MOSCOW, 23 Mar — RIA Novosti. The latest Russian cruise missiles could reach U.S. territory, said the head of the Northern command of the US Armed forces, General Lori Robinson at a hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on armed forces.
In his speech, Robinson said of the growing threat to the U.S. because of the great range of the latest cruise missiles.
“Russia gives priority to the development of modern cruise missiles, which can be dangerous objects on the territory of North America,” she said.
Robinson also expressed concern that the launch of Russian cruise missiles impossible to track.
“I have a concern the capabilities of these new cruise missiles that can be launched from bombers or submarines, much larger distances than legacy systems, and to overcome our air defense”, — she concluded.
However, Robinson questioned the likelihood that Russia will strike the United States. However, the General called for the development of new tactics and methods to counter Russian missiles and stressed the importance of funding the development of radar and defensive systems.
The first of March Vladimir Putin sent a message to the Federal Assembly introduced the newest types of Russian weapons, which have no analogues in the world. We are talking about the missile complex “Sarmat”, the underwater drones, cruise missile with nuclear power, aircraft missile complex “Dagger”, laser weapons.
The President stressed that Russia does not threaten anyone and is not going to attack anyone, but new developments are designed to “ensure the security of the country”.
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