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NATO's Achilles Heel: 60 Hours of Baltics

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NATO's Achilles Heel: 60 Hours of Baltics

Who quickly?



Since 2014, the destinies of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have caused serious concern among the military-political leadership of the NATO countries. An example of the return (or, as the Western media write, “conquest”) of Crimea by Russia, for some reason, is extrapolated to the Baltics. Moscow, in the opinion of the Western powers, will find it very difficult to resist a lightning war of conquest in the region. Everything has been created for this. Geographical location, when the countries are sandwiched between the Kaliningrad, Pskov, Leningrad regions and Belarus.

The military potential of the Baltic troika also leaves much to be desired - according to NATO calculations, Vilnius, Tallinn and Riga will surrender to Russian strikes in just 60 hours. And, finally, in the countries of the former Soviet Union there is still a large proportion of the Russian-speaking population. And this will be an additional bonus for the advancing units of the Russian army and for the post-war organization of the occupied territories. Achilles' real heel with NATO membership cards.


Source: facebook.com

NATO understands very well that a hypothetical conflict with Moscow should develop with lightning speed. This is primarily in the interests of Russia. The gradual escalation of the conflict is extremely disadvantageous for the Kremlin - the allied forces will have time to increase their numerical advantage. And the crisis will cost both sides a lot of blood with an unpredictable ending.

The operational transfer of military units to protect the sovereignty of the Baltic states in this regard seems to Brussels a priority task. However, logistical difficulties will hinder mobility, according to retired generals Ben Hodges and Heinrich Braus. The generals voiced their opinion in the German edition of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and left NATO in the Baltic conflict with Russia not so many chances.

Several scenarios for the development of events are considered. First of all, this is a blow to the advancing Russian forces transferred from the Norwegian Oslo through Sweden. Further across the Baltic Sea landing to Estonia. Unless, of course, by this time there will be no Russian marines and anti-ship complexes on the coast.

But in this beautiful stories there is a weak Swedish link with a low capacity of railways, weak bridges and highways. In addition, there is a shortage of railway platforms in Sweden for the transport of heavy tracked vehicles. After all, the country is not part of NATO and is not particularly suited for the transit of foreign armies. Hodges and Braus propose to lay down at least three to four weeks for the transfer of units along this route! Where the Russian units will be in this case, I think, it is unnecessary to explain.

1,5 billion story


They are considering NATO strategists and alternative ways of advancing to the patronized eastern neighbors. To fend off the Russian threat in the Baltics by land, it will be necessary to pass through the sixty-kilometer Suwalki corridor. This scenario is being prepared either for a preemptive offensive or for a limited conflict with Russia without entering the territory of the Kaliningrad enclave.

Although the limited Russia-NATO conflict in itself is such an ephemeral thing that risks turning into a full-scale war that one should be skeptical about the plans of the ex-generals. Nevertheless, Hodges and Braus complain about the weak carrying capacity of the Suwalki Isthmus, through which one branch line and two roads stretches. With a quick transfer of troops, there will inevitably be a congestion that threatens a military catastrophe for the NATO contingent.

It is also necessary to modernize Polish transport routes. In particular, delays are possible at the Opole Glowne railway junction, which has not fundamentally expanded since Soviet times.

Source: nato.int

The most interesting thing is that in peacetime, when the situation in the Baltics will only escalate, NATO troops will have to stand still ... at customs. Despite the open borders of the European Union, they are still full of conventions. On average, it will take at least five days for NATO army units to solve all bureaucratic issues. At the same time, the military is ready to spend no more than three days on customs.

In addition to all of the above problems, there are weak bridges, narrow tunnels and old roads on the way from Western Europe to the Baltics. According to the most conservative estimates, Hodges and Braus propose to find at least one and a half billion euros by 2027 to modernize transport infrastructure. NATO has already prepared strategic directions on which they will conditionally "shift the asphalt" under the tracks of the Abrams and Leopards.

The Americans, meanwhile, calculated that most of Poland's bridges would not be able to withstand the 63-ton carcass of Abrams and the vehicles at its base at all. "Discovery" was made by analysts from the renowned agency RAND. This is not surprising - the bridges were built in the era of the Warsaw Pact, and the architects definitely knew the difference between the masses of enemy and Soviet armored vehicles. In the direction of the west, the relatively light 45-ton T-72 vehicles had to pass, but in the opposite direction the Abrams, Challengers and Leopards had to fail.

The Americans announced additional purchases last year in this regard. tank bridgelayers, but this will not fundamentally increase the operational mobility of armored vehicles.

Tactical passivity


From the outside it may seem that if Moscow had the will, the Baltic countries would have long ago connected the Russian enclave with the continental part of the country by a sovereign isthmus. And indeed it is. Beyond its rapidly aging transport infrastructure and logistical complexities, NATO has few forces in Europe.
The Americans keep only 70 thousand troops in the Old World, of which 35 thousand are in the ground forces - in the best years of the Cold War there were almost 400 thousand. It is noteworthy that the United States even had to dispatch peculiar hostages to Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia. Each of the countries is supposed to have one airborne company, which (in the event of a conflict with Russia) must quickly perish, thereby engaging Washington in a full-scale war.

Recall that the Baltic troika, even in NATO itself, is given 60 hours to confront Russia. Of course, pessimists think so. Optimists are ready to give Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia two or three weeks without external assistance. Which, as we found out, will not come up soon. Now on the agenda in Brussels is ensuring the operational mobility of troops according to the "30-30-30" formula, that is, in 30 days the army must deploy 30 combat-ready battalions, 30 squadrons and 30 naval vessels. While this is in theory, but with each new teachings, the thesis is getting closer to reality.

Since the collapse of the Warsaw military bloc, the territory of Eastern Europe has not fundamentally been modernized militarily. On the one hand, Russia did not pose such a threat, and on the other, it was simply a pity for the money. Fortunately, the Europeans already had a lot of worries in the east.

Now NATO has to adapt its standards to the transport infrastructure of the former socialist bloc country. It doesn't always work out.

Due to their geographical location and the transport network inherited from the USSR, the Baltic states have the hardest time.
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  1. Vladimir_2U
    Vladimir_2U April 7 2021 05: 28
    +11
    Due to their geographical location and the transport network inherited from the USSR, the Baltic states have the hardest time.
    I see no reason for grief! laughing
    1. NDR-791
      NDR-791 April 7 2021 06: 49
      +12
      But you can neighing qualitatively!
      At the same time, the military is ready to spend no more than three days on customs.
    2. Civil
      Civil April 8 2021 08: 00
      -1
      The whipping up of military propaganda ... will work or not, time will tell. Personally, I can’t believe that they will hit their villas with nuclear missiles.
      1. VORON538
        VORON538 April 8 2021 15: 30
        0
        So the Supreme THERE has no villas, but he warned the others for a long time! hiI doubt that he will pay attention to the modest apartments of thieving "businessmen" who fled to London or another European city, as well as other businessmen! Children of officials, tell me? I wrote about this above, they were warned, it was their choice. at some point they will still run back to their parents if it gets hot.
      2. stan200000
        stan200000 April 13 2021 17: 16
        0
        You don't have to strike ... right away, but threaten with such a blow and joyfully watch the global stock exchange and banking tsunami, in comparison with which September 11 and the crown together will be about nothing ...
  2. Far B
    Far B April 7 2021 05: 34
    +8
    The fate of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania since 2014 is a matter of serious concern to the military-political leadership of the NATO countries
    I strongly doubt it. Tribalts NATe are needed in peacetime - to raise the stench (to maintain the information background). And in military terms, they are complete zero. Even as a springboard in the modern era, they are of near-zero value. So it is unlikely that in the leadership of NATa, someone is really worried about the fate of the three Baltic states.
    1. Herman 4223
      Herman 4223 April 7 2021 18: 41
      +1
      Why do you think this is a bad foothold? To Moscow 300 km to Peter 150. There are ports, airports, railways and highways for a rapid build-up of forces.
      There is coverage from the north of Belarus.
    2. Andrey Dmitrievich
      Andrey Dmitrievich 14 May 2021 20: 44
      0
      Well, you need to make some sounds, especially in retirement they are all so bold.
  3. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 April 7 2021 06: 18
    +11
    according to NATO calculations, Vilnius, Tallinn and Riga will surrender to Russian attacks in just 60 hours
    Note this is not said by us, but by NATO itself. And at the same time, three European mongrels-pribluda manage, together with Poland and Ukraine, to bark not only at Russia, but to bark at China, growl at Iran. At the same time, looking back at the owner with devotion in their eyes, they are waiting for a piece of sugar and scratching behind the ear.
    1. Sancho_SP
      Sancho_SP April 14 2021 15: 37
      0
      They say it to knock out the dough.
  4. Jacket in stock
    Jacket in stock April 7 2021 06: 53
    +7
    Even recently, publications on similar topics have become more frequent, such as how Russia will seize the baltics and what Europe should do about it.
    At least two questions arise.
    First - a what for ?
    What is Russia's territory with a knowingly unfriendly population, even if it is partially Russian-speaking? I myself know at least a couple of those who moved there (there was not enough money for Spain / Italy) who would definitely not be happy to be back in their homeland. And even more locals.
    And secondly, how can one seriously talk about a limited, local war between Russia and NATO, if NATO itself has done everything to ensure that this hypothetical war instantly escalated into a global one?
    And I still don't understand why Europe supports the Nazis in the Baltics and Ukraine.
    In my opinion, it would be much more effective to fight the "bloody gebney" there would be a showcase of "capitalism with a human face for Russians", not anti-Russia, but an alternative Russia, "where children go to school and old people live satisfyingly" (if someone does not remember, this is a song from Soviet cinema about Buratino).
    1. dorz
      dorz April 7 2021 08: 42
      +6
      Quote: Jacket in stock
      At least two questions arise.
      First - a what for ?

      The population on both sides is taught that war is inevitable. sad
      1. pytar
        pytar April 7 2021 10: 41
        -3
        The population on both sides is taught that war is inevitable.

        War is impossible! But it is quite possible to cut money for such propaganda! yes
    2. pytar
      pytar April 7 2021 10: 45
      -5
      Even recently, publications on similar topics have become more frequent, such as how Russia will seize the baltics and what Europe should do about it.

      Note, the article is Russian, the author is Russian, the site of VO is Russian ... bully For some reason, Runet is full of such materials! request

      At least two questions arise. First, why?

      A question for the author Evgeny Florov! yes
    3. Vladimir Mashkov
      Vladimir Mashkov April 7 2021 11: 26
      +2
      Quote: Jacket in stock
      Even recently, publications on similar topics have become more frequent.

      Wonderful, very relevant, in the light of today, an article by Eugene. Thanks to him and the editorial staff! good smile
      As for the politicians of the Balts, who choke on howling and barking with hatred, anger and fear towards Russia, accusing it of aggression, the answer is given by their own analysts: Russia can capture the entire Baltics in 60 hours (in fact, it will take much less timelol). But Russia does NOT capture the Baltics! What kind of aggression are we talking about? smile
    4. Andrey Grad
      Andrey Grad April 8 2021 16: 00
      0
      "What territory is there for Russia with a deliberately unfriendly population, even if it is partially Russian-speaking? I myself know at least a couple of those who moved there (there was not enough money for Spain / Italy) who will definitely not be happy to be back in their homeland. And the locals, even more so."
      Close your mouth as a propagandist.
      Have you been to the Baltic States, communicated with the Baltic Russians in order to assert this?
      We have been living under Nazi occupation for 30 years, every day we feel the Nazi boot on our back, every day we are called Russian pigs, the Russian language and Russian education are prohibited, and Russian television has already been banned from watching, but as we were RUSSIAN, we remain them, not looking at the Nazis and not looking at you TRAITORS. We are almost half of the population, the Baltic states have been our native Russian land for 300 years and we are not going to leave our native land anywhere.
      Riga 09.05.2019
  5. Cherry Nine
    Cherry Nine April 7 2021 08: 49
    +5
    In 2004, when the Balts were admitted to NATO, it was perceived as a ticket to a fashionable club, and not as an obligation that would have to be paid. The idea of ​​commitments came to the partners after 2014. This is a very unpleasant thought, they did not subscribe to this.
    1. Pete mitchell
      Pete mitchell April 7 2021 11: 06
      +5
      Quote: Cherry Nine
      In 2004, when the Balts were admitted to NATO, it was perceived as a ticket to a fashionable club, and not as an obligation that would have to be paid.
      That you are a little mistaken, for an adult to pull in fashion club they began already in '96 by offering to participate in joint programs: air observation, a joint squadron, a joint military university ... they even pondered nishtyakov, and then it turned out that this was not about freebie.
      Quote: Cherry Nine
      This is a very unpleasant thought, they don't ...
      .. expected, but have already subscribed No.
      1. Cherry Nine
        Cherry Nine April 7 2021 11: 29
        -1
        Quote: Pete Mitchell
        as an adult to pull in

        Retract? In the 90s, no one gave a damn, especially friend Bill. But the Balts themselves do not give a damn, they had enough brotherly love up to their throats. We barely managed to jump on the outgoing train, both in the EU and NATO.
        Quote: Pete Mitchell
        but have already subscribed

        You never know who subscribed to. It also does not say what exactly needs to be done. Express deep concern and okay. This just does not prevent the Balts from remembering.
        1. Pete mitchell
          Pete mitchell April 7 2021 12: 48
          +3
          Quote: Cherry Nine
          Retract? In the 90s, no one gave a damn, especially friend Bill.

          Friend bill and those like him could say anything from the rostrum and kiss passionately. Other people did the real work on the ground: from the military, from the industry ... these are all grown-up.
          1. Cherry Nine
            Cherry Nine April 7 2021 13: 14
            -3
            Quote: Pete Mitchell
            these are all for an adult.

            )))
            Do these? One thief.
            1. Pete mitchell
              Pete mitchell April 7 2021 13: 56
              +3
              Quote: Cherry Nine
              Quote: Pete Mitchell
              these are all for an adult.
              Do these? One thief.
              How can we do without this: interests must be promoted. But these know how to set tasks softly and ask hard
              1. Cherry Nine
                Cherry Nine April 7 2021 13: 57
                -3
                These?

                One goes bankrupt, then the other.
                1. Pete mitchell
                  Pete mitchell April 7 2021 14: 00
                  +5
                  Quote: Cherry Nine
                  These? One goes bankrupt, then the other.

                  Interests remain and there will always be someone to promote them on the part of the Anglo-Saxons, and the interests of the aborigines did not interest anyone, do not interest and are not expected ...
                  1. Cherry Nine
                    Cherry Nine April 7 2021 18: 31
                    -3
                    Quote: Pete Mitchell
                    the interests of the aborigines did not interest anyone, they do not interest and are not expected ...

                    Not interested. But no one ever builds any plans for more than 2 years (before midterms), and even more so for 4 years (before the post-election). The well-known phrase about "there are no permanent enemies and there are no permanent allies, there are only permanent interests" is empty bragging. Even the interests of the same government change.
                    1. Pete mitchell
                      Pete mitchell April 7 2021 20: 06
                      +2
                      Quote: Cherry Nine
                      no one ever builds any plans for more than 2 years (before midterms) and even more so for 4 years (before the post-election).

                      You have probably never encountered, believe me, short-term planning only ensures the development of long-term plans .. and the Anglo-Saxons know how to plan
                      1. Cherry Nine
                        Cherry Nine April 7 2021 22: 22
                        -3
                        Quote: Pete Mitchell
                        Anglo-Saxons know how to plan

                        )))
                        No.
                        And no one can, not even the CCP, although it puffs up. Because planning is meaningless if there are no planners in this position by the time the plan is implemented.
                      2. Pete mitchell
                        Pete mitchell April 7 2021 22: 56
                        +2
                        Your words, yes to God in the ears, but
                        Quote: Pete Mitchell
                        Interests remain and there will always be someone to promote them from the Anglo-Saxons ...

                        To expand the field of view - read Bzezhinsky, very sobering
                      3. Cherry Nine
                        Cherry Nine April 7 2021 23: 34
                        -3
                        Quote: Pete Mitchell
                        read Bzezhinsky, very sobering

                        Charlatan. You still recommend Wang.
  • ccsr
    ccsr April 7 2021 09: 59
    +3
    The military potential of the Baltic troika also leaves much to be desired - according to NATO calculations, Vilnius, Tallinn and Riga will surrender to Russian strikes in just 60 hours.

    I do not know who and how NATO thinks, but in reality, if desired, the capture of all capitals will take place ten times faster - and in 6 hours the MTR will be controlled with the support of the airborne divisions. No one especially in these capitals will resist if the main state institutions are hit by the first attack with cruise missiles.
    But as long as these Baltic republics are part of NATO, all these scenarios are unrealizable, so what the NATO "experts" write about 60 hours of bullshit - in Russia they are also perfectly able to assess the real situation, and therefore do not make stupid calculations.
    1. Pete mitchell
      Pete mitchell April 7 2021 17: 48
      +1
      Quote: ccsr
      in Russia they are also excellent at assessing the real situation, and therefore do not make stupid calculations.
      The Supreme Command has repeatedly voiced this idea, but hearing Russia is so unpopular and not profitable in the west ... so they came up with a horror story and lined up for diapers
  • Trapp1st
    Trapp1st April 7 2021 10: 29
    +6
    with each new teachings, the thesis is getting closer to reality

    In May-June, the largest NATO exercises in the last 25 years will take place, they will bring in a bunch of everything and not the fact that they will take it back and none of this will emerge in Donbass. All sorts of non-brothers with deployed NATO troops and dry roads can rush.
  • Doccor18
    Doccor18 April 7 2021 10: 32
    +2
    NATO's Achilles Heel: The Baltics ...

    The Achilles' heel of the Baltics is its strategy, in which there is no decent future for the Baltic peoples ...
  • pytar
    pytar April 7 2021 10: 39
    -6
    NATO understands very well that a hypothetical conflict with Moscow should develop with lightning speed. This is primarily in the interests of Russia. The gradual escalation of the conflict is extremely disadvantageous for the Kremlin - the allied forces will have time to increase their numerical advantage. And the crisis will cost both sides a lot of blood with an unpredictable ending.

    Touched by articles of a similar "strategic" nature ... NATO is about to attack! wassat
    1. Gardener91
      Gardener91 April 7 2021 16: 51
      +3
      "This is Russian aggression, terrorism, cyberattacks, the rise of China and climate change. One country or continent cannot cope, but they can together," said Mr. Stoltenberg before the summit of EU leaders in Brussels (quoted by TASS). Russia, but without ... Russia and against it.
      1. pytar
        pytar April 7 2021 20: 14
        -2
        Quote: Gardener91
        But mind you, everything is around Russia, but without ... Russia and against it.

        I liked one comment that I met somewhere on the forums: "... they are not fencing off Russia! They are fencing off from Russia." laughing
        1. Gardener91
          Gardener91 April 7 2021 20: 23
          +2
          Quote: pytar
          Like one comment

          We can judge their actions in relation to Russia each in his own way. They, the West, the USA and their vassals act according to Brzezinski.
          1. pytar
            pytar April 7 2021 23: 04
            -3
            We can judge their actions in relation to Russia each in his own way.

            Of course. Each looks from his own tower. bully
  • xorek
    xorek April 7 2021 11: 09
    -6
    The tank fist of Russia is needed, as in the days of the USSR! In order to rush to the English Channel, sweeping away everything, half will reach .. And so we will be annoyed, but as usual, we will have to take the capital again for our history, but with a lot of blood.
    PS And then Europe will be polite, until diarrhea ..
    1. pytar
      pytar April 7 2021 11: 44
      -1
      The tank fist of Russia is needed, as in the days of the USSR! To rush to the English Channel, sweeping away everything, half will reach ..

      Serrious? belay Will Solovyov's dacha and other patriots go to Europe, too? laughing
      Let's say they explode ... This is after they treat each other with all their thermonuclear fungi. It is unlikely that they will rush far in the fog of the radioactive desert ... But after that, the Chinese tank armada may well take off, if not to the English Channel / they do not need it /, but to the Urals for sure yes
      1. xorek
        xorek April 7 2021 12: 13
        +1
        Quote: pytar
        Serrious? Will Solovyov's dacha and other patriots go to Europe, too?

        Well, people like you will immediately give up and go to warders with joyful smiles ..
        Are you waiting for your starry hour ..? Oh well
        1. pytar
          pytar April 7 2021 12: 44
          -7
          Well, people like you will immediately give up and go to warders with joyful smiles ..

          Since we are not personally acquaintances, you clearly judge others by yourself ... wink

          And then Europe will be polite, to the point of diarrhea ..

          This is what I understand, and there is a well-deserved goal to burn the entire planet, and my country! laughing
          In truth, there is a minor detail ... Neither the "polite" nor the "respected" will survive ... yes The Chinese will come, sweep away what is left in the garbage cans, and plant a lynx. wassat
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    2. Trapp1st
      Trapp1st April 7 2021 12: 04
      +5
      The tank fist of Russia is needed, as in the days of the USSR! To rush to the English Channel, sweeping away everything
      Times have changed a little, without air domination you will get a meat grinder.
      1. xorek
        xorek April 7 2021 12: 15
        -1
        Quote: Trapp1st
        The tank fist of Russia is needed, as in the days of the USSR! To rush to the English Channel, sweeping away everything
        Times have changed a little, without air domination you will get a meat grinder.

        I agree, and therefore the Russians have created a very effective anti-missile defense system and electronic warfare! hi
  • Andrey Korotkov
    Andrey Korotkov April 7 2021 12: 31
    0
    Quote: pytar
    Even recently, publications on similar topics have become more frequent, such as how Russia will seize the baltics and what Europe should do about it.

    Note, the article is Russian, the author is Russian, the site of VO is Russian ... bully For some reason, Runet is full of such materials! request

    At least two questions arise. First, why?

    A question for the author Evgeny Florov! yes

    My friend is alaverdy from us in response to Western Wishlist wink
    1. pytar
      pytar April 7 2021 12: 47
      -2
      My friend is alaverdy from us in response to Western Wishlist

      Hi Andrew! bully Alaverda, but I see here some took it seriously, tank armadas have already been sent to La Manche ... lol
  • Andrey Korotkov
    Andrey Korotkov April 7 2021 12: 48
    0
    Quote: pytar
    The tank fist of Russia is needed, as in the days of the USSR! To rush to the English Channel, sweeping away everything, half will reach ..

    Serrious? belay Will Solovyov's dacha and other patriots go to Europe, too? laughing
    Let's say they explode ... This is after they treat each other with all their thermonuclear fungi. It is unlikely that they will rush far in the fog of the radioactive desert ... But after that, the Chinese tank armada may well take off, if not to the English Channel / they do not need it /, but to the Urals for sure yes

    Exactly, you directly revealed the military cunning of China lol And I think it’s the Chinese who are placing their nuclear launch sites under our missile defense umbrella on the eastern border? And it’s faster to get to the Urals by tanks laughing
    1. pytar
      pytar April 7 2021 13: 04
      -3
      Exactly, you directly revealed the military cunning of China

      No trick, it is "Captain Evidence"! laughing
      And I think that the Chinese are placing their nuclear launch sites under our missile defense umbrella on the eastern border?

      Such an arrangement, the forced engagement of the Russian Federation podruzomeevaetsya, if the United States will stir up something over China! And no engagement of China, if the United States muddles something over the Russian Federation! By the way, only part of the Chinese strategic arsenal is located there ... Tibetan, dug deeper in the mountains.
      And it’s over there, it’s faster to get to the Urals by tanks

      Chinese heliks are not suitable for thousands of kilometers of off-road, covered with a light non-uniform radioactive background. But those few thousand tanks are just what you need! Otherwise, why do they need them? India? The Himalayas are in the way. To Taiwan, absolutely unnecessary. In Japan? What for? Only to the north, but hardly to Alaska ... Only Siberia and the Far East remain, and not that they really need it! But after the exchange of the RF TNAU <=> NATA, China cannot leave such goodness in the form of a million square kilometers under its nose, so that it disappears! fellow
  • sleeve
    sleeve April 7 2021 13: 00
    0
    That's interesting. Are they seriously considering this or at the level of an abstract on the "applied philosophy of the animated series" South Park? 30-30-30? And the Swedes have already officially expressed a desire to lose all transport hubs? in the Baltics? On what ?? !! Or will they deploy, and then rush? And if we do not give a reason for the axes they will stand up and disperse? Or someone will "feed" them there for a long time?
    But the same thing is interesting, suddenly they have money and eggs and they will directly move on to building up forces in the Baltics on an ongoing basis. (Fiction is of course complete) then what can you stuff there? I mean, where will the first 30 be taken to NATO? Where will it be "taken out" from? Well, if we assume that they will deploy them in the event of a threat, then it still needs to be deployed. It seems to me that 30 BTG is 30 percent of all forces in Europe (if not more). With the USA? Oh well))) In short, some kind of "science about science" ...
  • Niko
    Niko April 7 2021 13: 01
    0
    Another article by a Russian-speaking author, on a Russian site, with a very free retelling and submitted under its own sauce: about "how THEY are malicious there" or "how stupid they are there." someone has a favorable impression that the "foreign" only sits and thinks about the war, and therefore WE MUST think so, this is of course trifles
    1. pytar
      pytar April 7 2021 13: 12
      -2
      Another article by a Russian-speaking author, on a Russian site, with a very free retelling and submitted under its own sauce: about "how THEY are malicious there" or "how stupid they are there." someone has a favorable impression that the "foreign" only sits and thinks about the war, and therefore WE MUST think so, this is of course trifles

      Respected Nikolajs hi , unfortunately you are right! Such materials are quite common in the Russian information space! They are perceived with a bang by local patriots! In the rest of the world, you can find this only with a lot of luck! laughing
  • Andrey Korotkov
    Andrey Korotkov April 7 2021 14: 16
    +4
    Quote: pytar
    My friend is alaverdy from us in response to Western Wishlist

    Hi Andrew! bully Alaverda, but I see here some took it seriously, tank armadas have already been sent to La Manche ... lol
    hi
    Spring, Napoleons were released home laughing
    1. pytar
      pytar April 7 2021 14: 41
      0
      Yes! good Exacerbation season ... laughing
  • Lara Croft
    Lara Croft April 7 2021 14: 44
    +3
    First of all, this is a blow to the advancing Russian forces transferred from the Norwegian Oslo through Sweden. Further across the Baltic Sea landing to Estonia.

    All NATO forces will be destroyed during the crossing by sea, and those who get to the Baltic countries will be destroyed in the ports of unloading ...

    Unless, of course, by this time there are no Russian marines and anti-ship complexes on the coast.

    All the RF Ground Forces that entered the territory of the Baltic (this is the 6th OA of the ZVO) will be destroyed by the sea and air-based KR of the NATO countries, and in the event of the death of this already weak association, the entire North-West of the Russian Federation will remain defenseless ...
    Therefore, the empiricalists constantly talk about Russia's invasion of the Baltics, hoping to crush its formations without engaging with them in direct combat, but those small NATO ground units that are now in the Baltics are, of course, suicide bombers ... their destiny, at best detachments of local "flattering brothers" ....
    Therefore, I think the Russian Federation uses the 76th airborne assault rifle (reinforced by AA helicopters and combined arms units and units) to seize strategic objects in the Baltic countries, having previously thrown thugs from the GRU into the Baltic countries ... and its rear on the territory of the Russian Federation will be covered by the 6th OA ...
    The deployment of the third Airborne Forces regiment as part of the 76th Airborne Assault Division only confirms my thoughts, according to the idea of ​​the 6th Airborne Forces, a minimum of MSD and artillery and engineering formations should also be strengthened ...
    1. stan200000
      stan200000 April 13 2021 17: 25
      -1
      Rare delirium. Do you believe in such things yourself? These are your speculations not even yesterday, but the day before yesterday. Russia, if forced, will easily erase a couple of European capitals Without getting up from the couch), and the states will not even blink, because they want to live.
  • rocket757
    rocket757 April 7 2021 15: 17
    +1
    NATO's Achilles Heel: 60 Hours of Baltics
    The question is, what for is that ... territory to us?
    1. Andrey Grad
      Andrey Grad April 8 2021 16: 11
      -2
      "The question is, what for is that ... territory to us?"

      And what for you then the Crimea?
      1. rocket757
        rocket757 April 8 2021 18: 42
        -1
        What are you dull, CRIMEA is DIFFERENT!
        1. Andrey Grad
          Andrey Grad April 8 2021 20: 23
          0
          Quote: rocket757
          What are you dull, CRIMEA is DIFFERENT!

          What else is there, other special Russian people live there, not the same Russians as in the Baltic states?
          1. rocket757
            rocket757 April 9 2021 09: 13
            -1
            And who will tell us why there at the top, in the leadership, they do this and not otherwise ...
            Listening to all sorts of interpreters, official / from the outside .... tired, in general.
  • vavilon
    vavilon April 7 2021 15: 38
    +1
    Who needs these labuses? !!!!)))
    they are used as a platform for hostilities against Russia and they are all happy with their bare ass that they have democracy
  • Split
    Split April 7 2021 16: 47
    0
    This is not surprising - the bridges were built in the era of the Warsaw Pact, and the architects definitely knew the difference between the masses of enemy and Soviet armored vehicles. In the direction of the west, the relatively light 45-ton T-72 vehicles had to pass, but in the opposite direction the Abrams, Challengers and Leopards had to fail.

    Fall straight into am , and We are in Paradise (c) BB
    Russian ingenuity in action! Thought ahead good True inaccuracy ... the emnip for fast promotion was not 72, but 80. The last for this and thought
    ZY Ornul from the author (s)
    1. yehat2
      yehat2 April 9 2021 11: 14
      0
      Quote: Split
      The last for this and thought

      on a tank march, speed depends not only on speed, but, for example, on the power reserve.
      1. Split
        Split April 9 2021 13: 12
        0
        80 have the smallest ground pressure of all ... yes, a reserve of 300 km, in fact, they needed a reserve to get there ... But so far ... this is the best tank and also a gas turbine ... I haven't ridden in it .. But damn it when he's around ... everyone scatters. 20 years ago, he was sent to our column. When you see this colossus next to you ... when the machine gunner is already giving you cartridges from the tape .... You see. The pride rises for our tank building!
  • Irbiz123
    Irbiz123 April 7 2021 17: 45
    0
    Political whine!
  • tralmaster
    tralmaster April 8 2021 15: 30
    0
    Well, they got proud. Day and a half. A couple of battalions cannot resist at all. This is the time to pass the territory.
  • yehat2
    yehat2 April 9 2021 11: 13
    0
    who needs to break into the Tribaltic?
    the only reason it can come in handy is the release of Kaliningrad
    but events will develop so quickly that most likely such an operation will not even be necessary.
    this is not an Achilles 'heel, but an Achilles' ass, which didn’t give up to anyone.
  • stan200000
    stan200000 April 13 2021 17: 19
    0
    The United States and NATO will jointly creep into Moscow to Putin as soon as the threat of becoming nuclear ashes becomes more than just a threat. They did not build the world for themselves in order to lose everything overnight.
  • Altdoch
    Altdoch April 22 2021 09: 18
    0
    Has Afftyr already taken his place in the trench, or is he just packing news? It is easier to buy a country and decompose than to conquer, which is being done with success. All this saber-rattling, just for show. Almost all the hands of the country's leaders do not store their money in a savings bank, so why break and destroy their own?
  • fliger85
    fliger85 April 25 2021 11: 59
    0
    And why does Russia need these labus villages? To restore everything at your own expense, because Europe is not interested in this ???
  • 933454818
    933454818 April 28 2021 12: 39
    0
    These are military calculations, no politics. In the 80s, the GSVG grouping in the GDR was given about 3 hours to "live" (if not less, I forgot already) and then a nuclear missile strike from the depths of the USSR was inflicted on the territory of the GDR. War is war.
  • Vladimir_65
    Vladimir_65 18 May 2021 05: 14
    0
    Everything is simpler: NATO in advance "denies" participation in the conflict. Almost openly, they declare to the "junior partners" that the rescue of drowning people is the work of the drowning people themselves. In which case it will always be possible to say that they warned and even wanted to help, but the logistics "let us down".
  • DimonDV
    DimonDV 28 May 2021 07: 53
    0
    Gentlemen, well, or comrades, as you like, I have been reading this resource for a very long time, even a very, very long time. Well, I have not seen such nonsense on these pages. Apparently I'm quite old? I am crazy about the statements of politicians and diplomats who have the level of a fifth-grader, and from the authors on such resources, as I understand it, 90% of them did not serve, were not shot (I cannot understand how a computer game transforms consciousness) .In general, it's complete crap, well, if the author just presented a translation of the article, okay, if not, well, I don't know.