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Absolute Superiority: Americans Against the Bipolar World

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Against Russia and China


In the United States, they regard Russia as an enemy no less than the Soviet Union during the Cold War. For this, almost 24 years had to pass: in September 2014, the Americans had a long-term “Third Compensation Strategy”. The first strategy was President Eisenhower's New Look, dating from the mid-50s. According to this plan, it was necessary to pacify the nuclear weapon USSR, increasing the offensive potential of the country. The concept actually failed: neither the Soviet Union could be intimidated nor the spread of nuclear weapons was restrained. When everything calmed down with nuclear weapons and the realization of the hopelessness of further arms buildup came, the time came for the "Strategy for Compensation" by Secretary of Defense Brown. The essence of the second strategy was to create a smart high-tech weapon capable of leveling out the massive superiority of conventional arms of the USSR. Across the ocean, they strove to surpass the Soviet gunsmiths qualitatively - hence the "stealth" technology, high-precision weapons, command and control networks, and much more. It turned out better here: the Warsaw bloc, and after it the Soviet Union collapsed, which for some time reassured American militarism. By the way, for the first time in full glory, the results of the Compensation Strategy were shown to the Americans only after a significant weakening of the main enemy - in 1991 during Operation Desert Storm. A little later, this was repeated in Yugoslavia.


US Vice President Michael Pence. Photo: Michael Vadon wikimedia.org

Over time, it became clear that at the beginning of the XXI century you won’t surprise anyone with precision weapons and the bumpy hour of the United States may itself be hit by new "stealth" and cruise missiles. Even “backward” and “defeated” Russia quite effectively uses its “Caliber” for its intended purpose in the world theater of war. Therefore, the Pentagon theorists and practitioners have put forward a new type of world order in the scenario of the Third Compensatory Strategy. Here, once again, a bet is placed on high technologies available only to the States and partners. At the forefront are the naval forces and aviation as the trump cards of the American army, as well as a gradual decrease in dependence on advanced land and naval bases. The Americans plan to shift the confrontation with Russia and China in those areas where the country has the greatest advantages, for example, in underwater navy. This, according to the plan, should force the opponents to spend large resources on closing the gap, diverting them from other areas of armament. The Pentagon also does not forget about saving - some areas of the strategy will be implemented on the territory of the partner countries for NATO and “addiction”. Finally, the main component will be drones of various classes, united around the world by an information management network. Actually, the main burden will fall on them in neutralizing threats of a small and medium level. More serious targets will be hit by B-2, LRS-B aircraft, ballistic and hypersonic missiles launched from submarines.

The strategy, in fact, fixated on dronelessness and network-centricity, even in the US has its own critics. So, Van Jackson from the Center for New American Security believes that

“In general, this is characteristic of the military culture of the United States - to strive to build an entire strategy out of a single technology”
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Pentagon doesn't teach история the actual failure of the first "nuclear" strategy based on a single technology. And the second strategy of qualitative superiority in the USSR was successful only because the global opponent simply disappeared from the field of confrontation. Therefore, the question of how much time the United States will be able to be a world leader in such a framework remains open. However, all this does not reject the close attention that American military toys attract.

World leader for the third time in a row


The "fog of war", or incomplete situational awareness of the nature of hostilities at all levels of government, has kept the Pentagon awake from the time of the Vietnam War. To solve this difficult task, special emphasis is placed on the information component of a new type of war, the tools of which are the military Internet of things, cloud storage, numerous unmanned robots and a space communications system. The main connecting component can be the global information network DoDIN - Departament of Defense Information Network. This is a multi-level integrated system that provides continuous exchange and processing of information in the interests of end users - from the highest military command to tactical officers. At its disposal are all Pentagon-owned and leased commercial communication channels, computers, software shells, databases, and cybersecurity tools.

Storage and processing of the received information becomes one of the primary tasks of planning the future work of the Pentagon. Here, obviously, the military came to the use of cloud technologies, which are successfully used in the civilian sector. Storage of data and software applications in this case is assumed to be on geographically dispersed and remote servers. "Cloud" storage, as you know, has a lot of advantages: not the highest requirements for software, almost unlimited amounts of stored information, a high level of security, low operating and maintenance costs, as well as high speed access from anywhere in the world. Of course, if the information storage does not have a single “think tank”, then it will not be easy to destroy it - there will always be several remote servers that duplicate the data. As part of the DoD Cloud Computing Strategy “Cloud Computing Strategy,” the US Department of Defense signed a $ 2019 billion contract with Microsoft in 10 for software development. The software received as part of the defense order will allow the US military to access information resources from anywhere in the world in real time. Last year, the Navy already transferred some of the planning tools to the cloud service - earlier they were located in single data centers. At least 64% of US Navy warships have already become users of this service.

A local project within the framework of the strategy is the MIDS program, aimed at developing a single Link 16 terminal for communication between NATO aircraft. The Air Force is tied into a separate information network by the F-22 and F-35 with the Missouri project, and the space tracking equipment and the U-2 reconnaissance are combined by the Iguana terminal.

The Pentagon’s new information structure will be ready no earlier than 2025, and it should ensure full compatibility of reconnaissance, command, communications and weapons systems at a qualitatively new level. Only then, according to the military’s idea, the “fog of war” will finally disappear and the remote interaction of the command staff, headquarters and command posts will improve.


Source: lockheedmartin.com

The Pentagon also does not forget about artificial intelligence, which, as part of the "Third Compensation Strategy", is implemented in the World Improving Conflict Early Warning Systems, W-ICEWS. In full compliance with the rule that the best fight is the one that was prevented, Lockheed Martin is creating a data collection system within W-ICEWS from news and intelligence sources around the world, which, based on more than 80 models of the development of military conflicts, assesses and predicts the military-political situation. The work algorithm is based on the analysis of about 30 million different messages: data visualization in a user-friendly format in the form of tables, maps, graphs and detailed monitoring of social networks and blogs. In the latter case, artificial intelligence monitors the reaction of various segments of the population to events of a global and regional scale that are important from its point of view. Other software is engaged in generating news texts in the interests of the Pentagon, integrating targeted advertising into social networks, that is, it is engaged in full-fledged manipulation of public consciousness. W-ICEWS monitors the reaction of users to such stuffing.

In addition, the US military integrates the beginnings of artificial intelligence in land equipment and aircraft. No, we are not talking about fully autonomous drones that independently make decisions. New systems are designed to assess the risks of failure of complex equipment based on the analysis of data from multiple sensors. So, during the tests, artificial intelligence urgently required to replace one of the Boeing engines within the next 40 hours, which was significantly ahead of the time between failures. They believed the “smart” algorithm, dismantled the engine and found damage to the turbine blade, which could lead to a serious accident. They say they saved a total of $ 50 million.


Sea Hunter. Source: naukatehnika.com

With the help of artificial intelligence, the Pentagon also intends to master the management of swarms of unmanned ships and aircraft. In 2016, the fleet completed trials of coast guard boats, which independently learned to patrol a 16-square-meter square. miles in the Chesapeake Bay and intercept intruders. By the way, it is with the Navy that the Americans have great hopes for the full implementation of the "Third Strategy."

The Phantom Fleet


Three years ago, the Pentagon adopted the concept of Ghost Fleet ("Ghost Fleet"), which should saturate the US Navy synchronously operating on water, under water and above water, drones. Large and medium floating shock drones will be dispersed throughout the entire water area of ​​the fighting, while being in constant interaction with the entire military infrastructure. As a result, it will be much more difficult for the enemy to find a suitable target for the first disarming strike - now American aircraft carrier groups are well suited for this. In addition, drones will be the first victims in the wars of the future - it is this technique that the fleet will push to the forefront. The first signs were surface hunters Sea Hunter, adopted by the U.S. Navy. They are capable of 70-day autonomous transitions with a range of up to 19 thousand kilometers at an average speed of 12 knots. Under the water, over time they plan to produce a 50-meter submarine XLUUV - Extra Large Unmanned Vehicle, or Orca (Killer Whale), which in the amount of 4 copies has already been ordered from Boeing. This is a multifunctional crewless submarine, capable of carrying up to 12 torpedoes and almost independently navigate the ocean. The range of the campaign will be more than 12 thousand kilometers. A group of such "Killer Whales" in conjunction with a swarm of Sea Hunter should, according to Pentagon analysts, completely nullify the stealth of the Russian submarine fleet.


Unmanned submarine Orca. Source: naukatehnika.com

The “Third Compensation Strategy”, of course, is not fully described within the framework of this material - the Americans have started and are implementing a large-scale and interesting program to maintain their own world leadership. This, of course, should find a response in the military departments of Russia and China as potential goals of the third "American military revolution."
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  1. Mavrikiy
    Mavrikiy 22 May 2020 05: 15 New
    +1
    Americans versus the bipolar world
    They hurried. Now they will answer the question: "Will you be the third?" repeat
    1. Basil50
      Basil50 22 May 2020 05: 46 New
      +5
      Oh well, the Americans spent so much effort on declaring themselves * a leader ....... * (insert what they want), and printed so many dollars to buy those who praise the Americans that they sincerely consider themselves masters of the planet EARTH
      Those countries and peoples who do not want to be vassals of the US masters are declared loser-losers. They spend so much effort and money on presenting them as rogues - to take into account which is not worth it. Well, how else does it apply to those who respect neither the dollar nor the gentlemen who print this very dollar
      1. Mitroha
        Mitroha 22 May 2020 06: 24 New
        19
        I will say this:
        When the money runs out on the account of the Internet provider, I find myself in a situation that I can’t pay, because mobile communication is at the same rate.
        So it turns out that you have to stomp lamp tubes into an ATM (which, like the banking system, is also dependent on the Internet) and pay. And before that, look at the pictures in the cloud, check the perimeter of the house, or find out the weather for the day. And the fact that my computer with AI is spinning alone without access to the network does not add any mind, well, ok, you can play wink . It also happens with problems with the provider.
        Americans themselves create bottlenecks in their strategy. Not much is needed to create global disruptions in the operation of technology or the Internet, as well as GPS positioning. And at the exit get flocks of highly intelligent artificial, randomly moving, passion of which are expensive, but no less useless devices from this.
        1. Shopping Mall
          Shopping Mall 22 May 2020 15: 49 New
          +3
          Quote: Mitroha
          I will say this:
          .
          Americans themselves create bottlenecks in their strategy. Not much is needed to create global disruptions in the operation of technology or the Internet, as well as GPS positioning. And at the exit get flocks of highly intelligent artificial, randomly moving, passion of which are expensive, but no less useless devices from this.


          Not so little needs to be done. You can drown out the GPS signal at some local point, but disable it everywhere almost unrealistic. It is the same with communication, especially if it is reserved on many channels. It is one thing if the civilian Internet collapses with its terabytes of useless information, another thing is military networks, which can be duplicated by communication satellites, transponders on the ground, on water and in the air. In the case of the deployment of flocks of unmanned aircraft / ships, each of them can simultaneously act both as a communication center and as a relay.

          Nevertheless, the value of electronic warfare will increase - it will be necessary to improve both the hardware of electronic warfare and implement software methods for breaking into enemy networks.
          1. Ascetic
            Ascetic 22 May 2020 21: 34 New
            0
            [quote = AVM] You can jam the GPS signal at some local point, but disable it everywhere almost unrealistic.
            really ...Navstar it is muffled when brought to the WSBG. The synchronous spacecraft grouping is practically defenseless. 330+ in orbit also concerns us
          2. Vol4ara
            Vol4ara 24 May 2020 10: 47 New
            -1
            Quote: AVM
            Quote: Mitroha
            I will say this:
            .
            Americans themselves create bottlenecks in their strategy. Not much is needed to create global disruptions in the operation of technology or the Internet, as well as GPS positioning. And at the exit get flocks of highly intelligent artificial, randomly moving, passion of which are expensive, but no less useless devices from this.


            Not so little needs to be done. You can drown out the GPS signal at some local point, but disable it everywhere almost unrealistic. It is the same with communication, especially if it is reserved on many channels. It is one thing if the civilian Internet collapses with its terabytes of useless information, another thing is military networks, which can be duplicated by communication satellites, transponders on the ground, on water and in the air. In the case of the deployment of flocks of unmanned aircraft / ships, each of them can simultaneously act both as a communication center and as a relay.

            Nevertheless, the value of electronic warfare will increase - it will be necessary to improve both the hardware of electronic warfare and implement software methods for breaking into enemy networks.

            Essentially a high-altitude nuclear explosion, but it will not cancel ground repeaters
    2. lucul
      lucul 22 May 2020 08: 48 New
      +1
      They hurried. Now they will answer the question: "Will you be the third?" feel

      They are guaranteed to have long-term planning. (I envy).
      And liberals pour in our ears that the invisible hand of the market will ruin everything, especially in armaments, and that no planning is necessary))).
      Amers have already adopted the third long-term strategy, which they adhere to without a hitch, but as you know, it is better to have at least some long-term planning than none at all.
      For example, in the USSR, even under Stalin, long-term planning was adopted - the construction of communism. What’s the matter - or the strategy changes reality - or the strategy adapts to reality. Time passed - and communism did not come, so the strategy should have been adjusted over time, but no one did it until the communism strategy was decided to be dumped in the landfill in 1985, and everything was fundamentally broken in 1991.
      But the strategy of accepting communism is a fairly fundamental plan. What long-term military strategies were adopted in the USSR? AND? Or did we think that abroad, the proletariat itself would throw off the yoke of capitalism, and we no longer need military strategies? It remains only a little (70 years waiting) to wait for this? )) Here I will quote the wonderful words of Seneca "If the ship does not know where to sail - no wind will be favorable for it."
      During Putin’s reign, the adoption of long-term strategies such as Russia 2020 and others immediately comes to mind. That is, nevertheless, the state realized the perniciousness of the lack of strategies and decided to at least do something. Better yet, when the state has a development strategy than when it does not (otherwise, no wind will be favorable for it).
      1. Siberian54
        Siberian54 22 May 2020 09: 59 New
        +4
        An unsuccessful example, another is much more entertaining .. The development of a "nuclear engine" - the State Department began a year and a half earlier, then precisely because of the lack of long-term planning, it stopped funding the project (both the White House and the Kremlin, the scientists, the developers said the deadline was 50-60 years) and these "scoops" (true, unwashed barbarians, etc.) have cut the money by 70% and there is no state, and for a long time there are no those who gave the terms of reference, the product took place and now the State Department is urgently withdrawing from all strategic agreements to catch up with the departed train. ,
      2. NordUral
        NordUral 28 May 2020 18: 25 New
        -1
        They are guaranteed to have long-term planning. (I envy).
        And it was always, just not advertised.
        Strange is life joking. Americans introduce a military version of the OGAS
        https://a-eliseev.livejournal.com/140982.html) академика Глушкова.
        No wonder they were by the hands of halfwits, and even enemies within the country, even destroyed a hint of its implementation. And now, on a much more advanced base of initial AI, they will be able to do this.
        And these in Moscow are babbling about AI, having several outdated supercomputers and programmers scattered around the world.
    3. knn54
      knn54 22 May 2020 09: 46 New
      0
      And where without their "Fifth Column" in other countries.
  2. Vladimir61
    Vladimir61 22 May 2020 05: 18 New
    +5
    Cool, informatively read with interest.
  3. Masha
    Masha 22 May 2020 05: 27 New
    +3
    The shtaty like that babaega ... always against it! laughing
  4. Nyrobsky
    Nyrobsky 22 May 2020 06: 36 New
    +1
    An interesting strategy, but if the enemy has an arsenal and means of delivery that are guaranteed to destroy the United States, it is very costly and useless.
    1. DominickS
      DominickS 22 May 2020 08: 07 New
      +1
      And who, interestingly, will destroy them? The current guys in Moscow are unlikely to have the determination and the will to press the button, and China, although it will be dogged with mattresses, is closely tied to them economically and will not fight.
      1. Nyrobsky
        Nyrobsky 22 May 2020 08: 34 New
        +4
        Quote: DominickS
        And who, interestingly, will destroy them? The current guys in Moscow are unlikely to have the determination and the will to press the button, and China, although it will be dogged with mattresses, is closely tied to them economically and will not fight.

        Until the mattresses themselves are begged at the withers, of course, no one will destroy them. As for the "decisiveness" or "not decisiveness" of the guys from Moscow or Beijing, I assure you that there are very few of those who will serenely watch how some kind of mattresses deprive them of the "food base" on which they and all their servants with household members, and therefore will snap fiercely... This is almost the same as the redistribution of spheres of influence and the squeezing of kiosks on the market during bandit outrage, only on a more global scale, when the role of bandits is played by capital and the oligarchy reinforced not by "ordinary bulls", but by armies, in order to defend their kiosks and if possible, squeeze kiosks, sorry, energy resources and financial flows from a competing group.
        1. Shopping Mall
          Shopping Mall 22 May 2020 15: 56 New
          +2
          Quote: Nyrobsky
          Quote: DominickS
          And who, interestingly, will destroy them? The current guys in Moscow are unlikely to have the determination and the will to press the button, and China, although it will be dogged with mattresses, is closely tied to them economically and will not fight.

          Until the mattresses themselves are begged at the withers, of course, no one will destroy them. As for the "decisiveness" or "not decisiveness" of the guys from Moscow or Beijing, I assure you that there are very few of those who will serenely watch how some kind of mattresses deprive them of the "food base" on which they and all their servants with household members, and therefore will snap fiercely... This is almost the same as the redistribution of spheres of influence and the squeezing of kiosks on the market during bandit outrage, only on a more global scale, when the role of bandits is played by capital and the oligarchy reinforced not by "ordinary bulls", but by armies, in order to defend their kiosks and if possible, squeeze kiosks, sorry, energy resources and financial flows from a competing group.


          There is such a conditional situation called "a frog in a circle". In this case, the frog, placed in a mug, is gradually heated. But they heat it up at such a speed that it does not notice the heating - the body fights for some time, gets used to it. And at a certain moment, the frog weakens so much that it can no longer jump out - all the efforts are spent on the fight against overheating. Moreover, if she were immediately thrown into the water in which she dies, she would jump out.

          This all means that the enemy may not cross the "pain threshold", without giving a reason to snap back. Slowly pinch off the markets, squeeze them with sanctions (it is best to use them and then remove them so that the victim's own industry does not develop), the fifth column, local conflicts on the borders. And so, at a certain moment, the state has neither the strength nor the resources, not only for resistance, but even for maintaining its integrity, and then the collapse begins.
          1. Nyrobsky
            Nyrobsky 22 May 2020 17: 34 New
            +1
            Hmm, an interesting analogy hi But the fact is that the military doctrine of Russia and China does not provide for such measures as a preventive, or preemptive strike in order to rid the adversary of malicious intentions and to give him dean’s thoughts. Shipment of cradles is provided, but only solely in response. Although, I agree, until the adversary, for all his tricks, begins to receive stably by his cunning and impudent erysipelas, he will constantly repair provocations and will not calm down, which will bring the situation to the extreme, after which the whole world is in ruin. yes
    2. NordUral
      NordUral 28 May 2020 18: 26 New
      -1
      Not so simple, Dmitry.
  5. pmkemcity
    pmkemcity 22 May 2020 06: 44 New
    +5
    Leave one million in cash. On them, provide me with round-the-clock centennial security of the outlet!
  6. rocket757
    rocket757 22 May 2020 06: 49 New
    0
    Americans have started and are implementing a large-scale and interesting program to maintain their own world leadership. This, of course, should find a response in the military departments of Russia and China as potential targets of the third "American military revolution."

    Nobody will let go striped in the gap ... if they move in the right direction! if they are torn to a standstill, then they will be pushed specifically.
    In general, time will tell.
    1. Pug
      Pug 22 May 2020 10: 58 New
      -3
      Quote: rocket757
      Nobody will let go striped in the gap ... if they move in the right direction!

      Their time has passed and they have profiled Russia, and even China .. A counterbalance to them in the world is seriously being created, but Viktor has already been practically created!
      Quote: rocket757
      if they are torn to a standstill, then they will be pushed specifically.
      In general, time will tell.

      yes I agree, the main thing is to leisurely and purposefully go
      1. rocket757
        rocket757 22 May 2020 11: 20 New
        0
        Ay pug, know she is strong! It has just appeared, and "loyal admirers" are right there!
        Okay, I still don’t negatively mark ANYONE! This is not interesting to me.
        So about the Yankees ... they also have "the fish rotted from the head", yes so, sho from them already turns everyone back!
        It’s just that some people have to endure this fragrance, even without any means of protection, but for US, CHINA and others who are stronger, this did not give up! We can send ... to hell.
        it hasn't come to kicks yet, but with their rates of "aromatization", it may even come to that soldier
  7. Pessimist22
    Pessimist22 22 May 2020 06: 54 New
    +1
    It is necessary to draw conclusions, and not to curse the damnation of America, about fifteen years ago, when I got into the course of things, I began to associate the United States with the Roman Empire, military, political and other methods, to achieve superiority, we have our own methods, help free and for that, spit in get your back, explaining this with some kind of mission.
  8. nikvic46
    nikvic46 22 May 2020 07: 03 New
    +2
    I agree with the author. True, he does not write that there is an arms race, but it can be seen by eye. Some analysts question the existence of the Warsaw Pact. But the USSR always meant that which is closer. We are now surrounded by countries, to whom do not give what they want, and they will definitely "change their shoes." If everything is covered with snow, then you cannot enter the barn without clearing the snow around. I understand that in a sense we have become hostages of Yeltsin's policy. ". The USSR did not require such agreements. Everything was perfectly viewed from satellites. And the military planes that violated the border simply got lost. Much is not clear, and the nerves on self-isolation began to play pranks. All health, and I apologize.
    1. Pug
      Pug 22 May 2020 11: 04 New
      -3
      Quote: nikvic46
      This and the "Treaty on the Open Skies." The USSR did not require such agreements

      The United States unilaterally withdrew from this treaty (just recently) .. Accusing Russia again of something)))
      Quote: nikvic46
      Much is not clear, and the nerves on self-isolation began to fool around. All health, and I apologize.

      Normally they wrote Nikolai! Also take care of yourself, ahead the most interesting begins .. hi
    2. NordUral
      NordUral 28 May 2020 18: 35 New
      -1
      I will subscribe, Nikolay Malyugin.
  9. The leader of the Redskins
    The leader of the Redskins 22 May 2020 07: 06 New
    10
    As if I were re-reading the wall newspaper in the army ... Well, then again ... In Soviet times ... But what caught my eye:
    The Pentagon does not teach the story of the actual failure of the first "nuclear" strategy based on a single technology. And the second strategy of qualitative superiority in the USSR was successful only because the global opponent simply disappeared from the confrontation
    Sorry, author, but haven't the states been striving for this ?! Is not the disappearance of the enemy from the battlefield a victory ?!
    So maybe this has not taught our leaders anything? Maybe you don’t need to get involved in the next arms race?
    1. NordUral
      NordUral 28 May 2020 18: 37 New
      -1
      Where are we going? You can, of course, just give up. But I don’t like patrols nata on the streets of St. Petersburg.
  10. Paul Siebert
    Paul Siebert 22 May 2020 07: 21 New
    +1
    For several decades, Americans scared the world with movie masterpieces with the Terminators and the Skynet network, which got out of control and rebelled against humanity.
    And now they themselves are making their "third strategy" dependent on "smart grids", artificial intelligence and advanced drones.
    Their gut is still rebellious, but it’s a big deal ...
    Nakosyachit so that no "protection from the fool" will help.
    And an ordinary, living person, still presses the red button.
    Laughter, laugh, but watch the series "Back to the Future" about 2015. Almost everything came true. Internet, smart TVs, e-mail, flying drones. Let's wait a bit and see flying cars with skateboards ...
    So that Hollywood prophecies - sometimes come true.
    Let the Pentagon think about it ... wink
    1. Cyril G ...
      Cyril G ... 22 May 2020 09: 15 New
      -1
      Flying skateboard seemed to be shown somehow ...
  11. prior
    prior 22 May 2020 08: 01 New
    +2
    Oncologists know for sure that the sooner a cancer is removed, the more likely it is that the patient will live.
    The existence of the United States is becoming deadly to the whole world.
    1. Hagen
      Hagen 22 May 2020 08: 12 New
      0
      Quote: prior
      Oncologists know for sure that the sooner a cancer is removed, the more likely it is that the patient will live.
      The existence of the United States is becoming deadly to the whole world.

      The cancerous tumor does not hit the oncologist and his entire team with a sledgehammer on the head ....
    2. NordUral
      NordUral 28 May 2020 18: 39 New
      -1
      So the replacement has already grown. And I think it’s even worse. And there is still looming replacement replacement.
  12. DominickS
    DominickS 22 May 2020 08: 10 New
    +2
    Quote: Leader of the Redskins
    Maybe you don’t need to get involved in the next arms race?

    It seems to me that we don’t have that much choice. Either maintain even ghostly, but parity, or become a NATO colony, in about ten years.
    1. 2 Level Advisor
      2 Level Advisor 22 May 2020 08: 28 New
      0
      And in your opinion, the colony, what will do-ensure the supply of resources?
      Independent politics should be a priority .. economy .. and then weapons .. Independent is not the one who has a gun in his pocket, but the one who is essentially free to control himself ..
      1. NordUral
        NordUral 28 May 2020 18: 40 New
        -1
        And in your opinion, the colony, what will do-ensure the supply of resources?
        And what are these things that we have in power have been doing for three decades?
        1. 2 Level Advisor
          2 Level Advisor 28 May 2020 19: 10 New
          0
          In principle, Eugene, you voiced my promise .. That in fact, not either, but for a long time .. And one strong army does not guarantee independence wink
          1. NordUral
            NordUral 28 May 2020 20: 10 New
            -1
            Guaranteed Faith in social justice in the country, a powerful economy, education and science. And the army, all the components.
  13. Operator
    Operator 22 May 2020 09: 16 New
    -4
    What will happen to the interruption-snot by surface "Sea Hunters" and submarine "Orcs" in the threatened period (a rhetorical question)? bully

    The American perversion with the third strategy once again failed to abolish the simple truth - there is no reception against the scrap ("Satan", "Yars", "Poseidon", "Frontier", "Petrel").

    PS To the author’s information - the Pentagon has already managed to replace the third strategy with the fourth (reincarnated SDI).
  14. steelmaker
    steelmaker 22 May 2020 10: 32 New
    +3
    As long as the USA exists, there will be no peace on Earth!
    1. Pug
      Pug 22 May 2020 11: 06 New
      -2
      Quote: steel maker
      As long as the USA exists, there will be no peace on Earth!

      Well, everyone understood this for a long time, except for the most rabid neoliberals on the feeder of Sorov grants, etc.
  15. TatarinSSSR
    TatarinSSSR 22 May 2020 11: 57 New
    +6
    These are money assimilation programs. For decades to come. The assimilation of money is not only about withdrawing it from the budget and putting it into the pockets of bureaucrats, as we have in Russia. This includes new breakthrough technologies, jobs, the development of enterprises and design bureaus. This is, after all, media coverage and a chance for new contracts. And what modern technologies are - many were convinced by the example of Syria. When some technologies (due to the weakness of the power of this country) are useless - the S-300 are "super duper" but are silent, and the Israeli F-35 and F-16 are "bullshit and worthless" but bomb and bomb whoever they want there. This is when the "super duper" Carapace and it is blown to pieces by a Turkish UAV under the screams of Russian patriots - then there was no BC, then the calculation went out to smoke, then it was not trained. Technology is good. But without huge expenses, they are useless. You can roll the Armata through the Parade hundreds of times, but continue to fight on the old T-72, Spin over the SU-57 exhibitions, but continue to hammer the point target with the Su-25 as in the Second World War 7 decades ago - with the peak of NURS to the minimum height. Or to smack with Caliber cruise missiles from a distance of 2000 km in a shed in Syria, but at the same time to kill the air of Europe with an ancient non-aircraft carrier amid laughter and laughter, and drown two planes from it, which is not at all funny. You can lose more planes and helicopters in Syria in 5 years than the United States lost in Iraq and Syria in 11 years. This is also technology. So the laughter here among commentators should be more not in the direction of the United States, but in the direction of our "piece-parade" showy achievements that have no analogues in the world. Technologies must be massively introduced and sold. The same F-35, no matter how spat on it, is sold like cakes all over the world. And even in the DB he was already taking action. Who bought the SU-57? Nobody. Here are the answers.
    1. NordUral
      NordUral 28 May 2020 18: 42 New
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      One problem - the Americans are mastering with the result in the form of armaments, but these things are different with this. Only master, but weapons only in parades.
  16. Knell wardenheart
    Knell wardenheart 22 May 2020 12: 44 New
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    The way Coronovirus walked triumphantly around the planet, revealing complete unpreparedness for such a development of events, in my opinion very well demonstrates the direction in which it makes sense to conduct real preparations for a real war for a real result (or with the goal of overthrowing a real enemy).
    And this is all mouse fuss
  17. Campanella
    Campanella 22 May 2020 15: 07 New
    +1
    Perdixoxes rose to the field of war and they cannot live in conditions of normal competition, so a return to the polar world is their salvation.
  18. Kapral Alphych
    Kapral Alphych 23 May 2020 05: 07 New
    +1
    But this is only the tip of the iceberg and only what they want us to see. And what is hidden behind all this and how it will be realized - we can only guess at the coffee grounds.
  19. shonsu
    shonsu 23 May 2020 13: 55 New
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    And if the drones themselves track down and sink our ship or submarine? In this regard, I am only interested in one question: for the actions of drones, if anything, will we respond with real blows or will we silently listen to an apology?
  20. 16112014nk
    16112014nk 23 May 2020 19: 05 New
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    multifunctional crewless submarine,

    Such morally it will be easier to drown than with the crew.
  21. Grif
    Grif 24 May 2020 01: 00 New
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    After Hitler's Germany, a new evil appeared. The name of this evil is the United States of America.
    1. andrew42
      andrew42 26 May 2020 17: 07 New
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      This evil quite itself grew and developed up to Hitler, and very successfully it planned, together with the Britons, the 1st World War. And after the red "cookie" from Russia, the same evil urgently began to raise Hitler on a financial leash with a predetermined "break-even point" for the military machine of the Hitler's European Union.