Is US truly the sole power in the world when concerning nuclear weapons, the ultimate meter of countrys military might? The regional powers, i.e. Norks and Iran dont pose any threat to US, Iran does not even posess the bomb yet.
Russia is obviously not up to task, as demonstrated in Ukraine. If they cant do simple SEAD or maintain their mechanical equipment, how they would take care of the tritium triggers in warhead? Russian rocket troops fell disarray after SU collapsed and its effects show still, and I doubt that even half the warheads that Russia says it has are usable. Delivery systems are same, many of russian nuclear subs are in harbor, even if you check from google earth. They do not have enough money to deploy them, and even if they do, there are many US attack subs waiting outside of their bastions.
That leaves China. Based on Sub Briefs analyses chinese subs are garbage and noisy. Its obvious that they are years behind in that regard. Noisy sub is dead sub. Could Aergis stop chinese ICBMs? I dont know.
I dont know about russian vaporwave wunderwaffes like avangard, so I dont include them.
With all the money he embezzled, you'd think he'd spend a couple rubles to get his jacket tailored
His jacket IS tailored for his fat gut. He can't look like the man on the right because his belly has twice the circumference.
I'm no PrepHoleg but if I was a dictator like Putin I would outright fire any retard that can't dress right.
How are they allowed to look like absolute mongs when half of their job is representing their country on the international stage? Looking at the very least respectable and presentable should be an absolute prerequisite.
same reason putin does not and will never fire anyone who performs below expectations:
loyalty is way more important than competence or even ideology in a mafia style government.
They're some big fellas
is putin the father?
Russia, China, Iran and North Korea
all have operational hypersonics, or will have operational ones YEARS ahead of the US, so the whole "muh nukes" thing doesnt even fucking matter
the US lost the only arms race that mattered
>"hypersonic glide vehicle"
and its now currently speedrunning "empire collapse" at world-record pace
What is the range of the hypersonic cruise missile? Mach 10 means roughly that missile covers 1000 kms in 6 minutes. That still leaves time for counterlaunch. And the delivery vehicle would need to get in range of anything meaningful. ICBM are already hypersonic, and they can be shot down. Glide vehicle lauch would still be spotted from EW-satellites, even if ground radars cant see it before it is very close.
Are you seriously expecting a proper reply from a paid shill? They don't speak English, they just copypaste from a script.
Patriots can already shoot those down.
You know we did that back in the 60s right? And we still have the air speed record.
The key with hypersonics is that it also needs to be maneuverable or there's no point.
Also a bonus if it stays close to the ground, but that's getting into the stuff that Russia and China are gonna struggle with.
You're using hypersonic as a short hand for hypersonic glide vehicle, you shouldn't act surprised when people think you're talking about hypersonics. Not all hypersonic vehicles are capable of actually maneuvering at hypersonic speeds and you know that. The confusion among normies is common enough, please don't perpetuate it here too.
>hypersonic glide vehicle
No, that's just one type. There's also scramjet cruise missiles.
I'm just going off of how Perun described it. The idea being that a "Modern hypersonic weapon system" needs speed and maneuverability, and without the latter, all ballistic missiles plus shit like old German V2s are "hypersonic missiles".
>Russia, China, Iran and North Korea
>all have operational hypersonics, or will have operational ones YEARS ahead of the U
hello chicom turd worlder, no your missles still suck and you would be flattened by the US.
By Allah I wish I could strangle every single turd worlder Vatmoron and shit eating tourist who dares utter that the west doesn’t have hypersonics
your ballastic trajectory trash, thats ofcourse 'hypersonic" DOES NOT EQUAL
>"hypsersonic, super-manuevering glide vehicle"
your gay bitch semantics argument is fucking pathetic, truly
the US doesnt have HGV's period the end
Russia and China do, and the evidence is the utter and complete shattering of US military hegemony world wide
Don't think a bunch of blacks, mexicans, women and transsexuals can maintain nuclear weapons either. That will be the US military in a couple of decades.
>two more decades and the US will collapse
Russian uniform cut is so fucking awful, just a tiny step above North Korean.
That Finn is peak PrepHole though, razor sharp drip.
Only issue I see with the Finnish uniform is the name tag, it's too big and not centered. I don't mean that he's wearing it incorrectly, just that it looks weird.
no China is way ahead of the US in nuclear armaments but they don't disclose thus so as to delay an arms race and modern Americans are too fat , stupid, and stuck in the past to realize that in 10 years their nuclear arsenal will be unable to eliminate even China alone
This is fantasy.
If China was so high-tech, they wouldn't need to steal technology.
And even if you steal technology, that doesn't mean your society has the supply of educated people to implement it.
Protip: There's a reason why Biden was able to shut down China's high-end chip manufacturing with the stroke of a pen. Because they rely on foreigners to run their own fucking equipment.
>China, which can't stop itself from bragging about every shitty unworkable prototype decades before it enters service or gets cancelled, is hiding its nuclear capabilities despite being ahead of the US
yeah, sure, okay, I believe that
Russia doesn't need to have half their nukes working. If even 5% of it works then it does its job.
>Could Aergis stop chinese ICBMs? I
I think the AEGIS for ballistic missiles is only in the development phase not fielded yet.
Are you forgetting that France and England exist?
It needs to make as little noise as humanly possible, anon.
Suffren is built for speed so it is more traditionally designed.
With the aging workforce, I really wanna see how an arms race would play out. Especially an arms race between China, Russia and the US, all trying to destroy each other.
>nuclear weapons, the ultimate meter of countrys military might? The regional powers
That is wildly incorrect.
The international nuclear taboo is strong enough that the only actual, practical use for nuclear weapons is as a suicide bomb so you can have revenge if your country is about to be destroyed.
And if you try to use them to coerce somebody with threats, they just flee to beneath your enemy's deterrence umbrella.
I believe it’s the reverse. The people of the world have become more competent, with literacy rate at an all time high. And with the advent of the internet you could search up the lessons of the past and learn to fight foreign amries. The viet-cong, the mujahadeen, the taliban, ISIS, and now Ukraine are capable of turning regular civilians into fighters with enough training and equipment to pose a threat to larger industrial armies. It’s not hard to find old information on “how to do war” and even understanding small unit tactics can completely change how fighting a mob to fighting a coordinated front will unravel even the US despite hold superiority in land,sea, and air. Big governments can’t play fuck fuck games anymore, because the threat of enemies at the gates is larger than ever
The problem is that asymmetrical tactics seldom work in situations other than defensive wars on home-turf (you can't invade anyone with a disorganised mob), and aren't immune to failing to the exact same factors as 'conventional warfare', especially when the reality of their deprivation sets in. The Taliban 'won' against the US by outlasting its willingness to fight, but plenty of other insurgencies such as FARC, the IRA and the Tamil Tigers have faltered or even folded altogether.
It is, you already know this. What's interesting is what will happen in some years, since a lot of countries are looking to remilitarize and modernize their weapons thanks to VV Putin's little tantrum. The U.S. is going to remain a superpower for the foreseeable future, at least militarily, but we might see some cool shit from other countries as well once their R&D pays off. I'm curious about what Japan's military will look like in 10 years.
>Is US truly the sole power in the world when concerning nuclear weapons
US, France and Israel, yes
Retard here, is it possible to intercept an ICBM with a sam?
Yes. That's basically what Patriot was designed for, if I recall.
>Yes. That's basically what Patriot was designed for, if I recall.
the patriot is for ICBMS on ballastic trajectories, and subsonic cruise missiles
and thats why the patriot is the biggest most expensive failure/trap any nation can involve itself in
every nation the US is warring with has HGV's and no longer even fucking matters what patriot verision your on, it will never NOT EVER intercept a hypersonic
even the gay ukrainian air defense minister walked his shit back, lol
poland sleep, now
NO, POLAN STAY UP ALL NJIGHT, KURWA
>it will never NOT EVER intercept a hypersonic
It just did tho.
got any proof?
lol post proof this happend
technically, its up for debate. there *were* pictures in another thread, but i dont have them saved, and i don't know where they are.
so here are some links instead:
The reality of the situation is always going to be more nuanced than "Patriot beats Kinzhal; Russians suck eggs", but literally right before this happened, Perun put out a video about hypersonic systems and talked about the ways that the Kinzhal is kinda "less than legit" in that category.
It getting shot down would seem to jibe with that take.
>it will never NOT EVER intercept a hypersonic
But it did intercept what Russians *call* a hypersonic, which was the Kinzhal or whatever.
Its too late to try and walk it back and say, "Well we didn't mean THAT kind of hypersonic..."
>it will never NOT EVER intercept a hypersonic
>uuuhhhh it didn't intercept a hypersonic because the our hypersonic missile actually isn't really hypersonic