very interesting...


20 posted on 07/12/2014 1:24:43 PM PDT by BCW (Amazon Books: "Babylon's Covert War" - the Iraq conflict explained in detail - by JH White)
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To: BCW
Guess you saw the email where Obama put them in Norfolk to be attacked. BTW the picture is correct. But from a while ago and it was Christmas. I keep the Navy link handy for when it comes up.
21 posted on 07/12/2014 2:45:10 PM PDT by mad_as_he$$
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To: mad_as_he$$

I missed that one - it was a financial report concerning over whether the US had the ability to project power worldwide when the US Carrier fleet was in port...had to do with the federal budget. IF I read the link correctly - out of 10 carriers - only 4 are out and about right now...with additional carriers being built...but the link is informative to say the least...


22 posted on 07/13/2014 5:14:22 AM PDT by BCW (Amazon Books: "Babylon's Covert War" - the Iraq conflict explained in detail - by JH White)
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