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Did The ‘Rods of God’ Strike the Kerch Bridge?

[Credit: Aerial photo the Russian Federation]

By James Grundvig, American Media Periscope

EXCLUSIVE – Shortly after midnight on Saturday, October 8, 2022, a bomb, or series of explosions, exploded across the viaducts on the Kerch Strait Bridge, connecting Crimea with Russia. The blasts, captured by multiple cameras on the bridge and from afar, showed a hot fireball flash with pyrotechnic sparks radiating across the deck and under the adjacent, taller railway span.

A towering column of black smoke rose above the clear dawn-orange sky in the aftermath. Later that morning, Russian military officers inspected the damaged parts of the bridge, including a few deck sections on the vehicle span toppled into the sea. By that afternoon, the one surviving lane on the highway span allowed official vehicles to cross, while the rail traffic resumed that night.

Over the weekend, the Washington Post and Forbes pumped out gross misinformation that a truck bomb blew up the bridge section, à la the false flag attacks that occurred under the World Trade Center in 1993 and outside the Murrah building in the 1995 Oklahoma City Bombing. But, operationally, the forensic evidence shows that was not the case with the $3.6 billion, 12-mile-long Kerch Strait Bridge. Constructed from 2015 to 2018, connecting annexed Crimea with mainland Russia, the dual-purpose bridge, designed with the latest high-tech surveillance and security measures, appeared invincible from a typical lone wolf or terrorist attack.

[Credit: Roe.Ru/Eng a vehicle radiological detection system at Kerch Bridge]

Other online researchers suggested the blast was a result of a boat bomb. That, too, serves as a red herring, a misleading explanation. Two different bridge spans—railway and highway—built at two different elevations, separated by some 80 feet apart, were not hit by a bomb from either a single vehicle or watercraft. For the latter, none of the concrete bridge piers on either viaduct suffered damage.

[Credit: Aerial photo Russian Federation; marked up by James Grundvig]

These facts rule out both a truck bomb and a boat bomb; as such, they also eliminate the Ukraine Special Forces Service from being involved in the bridge strike.

So, what armaments exploded on the two parallel spans?

If neither the sea nor the land caused the blasts, then only an attack from the air can explain what took place.

As seen in the image below, the photograph taken after the attack discount the truck or boat bomb theories—especially when the aerial photo shows the hallmark of a few surgical strikes from the air. The blasts were so precise and well-timed that they blew up a chemical train in two different places on the railway span, with another strike on the highway bridge below.

[Credit: AFP via Getty Images]

Having worked more than a decade in heavy highway construction across three states, along with the Federal Highway Administration and the NJ-NY Port Authority, if you want to topple a bridge, you take out its “legs” in its concrete piers. They all survived intact, with a couple of them blackened by the fire by the burning chemical train.

Since Russian President Vladimir Putin didn’t mention military aircraft in the strait area, like the U.S. aircraft seen after the Nord Stream II missile sabotage, in his Sunday address of the incident, then something else, something military, something was shot from the sky.

The ‘Rods of God’ Kinetic Bombardment

For decades, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) needed a non-explosive device to get around strict conventions and rules of engagement set forth by international law on space-based weapons. That is especially true when firing on a civilian target, such as the Kerch Strait Bridge. No military wants to be brought before a tribunal for war crimes.

In the 1990s, the U.S. DoD launched a black budget program called “Project Thor” to install such a weapon in space. The United States developed the “kinetic bombardment” system without carrying any explosive payload. The “Rods of God,” as the Thor system is mythically referred to, fires tungsten steel “telephone poles” at hypersonic speeds from orbit. With the great distance from space plus the mass and density of the rods shot at super-high velocity, the friction of the air ignites the “tungsten thunderbolt” into a fiery projectile upon reaching the earth.

Evidence indicates—especially from the leaked Russian infrared video—that the same Thor weapon system struck the Kerch Bridge at least three times. Once on the lower highway span, while the other two bolts hit the railway viaduct above.

The Thor tungsten projectiles can be fired down to earth either from a hypersonic aircraft or from a revolver-type firing space system. Military GPS and computer guidance system do the rest all the way down to its target.


Above, the hypersonic aircraft. Below, the space-based revolver Thor system.

[Credit: Kerbal Space Program Forums]

What is intriguing, the U.S. Air Force used a smaller scale–fence pole size–prototype Thor system during the Vietnam War to “tenderize” the earth to disrupt supply chains from traveling over land. But the concept for the Rods of God date further back to Boeing and the Rand Corporation in the 1950s.

Ukraine Attacks Belarus Infrastructure

The war between Russia and the West expanded significantly this past weekend. Beyond the evidence implicating the U.S. DoD-NATO attack on the Kerch Bridge, Belarus emerged on Monday from the Ukrainian Army blowing up and destroying several bridges and road crossings between the two countries.

Putin recognized the gravity of the attacks on Russia and civilian infrastructure—a clear act of war—and responded with a barrage of cruise missiles fired from the Russian Navy Black Sea Fleet. Several rockets hit strategic buildings, including the German consulate in Kyiv, while a few missiles destroyed highway bridges inside Ukraine. Word tonight is that tens of thousands of Russian troops are being shuttled into Belarus on cattle-car trains as they open a new front in the war.

In this new hot phase of the war, Vladimir Putin rightly declared Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky a “terrorist” while labeling the Kerch Bridge attack a “terrorist act” carried out by the Ukrainian Special Forces Service.

Of course, Putin and Russian military intelligence know that the two structures weren’t attacked by commandos or a demolition team—it’s the reason why they leaked the Rods of God video.

Knowing who the real sponsors of the Ukraine-Russia war are in NATO and the corrupt part of the U.S. DoD in the rogue Biden regime, helps deflate the “Russia, Russia, Russia!!!” false narrative. But it also provides a more gloomy and dangerous element to the conflict: A war unrestricted and without rules.

The Hill’s piece, “Five Reasons Why the Crimean Bridge Explosion is Significant,” misses the sixth point, or what is the number one key in the Kerch Bridge attack. That is, expect Russia to share the indisputable evidence used in the Rods of God military attack on a civilian target at some point this fall. When? No one knows. But Putin is a master strategist; he will do it at the most opportune time, implicating NATO and the global shadow government that controls assets inside the Pentagon.

When that day arrives, the people will finally realize who the “black hat” criminals are in this epic war and struggle for global survival.

It’s a war launched against humanity, first with the pandemic virus and then with the Covid bioweapon falsely labeled a vaccine, and now trying lure Russia into a nuclear conflict, for which the oligarchs have blocked any road to peace, while see through their master plan of the “Great Reset” destroying the people of the earth.

Through that lens, the masses will wake up, however belatedly, and see who the real enemy is and that Vladimir Putin, for all his flaws and past sins, is the brave, sane, anti-hero “white hat” fighting the good battle in the global doomsday war.

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