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Was hat #Russland überhaupt an einsetzbaren Nuklearwaffen? Es ist deutlich weniger als ihr denkt.
#SLBM an U-Booten haben wir bis zu 5 der neuen #Borei mit je 16 R30 (SS-N-32 #Bulawa, RSM-56 Alternative Bezeichnungen) mit je bis zu 6 Sprengköpfen.
Dazu kommen 7 #DeltaIV mit 1/x
Je 16x R-29RM (SS-N-23 #Skiff) mit je bis zu 6 Sprengköpfen.
Dazu soll noch ein #DeltaIII (Status fraglich) im Dienst sein mit 16xR-29RL (SS-N-18 #Stingray mit je einem Sprengkopf. Das noch existierende #Typhoon (offiziell 20x Beluwa) wird nur als Testplatform genutzt und 2/x
Soll nicht mehr einsatzbereit sein, dazu eh gen Ende des Jahres ausgemustert werden.
Daher sind maximal 228 Raketen mit 1288 Sprengköpfen möglich.

Wenn eine Rakete mehrere Sprengköpfe trägt nennt man das #MIRV. Hier gibt es aufgrund der Verträge Maximalzahlen der MIRVs je 3/x
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1/ Με συντονισμένες κινησεις οι χώρες του προγραμματος #Eurofighter αποσυρουν σταδιακά τον στόλο των αεροσκαφών Tranche 1 μετά από 2 δεκαετίες υπηρεσίας. Συνολικα έχουμε: 1) 15 #Αυστρια, 2) 33 #Γερμανια , 38/53 Αγγλια ενώ αγνωστη παραμένει η τυχη τους με #Ισπανια και #Ιταλία
2/ Με δεδομένη την εχθρότητα της Αυστρίας προς την #Τουρκια ειναι πολυ πιθανόν η #TuAF να προσπαθήσει να εξασφαλίσει μέρος αυτού του υπο αποσυρση στόλου από Γερμανία και Αγγλια ενώ δεν ειναι καθόλου απιθανη και μια συμφωνία και με #Ισπανια στο μέλλον.
3/Με τον τρόπο αυτο οι η #THK θα προσπαθήσει να μετριάσει την ελευση των 18 #Rafale στο οπλοστάσιο της Πολεμικής Αεροπορίας #HAF που κατα 95% θα φτάσουν τα 40 μέχρι το 2025. Τα Tranche 1 αεροσκαφη χωρις #AESA αλλα με ένα εξαιρετικο ρανταρ #Captor και με το #Typhoon
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⚠️ Destruction in the Phillippines 🇵🇭 is inevitable with catastrophic landfall expected in the next 24 hours ⚠️

Super #Typhoon Goni is the strongest storm on the planet right now.

The centre of the storm will pass almost directly over the capital, Manila.
Category 5 hurricane equivalent as #Goni approaches.

Wave height reports of 60 feet (18 m) right now offshore.
Official warning tracks and graphics are here:
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Not sure how on the radar this is for you but the #Chinaflooding season starts in 13 days and it’s already a catastrophe.

An interesting analysis of the situation.

#msm not covering this.

@paul_furber @paulmuaddib61

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As #Beijing prepares to impose a sweeping #NationalSecurityLaw formally invalidating core #1C2S protections, risks are mounting for #HongKongers & their future.

So I’m standing up a #HongKong #WatchFloor:

Stay tuned for updates!…
The clock is ticking toward an unclear, but clearly worrisome, future for #HongKong.

To shine a spotlight on these critical issues, I’m standing up this virtual #WatchFloor.

I’ll improve & update it to the best of my ability, & welcome suggestions via
As #Beijing prepares to impose a sweeping #NationalSecurityLaw that in effect invalidates core #OneCountryTwoSystems-promised protections, risks are mounting for #HongKongers.

Under assault: some of their most cherished values & freedoms.…

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VIDEO THREAD: Front Line Nature VLOG #2 - The Beast of Miyakojima. A first of its kind for me, the following thread takes you through the vicious eyewall and into the eye of #typhoon Lingling which passed right over Miyakojima island, Japan in September last year. The intro... /1
Miyakojima is a tiny spec in the Pacific ocean, a gorgeous sub tropical island surrounded by reefs but also rugged and wild. As a typhoon approaches the waves there can be phenomenal /2
I chased Lingling solo, it was tough. I landed there expecting to shoot a cat 1 and watched in amazement as it bombed out into a cat 4 - I had to adjust my plans to play it safe, opting to shoot from a solid hotel in town /3
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With #HXChallenge about to wrap up, here's an overview of what we now know: #HXhanke #turpo=#säkpol
#Eurofighter (still prefer #Typhoon) is strongly pushing the European angle with most major European powers having a stake in the program. Total sovereignty over mission data was also a big deal, and the (re)newed focus on EW-capabilities was also promoted
The Eurofighter has a bunch of strong cards: the independence angle is a big deal for Finland, as is the large number of major operators (second only to F-35) and the fact that it is likely the premier #QRA platform of the lot.
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Time for countdown: my Top 10 chases of 2010s! I've got lots of war stories, & it hurt to limit myself to 10. Criteria varied, ranging from intensity to fear factor to footage coolness to quality of my data. Rankings are subjective, & y'all may hate my decisions. Ready? Let's go!
No. 10: #Typhoon #KAMMURI
Dec 2019 – Legazpi City, PHILIPPINES – Cat 4
Intense Christmastime cyclone slammed Filipino port city. Despite nighttime darkness, I caught some of my best footage of combo wind/water assault on waterfront. Bonus: weirdly violent wave action in calm eye.
My timestamped footage from #KAMMURI. The real pounding (in the front eyewall) happens from ~11:16 pm to ~12 midnight. Wind & water become one ferocious flow of energy ripping in off the gulf:
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Thread 1/ #Typhoon Hagibis made landfall in #Japan and has caused widespread flooding with human lives lost. Spare a thought for those in Japan who need help at present. #Fukushima Daiichi. But some are using this storm to promote scientific misinformation
2/ I am seeing posts that link the #radioactive contamination/decay heat from #Fukushima Daiichi & the development of tropical cyclones like #Hagibis and going so far as to say the human caused global warming is not like to #CO2 but nuclear fallout/contamination
3/ The argument goes something like this and is summarized in a blog I posted some time ago @dailykos…:
1. Fukushima released radionuclides to the environment with much of the contamination ending up in the Pacific Ocean
2. Isotopes generate heat on decay
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In #Tokyo's #Shibuya ward, you notice little of the threatening storm that is approaching

Until you want to get water or cash

None of the stores I visited had large water bottles (even though they bought extra stock), ATM's had people waiting

Apparently there also many stores where far more than water has been sold out

#Tokyo and surrounding areas seem to be getting ready for something serious


Weather warnings by the Japan Meteorological Agency as of 17:39 JST on Oct 11

The typhoon is not expected in Tokyo until Saturday

More information at…
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