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Re: Russian Aircraft used by Australian and US Government

Postby Robin Hood » Tue Dec 26, 2017 5:01 pm

Try this for size and then consider the Russians and the Chinese have been working on this for years. If they can get a rocket up to 18.000 mph to launch a satellite into space that weighs several tones, think what they would do with a projectile a bit bigger than an elongated medicine ball and composed of thousands of segments of tungsten or depleted uranium?

9000 mph is not that difficult to achieve if the weight is mainly the fuel and not wasted on a heavy nuclear warhead. How high did Kim-Jong-Un’s last rocket go? About 3000 miles I believe. Now imagine it doing a 180 and using say the remaining third of its fuel, accelerating it toward the earth in a vacuum at hypersonic speed aimed at say New York or London or even that bit of sea your P-8 is protecting!

They could launch these in waves like they do Katusia Rocket’s. Now the thought of that would certainly ring my alarm bells and it’s not impossible to achieve and at a low cost
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Then do the maths …. double the weight and you double the kinetic energy BUT ….. double the speed and you quadruple the kinetic energy!


The Pentagon’s New Super Weapon Is Basically A Weaponized Meteor Strike By Jared Keller on June 7, 2017

In 2013, the U.S. Air Force 846th Test Squadron and civilian researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory successfully test-fired a kinetic energy projectile, a tungsten-rich shell moving at 3,500 feet-per-second — more than three times faster than the speed of sound — on a specialized track at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico. More recently, the Pentagon has tested the Navy electromagnetic rail gun’s hypervelocity projectiles with the help of conventional U.S. Army howitzers; the Navy hopes the completed cannon will be able to launch shells at up to 4,500 mph, six times the speed of sound.

Explosives may be dazzling in their destructiveness, but there’s an elegant, almost Newtonian lethality to the kinetic energy projectile, explains Matt Weingart, a weapons program development manager at Lawrence Livermore.

“The classic way of delivering hurt against a target has been to pack a lot of chemical explosive into a container of some kind, a barrel or a cannonball or steel bomb,” Weingart told Task & Purpose in a phone interview. “The violence comes from the chemical explosive inside that bomb sending off a blast wave, followed by the fragments of the bomb case. But the difference with kinetic energy projectiles is that the warhead arrives at the target moving very, very fast — the energy is there to propel those fragments without the use of a chemical explosive to accelerate them. The more mass, the more violence.”

The concept of the hypersonic impact that defined Project Thor and its devastating potential hasn’t been lost on defense officials. Military researchers are continuing to explore battlefield applications that “take advantage of high terminal speeds to deliver much more energy onto a target than the chemical explosives they carry would deliver alone,” as Army Maj. Gen. William Hix put it at the Booz Allen Hamilton Direct Energy Summit in March.

“Think of it as a big shotgun shell,” Hix told the assembled crowd. “Not much can survive it. If you’re in a main battle tank, if you’re a crew member, you might survive but the vehicle will be non-mission capable, and everything below that level of protection will be dead. That’s what I am talking about.”

http://taskandpurpose.com/kinetic-bombardment-kep-weaponry/


BTW: I don't watch science fiction films ..... but obviously these guys do and can translate fantasy into reality. So, it is still KYAGB time if it comes to this! :lol: :lol:
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Re: Russian Aircraft used by Australian and US Government

Postby Paphitis » Wed Dec 27, 2017 4:35 am

I don't doubt the USA is working on some super weapons and that some of these weapons are beyond our current comprehension, but I doubt anyone would be in a position to write about them in some kind of blog website.

They would be highly secretive and no one would know anything about them.

But here is a secret project currently underway at Woomera or Australia's Area 51 (yes there is such a thing). Australia and Japan in collaboration with Boeing are designing a supersonic variant of the Being787 Dreamliner to replace the Wedgetail and P8. I have been told that Japan and Australia already have a prototype that is flying.

Woomera is where the Australia also tested Nuclear Weapons. it is a restricted area about the size of Cyprus and is where Australia tests and launches its Satellites, and test things like Tomahawk Cruise Missiles and JDAM. The RAAF Base there was also the Alternate for NASA's Space Shuttle.

You can drive to within 130 kms of Ground Zero until you get to the fenced off area. Maralinga is still radio active. Personnel are only allowed there for 7 minutes. The RAAF has an Airfield there and you were an radio activity detection device to this day. More than 7 minutes and you are over exposed. It is still used to test weapons, probably some small Nuclear Weapons as well.

Stick that in your pipe and smoke it. 8)
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Re: Russian Aircraft used by Australian and US Government

Postby Robin Hood » Wed Dec 27, 2017 8:00 am

Paphitis:
I don't doubt the USA is working on some super weapons and that some of these weapons are beyond our current comprehension, but I doubt anyone would be in a position to write about them in some kind of blog website.


But not the Russians/Chinese, they are obviously too stupid? :roll: :lol:

I’ve seen the US kinetic weapons on The BBC World News being demonstrated as a launch from a destroyer, so it’s hardly a secret. If you actually read the article, you would see it was all based on previous research documents. The ‘blog’ is just a platform to get more exposure. So it’s not a daft conspiracy theory, it is based on scientific research documents and then hypothesised.

They would be highly secretive and no one would know anything about them.


Exactly ..... and yet you believe your technology is invincible and able to defeat something you know nothing about except whispers from sources that claim to know?

That is the problem Trump said he would deal with! The US telling everyone how good the US military is and what it can achieve, whereas the Russians say nothing and then surprise everybody ....... like the US destroyer they ‘shut down’ when it got too close to Sevastopol? We never did find out what happened there or when a similar thing happened to a Nimitz Class aircraft carrier in the Channel. :wink:

BTW: The other day I noted from a web site that currently the US has only one carrier group at sea and that is in the Eastern Med. All the others are in Home Port or in shipyards for repairs and upgrades. So whose dealing with the existential threat to US interests from Little Rocket Man ? :D
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Re: Russian Aircraft used by Australian and US Government

Postby Paphitis » Wed Dec 27, 2017 10:39 am

I believe the Americans are working on many secret programs some in collaboration with others.

That is the purpose of Area 51 in America and also the Australian Area 51 which does exist in real life as I have seen it. An entire area larger than the surface area of Cyprus has been cordoned off and some of it is radio-active too. And the UFO sightings are things like the B1 and B2 as well as the F117 and F111 and so on. Americans are there all the time testing stuff out and there are missile tests too.

Not just that but apparently the Australians and Japanese are testing a supersonic Boeing faster than Concorde.

But I do not believe the Americans have any projectile capable of 9000mph. Not yet anyway. maybe in 50 or so years then maybe.

The Russians and Chinese are also working on their projects and might come up with some good stuff too, like their carbon copy of the F-22 Stealth Flighter Bomber. But it isn't as good as the F-22 itself sorry to say. The Americans are always ahead of the game in the Avionics and Electronics field.
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