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    9M729 (SSC-X-8) GLCM

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    Post  GarryB on Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:11 am

    So what amazing capacity is this weapon supposed to have?

    The US has said that its demand for the INF treaty to remain is that this missile and all its launchers be destroyed within 6 months... so why are they so afraid of this weapon?
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    Post  Hole on Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:36 am

    Best part is they claim it has a range of 2.600km and that it harms US security. I didn´t know that the Atlantic is so narrow. Very Happy
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    Post  GarryB on Sun Feb 03, 2019 12:20 pm

    Well actually a 2,600km range and base it in the north in the arctic or in the far east it would cover most of the areas they intend to put AEGIS class cruisers during WWIII to shoot down Russian ICBM warheads on their way to the US... if they could destroy ships then the US would be in trouble... the MK-41 launcher is interesting but not magical... if the ship is to be used to shoot down satellites and ICBM warheads in low earth orbit then they want SM-3 missiles which would be useless against cruise missiles and hypersonic missiles... but then the flight speed of these cruise missiles would require the Russians to know the US was about to mount an attack... though the positioning of AEGIS cruisers in various places at a time of heightened tension would be a clue...
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    Post  George1 on Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:40 am

    @Pavel Podvig
    Here is a slide from the MoD presentation 2/x

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    Could it be this guy? It's at 2:22



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