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Post time 2010-9-20 01:35:44 |Display all floors
There is no point in building aircraft carriers when you can just build nuclear missiles instead. What can an aircraft carrier do that a nuclear missile can't?

With the money you spend on one aircraft carrier, you can build 200 nuclear MIRVed ICBMs. What can one aircraft carrier do that 200 nuclear MIRVed ICBMs can't?

Stop living in fantasy land. This is the nuclear age, the only useful things to build now are nuclear missiles.

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Post time 2010-9-20 08:50:48 |Display all floors
Originally posted by Nukeman at 2010-9-20 01:35

Stop living in fantasy land. This is the nuclear age, the only useful things to build now are nuclear missiles.  ...


  The way you keep promoting all out nuclear war, you must be wearing lead-lined underwear.  

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Post time 2010-9-21 02:24:00 |Display all floors

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I said it here as I do everywhere else: It's all about image building...

I mean in an age of exocets, of seawolfs, and of other like weaponry's never mind those that are more advanced; if a rivalry between major military's erupts, carriers of these front line nations will want to make sure their boats are far out of range of each others ASBM which means hundreds, even a thousand mile away from the target zone which in turn mean the planes in these boats too are out of range of the intended targets.

However, if it's a rivalry between none front line military powers -- military powers which have no means of hitting back, say... how the US had employed these systems to blizberg Iraq, Afghanistan, and Kosevo for instance, it makes for a very efficient tool to project one's air power.

Putin's a killer. This was the claim made by Fox News journalist; Bill O'Reilly during his recent interview with Donald Trump. Trump's reply came in the form of a simple question. What, you think our country's so innocent?

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Post time 2010-9-21 03:58:17 |Display all floors

so...if they are such a

waste of time, why does the US have so many? Idiot.

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Post time 2010-9-21 04:58:08 |Display all floors

Chinese aircraft carriers conduct military drill near Washington D.C.

Year 2020.

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Post time 2010-9-21 09:59:51 |Display all floors
Originally posted by mikel at 2010-9-21 03:58
why does the US have so many?


To keep feeding the Imperialist Elite with money through the military industrial complex.

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Post time 2010-9-21 11:35:13 |Display all floors
Originally posted by Nukeman at 20-9-2010 03:35
There is no point in building aircraft carriers when you can just build nuclear missiles instead. What can an aircraft carrier do that a nuclear missile can't?

With the money you spend on one a ...



Aircraft Carriers are a waste of money BIG TIME - unless you are a hegemon like the USA.

The Carrier is a great offensive weapon - ultra expensive in itself and ultra expensive to supply a covering task force to keep it safe.

All it takes to wipe out the carrier and make it nothing more than a floating hole in the ocean is an Exocet or similar missile. The new generation of surface skimming missiles that can be launched from something like a Collins class submarine a couple of hundred kilometers away - coated with radar absorbent material - virtually undetectable until it is too late - make the carrier a very expensive exercise in risk taking.

China is not about to invade distant lands - it does not need to do so and has never shown the desire to do so.

Purely self defence weaponry is what China needs - excellent quality and a lot of it - self defence weaponry that can deliver a knockout blow to even the biggest toughest carrier the US has - self defence weaponry that can swat any attack a such a range that the enemy cannot risk sending it's aircraft out to strike.

Self defence missile systems that carry fast torpedoes capable of locking onto US nuclear submarines lurking in the depths. Missile systems that can sweep the US aircraft from the skies as we would a fly.

That is the avenue for spending that fits with Chinas nature.

Deveol a massive fleet of UAVs  capable of launching hypersonic missiles - UAVs that could be launched in such overwhelming swarms that any enemy would be incapable of defending against.

Save the nukes for taking out the satellite spy network of the US/Israel/UK - concentrate on being able to knock all AWACs aircraft out of the sky - without their eyes in the sky they are blind - the EMP from several low yield nukes plenty good enough to take out the satellites.

Develope an ultra effective missile defence shield to make the US ICBM nuclear strike weapons redundant.

Watching the US stumble through its campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan has shown us their capabilities and their weaknesses - that is where the $$$$ should be spent.

Aircraft Carriers are not a good investment unless you are going to try to be the world dominator and policeman.

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Man created god before god created man and the world has been in turmoil ever since. Dots freak some people out - so they join them with lines that aren't really there.

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