The Russian foreign Ministry suspected U.S. modifying its nuclear bombs, the desire to apply them in practice. This is with reference to the Director of Department of Ministry of foreign Affairs on non-proliferation and arms control Mikhail Ulyanov, reports RIA “Novosti”.
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We will remind, earlier it became known that a new modification of the B61 bomb is planned to start serial production after 2020, and the weapon will become more accurate, therefore the experts, as noted in the foreign Ministry, called it more “ethical”, as it is through the guidance system refuses nuclear warheads high power.
However, these new characteristics of the bombs and raised fears of the foreign Ministry. According to Ulyanov, “characteristics of such weapons objective will be to increase the temptation use. He fears that in this case, nuclear weapons will be the way of specific operational requirements, ceasing to be merely a means of strategic deterrence of potential enemies.
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The diplomat noted that “the negative impacts of the development of new weapons will be visible just by 2020, when it plans its launch in the series. This will put bombs, he suggested that in five European countries: Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Turkey, updating an existing weapon.
Under the modified weapons plan to create bombers LRS-B, however, the plan can be implemented not earlier than in 10-15 years.
Added Ulyanov, some of the bombs will be stored in the United States “in reserve”.Related posts: