The man who "bombed the Crimean bridge." Typical US Media Representative
The opening of the automobile part of the Crimean Bridge caused a kind of shock in one neighboring territory. After all, numerous Internet experts, ranging from the successful seller of “savvy kava” Oleg Goloborodko (Ponomar) and ending with the last volunteer, who had not even collected his wretched car and the murdered “odnushku” in Kiev on “helping the Eastern Front”, claimed that there is no bridge, it is not built, because it is impossible to build, and if possible, it will collapse. And so on and so forth.
Now affected by Svidomo zombie virus are trying to realize a new reality for themselves, in which the bridge stands and is used. So far, for cars, but the day is not far when trucks and even KamAZ-trailers with heavy armored vehicles, if necessary, will be launched, and then the railway part will be completed, and passenger trains, and freight, and military trains will go to the Crimea.
Of course, the Western political community did not miss the chance to remain silent and pass for smart people - it condemned. It was always difficult to understand why making statements that would be ignored on the other side, this weakens its position, shows it as frivolous and not taken into account by the other side.
But enough and condemning comments in the Western media.
In Russia, among columnists, a certain columnist Tom Rogan from The Washington Examiner was suddenly popular. A minute of glory came to him because of its publication from 15 May "Ukraine must bomb the Crimean Putin Bridge". And not only a minute - he even opened a criminal case of the RF IC. Which, by the way, became known to this character, and he wrote 17 in May a note “Why Putin wants to send me to the Black Dolphin. Where he writes that Russian bots and ultranationalists threaten him on the Internet and he is threatened with imprisonment in general” Black Dolphin ". But he, of course," is not afraid "and believes that such a bridge can be destroyed, and without victims. And in general, declares that, they say," I suspect that the Kremlin’s indignation is connected with my other articles, in particular , about Russian propaganda operations, about actions of foreign intelligence, about attempts to provide I am influenced by Moscow’s inclination to kill Putin’s critics. ”
Tom’s dear knowledge of Russia seems to be limited to the fact that drunk bears with balalaikas walk in the streets, oppressed by the totalitarian dictator of the Kremlin, so he is not in the line that in the “dolphin” and similar “elite” prison establishments are convicted to the highest punishment, or does he think that he has already earned a single note for life? No, all that nonsense that this author generates in large quantities (he is very prolific) guarantees him only that free treatment at a psycho-neurological boarding school.
At the same time, Rogan also boasted that he had talked with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Klimkin, who promised him support if he were to go to a Russian court. They say that even the "best Russian lawyer" will be hired to him, whom the Kremlin is afraid of. " It turned out to be the notorious judicial loser Feigin, who was completely deprived of the lawyer’s license, and instead of Klimkin talked with the fool Rogan with prankers Vovan and Lexus. Well, he is not the first, he is not the last. Poroshenko did, by the way, no longer distinguish when communicating with real political figures, when with Vovan and Lexus, and when with devils in the head with a hangover. Painfully, he was often visited by these two characters, although obviously not more often than devils.
Of course, the proposal for the Ukrainian Air Force to bomb something in the Russian Federation there is unthinkable for a person who is at least somehow familiar with the events of 2014 in the Donbass, especially with the reasons that made the Air Force forget about the contact line for almost 4 years and not appear closer several tens of kilometers from it (we are talking about airplanes, helicopters have their limits). Of course, this is not about the Minsk agreements, which, in general, Kiev does not care about. In addition, an object such as a bridge, which is covered by two long-range air defense regiments with the armored divisions, is also a fighter aviation there is available on both sides of the Kerch Strait, the VVSU is simply too tough - the entire flight crew will end there, at distant approaches. But the "strategy adviser" T. Rogan does not bother with tactics. At the same time, he is well aware that the result of such an attempt will be the erasing of the Air Force and the Armed Forces in general into bone powder. That is, it simply provokes.
Moreover, he brings a lot of this provocative stupidity to the masses on many other occasions. Then he advises Trump to “not be led” to the recent statements of the DPRK, because he “knows for sure” that this is a bluff. He delivered an article about "Javelins" in Ukraine, they say, how Putin will respond to this threat. And what can threaten several dozen short-range launchers, locked under lock and key from American instructors in Yavorov? But Rogan believes that Putin will definitely respond with an offensive on Eastern Ukraine. The schemes, however, which he paints in the article, will honor the abstractionist artist.
I especially liked Rogan's "work" from 30 in March. "Do not worry, the US will win a nuclear war with Russia." I am pleased to get acquainted with this epoch-making work in the field of strategic stability and I hasten to share my impressions. For a start, he reassures Americans about the newest heavy ICBM 15A28 Sarmat, which is still throwing trials. They say, do not worry, although this ICBM will go into service with the Strategic Missile Forces in the next few years, it will not change the balance of power. He didn’t explain why the global range of a missile equipped with the newest complex of missile defense systems (PRO missile defense), the latest powerful warheads or the Avangard AGGBO does not change the balance of power, because he doesn’t know.
Further, the author undertakes to assert that in a nuclear war, the US victory is "the most likely." How can a country with a smaller territory, a more dense agglomeration, less charges of SNF and less power and ten times less charges of TNW? Yes, nothing. If at all victory in a nuclear war is achievable (and this, in general, is not excluded, although it will certainly be Pyrrhic). Rogan does not own statistics on the US strategic nuclear forces, does not know which of the parties has more "return potential", does not really know anything about the problems of US tactical nuclear weapons and about the loss of the possibility of producing nuclear weapons, but he assures that the United States has "the best opportunities for delivering warheads to targets in the Russian Federation, rather than vice versa." They say, despite the fact that both countries have a strategic nuclear triad, Russia will have to fight to make effective use of its forces, but the United States will not have to, they are already a priori efficient, and the United States, apparently, the author implies .
And further, Ostap, more precisely, Tom, completely suffered - they say, and the bombers, then the Russian Federation is old, and not "stealth." Somewhere and sometime we have already heard it, it seems, someone from the State Department informed the "people and the world" something about "Russian bombers in naphthalene." But it turned out that naphthalene does not smell from long-range aviation (YES) of Russia, where all the bombers were launched at the latest at the beginning of the 80, but from the US Air Force - with their only B-52H bombers, the youngest of which are 1962 r., and which are the only ones that can carry long-range missiles, including nuclear ones. But the trouble is that for the 36 used by the main purpose of the Kyrgyz Republic in nuclear equipment is not enough at the moment. And B-2A, which, as a super-weapon, Rogan refers to, is almost useless for real combat use in a nuclear war. They have nothing nuclear except air bombs, and with them to the targets no inconspicuous flight will help. Yes, and there is no it, the invisibility of this, from a large part of our means of detection. That is, these B-2A are applicable only in the second and third impacts, when the air defense system will be largely destroyed. But will they live to this point? Hardly. This machine, having lost the ability to carry nuclear KR, has become almost useless in a global conflict and it’s stating that the Russian Federation is developing its analogue (as the special on bridges and the SNF says, referring to the PACKA project), is stupid. As you know, a priority now is the Tu-160М2, which is planned to be several dozen, and only then the PACKA, which, of course, will be carried by our long-range CU, and, most likely, not only X-101 / 102, but also their versions with longer range.
But for Rogan, the American interceptors easily intercept the "obsolete" Russian bombers, who are capable of attacking with their CRs from a range of 4500-5500 km and practically from their own territory. And the other day the Americans demonstrated this possibility when a group of DA bombers flew with an escort to Alaska, and the Americans did not oversleep it and sent several F-22A to greet the escort fighters. But another group of Tu-95MSM with an escort flew to the area beyond the Pole, and somewhere there produced conditional electronic launches of the KR X-102 against targets in the USA, and no one found them, and did not intercept them. Yes, and would not have time, most likely.
Russian strategic missile submarines (SSBN) are also, in the opinion of this “prominent specialist,” worse and less “skilled” than American SSBNs. You see, the “Boreev” of the 955 project is only three so far, and the rest have been created for a long time and have maintenance problems (why?) And noisy ones (which is also the author’s conjecture: all of our SSBNs undergo regular repairs and upgrades, during which events are implemented to further reduce noise performance). And with the range of the R-29RMU2.1 “Liner” missiles, shown as a real launch as 11547 km, the SSBN of 667BDRM avenue of noisiness doesn't give a damn about the noise from the “bastion” of naval strategic forces in the White Sea. Then Rogan discusses the deployment of tactical nuclear charges on Virginia tactical submarines (not knowing, of course, that there are neither suitable versions of the CD, nor special combat units for them, and if they do, then very soon, after so 12 -15) and the importance of tracking our SSBNs at sea, believing that they will have to go very far somewhere to attack the US, and they will, of course, be intercepted along the way. If they need to go somewhere to ensure a “short” launch, say, along a flat trajectory, then this will most likely be a polar ice cap, and there they can be searched for for a very long time with minimal chances of success.
For some reason, the question of the core component of the Russian Strategic Nuclear Forces, that is, the grouping of ICBMs of the mine and mobile bases, the "Specialist on the topics of the Strategic Nuclear Forces" from The Washington Examiner has practically bypassed. And then on the one hand - the grouping of combat missile systems of our Strategic Missile Forces belonging to 4-5 generations (except for the UR-100NUTTH, which belong to the 3 generation of ICBMs, but re-equipping them with Avangard AGBO instantly transfers them to the big league) as the mine, located in the ultra-protected mine launchers, and mobile groundwater complexes. On the other hand, the grouping of the “Minuteman-3” monoblock ancient ICBMs, even though they were modernized, thanks to the ancient design solutions, this turned out to be possible. Although he still writes two words about them, stating that even if the air and sea components of the Russian Strategic Nuclear Forces are defeated, the Strategic Missile Forces groups will suffice to defeat any American city (it’s not clear why only one). Rogan also "missed" questions with "new" types of strategic-level nuclear weapons that appeared in the Russian Federation. It is painfully unpleasant to see the picture with the presence of the Russian state security security organization Avangard in service from next year, with the Poseidon system (Status-6) and with other innovations.
However, Tom Rogan does not stop in a frenzy and “smashes” our SNFs and further, reporting that they, it turns out, are “underfinanced” and have an “outdated” control system. Somewhere on the bases of the ICBM of the USA, at this moment, the author was remembered with an unkind word, looking at the antiquarian control systems of the ICBM “Minuteman”. But in Russia a new automated command and control system has been created and deployed, possessing extremely high capabilities even in work with missile complexes of the passing generations.
But the degree of idiocy was not high enough, and Mr. Rogan still added, trying and praising our SNF for some reason by mentioning the late Lieutenant Colonel Petrov, "the man who saved the world from nuclear war" - they say, he was not afraid to oppose the authorities and save the world . Yes, he did not save any peace! And he did not speak out against the authorities! He only did what he had to do — that false signal in his level and should not have gone beyond that control circuit, and he acted strictly according to the instructions. As a matter of fact, the officer (now deceased) himself said it at first, but, obviously, the infamy inflated by our and Western media outlets, eventually turned his head and he began to partially believe in this bike. This happens, unfortunately.
In all fairness, Rogan was still smart enough to end his speech with a reminder of the unacceptable price of the invented and completely unrealizable US victory in a nuclear war with Russia.
The reader will ask the question: is it not too much honor for this idiot to disassemble his stupid articles in detail? No, not too much, once is enough. In addition, Rogan is not a unique phenomenon in the US and the media in general, he is only a typical representative of them, who simply became known to us because of a resonant statement, but, as the analyzed example shows, he carries a similar nonsense to the masses for any reason. People like him can be found on the same resource of InoSMI in a very large number, and in the original sources, that is, the media in the West - and even more. These are the authors here and pour into the gullible consumer mutually exclusive tales about a terrible, dangerous, but at the same time armed Russia with the old stone age. Among them are found not only civilians, but also former military men - and it is often an open question which of them is more friendly with the head. However, unfortunately, we have enough of this.
It is much more interesting to read the few but competent authors like Bill Hertz from The Washington Free Beacon - yes, he also doesn’t like Russia either individually, or in tandem with our Chinese friends, and, in fact, he himself is a "drain tank" of American intelligence agencies, spreading through it is not always true, but very interesting information and misinformation. Well, at least he is relatively competent, and his love has not surrendered either to Russia or to us personally and for nothing. A grain from the chaff and information from the "dezi" can and should be separated, this is a useful and interesting activity. Much more interesting than reading such volumes of rogans, which are at the level of recognized luminaries of the Ukrainian media like “Censor”, “Correspondent” or “Observer”. There are, of course, the American media and resources, and the authors are more interesting, but for some reason they are rarely translated and commented on.
And taking into account the large number of these Rohan tribes and the fact that the USA’s leading personalities themselves are sometimes no less stupid (let us recall at least Trump with his “smart rockets” who “all hit the target” and with the “steady growth of the US nuclear potential” down almost on 10% for the year, and its recent escapades in relation to the DPRK), you wonder what comes first? Is a medi-savita playing stupid kings, or are kings retinue? The authorities form requests for such a shaft of stupidity and incompetence mixed with Russophobia, or a host of similar authors and media from childhood pour into the ears of future senators, congressmen, governors and state secretaries the necessary ideas about the world around them, a priori are very primitive for Americans? An interesting question ... It is much more important that the authorities, who have been accustomed to such an informational chewing gum for the plebs, have learned how to properly perceive reality, which we see in the US military-political leadership of recent decades. And this, you see, is very dangerous for the world as a whole. One thing is a drunken monkey with a rotten grenade at the head of impoverished Ukraine, another is inadequate personalities with a strange perception of the world at the head of one of the superpowers, besides, the grenade is not yet rotten, but rusted, but workable.
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