USA (bbabo.net), - Russia still has not notified the United States about the nuclear exercises that Washington expects to take place in the near future, a senior Pentagon official said last Monday, Reuters reported today, October 18. #
The US believes that Russia is likely to test-fire ballistic and cruise missiles as part of its annual command post exercise Grom strategic deterrent in just a few days.
According to the new START treaty (meaning the 2010 START Treaty between the Russian Federation and the United States on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms - Ed.), Russia is obliged to notify in advance of launches of such missiles, Pentagon representatives say. That notice has not yet been sent, a US military source complained.
“No, we have not received any official notifications,” a military official told reporters.
Exercise Thunder is yet another challenge to the United States and its allies, the British news agency said.
As reported by bbabo.net, NATO earlier this week announced the start of its annual Steadfast Noon nuclear exercise, in which up to 60 aircraft will take part in training flights over Belgium, the North Sea and the UK to practice the use of American nuclear bombs. located in Europe. One of the key elements of these maneuvers is the arrival of US Air Force B-52 strategic bombers on the European continent.