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Military Budget?

Postby Niner Alpha » Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:40 am

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Re: Military Budget?

Postby Delta75 » Fri Aug 10, 2018 2:48 pm

* The days of the large WWII naval battles have long passed us by; therefore, battleships, cruisers, etc. have not been listed.

This information below is about a year old.

Military budgets:

USA $600B (now over $700B)..$600B was more than than the next 8 countries combined.
China: $215B
Russia: $66B
Iran: $19B
North Korea: $8B

Aircraft Carriers: (Remember we just spent a shit-load for a new carrier that won't even be operational for several more years).

USA: 11
China: 1
Russia: 1
Iran: 0
North Korea: 0

Nuclear subs:

USA: 54
Russia: 20
China: 6
Iran: 0
North Korea: 0

Combat aircraft:

USA: 3680
China: 2571
Russia: 1339
Iran: 337
North Korea: 563

Nuclear Missiles:

USA: 6970
Russia: 7300
China 260
Iran: 0
North Korea: 0

So help me out here.....So why is our military budget so high?
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Re: Military Budget?

Postby Niner Alpha » Fri Aug 10, 2018 4:57 pm

So in the last few days, Trump has thrown more sanctions on the back of Russia because a former turn coat Russian spy got high tech assassinated in England. And that wasn't enough pot stirring so he turned around and put some hard sanctions on the Turks...who were supposed to be our friends in the "war on terror" because of who knows what actually, and flushed much of their currency value down the crapper in the process. This is only after jerking Iran's chain the week before.

And if the military budget wasn't enough already, now he wants a Space Force. Wonder what that will add to the budget? Wonder if they will get ray guns and special space suits? Maybe the US will have to invest money in one of those "beam me up Scotty" transporters.
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Re: Military Budget?

Postby Niner Delta » Fri Aug 10, 2018 5:05 pm

Maybe if the military would quit buying $600 toilet seats..... :mrgreen: ... or giving "cost plus" contracts...... :shock:

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