The United States from September 2019 to March 2020, has reduced the number of deployed strategic carriers of nuclear weapons in 10 sea missiles and three bombers, follows from the data of the us state Department.
According to information published yesterday on the website of the state Department, on March 1, 2020, the US had deployed 398 Intercontinental ballistic missile Minuteman-3, 210 sea-launched ballistic missiles Trident-2 and 47 heavy bombers B-2A and B-52H.
The official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang, commenting on the recent teachings of U.S. forces in the South China sea, said at a briefing that Washington regularly tries to undermine peace and stability in the region and to drive a wedge in the relations of regional countries.
Earlier, the Pacific command of the U.S. armed forces announced that the US aircraft carriers "Nimitz" and "Ronald Reagan", as well as accompanying ships conducted exercises in the South China sea. Also, the exercise was attended by the strategic bomber Boeing B-52 Stratofortress.
Test American hypersonic weapons are at the initial stage, the lag of the United States from Russia in this industry is estimated five years, said RIA Novosti doctor of military Sciences Konstantin Sivkov.
Earlier edition of Aviation Week reported that the latest American hypersonic missile HAWC nearly departed in free flight tests in the US, but was in time destroyed. According to the newspaper, the rocket is accidentally separated from the carrier aircraft B-52 during flight tests. The incident, which it believed was associated with the aircraft of the 419 flight test squadron base "Edwards" in California, is being investigated.
The latest hypersonic missile nearly departed in free flight tests in the US, but was in time destroyed, according to the publication Aviation Week.
According to the newspaper, the incident occurred with a missile, developed under a joint program of the office of advanced research projects of defense (DARPA) and US air force. Under the program, known as the HAWC, is created hypersonic missile of air basing.
Russian forces air defense able to shoot down various targets on the distant approaches, including American bombers, according to Russian experts.
So what do the experts commented on the statement by Ukrainian consulting company Defense Express, who wrote that the American B-52H Stratofortress are supposed to hit "strategic targets in the Arctic and parts of Siberia", without entering the airspace of Russia.
Russia has a powerful layered air defense that can shoot down on the distant approaches, including bombers B-52H Stratofortress United States air force: the practice of the teachings, destroyed 80-90% of the targets.
About it RIA Novosti said on Monday former Deputy commander of the air force of Russia the General-Lieutenant Aitech Bizhev, commenting on the Ukrainian consulting company Defense Express. She wrote that Stratofortress can hit "strategic targets in the Arctic and parts of Siberia", without entering the airspace of Russia.
State Duma Deputy Ruslan Balbec called ignorant Ukrainian experts, who talked about the U.S. capability to strike at Siberia.
Earlier, Ukrainian experts on the site Defense Express stated that the missile armed strategic bombers B-52H Stratofortress of the U.S. air force is able to "strike a blow" for Russia without entering the aircraft in a controlled C-400 area airspace and the existing missiles "enough to attack major strategic targets of Russia in the Arctic and parts of Siberia."
The first Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on defense Franz Klintsevich in an interview with radio station "Moscow speaking" called the statement of the Ukrainian consulting company Defense Express about the U.S. capability for "blow" in Siberia speculation and try to keep background information.
Also Klintsevich said that the us missiles can attack any point of the globe.
Missiles strategic bombers B-52H Stratofortress of the U.S. air force is able to "strike a blow" for Russia without entering the aircraft in a controlled s-400 "Triumph" area airspace. So Ukrainian consulting company Defense Express, commented on their recent flight over the Arctic, near the border with Russia.
The article says that the range of start installed on aircraft, cruise missiles, 980, and more than 1200 kilometers respectively.