The pace of rearmament of the Russian army, especially in the Northern region, causing concern to NATO, as well as the authorities of Norway and the United States. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal said the commander of the defence forces of Norway, Haakon, Bruun-Hanssen.
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The Admiral said that is due to new platforms, new sensors and new weapons, more flexible and effective than those that were during the cold war.
The interlocutor of the edition noted that military potentials of modern Russia and the West is almost equal, and in this regard noted that Norway needed to strengthen control over Russian submarines, ships and aircraft in the region.
It noted that the danger for the West represent the project 22350 frigates “Admiral Grigorovich” missiles “Zircon” and “Caliber”, and submarines of project 885 “Ash”.