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  • Q Anon: (3/12/18) Continued from Friday's thread. FRiendly Freeper Collaboration

    03/12/2018 12:17:08 AM PDT · by ransomnote · 1,188 replies ^ | 3/12/2018 | FReepers, Vanity
    This thread is a friendly collaborative place for FReepers to analyze information and share opinons. FReepers have a wide variety of reasons for investigating Q Anon content; this is not the appropriate place to criticize or badger those who choose to use some of their time in this manner. This thread is a continuation of the prior Q Anon thread located here: I plan to post one thread at a time and ping new drops posted to it. The current schedule is to post new threads Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. When I post each (new) thread, the prior...
  • Supersonic Round Features 100-Mile Rang

    02/07/2018 10:00:42 AM PST · by bunkerhill7 · 24 replies ^ | Feb. 7 2018 | Jeff Reinke
    Supersonic Round Features 100-Mile Range The Department of Defense recently announced plans to test-fire a hypervelocity projectile or HVP that will reach speeds of Mach 6 (4,600 mph) with the ability to hit targets up to 100 miles away. In development for more than a decade, it was initially developed for use with the infamous railgun. However, with that weapon system facing cost and application issues, the new HVP could be fired from 155 mm howitzers or the deck guns found on Navy destroyers and cruisers. Described as a defensive weapon, some analysts think it could be a low-cost alternative...
  • Hawaii Governor Couldn’t Remember Twitter Password As Fake Missile Alert Wreaked Havoc On State

    01/23/2018 11:46:19 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 01/23/2018 | Eric Lieberman
    Hawaii Democratic Gov. David Ige said Monday that one of the reasons it took so long to inform the public that a ballistic missile alert in the state was in fact a false alarm was because he couldn’t remember his Twitter password. Ige was notified two minutes after the alert was sent to mobile devices across the state, according to the Honolulu Star Advertiser, but was unable to send out communications stating the illegitimacy of the original alert for 17 minutes. “I have to confess that I don’t know my Twitter account log-ons and the passwords, so certainly that’s one...
  • Worker who sent out Hawaii missile alert re-assigned

    01/14/2018 9:34:09 PM PST · by conservative98 · 71 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 14, 2018 | 7:24pm | Max Jaeger
    The Hawaii public employee who plunged the state into chaos by accidentally sending out an incoming-missile emergency alert Saturday has been re-assigned, according to reports. The unnamed emergency-department worker will not be fired because he made an honest mistake, said Hawaii Emergency Management Agency spokesman Richard Rapoza to the Washington Post. “Part of the problem was it was too easy — for anyone — to make such a big mistake,” Rapoza said. “We have to make sure that we’re not looking for retribution, but we should be fixing the problems in the system. … I know that it’s a very,...
  • The false alarm in Hawaii revealed an abdication of leadership by Trump (Washington Post)

    01/14/2018 10:14:34 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 123 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 01/14/2018 | By Philip Bump
    On a normal day, there aren’t many people heading to Google to figure out how to survive a nuclear strike. But Saturday was not a normal day. Shortly after 2:30 p.m. Eastern, searches for “how to survive nuclear” peaked in the U.S., from being almost nonexistent to being almost twice as common as “how to make pasta.” The increase was centered in Hawaii, where about 90 minutes earlier, a warning had gone out over the state’s emergency alert system: “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL”. You can see when that alert went...
  • Who pushed the button? Anger in Hawaii over Civil Defense bungle that told terrified islanders a...

    01/13/2018 5:07:40 PM PST · by Morgana · 106 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | Jan 13, 2018 | Keith Griffith and Jennifer Smith For
    FULL TITLE: Who pushed the button? Anger in Hawaii over Civil Defense bungle that told terrified islanders a MISSILE was rocketing towards them causing thousands to flee to bomb shelters and pray for their lives Anger is spreading in Hawaii after a Civil Defense bungle on Saturday morning, when a mistaken alert warning of an inbound ballistic missile sent thousands fleeing for shelter. Panicked Hawaiians ran for their lives and even lowered loved ones through manhole covers after receiving the alert at 8.07am local time. It read: 'BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A...
  • North Korea accidentally crashed a missile into its own city last April: report

    01/04/2018 5:34:02 AM PST · by jmcenanly · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/4/2018 | Bradford Betz
    An intermediate-range missile launched by North Korea last April crashed into a town near Pyongyang, possibly causing an explosion and casualties, The Diplomat reported on Wednesday. The IRBM was launched April 28, 2017 near Pukchang Airfield in South Pyongan Province and was the third in a series of failed launches that month, the report said. The missile crashed into the city of Tokchun after one minute of powered flight, the report said. The explosion caused "considerable damage to a complex of industrial or agricultural buildings," the report said, citing a U.S. government source with knowledge of the program. The secretive...
  • When a North Korean Missile Accidentally Hit a North Korean City

    01/03/2018 8:41:52 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 9 replies
    The Diplomat ^ | January 03, 2018 | Ankit Panda and Dave Schmerler
    When a North Korean Missile Accidentally Hit a North Korean City Early last year, a North Korean IRBM crashed in a populated area. What does that tell us? By Ankit Panda and Dave Schmerler January 03, 2018 What happens when a North Korean ballistic missile test fails in flight and explodes in a populated area? On April 28, 2017, North Korea launched a single Hwasong-12/KN17 intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) from Pukchang Airfield in South Pyongan Province (the Korean People’s Army’s Air and Anti-Air Force Unit 447 in Ryongak-dong, Sunchon City, to be more precise). That missile failed shortly after launch...
  • Saudi 'intercepts Yemen rebel missile over Riyadh'

    12/19/2017 7:18:49 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 18 replies
    uktelegraph ^ | 19 December 2017 • 11:16am
    Yemen's Houthi movement fired a ballistic missile towards the Saudi capital Riyadh targeting a meeting of Saudi leaders at a royal palace on Tuesday, its spokesman said. Mohammed Abdussalam said on Twitter that a Volcano 2-H ballistic missile was fired towards al-Yamama royal palace.  Saudi air defences intercepted the missile, Saudi-owned channel al-Arabiya reported in a news flash quoting a Saudi-led military coalition.
  • Nikki Haley shows ‘concrete’ proof Iran broke missile agreement

    12/16/2017 9:06:14 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 13 replies
    NY Post ^ | December 14, 2017 | Max Jaeger
    Nikki Haley shows ‘concrete’ proof Iran broke missile agreement By Max Jaeger December 14, 2017 US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Thursday showed “concrete” proof that Iran is violating UN resolutions by supplying weapons to a rebel group in Yemen. “In this warehouse is concrete evidence of illegal Iranian weapons proliferation, gathered from direct military attacks on partners in the region,” she said, standing in front of a charred ballistic missile the size of a car during a press conference at Joint Base Anacostia–Bolling in Washington, DC. Gesturing to the massive rocket behind her, she argued for...
  • Cathay Pacific crew saw North Korean missile from plane, airline says

    12/04/2017 7:29:01 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 16 replies
    Cathay said in a statement that it had been in contact with relevant authorities, industry bodies and other airlines about what was seen from Cathay Pacific flight 893, and at the moment there were no plans to change flight routes. "Though the flight was far from the event location, the crew advised Japan ATC (Air Traffic Control) according to procedures. Operation remained normal and was not affected," the statement said. ... On July 28, an Air France flight passed just east of the splashdown site of a missile test, roughly five to 10 minutes before the weapon hit the water....
  • Ex-NATO commander: North Korea likely getting help with nukes, rockets from China or Russia

    12/03/2017 6:33:12 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 45 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/03/17 | OLIVIA BEAVERS
    Ex-NATO commander: North Korea likely getting help with nukes, rockets from China or Russia Retired Adm. James Stavridis, a former NATO supreme allied commander, in an interview on Sunday said North Korea is likely receiving outside help from allies like China, Russia or Iran as it races to develop its weapons arsenal. “You’ve got to think that at least part of it is coming from either China or Russia and I have no evidence of that, but the idea that [North Korean leader Kim Jong Un] would simply be developing this on an indigenous basis within his own population of...
  • The US May Add THAAD Missile Systems On The West Coast

    12/03/2017 4:51:07 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 15 replies
    Two congressmen told Reuters the Pentagon was looking into new locations to deploy Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, systems. ... North Korea's latest missile test showed yet another step forward for the country's missile program; it went higher than any previous test. That being said, the North doesn't seem to have mastered re-entry.  A U.S. official told CNN the most recent missile likely broke up as it came back into the Earth's atmosphere.
  • N. Korea: Kim Jong Un visits factory that produced tyres for missile truck

    12/03/2017 12:43:23 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 10 replies
    Sky News ^ | 03 December 2017
    Kim Jong Un visits factory that produced tyres for missile truck North Korea's leader had tasked the factory to make the tyres for the "great event in November", says the country's state media. Kim Jong Un inspects the tyres at the factory Kim Jong Un has thanked workers at a factory that built the tyres for a huge vehicle used to transport North Korea's new intercontinental ballistic missile which was tested this week. The visit came after a public rally and fireworks in Pyongyang to celebrate the launch of the Hwasong-15 ICBM, in violation of international sanctions. At the Amnokgang...
  • What’s next after North Korea’s successful launch of rocket that can strike US?

    12/02/2017 4:22:32 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 14 replies
    SCMP ^ | 01 December, 2017 | Minnie Chan
    What’s next after North Korea’s successful launch of rocket that can strike US? Analysts predict first submarine-based launch and expect China to strengthen defence as a result PUBLISHED : Friday, 01 December, 2017, 9:56pm UPDATED : Friday, 01 December, 2017, 11:29pm North Korea is poised to intensify its rocket-testing programme – including the first test of a submarine-launched missile – following the successful trial of a rocket that can hit the US mainland, according to military analysts. On Wednesday Pyongyang tested its new Hwasong-15 an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). Analysts now expect further tests, including an upgraded, submarine-based version of...
  • North Korean Missile Lands In Waters Off Japan’s Coast: Japanese PM

    11/28/2017 12:18:30 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 38 replies
    CNBC ^ | 11/28/17 | Tucker Higgins
    North Korea fires a missile that appears to have crashed into Japan's exclusive economic zone, the Japanese prime minister's office said. The South Korean military conducted a "precision missile-firing drill" as a response to the launch, a South Korean military official told NBC. President Donald Trump was briefed on the situation while the missile was in the air, the White House said in a statement. North Korea fired a missile that was believed to have crashed into the waters off Japan, the Japanese prime minister's office said early Wednesday local time (Tuesday afternoon ET). Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ordered an...
  • Indian Air Force - World's First To Possess Lethal Combination Of BRAHMOS and Sukhoi-30

    11/22/2017 2:41:27 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 18 replies
    The Pioneer ^ | Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | Agencies
    New Delhi -- The reach of a weapon possessed dictate the size of a nation's "area of influence". Every country also attempts to acquire technologies and weaponry to keep pace with its "area of interest" in pursuance of the larger national aim. And the effort of matching the "area of interest" with the "area of influence" is considered as balanced growth in military modernization. The great visionaries of Indian Defence Forces along with the scientific fraternity, fully supported by the Government, have constantly been making efforts to remain prepared to march ahead with the growing national ambitions. The Indian Air...
  • NK Submarine Missile Program Moves Ahead, Missile Ejection Testing (Satellite Imagery)

    11/21/2017 3:29:01 PM PST · by gaijin · 3 replies
    38 North (SAIS) ^ | Nov. 16th, 2017 | Joseph S. Bermudez
    Commercial satellite imagery of the Sinpo South Shipyard from November 5 indicates that North Korea is on an aggressive schedule to build and deploy its first operational ballistic missile submarine. The continued movement of parts and components into and out of the parts yards adjacent to the construction halls indicates an ongoing shipbuilding program. The presence of what appear to be sections of a submarine’s pressure hull in the yards suggests construction of a new submarine, possibly the SINPO-C ballistic missile submarine (SSB)[1]—the follow-on to the current SINPO-class experimental ballistic missile submarine (SSBA).[2] A probable launch canister support, or launch...
  • US Air Force official: Missile targeting Saudis was Iranian

    11/10/2017 5:38:38 AM PST · by McGruff · 19 replies
    AP ^ | November 10, 2017
    The ballistic missile fired by Yemeni rebels that targeted the Saudi capital was from Iran and bore “Iranian markings,” the top U.S. Air Force official in the Mideast said Friday. Lt. Gen. Jeffrey L. Harrigian, who oversees the Air Forces Central Command in Qatar, made the comments at a news conference in Dubai. Harrigian said authorities were investigating how the missile was smuggled into Yemen amid a Saudi-led coalition controlling the country’s airspace, ports and borders.
  • [N. Korea] N.K. missiles mounted on TEL being transported in 3 to 4 regions

    10/14/2017 1:52:14 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 14 replies
    Donga Ilbo ^ | October. 14, 2017
    N.K. missiles mounted on TEL being transported in 3 to 4 regions Posted October. 14, 2017 07:33, Updated October. 14, 2017 08:00 South Korean and American intelligence agencies are gearing up for North Korea's another provocation as the transport and deployment of transporter-erecter-launcher (TEL) has been spotted in three to four regions in North Korea. According to a government source Friday, a U.S. satellite recently captured images of North Korean ballistic missiles mounted on TEL being transported out of a hangar to somewhere in areas near Pyongyang and North Pyongan Province. Korean and U.S. military officials are keeping an eye...