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i dont get what your trying to say.? china had nuke subs or had bad ones.?
In the letter they sent to President Bush on Tuesday, Reps. Joe Barton and Ralph Hall alluded to "highly advanced technologies" that Unocal and other energy companies use to drill for oil and natural gas that could also be used for military purposes.
Originally posted by Zaphod58
Originally posted by Figher Master FIN
Well, the subs are wery quiet and they have a nice advantage even though the carrier propably has planes made for "sub-destroying"... like the J-3...
Actually it's the S-3 Viking. Great platform for the mission.
Much older than the Hawkeyes are the S-3B Vikings, with an average age of about 21 years. All were produced in a high-rate production run in the 1970s. The oldest Vikings are now 25 years old. The Navy plans to keep the 113-strong Viking inventory around until about 2015, which is about when the aircraft's service-life limits begin to be reached.
The third support aircraft is the S-3B Viking, a plane that in the past has been assigned primarily to antisubmarine warfare (ASW) missions, but now carries AGM-84 Harpoon missiles and bombs to strike enemy ships and is also heavily engaged as an aerial tanker for other carrier aircraft. (The ES-3A Shadow signals intelligence collection aircraft served a vital role this year in the skies over Iraq and Kosovo, but is scheduled to be retired this summer.)
Barring an economic collapse, China soon will be forced to turn to the world market for massive imports of 30, 40, or 50 million tons per year. This comes at a time when world grain stocks are at their lowest level in 30 years and when U.S. farmers are losing irrigation water to aquifer depletion and to cities. Among other things, this means that the surplus world grain production capacity and cheap food of the last half-century may soon be history. Higher food prices could become a permanent part of the economic landscape. Adjusting to these higher food prices could become a dominant preoccupation of governments in the years ahead.
When China turns to the world market, it will necessarily turn to the United States, which controls nearly half of world grain exports. This presents an unprecedented geopolitical situation in which 1.3 billion Chinese consumers who have a $120-billion trade surplus with the United States—enough to buy the entire U.S. grain harvest twice over—will compete with Americans for U.S. food, likely driving up food prices for the United States and the world.
Originally posted by Char2c35t
yeah that makes sense that they are building a 2mile long dam but it might have been a very foolish thing too, if it ever fails that a lot of water to wipe out the major food production area, the will give china millions and millions of gallons of water, keeping it for themselves maybe selling it to the world.
But, I doubt that the EU or the Global Group will allow that to happen!
Hundred years ago there was a war between Nippon and Russia the result of which was a resource and arms race that spread like wild fire. 100 years pass war both economic and militarial is raging agian, the Claymore rattling is deafing much akin to 100 years ago. The resource was bat and bird poop that was being collected in chile, now its oil in and off the coast of Asia.
4th of July, 2005 I sit here as a veteran with a heavy heart, the feeling that the same fever is spreading across the globe that was spreading back then caused by a lack of resources, propaganda and nationalism all of which fed the arms race in 1905. Times have changed but the feelings are the same.
1890 was known as the gay 90's, there was a boom in the 1990's much like the earlier boom wierd how it kinda repeated itself.
Originally posted by WestPoint23
I’m trying to say that instead of panicking and trying to build our own AIP subs we should just wait as china is shifting from DE or AIP to nuclear, all of their new and advanced subs are nuclear.
Originally posted by Char2c35t
yeah i wish this resource crisis would bring people together rather than do a mad max to them, as a people humans are at the point that we need to start thinking for bettering humanity rather than just the rich of all nations. A resource war would drain more resources than replace the lost resource if we are to survive as a people of Terra then we must look to the stars to find the resources that we need becuase resources wars will only bring the destruction of our people Terrians, lets rise above neucon 20th century ideals.
The resources we find up there will only help replace the resources down here.
here is to peace and space exploration aka Star Trek future or maybe Gene Rodenberry was a prophet, who knows?
THe human of Terra didnt come together till after a nuke hot war and the leftovers had fought themself till nearly bothsides were wipped out. I hope it doesnt come to this but maybe thats what it would take for a stupid and foolish species like ourselves.