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Politico: US rushes to send new nuclear bombs to NATO bases in Europe

USA (bbabo.net), - The United States will expedite the shipment of upgraded B61-12 tactical bombs to Europe, they should be at NATO bases in December. This was announced today, October 27, by the Politico newspaper, citing sources.

The information came from a closed NATO meeting in Brussels, where US officials said the bombs would arrive earlier than planned. According to the original plan, they were planned to be delivered in the spring of 2023.

As the publication points out, Washington's decision to replace old bombs that are in European warehouses for potential use comes amid increased tensions over Russia's threats to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine - "because Vladimir Putin threatens the region."

Politico: US rushes to send new nuclear bombs to NATO bases in Europe