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  1. Re: Swedish Divers: Capsized Russian Mini-Submarine in Swedish Waters

    I am sorry for double posting but this whole serie of events is taking an unexpected twist.

    Niklas Wiklund who runs one of Swedens most respected military blogs (www.navyskipper.blogspot.se) and...
  2. Re: Swedish Divers: Capsized Russian Mini-Submarine in Swedish Waters

    Well at least the veterans of the 1980s are doing their job.

    Göran Frisk whom by Russian state media have been accused of being involved in scaremongering to increase the Swedish defense budget...
  3. Re: Some unrelated recent military procurment storiess since I am getting bored of Ukraine

    Putin had been building his army for 5-10 years before the Crimean invasion in a manner that made it perfect for such an event. Putin is certainly reacting to events but he have proven himself very...
  4. Re: Three grenade explosions in ethnic gang-related violence rock Malmö, Sweden

    This is not a Yugoslav only problem. Much of the equipment comes from the former Yugoslavian countries but the criminal using them comes from many countries. It does however have nothing to do with...
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    Re: Ukraine and Russia Developments, Thread 3

    So, are you disagreeing that the T-72 got it's exhaust pipe on the left like this?...
  6. Re: Swedish Divers: Capsized Russian Mini-Submarine in Swedish Waters

    Hopefully we will have a proper answer by tomorrow. But the experience of retired naval officers seem to pay off regardless of the outcome. Either Sweden will have some solid evidence by tomorrow or...
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    Re: Ukraine and Russia Developments, Thread 3

    American propaganda got a big advantage by the fact that they can report on things such as MH17 and just give a comprehensive guide on how to identify Russian military units in Ukraine. It's a lot...
  8. Re: Swedish Divers: Capsized Russian Mini-Submarine in Swedish Waters

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    Weird, I strangely recall that everyone so far in this thread have stated things such as "This could all be one giant mistake" and "If lucky this could be a very old submarine which Ocean X...
  9. Re: Swedish Divers: Capsized Russian Mini-Submarine in Swedish Waters

    The Russian propaganda effort won't be very complicated if the current regime is involved:

    1) Launch some kind of media effort to confuse the subject, misquoting information (like in the previous...
  10. Re: No more bail outs, how the EU countries will handle disasters in the banking sector

    I am not sure on if you have noticed. But Greece is a country, not a bank. Both contexts use the term bailout but this is completely unrelated to the topic of the thread.
  11. Re: Some unrelated recent military procurment storiess since I am getting bored of Ukraine

    That is not true at all. Neither then nor now.

    Russia had over 20 000 tanks prior to WW2 but only around 1000 medium tanks (T-34) and 500 heavy tanks (KV-1). And the total production number for...
  12. Re: Some unrelated recent military procurment storiess since I am getting bored of Ukraine

    First of all, you won't gain much by implying that I got an exotic view of the East. My entire career is built on an education where Russian academics made a significant contribution and my most...
  13. Re: Some unrelated recent military procurment storiess since I am getting bored of Ukraine

    The Soviet R&D is very badly aged as it was based on a world where miniaturized computers and digital environments were only in their earliest stages of development. Furthermore only the most junior...
  14. Re: Recently discovered video shows the british royal family practicing nazi salutes in the 30's

    The van Persie image is just as strong evidence for being a nazi supporter as the movie linked by the Sun.

    The fact that I showed 3 images and labelled it as "only one actually being supportive...
  15. Re: Recently discovered video shows the british royal family practicing nazi salutes in the 30's

    Andhere is a picture of a large group of American schoolchildren hailing the American flag.


    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e1/Bellamy_salute_1915.jpg


    And here is a picture...
  16. Re: Some unrelated recent military procurment storiess since I am getting bored of Ukraine

    The T-90 is supposed to be cheap. The reason that I am baffled is that the reliance on the T-72B3 so indicate that Russia got some serious production issues regarding high end technology such as...
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    Re: Ukraine and Russia Developments, Thread 3

    Looks like the separatists are getting into some serious infighting


    Related articles on the subject by Pro-russian sources showing that there is an actual problem: link1, link2.

    I guess this...
  18. Re: Some unrelated recent military procurment storiess since I am getting bored of Ukraine

    What is interesting is that Russia is failing to deliver on their projects and instead focus on buying more legacy equipment. While you've been gone I have been speculating a fair amount about the...
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    Sticky: Re: 2015/2016 football transfer thread

    He was the defensive midfielder who prevented Portgual from scoring very much against Sweden. Essentially he is something between Michael Carrick and Claude Makélélé so he isn't as fancy as Carvalho...
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    Sticky: Re: 2015/2016 football transfer thread

    I am not a Liverpool fan so that isn't a problem. For me football is all about tactics and optimization so my eyes follow all teams that got provide interesting solutions to optimize their team...
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    Sticky: Re: 2015/2016 football transfer thread

    It's a loan deal for Falcao and Mourinho think it is worth a shot. RvP was surely not available for loans.

    Regarding Benteke I am fairly skeptical to him joining Liverpool. Strong and powerful...
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    Sticky: Re: 2015/2016 football transfer thread

    I think the market for vintage forwards is limited in many clubs as no wants to hire the next Torres or Falcao. But I was expecting him to go to Italy where Luca Toni was this years foremost goal...
  23. Re: Some unrelated recent military procurment storiess since I am getting bored of Ukraine

    Sweden is "modernizing" some of it's tanks as well. In that case the modernization consisted of:

    New lead batteries.
    New commanders sight.
    New internal communication system.
    New spare parts for...
  24. Re: Some unrelated recent military procurment storiess since I am getting bored of Ukraine

    My connection is crashing. But given Pielsticks arguments I think legacy fighters can do well enough until we can get strike drones based on current technology Making the F35 obsolete from day 1.
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    Re: Ukraine and Russia Developments, Thread 3

    My post further explain that there are no "US police uniforms" which kind of shows your inability to discern facts in this debate.



    I am just going to quote someone else on the quality of your...
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    Re: Ukraine and Russia Developments, Thread 3

    I hate to break it to you but US police officers got a huge variety in their uniforms as they are decided by local counties or municipalities.

    Do the particular police uniforms you saw look...
  27. Re: No more bail outs, how the EU countries will handle disasters in the banking sector

    I will try and please remember that this is pretty simplified even if you probably could learn it all in 1-2 hours from the Wikipedia articles on Fractional-reserve banking and Basel III.

    The...
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    Re: The Recent Kurdistan Trend in the West

    As a Swede it is kind of hard to avoid knowing about the Kurds as they make up almost 1 % of the population. And they are especially over represented in managing Pizzerias and serving in the military...
  29. Re: Media blackout as the European Commission orders 11 countries to implement bail-in laws (ie confisacation of saver funds)

    I was going to respond to this post but realized that it is impossible to manage it seriously given the flawed OP. So I took the liberty to create my own Academy thread about if the chosen solution...
  30. No more bail outs, how the EU countries will handle disasters in the banking sector

    Four years ago I started a thread about how I disliked the EU bail outs of the banking sector during the financial crisis crisis (link). There I quoted the Swedish perspective on crises in the...
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    Re: The most believable acting you've seen

    Iwan Rheon is good in Game of Thrones (Ramsay Bolton) but if you got Netflix you really have to check him out in the Misfits.

    Next season is going to be pretty damn hard to take seriously after...
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    Sticky: Re: 2015/2016 football transfer thread

    Going past the Dutch league has been a natural progression for most Nordic countries in the last 15 years. Nowadays the Dutch league got more competition from Portugal, Turkey and youth development...
  33. Re: Some unrelated recent military procurment storiess since I am getting bored of Ukraine

    The interesting thing with the F-35 report is not what David Axe says, it is what the report itself state. Since the plug was pulled on the F-22 Lockheed have completely abandoned branding the F-35...
  34. Re: The awesomeness of Scotland, a very delayed travel report (updated with images)

    Thank you, that is very much appreciated as I am constantly arguing with my travel companions about my insistence of careful photography. Back then I the large compact version of a Casio Exlim which...
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    Sticky: Re: 2015/2016 football transfer thread

    Seems like Alderweild ended up in Spurs, a bit of a shame as I am hugely impressed by Southampton, in general I do not support a team in particular but I respect all teams who manage to improve...
  36. Re: Some unrelated recent military procurment storiess since I am getting bored of Ukraine

    There is a big difference between aircraft being grounded due to a strained organization and aircraft crashing due to a strained organization. What is interesting in this case is that the Russian air...
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    Re: A brief travel report from Verona and Venice

    I think it is a very seasonal feature of the city and I was there in November so for me it was okay. My next report on the list is btw Croatia thanks to your list last year (arriving in Venice from...
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    Re: Ukraine and Russia Developments, Thread 3

    That is already happening and not a secret. For example, Russia sold 24 SU-35 fighter jets to China this year which is odd considering the size of the Chinese air force and historical issues of China...
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    Re: Ukraine and Russia Developments, Thread 3

    It is expensive and Putin got huge issues funding his campaign.

    I think this post is a good example of it.


    I also made a guess that the GDP loss of Russia would be 2-4 % when counted...
  40. Re: Discussion on Greek political, financial issues + Referendum

    I genuinely feel sorry for the Greeks who do not chose egoism over logic. In many ways the situation in Greece remind me of how foreign aid in Africa have perverted local competition and encouraged...
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