Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland can become the first victims among the countries-members of NATO on the part of the Navy (Navy) Russia, wrote in the Naval War College Review American military expert Thomas Darrell young.
“All naval forces in the Baltic sea are facing serious physical problems,” — said the expert. The expert mentions: small water depth, the presence of more than 2.5 thousand of different vessels and ships, as well as the Second world war and still not found from 40 to 50 thousand nautical min. According to young, these circumstances combine to create a difficult sonar environment for conducting anti-submarine activities.
According to experts, is currently the best prospects for the development of the fleet is Poland, and the worst — Estonia. The way out of this situation, the expert sees the unification of the naval capabilities of the three Baltic States-members of NATO.
In August, a military expert Pavel Luzin said that the current state of Russian industry and ensure priority financing of strategic nuclear forces and the ground forces will not allow by 2027 quantitatively and qualitatively increase of the Navy of the country.
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