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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP28 Dec 2017 4:31 p.m. PST

… Ballistic Missile Armed With a Hypersonic Glide Vehicle.

"China carried out the first flight-tests of a new kind of ballistic missile with a hypersonic glide vehicle (HGV) in November, The Diplomat has learned.

According to a U.S. government source who described recent intelligence assessments on the People's Liberation Army Rocket Force (PLARF) on the condition of anonymity, China recently conducted two tests of a new missile known as the DF-17.

The first test took place on November 1 and the second test took place on November 15. The November 1 test was the first Chinese ballistic missile test to take place after the conclusion of the first plenum of the Communist Party of China's 19th Party Congress in October…."
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28mm Fanatik28 Dec 2017 8:47 p.m. PST

China can militarize, provoke and raise tensions in the SCS to its heart's content and nobody has the guts to do anything about it. Including America because we only care about their cheap Chinese imports and low-cost labor produced IPhone-whichever-version-it-is-now.

There. I beat you to it on the "China bashing" this time, Dan.

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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP29 Dec 2017 12:42 a.m. PST

Damn. I got nuthin to add.

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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP29 Dec 2017 10:48 a.m. PST

(smile)

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28mm Fanatik29 Dec 2017 12:42 p.m. PST

Jingoistic propaganda masquerading as Rambo movie that made $870 USD billion worldwide earlier this year. Reminds me of the "one-man army" macho action movies I grew up watching from the '80's. Great popcorn flick btw:

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