Shoigu: 10 US bombers have worked out the use of nuclear weapons against Russia nuclear strike on Russia. This was stated by Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, reports TASS.
“During the exercise of the US strategic forces” Global Thunder “, 10 strategic bombers practiced the option of using nuclear weapons against Russia almost simultaneously from the western and eastern directions,” explained the head of the Russian Ministry of Defense.
According to him, in general, in November, the Russian military recorded a significant increase in the activity of American aircraft in the immediate vicinity of the country's borders. Thus, in a month, the US Air Force flew about 30 flights to the Russian borders, which is 2.5 times more than in the same period in 2020.
“The minimum distance from our state border was 20 kilometers,” he stressed Shoigu.
Earlier in November, the Ministry of Defense reported that the intensity of aerial reconnaissance of NATO countries near the Russian borders in the Black Sea continues to grow. So, on November 12, three patrol aircraft P-8A “Poseidon” of the US Navy flew from an airbase on the island of Sicily (Italy), a French C-160G “Gabriel” reconnaissance aircraft from an airbase in Romania, and two more American reconnaissance aircraft flew from bases in Crete and Cyprus.