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    NATO/US Military Build up in Eastern Europe-Russian borders

    GarryB
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    NATO/US Military Build up in Eastern Europe-Russian borders - Page 18 Empty Re: NATO/US Military Build up in Eastern Europe-Russian borders

    Post  GarryB Wed Jan 10, 2024 10:00 am

    Russia is way ahead of you, it has agreed with Iran on a rail link through Iran to the Persian gulf so Russia can ship goods through the Caspian Sea to Iran to the rest of Asia or Africa bypassing the Black Sea/Med route.

    They have money for this. They have no money for farmers.

    No money for farmers and no money for nurses who saved them from Covid... what they need to spend money on is exercises that will prove conclusively that HATO can defeat Russia as long as Russia follows the rules in the exercise and shows no initiative and does not use those weapons we can't shoot down or air defences we can't penetrate that will destroy our air power which we so heavily rely on.

    We will fire blanks in the exercise because we have no live ammo left and wont be getting more for some time...

    What I find most interesting is that HATO appears to have conceded Ukrainian territory to Russia... if you look a the map shown Russian territory includes the Crimea and the four regions in the east of Ukraine that have joined the Russian Federation... that is rather interesting and important...

    But what will be more important is how far west that border is going to move over the next year or so.

    Russia should be building an extensive railway network and working on constructing more transport aircraft like An-124 Ruslan to ferry stuff faster across 6000 miles of land. With a 400 ton take off weight it should be able to transport stuff like cars and other freight for cheap across Russia.. 1000s of those will literally cancel the need for ships in Russia and across the world when it comes to Russian shipments.

    Even if they develop a plane that can carry 250 tons like the An-225 and carry that 5,000km, a single cargo ship could carry 1,000 times that... 10,000 times that, and yet still be cheaper than 1,000 of those planes. Shipping is vastly more efficient than flying simply because of the volume of material shipped and the fuel useage in doing so...

    With their investments in icebreakers and new roads and rail links and airfields and upgrading ports and ship building facilities they are expanding their ability to trade with the rest of the world and I think both are going to massively benefit from this.

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