If Russia and China jointly challenge the United States in the Arctic, Washington will not be ready for this, said American expert Michael Lyons, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
The United States sent strategic bombers and nuclear submarines to the Arctic. Washington believes that this will be a mirror response to Russia's recent actions in the region.
For the first time, air defense units of the Russian Arctic grouping of forces performed test firing from the Pantsir-SA anti-aircraft missile and cannon system on Alexandra Land Island, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The Northern Fleet of Russia is completing the preparation of a detachment of warships and support vessels for a cruise along the Northern Sea Route, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing the press service of the fleet statement.
The U.S. Air Force plans to significantly increase its presence in the Arctic, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing the Discover24 report. “Two F-35A planes have appeared in Alaska. They joined the F-22s and F-16s already there,” the article says
Starting this year, the Ka-29 is being prepared for operations in the Arctic: in 2021, helicopter pilots from the Northern Fleet will start working there. Machines will be used to supply military bases, transfer troops and patrol the polar region.
According to the expert, Arctic-type icebreakers have a double thick hull that breaks through the ice. In addition, the vessels are equipped with an inner hull, the thickness of which is even greater. Sea water serves as a ballast between the hulls.
Training flight over the Arctic Ocean and the Laptev Sea was conducted by American strategic bombers Boeing B-52H Stratofortress, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according a report of the command of the US Air Force in Europe and Africa.
The personnel of an anti-aircraft missile battalion of the Northern Fleet’s Air Force and Air Defense Army intercepted and destroyed enemy drones with Pantsyr-S1 surface-to-air systems during Arctic drills, the Fleet’s press office reported.
The growing Russian military presence in the Arctic threatens NATO’s anti-submarine defense line in the North Atlantic, said US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Michael Murphy, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
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