US Deploys Two More Aircraft Carrier Strike Groups Toward Korean Peninsula: Media.....

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    The US has ordered in a total of three aircraft carrier strike groups toward the Korean Peninsula, South Korea’s primary news outlet, Yonhap, has reported citing a source in the South Korean government. (LINK)

    According to Yonhap, the CVN-76 Ronald Reagan carrier strike group and the CVN-68 Nimitz carrier strike group will enter the Sea of Japan next week. Meanwhile, the CVN-70 Carl Vinson carrier strike group will arrive South Korea’s coast at the same time (allegedly on April 25).

    Yonhap’s source added that the US and South Korea are considering to launch a joint naval drills in the area. This drills will allegedly involve the US carrier strike groups.....snip~

    https://southfront.org/us-deploys-t...-strike-groups-toward-korean-peninsula-media/


    Ah desperation does come with the leftness. Btw.....that's the First Post of the thread. Reading is fun and mental. [​IMG]
     
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    A tomahawk cruise missile has a 1,000 lb. warhead and cost $ 1 million dollars. One Iowa class battleship 16" gun projectile weighs 2,700 lbs and cost only $500. -> http://www.navweaps.com/Weapons/WNUS_16-50_mk7.php

    In just one hour an Iowa class battleship can put more tons of ordnance on target than an entire Nimitz class carrier air wing can in 24 hours.



    Battleship Operations | USS Iowa | Korean War (1952)


    But President Clinton decided to turn all of the Iowa class Battleships into museums.


     
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    cause in the era of supersonic anti-ship missile from land, sea, air. battleship is outdated.
     
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    Exactly.
    Iowa hasn't got the range of a cruise missile. If it can fire on shore targets, shore based Silkworms can sink it.
     
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    I personally think the EU is a joke, and just sucks money out of the US. Their beef with Russia shouldn't be our beef
     
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    When greedy men run governments, evil is guaranteed.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autumn_Uprising_of_1946

    "Autumn Uprising of 1946
    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    "The Autumn Uprising of 1946 (hangul: 대구 10·1 사건; hanja: 大邱 10·1 事件) in Korea was a peasant uprising throughout the southern provinces of Korea against the policies of the United States Army Military Government in Korea headed by General John R. Hodge and in favor of restoration of power to the people's committees that made up the People's Republic of Korea."
     
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    How do you sink an Iowa class battleship ?

    You can't unless you break it's keel.

    Iowa class battleships have a paint locker with gallons of battleship grey paint just in case it gets hit by an anti-ship missile. Your talking about 12 inches of armor plating.

    Strafford Morss and Iowa Class Survivability -> http://warships1discussionboards.yu...-Iowa-Class-Survivability?page=1#.WPi9vPQrLrf

    When President Reagan activated the four Iowa class BB's the Soviet Union went banana's and protested. The Soviets built the Slava class cruisers that can sink American super carriers with it's SS-N-12 supersonic 2,000 lb warhead anti ship missiles but had nothing in it's arsenal to sink an Iowa class BB.

    Obsolete ??? :roflol:In 1990 all of the Air Force A-10 Warthogs were headed to the boneyard at Davis Monthan Air Force Base because some were saying the A-10 was obsolete. They were proven wrong in 1991 during the first Gulf war.


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    It wasn't, as I have already explained to another poster. Looks like your inability to do basic research isn't limited to the Sth Korean military. Better to remain silent & be thought a fool than open your mouth & remove all doubt.
     
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    Which research did you? Ehm ... silence! Nothing! Only BS blabbering and insulting me is what you can, but not delivering any single fact! Thank you!
     
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    The Iowas were armed with Tomahawk cruise missiles and Harpoon anti ship missiles.

    They even had a nuke 16" round.

    FYI:
    Tomahawk cruise missiles can't hit moving targets, that's why they are only used for land attack targeting stationary (static) targets.

    But that might be changing in a few years. There's a new Tomahawk in the pipeline that will be able to hit moving targets which means that the Tomahawk will become an anti ship cruise missile.
     
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    Hope they enjoy the weather while doing their drills if that's what they end up doing. Regardless of whatever ends up happening, It's nice this time of year around that part of the world.
     
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    I did enough research to know that you left out something like 4000 pieces of ROK artillery, including half their 105mms, all their 155mms, and half their MLRS. Not exactly a minor oversight on your part.

    Of course, you are merely trying to create a diversion away from your rather embarrassing failure to even read my post stating that you weren't the person I called a communist troll. Lazy, lazy, lazy.
     
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    don't need to sink it just a mission kill, also in the era of 300km+ range precision(w/GPS, laser guided) MLRS, 18 inch cannon is outdated. and its big and OLD, require more maintenance and cost. I would think all the admirals recommend to the president to decommission a 1940s ship know more about ships than you and I. the ship is sitting duck when compare to modern DDG in term of size,radar,missiles etc etc. tell me how its gonna protect it self from jet/sub/modern DDG 200km+ away firing a barrage of anti-ship missile. 1 hit and its mission kill.

    if the iowa is equipped with latest ASEA, aegis system, plus 100+ VLS, and get rid of 18inch cannon, better speed, upgrade to digital C4SR then its worth it, but upgrading a 40s ship design cost more than just build a new one.
     
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    Yeah.....hopefully no rough seas.
     
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    The main mission of an Iowas class BB was to provide naval shore fire support for U.S. Marines.

    Today the U.S. Navy can't full fill that mission.

    When the four Iowas were decommissioned after the Cold War, Congress passed a law that the Iowa's were suppose to be kept in a ready condition to be quickly reactivated if they were needed like today. The Iowas were to be kept in the Naval Reserve Fleet until the U.S. Navy could develop and build a replacement for the Iowa's .

    President Clinton broke the law. What was Congress suppose to do ? Impeach Clinton for a second time ?

    The U.S. Navy thought they had a replacement for the Iowa's, the Zumwalt class destroyer with its two 155 mm Advanced Gun Systems -> http://www.navweaps.com/Weapons/WNUS_61-62_ags.php

    But the gun wasn't capable of providing the NSFS that the Marine Corps requires and after commissioning two Zumwalt destroyers the program was canceled. It gets even better, the two Zumwalt's can't even afford the the cost for the ammunition for the 155 mm gun at $800,000 per round. $200,000 less than a Tomahawk missile.

    The reason why one Iowa class 16" gun round only cost $500 is because all of the 16" rounds were produced during WW ll.

    The Iowa class BB debate has been debated all over the internet, at the U.S. Navy War College, the Army's War College, at the U.S. Naval Institute and the pro Iowa BB supporters always win the debate.
     
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    4,000 artillery pieces? Wow .... but OK, if you will include the towed stuff than maybe, but I have doubts about.
    Self propelled stuff is:
    1,400 x M-109 howitzers of different types
    156 x 105mm multiple rocket launchers of Russian looking style put on an American M-54 5ton truck (means the Russians and so the North Korean Army has this same stuff too, but put on a 5ton Ural or GAZ truck)
    90-100 x MLRS

    And aside them ?,??? x towed stuff of 105mm or 155mm howitzers!

    And North Korea? Ehm ... we better let out, or what?
     
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    ....and you still can't get it right. When people complain about kids today being lazy they ain't wrong. I'm sure that if you keep at it for long enough you'll get there.
     
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    Sure ... I am a kid! better you look into the mirror to see who has the brain of a 6 year old person.
    Sometimes are really trolls milling around in forum like you who have no clue of anything but playing the big mouth to have the clue. Hot Air ... nothing else is your clue!
     
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