Representatives of the Russian Armed Forces have stated that the US is creating a military infrastructure near Russia’s borders for the application of a sudden nuclear strike.
This statement was made on April 26, the first Deputy Chief of the Main Operations Directorate,Viktor Poznihir, at the Moscow international security conference of the Russian Armed Forces.
US missile defense bases in Europe, ships with missile defense elements in the seas and oceans close to the territory of Russia, creates a powerful hidden impact component for the application of a surprise nuclear missile attack on the Russian Federation.
Poznihir said that the European echelon of the US missile defense system uses ground-based version of radar systems and missile launchers maritime defense system. These launchers provide the use of a wide range of missiles, including Tomahawk cruise missiles.