Test the US banned the INF Treaty winged racecar: video “Ministry of defense”
Missile tests in the US prove that the country has violated the Agreement on the elimination of intermediate and shorter-range missiles (INF Treaty), and its new weapon threatens the security of Russia. This was stated by the head of the international Federation Council Committee Konstantin Kosachev, said on Tuesday, August 20, RIA Novosti.
The Senator pointed to the fact that for those two weeks that is not valid INF Treaty, the United States did not have time to undertake research which allowed us to quickly produce the prohibited system and test them. “The US broke the Treaty, not because it violated Russia, we didn’t do it, but because he prevented the Americans to enter the final stage in achieving the mythical and monomaniacal goal of pursuing unilateral and exceptional military superiority,” said Kosachev.
According to him, these systems will now pose a direct threat to Russia, regardless of where the Americans will place them from Asia, and from Europe missiles will reach Russian territory. He added that the consequences of placing American weapons are like the USA and countries that have them on their land.
Previously, on 19 August, a member of the defense Committee of the Federation Council Frants Klintsevich said that Moscow will not enter new arms race, but maybe “asymmetric answer”.
On 18 August, the U.S. Department of defense tested a cruise missile ground-based. In trials she has overcome more than 500 kilometers and successfully hit the target.
According to the contract signed between the USSR and the USA in 1987, the Treaty that prohibited the production and testing of cruise and ballistic missiles with ranges from 500 to 5.5 thousand kilometers. The action of the INF Treaty officially stopped on 2 August 2019. Washington said that the country withdrew from the agreement supposedly because of his violations of Russia. Was later named another reason is a rapidly developing missile program of China.
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