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Best way to convert United States strike on Russia is the Arctic, told “Izvestia” military expert Vladislav Shurigin.
“The United States for over 70 years, work out the application of air strikes over the North pole. Through it lies the shortest distance from the USA to strategic, political and economic regions of Central Russia, the Urals and Siberia”, — said the expert.
According to him, high density air defense systems (PVO), the Soviet Union and Warsaw Pact countries would not allow American bombers to penetrate Europe to the Urals. “When the Soviet Union reliably blocked the Arctic the direction of air defense systems, the United States moved to cruise missiles. Until now, the main task of all types of strategic bombers, the U.S. — run them to the entrance to the zone of actions of the Russian air defense,” — said the expert.
Shurigin sure frequent flights of us strategic aircraft in Arctic regions suggests that the way Military-United States air force, improve the level of their combat training. The expert assured that the Russian side has responses to such actions of the United States.
In June, Defense Express, said that the missile armament of the American strategic bombers B-52H Stratofortress is able to strike at Russia without entering these aircraft in a controlled antiaircraft rocket complexes With-400 “Triumph” area airspace.
Former Deputy commander-in-chief Military-air forces of Russia the General-the Lieutenant in resignation ITech Bijev, commenting on this, noted that the system of air defense able to shoot down up to 90 percent of goals, including long-range bombers.
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