Many interesting statements made by Russian generals after the recent us attack Syria with cruise missiles. One of these significant statements was made by the Deputy commander of aerospace forces (VKS) of the Russian Federation Lieutenant-General Victor Gumenny. He told reporters that videoconferencing needs to be able not only to destroy the means of attack the enemy in flight, but to hit aircraft on the ground, and the speakers of high-precision weapons.
General Humenne reasoned: "the specific geostrategic position of Russia is that the main threat to its military security represent groupings of air and space attack foreign countries. The experience of military conflicts of recent decades shows that one of the defense objectives of the war cannot be solved. This is true in the aerospace sphere of armed struggle". According to zamglavnogo, aerospace defense of the Russian Federation must be active, mobile and wearing offensive.
And what in detail does this qualitative assessment of the capabilities of videoconferencing? Humenne reminded that VKS are a type of the Armed forces, which solves a wide range of tasks to protect our state from attack from the air and from space. Hosted by the American shelling of the Syrian airfield with cruise missiles made me think: what if the same attack would be carried out on the territory of Russia? How should react to such a threat videoconferencing?
"It will take not only to destroy the means of aerospace attack in flight, but to hit aircraft on the ground, to destroy the carriers of the precision weapons of the enemy, including surface ships and submarines, to suppress the system control enemy aircraft, to reduce the efficacy of orbital grouping of space vehicles of the enemy", – stated Lieutenant General. And no prizes for guessing that we are talking about military installations located not on the Russian territory, not in our territorial waters. Therefore, the possibility of strikes on other States. And, presumably, bumps are not only responsive but also proactive, which eliminates a potential threat.
It is noteworthy that simultaneously with the statements Viktor Gumenny in a press there were reports of intense modernisation of the VCS. Even the American edition the National Interest, noted that Russia is the latest development of supertropical MiG-41, which experts have attributed to the sixth generation. While protecting the vast airspace succeed the fastest in the world fighter-interceptor MiG-31. And, apparently, writes the National Interest, these powerful planes will not expire until 2030-ies. However, now we are working on creating the newest superestrella MiG-41. It will be a plane of distant radius of action, which are projected separately from the fifth-generation fighter T-50 PAK FA. Experts compare the new "MiG" with such a futuristic American counterparts, as the F/A-XX, Penetrating Counter Air and Next Generation Air Dominance. But a few before the National Interest compared the capabilities already passing military tests of T-50 and American F-22 Raptor. The publication acknowledged that a number of characteristics of new Russian plane was better than the overseas competitor.
However, the chief of the HQs of the Russian Federation, Colonel-General Viktor Bondarev last Saturday announced that Air and space forces in the near future, will adopt promising anti-aircraft missile system s-500. "Every year we get five sets of anti-aircraft missile systems s-400, new radar – these rates suit us, – said Bondarev. – There is further development, we industry is not standing still, rapidly developed the newest system s-500 in the near future it will be used by the defense forces".
Military experts have repeatedly said that the performance characteristics of the s-500 has the ability to conduct direct fire from the earth by satellites of the enemy and surely hit them. This is the ability to "reduce the efficacy of orbital grouping of space vehicles of the enemy", which said humenny. How? And imagine what would happen with the latest version of cruise missiles "Tomahawk", we on purpose only on signals of a GPS navigation system if operating in this system, the satellites at one point will be destroyed. As the head of the Military Academy of aerospace defense them. Zhukov Lieutenant General Vladimir Sporov, in their high school since last year, already is training for work on the s-500.
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