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HawkEye

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War Games in the South China Sea
« on: April 22, 2012, 09:38:48 PM »

"The Russian guided-missile cruiser Varyag arrived at an east Chinese naval base Saturday ahead of a planned joint exercise with the Chinese navy, news agency Xinhua reported."

“The exercises will involve several simulated missions, including the rescue of a hijacked ship, the escort of a commercial vessel, and the defense a convoy from air and sea attacks,” a Russian military spokesman told the news agency.

"On Monday, the U.S. and Philippine military launched joint exercises involving in the South China Sea between the Philippines and China. The exercise includes 4,500 U.S. troops and 2,300 Filipino troops in a two-week event called "balikatan," or shoulder-to-shoulder, the Voice of America reported".

http://worldnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/04/21/11316416-russian-ships-arriving-in-china-for-naval-war-game?lite

Let's hope the "games" remain just that.
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Re: War Games in the South China Sea
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2012, 11:31:31 PM »

And in the Highlands they launched Joint Warrior with the idea of p*****g of the local fishermen by jamming GPS signals again, at least the told us this time
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Re: War Games in the South China Sea
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2012, 11:58:01 PM »

That means the Chinese have got the carrier operational as a chopper carrier then , the Varyag is now the Shi Lang the Chinese carrier

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_aircraft_carrier_ex-Varyag
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