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US will allocate more than $ 200 million for the modernization of air bases in Europe

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The United States intends to spend $ 214 million on the construction and modernization of air bases in Iceland, Norway and Eastern Europe to "deter Russian aggression", reports Lenta.ru report Post Air Force Times.




According to the military budget for the next year, the US armed forces are entitled to buy and equip land outside the country.

According to the newspaper, the F-22 Raptor and F-35 fighter jets will be placed on some of these bases, “they are planning to strengthen the grouping with reconnaissance equipment to hunt for Russian submarines in the North and Baltic seas.”

In particular, on the base of Keflavik in Iceland for 14 millions "it is planned to build hangars for Boeing P-8 Poseidon patrol anti-submarine aircraft."

55 million dollars will be invested in the Hungarian Kecskemet air base. They will go to the expansion of fuel storage, the construction of a parallel taxiway and the modernization of the runway.

Recall that only $ 4,6 billion is allocated to “contain Russia” in Europe.
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  1. Going
    Going 18 December 2017 12: 51 New
    +5
    Creep closer and closer ...
    1. Berber
      Berber 18 December 2017 15: 46 New
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      Bullying scum. And we are not afraid. In general, I wonder how much time we need to break the infrastructure of Europe?
  2. lopvlad
    lopvlad 18 December 2017 22: 01 New
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    spend $ 214 million on the construction and modernization of air bases in Iceland, Norway and Eastern Europe


    seems to have to increase the production of missiles for the Iskander complex
    1. Soho
      Soho 19 December 2017 05: 55 New
      +2
      From Kaliningrad to Oslo - 1200km. Which Iskander will fly there?