Russia is still ‘the primary military threat’ to Washington, says senior US commander
News

Russia is still ‘the primary military threat’ to Washington, says senior US commander

Newsdesk |
September 23, 2021

Despite increased worries and fears about China, Russia continues to be the primary military threat for America, because Moscow has access to more advanced weaponry than Beijing, the head of the US Northern Command has claimed.


New Delhi, 23 September 2021

As per news report of Rt.com, speaking to Air Force Magazine, Glen VanHerck said that China and Russia are “equals” in the field of cyber, but Moscow still has the upper hand when it comes to physical warfare. “From a kinetic standpoint – submarines, bombers, cruise missiles, those kinds of capabilities ​​– Russia is the primary military threat,” VanHerck said, noting, however, that China is the “long-term existential threat.” The American commander also warned that Russia and China would both be able to target the US from space in the near future, calling for America to improve its defensive capabilities against these forms of attack.

Source -rt
Read More >>


If you like the story and if you wish more such stories, support our effort Make a donation.




Loading...

If you believe investigative journalism is essential to making democracy functional and accountable support us. »