In the USA: For Guam and Hawaii, you cannot copy the missile defense system deployed in Poland and Romania
The United States conducted a vulnerability analysis of its territories. The involved military analysts reportedly "after lengthy discussions and consultations" came to the conclusion that the most vulnerable territories are Hawaii and the island of Guam. It should be noted here that if Hawaii is one of the American states, then Guam is not officially part of the United States, being the so-called associated (unincorporated) territory. At the same time, there are several large American military bases in Guam.
The analysis was based on "threats" emanating from several countries, including China, North Korea and Russia. The issue of the recent exercises of the Pacific fleet RF, during which, as the Pentagon reported earlier, Russian warships approached several nautical miles to the US maritime borders in the Hawaiian Islands.
At the same time, the head of the American missile defense agency designated Guam as the most vulnerable territory, saying that it is necessary to deploy a hybrid system to counter missile threats on the island.
Vice Admiral John Hill:
Hill said there is a need to consider options for deploying anti-missiles in underground mines as well as on mobile installations.
It was noted that for the Pacific region, including Guam and Hawaii, it is impossible to copy the missile defense option deployed in Poland and Romania, since there are "more threats."
American Vice Admiral:
It is reported that the Pentagon is developing a program to strengthen the integrated missile defense of Guam and Hawaii.
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