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Cherbakul and Chukotka - two unique divisions being formed

Russia is continuing with the premise that divisions are the best way to sustain task-organized groupings.  In a previous post I had not discussed that alongside the three announced divisions around Ukraine, Russia’s General Staff also planned a fourth in Chelyabinsk oblast.   905 more words

Russia’s Pacific Fleet Fires First Bastion Missile System


The Pacific Fleet coastal forces’ missile formation troops conduct the first launch of a new ‘Bastion’ missile system that entered service in 2016, in the Far East Primorsky Territory, according to the Eastern Military District’s Pacific Fleet spokesman.

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Bud Whitney arrived at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard 6 days before Japanese attack on Dec. 7, 1941

When the Japanese bombed America’s Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor shortly before 8 a.m., Dec. 7, 1941 “Bud” Whitney was a 19-year-old electrician’s helper working at the Navy Yard in Pearl. 1,402 more words

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No obstacles to deployment of Pacific Fleet base in Kurils — source

A source says the decision will be taken after the assessment of the territory and defense priorities

© Yuri Smityuk/TASS

ST. PETERSBURG, June 28. /TASS/. There are no obstacles to the deployment of a Russian Pacific Fleet base on the Matua Island of the Kurils chain, the decision will be made based on the expediency of this step, a military-diplomatic source told TASS on Tuesday. 143 more words

Russia May Build Pacific Fleet Base on Matua Island in Kurils Chain


The Russian Defense Ministry is considering the possibility of building a base for units of the Pacific Fleet on the Matua Island in the Kurils chain, Commander of the Eastern Military District Col.

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Navy Officer going to prison for his part in $30 million bribery scandal

Billion$ floating around the world – why not take a taste?

A federal judge in San Diego has sentenced a U.S. Navy captain caught in a $30 million bribery scandal to 46 months in prison, bringing to a close the case against the highest-ranking officer in the fraud scheme.

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Philippines can mediate between US and China

By Newsmeph

Manila Philippines – Former Philippine President Fidel V. Ramos recently stated that the Philippines was in a very unique position now to be the mediator between the US and China because of our cultural ties. 336 more words