US concerned about Russia developed new cruise missiles. Such a statement in Congress was made by the head of the Northern command of the U.S. armed forces, General Lori Robinson. According to her, the U.S. government should continue to allocate funds for the development of radar and defensive systems.
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The United States is alarmed by the new cruise missiles developed in Russia.
“Russia has developed a new cruise missile capable of hitting targets with much greater distances than we’ve seen before,” he told members of the Senate Committee on armed forces, General Lori Robinson. In her opinion, these systems “represent a growing threat to North America”.
Robinson believes that to protect against these missiles the American government should continue to Fund the development of radar and defensive systems. It is also necessary to reinforce the components of a missile defense system, located in the North of the United States, radars and long-range detection, said the General.
In addition, concerns at the Pentagon call strategic bombers and submarines that Russia “continues to modernize”.
“A modernized submarine fleet could threaten the United States for many years”, – quotes words of the representative of the Pentagon Agency TASS.
General Lori Robinson heads the Northern command of the U.S. armed forces responsible for the defense of the continental part of the country.
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