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Russia and America, meeting in geneva for the conversion of SLBM launchers

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posted on Sep, 2 2011 @ 04:40 AM
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Heres something i found interesting on the wikileaks cables,This is of probeble interest to millitary watchers and enthusiast or anti millitary engament individuals, this Cable shows how far america are going to milltarise the globe:

the Russian proposal for counting non-nuclear objects on the
front sections of ICBMS and SLBMs. Both sides identified the
subjects of inspections at Vandenberg AFB, CA, regarding the five
former ICBM silos now used to hold missile defense interceptors and
the issue of accounting for non-deployed heavy bombers within the
START Follow-on Treaty (SFO) as additional items for future
discussion.
(S) The sides were unable to reach resolution on either the
application of counting rules for converted heavy bombers, or
whether the agreed portions of the treaty allowed for the
conversion of individual SLBM launchers on an SSBN. The sides
continued discussion on the Russian proposal for not counting
objects declared to be non-nuclear on front sections which also
contained nuclear-armed re-entry vehicles (RVs). The sides agreed
to continue discussing the proposal as the U.S. delegation awaited
guidance.

Here is a link to the full article: Russuan and Americangenva meeting Time 10:00am to 1:00pm




posted on Sep, 2 2011 @ 05:30 AM
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Just exactly what would they convert a Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile to?

ETA: NVM. Apparently, "conversion" is Milspeak for rendering inoperable. Why don't they just say that? Anyway, without having Americans stationed on Russian subs, and Russians stationed on US subs, this provision is unverifiable. "Conversion" can be something as simple as filling a launch tube with supplies, something that can be undone in a matter of hours. Just pop a new missile in there and you're good to go.

A wise man once said, "Trust but verify."
edit on 9/2/2011 by OldCorp because: (no reason given)



posted on Sep, 2 2011 @ 05:35 AM
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Maybe just reducing nukes
edit on 2-9-2011 by pimppapa1977 because: reword



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