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Pentagon: Russian and Chinese nuclear weapons are becoming more effective American

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Nuclear weapon Russia and China become more efficient in comparison with the US, reports TASS a statement the deputy chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Paul Selva Sun.




Over the past few years, Russia and China have been developing new types and types of nuclear weapons - both delivery vehicles and warheads, but we do not. This means that the capabilities of the Russian and Chinese nuclear arsenals are actually improving against ours, which remain relatively static. Even taking into account our modernization efforts, we are achieving only modest improvements - in terms of delivery vehicles and real survivability of (nuclear) potential,
Selva told reporters.

This situation will change for the better, because we will have new equipment. But we are not creating new weapons, new warheads, new delivery vehicles with the exception of one — a new cruise missile,
he noted.

The creation of two new types of nuclear warheads provides for a new US nuclear doctrine. As explained in the document, we are talking about plans to produce a “low-power nuclear warhead” for submarine-launched ballistic missiles. In addition, production for the Pentagon of a sea-based nuclear cruise missile is planned.

From the point of view of American strategists, such a missile will allow the US to provide a "non-strategic (nuclear) regional presence." Moreover, its creation violates the provisions of the Treaty on the Elimination of Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles (INF).
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  1. aszzz888
    aszzz888 31 January 2018 10: 05
    +4
    And this one asks for more grandmas for a cut. laughing
    1. Anarchist
      Anarchist 31 January 2018 10: 10
      +5
      Wow, how they got involved in an arms race (mastering the budget) ... They got infected from the ukrovermaht?
      1. aszzz888
        aszzz888 31 January 2018 10: 11
        +3
        ... yes, they sleep and see ...
      2. vlad66
        vlad66 31 January 2018 10: 20
        +6
        Quote: Anarchist
        Wow, how they got involved in an arms race (mastering the budget) ... They got infected from the ukrovermaht?

        Why should Sanya get involved? They themselves initiate it, trying to draw us into it. drinks and so this is another whining- We want money. repeat
      3. Mar.Tirah
        Mar.Tirah 31 January 2018 10: 25
        +1
        You can answer them with your own words. When they mocked us, demonstrating their superiority. And why do you need rockets, we will cover you, only now under our Russian umbrella?
      4. Proxima
        Proxima 31 January 2018 10: 27
        +1
        Quote: Anarchist
        Wow, how did you get involved in an arms race (mastering the budget) ...?
        If North Korea, with its semi-linden nuclear arsenal, is an untwisted horror story for American taxpayers, then hysteria about Russia and China is completely natural. fellow
    2. siberalt
      siberalt 31 January 2018 11: 03
      +1
      A little more, and the Pentagon generals will start throwing themselves out of the windows of the skyscrapers in a panic. lol
    3. To be or not to be
      To be or not to be 31 January 2018 11: 11
      0
      February 2, 2018, according to the statement of the Chairman of the Committee of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the US Armed Forces, General Paul Selva, the New US Nuclear Doctrine will be presented
      That's their whole trick with. speeches and scarecrows
    4. Morrrow
      Morrrow 31 January 2018 19: 16
      0
      Why cut? Yars, Mace, Poplar-M is also cut it?
    5. Boa kaa
      Boa kaa 1 February 2018 00: 38
      +1
      Quote: aszzz888
      And this one asks for more grandmas for a cut.
      And nothing else comes to mind? What, nothing !? lol
      And for some reason, it seems to me that this is manic persistence in the implementation of the BSU concept. Ultra-small, high-precision, “clean” (short-lived) nuclear warheads are an ideal weapon to achieve strategic goals. The same Moloch is also served by the creation of a new CRBD for a reconstructed "Nut" type air defense missile system (as many as 154 units on board!). So, ama slowly but stubbornly pull the world into the armageddon pit! We will be re-sledgeing them with a sledgehammer, and not with a hammer! Let them not even hope!
      Second aspect this problem is the microminiaturization of the lesion systems due to the many times increased accuracy. This affects media sizes, etc.
      This is still not enough for us, but we are desperately striving for it.
      AHA. yes
  2. HEATHER
    HEATHER 31 January 2018 10: 06
    +2
    Tired already. I'm in nirvana.
  3. Smol79
    Smol79 31 January 2018 10: 25
    0
    Real nuclear tests have not been carried out for a long time, how can one evaluate what has become more effective for someone ???
    1. Fedor egoist
      Fedor egoist 31 January 2018 10: 40
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      Quote: Smol79
      Real nuclear tests have not been carried out for a long time, how can one evaluate what has become more effective for someone?

      Mainly delivery vehicles are being improved, and the charges themselves do not fundamentally change.
      It makes sense to test special charges at the initial stage, before mass production. When everything is tested and debugged, nuclear tests as such are no longer needed. If only as a political leverage.
  4. bald
    bald 31 January 2018 10: 56
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    --- "The nuclear weapons of Russia and China are becoming more effective" - ​​I’ll clarify (about Russia), it was even stronger under the USSR. But the creation by the states of a new "low-power nuclear warhead," suggests that it will be used in "small" conflicts, such as Syria, the Middle East, North Africa, North Korea and the like. And then 59 "tomahawks, gave zero effect.
  5. Old26
    Old26 31 January 2018 11: 23
    +1
    Well, the fact that the leaders of the military department now say so is no secret. Task No. 1 to prevent lawmakers from cutting the military budget. And for this, all the horror stories are good. The leitmotif of these speeches is “Money Two! Dengi come on !!!! "
    As Ostap Bender said in this case - “Alpine beggarness! Holy work! ” laughing

    In addition, production is planned for the Pentagon. sea-based nuclear cruise missile.

    From the point of view of American strategists, such a missile will allow the United States to provide a "non-strategic (nuclear) regional presence." However, its creation violates the provisions of the Treaty on the Elimination of Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles (INF Treaty).

    But this nonsense of the author of the note, I did not understand. Since when have sea-launched (and airborne) cruise missiles suddenly become the subject of an INF Treaty, and their creation - a violation of the Treaty

    Quote: Smol79
    Real nuclear tests have not been carried out for a long time, how can one evaluate what has become more effective for someone ???

    Well, there are probably techniques. We just don’t know about them. Probably considered by the combination of some criteria

    Quote: Fedor Egoist
    Mainly delivery vehicles are being improved, and the charges themselves do not fundamentally change.
    .

    Why change there. Automation is improving, chemical explosives are changing, power adjustment options are being added. And as physics was, it remained

    Quote: bald
    --- "The nuclear weapons of Russia and China are becoming more effective" - ​​I’ll clarify (about Russia), it was even stronger under the USSR. But the creation by the states of a new "low-power nuclear warhead," suggests that it will be used in "small" conflicts, such as Syria, the Middle East, North Africa, North Korea and the like. And then 59 "tomahawks, gave zero effect.

    It was more powerful due to the low, relative to American delivery vehicles, accuracy. With the increase in accuracy and the emergence of RGHs, the presence of multi-megaton charges became anochranism. 10 charges of 500 kt could cause more damage than one charge of 5 MT.

    By developing low-power charges, Americans hope to lower the "threshold for the use of nuclear weapons." About 5 years ago there was an article, as if on behalf of American scientists. who brought the theoretical base under these low-power warheads. Let us put it this way, even not so much theoretical as the ethical basis. as far as I remember, such an example was given. In a certain city X there is a large plant of defense significance, located, for example, 3-5 km from the city or on its outskirts. if we apply the existing BG with a power of 200-300 kt, then .... further went the discussion about the affected areas, about possible human losses and other factors. But if you use low-power devices, with a capacity of 0,5-1 kt, then the plant can also be disabled and the loss of human life to a minimum. Humanely, however.
    Until now, US lawmakers have been able to restrain military intentions. Congress in general in 1994 passed a law banning the development of "mini" and "micro" news. At the beginning of Obama’s reign, he also banned such developments. Now, apparently, they felt the 9th military) that Donald would give the go-ahead ....
  6. Pacifist
    Pacifist 1 February 2018 09: 12
    0
    Becomes ?! belay
    And what, before that was different? what Although everything is so clear, the next "give money, give money!"
  7. Shuttle
    Shuttle 1 February 2018 10: 26
    0
    A landmark statement.
    Nuclear charge is not only expensive, complicated and dangerous, but also so. not stable. The working body of a charge constantly changes its properties due to such a phenomenon as decay. Those. Charges should not just be serviced, but also changed from time to time. For this you need to have a well-established production of nuclear materials. It will be well developed when there is a permanent job for such production.
    The Americans ’enrichment industry has virtually turned down (Toshiba with Westinghouse). That's why they are trying to get away from nuclear reactors at least to where Sooner or later, the same Armagedde will come with charges.