|USS Donald Cook Sailors Fear Putin Armada|
|by Tom McGregor||Wed, Nov 12, 2014, 10:38 PM|
US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has ordered the Pentagon to install iCloud services on all electronic weapons and communications technology for the U.S. Armed Forces. What could go wrong? Apparently a lot, since the Russian military could shut down the USS Donald Cook when it encroached upon Russian waters in the Black Sea.
According to VoltaireNet, "The State Department acknowledged that the crew of the destroyer USS Donald Cook has been gravely demoralized ever since their vessel was flown over in the Black Sea by a Russian Sukhoi-24 (Su-24) fighter jet which carried neither bombs nor missiles but only an electronic warfare device."
Basically, Russian aircraft flew overhead of the USS Donald Cook and debilitated the electronics on the naval ship, which would prevent it from striking back if a battle ensued.
As reported by VoltaireNet, "The US destroyer is equipped with the most recent Aegis Combat System. It is an integrated naval weapons systems which can link together the missile defense systems of all vessels embedded within the same network, so as to ensure the detection, tracking and destruction of hundreds of targets at the same time. In addition, the USS Donald Cook is equipped with 4 large radars, whose power is comparable to that of several stations. For protection, it carries more than fifty anti-aircraft missiles of various types."
The skirmish has exposed serious flaws with the U.S. Armed Forces if President Barry Obama decides to launch a war against Russian President Vladimir Putin.
To read the entire article from VoltaireNet, link here:
written by SnitchInTime , November 13, 2014
Ok, so why is the State Department making such representations? Anybody have an official source or are we going by the word of a #conspiracy blogger?
written by Richard Mays , November 13, 2014
If this was true, the military would immediately replace Obama.
written by philip , November 14, 2014
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written by Joseph Zrnchik , November 14, 2014
Pretty funny. I want the US to attack Syria so Assad can show the US the Moskit, the Sunburn and the S400 Surface-to-Air Missile System. When that happens you will really see some surprised soldiers and sailors. Anyone who fights for the idiots who run this country are bigger idiots to be so easily manipulated.
written by Toast , November 19, 2014
Lucky they had a wheel on the tiller and a paddle to get home. 27 sailors submitted resignations. "What am I doing here?" All circuits fried and needed replacement.
written by craig , November 26, 2014
The Donald Cook was commissioned in 1998, based out of Spain, serving first under Billy Clinton then Georgie Bush.