The expert commented on the flight of US bombers over the Black sea
American strategic bombers B-1B Lancer equipped with anti-ship missiles AGM-158C, in the event of a real threat to the black sea fleet of the Russian Federation can be neutralized by modern means of Russian air defense, told RIA Novosti chief editor of the magazine "national defense" Igor Korotchenko.
Earlier American edition of the Drive published an article, according to which the bombers B-1B Lancer U.S. air force during a flight over the Black sea worked launch anti-ship missiles AGM-158C Long Range Anti-Ship Missile that can "present a particularly serious problem for the Russian Navy."
"Do strategic bombers B-1B are an easy target for deployed in the Crimea air defense missile systems s-400, equipped with a guided missile long-range 40N6, can hit targets at ranges of up to 400 kilometers. In the case if the American planes were a real military threat, they would have been discovered already at this distance and destroyed. The problem is not the Russian fleet, and in the minds of American journalists," - said Korotchenko.
According to the expert, Russian warships produced in recent years, equipped with anti-aircraft missile system "Poliment-Redut", which in their tactical and technical characteristics are similar to land-based systems s-350 "Vityaz" and is able to intercept any attacking purposes, including anti-ship missiles.