Cruise missiles “Tomahawk” installed on US warships, have a high destructive potential. This was stated by Deputy head of the Duma Committee on defense, Admiral Vladimir Komoyedov told “Tape ru”.
“This strategic lethal weapon. Flying a rocket, skirting the land, and adjudged, as stated in the window,” — said Komoedov. He commented on the words of the chief of the Main operational Directorate of the General staff Viktor Posnaia that ships ABOUT the United States in the Black sea and the Baltic sea threatens the entire European part of Russia.
At the same time, he stressed, the Russian side is able to withstand the weapons that equipped American destroyers. “We have ships, submarines have aircraft, which is based on the Bank and is able to strike at sea targets,” — said Komoedov.
“We don’t come to US, not ironed their territorial waters, he said. They can say that they are under the auspices of NATO, but why tease and threaten Russia when relations between the countries are as thin as tissue paper?”
28 Mar Posenichi said that the US missile defense facilities in Europe and missile ships near Russia’s borders that pose a potential security threat. Firepower of missile bases in Eastern Europe and on ships, in his words, creating powerful potential for a possible surprise nuclear missile attack on Russia. He explained that the cruisers and destroyers of the US, equipped with interceptor missiles, are both carriers of cruise missiles “Tomahawk” with a range of up to 2.5 thousand kilometers.
In October last year, the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow has recognized the existence of a threat to national security from American PRO.