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US experts: C-400 near Kaliningrad may make Europe vulnerable

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The US Air Force Command and American experts are concerned about the possible deployment of C-400 AIS systems and Iskander-M complexes in the Kaliningrad region, since this will "significantly strengthen the Russian exclave," writes columnist Dave Majumdar in The National Interest magazine. Article leads RIA News.


US experts: C-400 near Kaliningrad may make Europe vulnerable


"It is very serious. Obviously, we will continue to follow this, but Moscow has every right to deploy (weapons systems) there, ”quotes the author of the US Air Force commander in Europe, Frank Gorenko, who commented on the likely location near Kaliningrad C-400.

Also, “the fears of the American expert community are caused by the fact that Russia can deploy the Iskander ballistic missile complex on the exclave territory, which has a high degree of accuracy of hitting with a range from 489 to 700 km,” writes the columnist.

However, these actions "are a logical retaliatory step by Moscow for the continuing expansion of NATO to the western borders of Russia," the magazine notes.

“Russia openly announced the deployment of Iskander ballistic missiles in Kaliningrad after the expansion of NATO to the East. Then we all perceived it as bluster, but it turned out that it was not so, ”the author of the Center for National Interests Paul Saunders cites the author’s statement.
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  1. A-Sim
    A-Sim 13 January 2016 11: 05 New
    33
    What a smart guy this Majumdar. In less than a year he realized ...
    1. vlad66
      vlad66 13 January 2016 11: 10 New
      26
      “Russia openly announced the deployment of Iskander ballistic missiles in Kaliningrad after NATO’s eastward expansion. Then we took all this as bragging, but it turned out that this is not so. ”

      It’s high time to deploy, on our territory we have the right to build at least a public toilet, even put up ICBMs with nuclear warheads and no one needs to be asked.
      1. cniza
        cniza 13 January 2016 11: 13 New
        14
        What did they think we were going to chew snot in the 90s? Get what you say and sign.
        1. Inok10
          Inok10 13 January 2016 11: 29 New
          19
          Quote: cniza
          What did they think we were going to chew snot in the 90s? Get what you say and sign.

          .. two S-400 divisions since 2012, plus an S-300 regiment and another S-300V air defense system and everything is in open sources .. not even a military secret .. but that everything that flies over the Baltic States and Poland flies under our control, this is a fact .. discussed last year .. hi
          1. demo
            demo 13 January 2016 11: 41 New
            +3
            Judging by this map, most of all will go to Poland, as usual, with a trailer to the Balts!
            1. meridbt
              meridbt 13 January 2016 12: 04 New
              -6
              What, sorry, will get?
          2. An64
            An64 13 January 2016 12: 12 New
            0
            Quote: Inok10
            a, that everything that flies over the Baltic states and Poland flies under our control is a fact

            The fact is, and the picture is beautiful. But the picture is flat, and in view of the fact that the Earth is round (as it is not sad crying ), in the east of Lithuania we see everything that flies above 10 km, over Latvia - 25 km, and over Estonia - 35 km. The same picture applies to Poland - we see almost nothing south of Warsaw ...
            1. Boa kaa
              Boa kaa 13 January 2016 14: 30 New
              +7
              Quote: An64
              south of Warsaw we see practically nothing ...

              Type in the search engine ZGRLS "Container". Look at the chart. By the way, after the well-known events, the sector was entrusted to the North Sea. After that, start to “grieve” about the fact that the Container sees taking off planes, cars, scurrying along the highway.
              And of course, look about a single center for managing the country's defense. But he grew up from missile defense / air defense centers.
              So not all the polymers! yes
      2. Major Yurik
        Major Yurik 13 January 2016 11: 22 New
        +8
        If the Iskanders are placed in the Kaliningrad region, the Europa will write it not just with a capital letter, but KALININGRAD REGION1 And rightly so, Obama can be written with a small one, it is not an animated subject. am
        1. vl.kiyan5019
          vl.kiyan5019 13 January 2016 13: 51 New
          +1
          Mr. Yurik-Major! Why are you offending the minority of America? They need to be helped to develop mentally, and you are beaten to them by the head.
      3. Al_oriso
        Al_oriso 13 January 2016 12: 04 New
        +4
        Moscow has every right to deploy there (weapons systems), ”quotes the author of the commander of the US Air Force in Europe, Frank Gorenka

        As if Moscow itself does not know its rights ...
        ... and Moscow does not need the approval of the various US Air Force commanders.
        1. Aitvaras
          Aitvaras 13 January 2016 13: 29 New
          -17
          That's right. Lithuania also has every right to deploy NATO tank brigades, and if necessary, nuclear weapons.
          1. Hell's Angel
            Hell's Angel 13 January 2016 13: 47 New
            +6
            Does Lithuania have nuclear weapons ?! Can you give me more details from this place?
            1. Corporal Valera
              Corporal Valera 13 January 2016 14: 12 New
              11
              Quote: angel of hell
              Does Lithuania have nuclear weapons ?! Can you give me more details from this place?

              Ukraine will lend. Only cores far to wear
          2. Corsair
            Corsair 13 January 2016 14: 00 New
            +6
            Quote: Aitvaras
            Lithuania also has every right to deploy NATO tank brigades, and if necessary, nuclear weapons.

            laughing NATO tank brigades? are those those who did not have enough space in Germany? or those half-written abrams of all 5 pieces - is this a tank brigade?
            Calm down already - nobody needs you, including the EU with its dead economy and scanty population, well, perhaps the United States, to tease Russia and to collect intelligence.
            All these loud exclamations and escalation of horror by your government are the usual begging from the EU and the USA under the pretext of a terrible misfortune from the east. You and your countries clearly fall under the definition of Elusive Joe.
          3. alekc75
            alekc75 13 January 2016 14: 11 New
            +5
            Balts sit quietly and then you will not be touched
          4. Fat
            Fat 13 January 2016 19: 16 New
            0
            You also have the right to remain silent, everything you say can be used against you ... or "When it comes to every important international problem, people of the world do not look at Beijing or Moscow - they call us" ... (recognized as one of police states, or something) ... Place, become, not even a target, a target (for training in practical shooting) ... And the US command only rejoices: "It’s not flying up to ours"
      4. Hyppopotut
        Hyppopotut 13 January 2016 13: 20 New
        +1
        And it is also necessary to establish bases in Cuba, Venezuela, etc., maybe then it will reach the “supermen” that it is fraught to move military forces to Russia.
        They say that when Khrushchev deployed missiles in Cuba during the Caribbean crisis, there was a real panic among the population in the eastern states, production stopped ... Oh and “liquid”, this superpower and its people!
    2. Finches
      Finches 13 January 2016 11: 14 New
      11
      What do you want? "Iskanders" in Crimea and poorly sleeping American mongrel of Southern Europe: Hungary, Romania, brother-Bulgarians and others! "Iskanders" in the Kaliningrad province and swornly sworn friends of Russia itch: Poland and the under-states of the Baltic states ... It’s a pity that the world evil stronghold will sleep peacefully on its islet beyond the English Channel, but there will be some rest ....
      1. kot28.ru
        kot28.ru 13 January 2016 11: 31 New
        +4
        For the English Channel they will get ICBMs, or KR from carcasses! So there is no sleep for the aggressor there either! And that's good! soldier
    3. little girl15
      little girl15 13 January 2016 11: 15 New
      10
      And what did they want moving towards the borders of Russia? You need to think with your head and not with the tolerant part of the body.
      1. SRC P-15
        SRC P-15 13 January 2016 11: 31 New
        +2
        US experts: C-400 near Kaliningrad may make Europe vulnerable

        Do not worry, you will not be Europeans vulnerable: our S-400 will cover the whole of Europe! laughing
      2. Amurets
        Amurets 13 January 2016 12: 05 New
        +1
        Quote: Vovochka15
        You need to think with your head and not with the tolerant part of the body.

        Unfortunately, most EU politicians think this part of the body also when everyone gets the answer (mutual responsibility in the EU). Then the cries start: “And for what?” Remember when the sanctions were introduced.
    4. seti
      seti 13 January 2016 11: 29 New
      +2
      When Iskander Shaigu said - "wherever we want to go there and put." I think this applies to C-400
    5. vovanpain
      vovanpain 13 January 2016 11: 36 New
      10
      And it seems like a long time ago; 2 divisions in Elektrostal (In 2007, the first division was deployed, in 2009 the second division was set up).
      2 divisions in Dmitrov (deployed in 2011).
      2 divisions in Zvenigorod (deployed in 2012).
      2 divisions in Nakhodka (deployed in 2012).
      2 divisions in the Kaliningrad region (deployed in 2013).
      2 divisions in Novorossiysk (deployed in 2013).
      2 divisions in Podolsk 4th regiment in the suburbs (deployed in 2014).
      2 Division on the Kola Peninsula (deployed in 2014 year).
      3 divisions in Kamchatka differ from the previous ones by the presence of 24 launchers (3 divisions) deployed in 2014. This is the information from Wikipedia for 2014 that mattresses aroused late.
    6. Blondy
      Blondy 13 January 2016 13: 00 New
      0
      Quite expected reaction from poor-smoking infantiles: What are you? - We're not good.
    7. opus
      opus 13 January 2016 13: 40 New
      +1
      Quote: A-Sim
      What a smart guy this Majumdar.

      Highly.
      Dave majumdar

      Public Relations Consultant
      Banner public affairs
      2014 - 2015 (1 year) Washington DC Metro Area
      • Served as a public relations consultant under contract developing media outreach strategies
      • Authored communications plans, strategic messaging, social media strategies, op-eds and editorials
      • Successfully pitched the Harris Corps' Hamr radio developed for the US Army's SANR program
      • Translated complex technical Harris engineering paper on radio antennas into an article fit for publication
      • Wrote numerous drafts of bylined articles, pitches and reporter profiles for Harris' IntelliEarth LiDAR


      etc.
      here more
      https://www.linkedin.com/in/davemajumdar
    8. 222222
      222222 13 January 2016 13: 46 New
      0
      "" American experts: S-400 near Kaliningrad may make Europe vulnerable "\
      ..what expert .. crap !! laughing ..after the Caspian SHOW with CALIBERS ..

      ..vulnerable from Iranian missiles .which are not yet or North Korean "" ..
      ..a S-400 in Kaliningrad is handcuffs on playful American pens ..in Europe ..
  2. bort4145
    bort4145 13 January 2016 11: 05 New
    10
    Fundamental amendment - not “can” but show that it is vulnerable. And the USA itself ...
  3. fregina1
    fregina1 13 January 2016 11: 06 New
    +5
    Yes, it’s already time to place ... stop tryndet ........... from empty to empty ....
  4. Barakuda
    Barakuda 13 January 2016 11: 06 New
    +2
    Did I read the article, or the introduction to the dialogue of M. Zadornov? WELL Dumb!
    1. V.ic
      V.ic 13 January 2016 12: 07 New
      +1
      Quote: Barracuda
      Did I read the article, or the introduction to the dialogue of M. Zadornov?

      Have you forgotten? Take the Ginkoum Evalar or the Huato Boluses.
      Sing:
      "Old age will not find me at home.
      I'm on the road, I'm on the road ... "
      Take heart comrade!
  5. AdekvatNICK
    AdekvatNICK 13 January 2016 11: 07 New
    +3
    Does he not know that all of Europe has long been vulnerable for the purposes of our missiles?
  6. Gray 43
    Gray 43 13 January 2016 11: 08 New
    14
    Iskander is understandable, but what is the air defense system threatening Europe with? So that it will not work with impunity to piracy in our sky?
    1. bort4145
      bort4145 13 January 2016 11: 12 New
      +6
      NATO accustomed to "carry democracy" in bomb bombs with impunity - nervous wink
    2. LVMI1980
      LVMI1980 13 January 2016 11: 32 New
      -1
      apparently the fact that we’ll also take their missiles wink
    3. SAM 5
      SAM 5 13 January 2016 11: 37 New
      +1
      SAM threatens Europe?

      These air defense systems and the earth whipping robust.
    4. Amurets
      Amurets 13 January 2016 11: 59 New
      0
      Quote: Gray 43
      SAM threatens Europe?

      Look at the map above. In practice, the divisions from under Narva and the Kaliningrad divisions make a practically no-fly zone the whole of the Baltic States and half of Poland.
    5. KVIRTU
      KVIRTU 13 January 2016 12: 45 New
      0
      And you google "Start S-400 on ground targets."
      A perversion, of course, but if with special. Bch ...
  7. CARLSON
    CARLSON 13 January 2016 11: 08 New
    +1
    And how they wanted to join NATO, for which they fought the way you need to
  8. Sergey7311
    Sergey7311 13 January 2016 11: 10 New
    0
    We’ll also deliver nuclear ammunition to the Kaliningrad region. Wait!
  9. Dimontius
    Dimontius 13 January 2016 11: 10 New
    +8
    I hope the Iskander with nuclear warheads. If so, you need to tell Europe. Keeping secrets from friends is not good laughing
  10. Aleksandr2012
    Aleksandr2012 13 January 2016 11: 13 New
    +3
    So, in addition, the C 400 can work on ground targets. And nuclear warhead for him in nature exists.
  11. vicdoc63
    vicdoc63 13 January 2016 11: 14 New
    +1
    And they thought they were in a fairy tale.
  12. FIREMAN
    FIREMAN 13 January 2016 11: 16 New
    0
    Zadolbal already, inflate the problem and then supposedly heroically solve it.
    In general, the “Gauges” from torpedo tubes launched:
    The possibility of hitting stationary ground targets was originally laid down by the developers in the design of the S-1979 air defense system adopted for service in the 300 year, as well as all its subsequent modifications.
    Читать полностью: http://naviny.by/rubrics/politic/2011/10/17/ic_articles_112_175478/

    Let them be afraid, an extra argument in our favor, suddenly, on a NATO base, some sort of "Sapling" will be planted or the "Chamomile" will grow.
  13. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 13 January 2016 11: 16 New
    +2
    but Moscow has every right to deploy there (weapons systems)

    Although there was enough mind to tell the truth. The more you fuss about in Europe, the worse it will be for her if that ...
  14. AlexTires
    AlexTires 13 January 2016 11: 22 New
    +2
    The decrepit and rotten old woman of Europe, with the stubbornness of a madwoman, insists on the Russian desire to conquer her. This farce is no longer ridiculous, everyone knows and understands everything for a long time, but continues to break comedy. And the experts howl not because Europe is sorry, but because their anti-ballistic shield in the Atlantic is covered in a copper basin in this case ..
    1. Mikhail Krapivin
      Mikhail Krapivin 13 January 2016 11: 44 New
      +2
      Is not a fact. For me, they in Europe absolutely sincerely believe that the evil Russians will come on bears today and tomorrow and beat them with felt boots to death. And only American troops protect them from this nightmare. You read their press a little, watch the analytical programs and understand - they believe in it, sincerely believe. For decades, brainwashing has not been canceled.
  15. sa-ag
    sa-ag 13 January 2016 11: 27 New
    +1
    Yes, Europe is now not up to whether or not there is something mentioned in the article in the CO, there are problems with migrants and they can be much more serious
  16. VNP1958PVN
    VNP1958PVN 13 January 2016 11: 34 New
    +1
    They can’t, but they did, which is already there. More about the caliber did not come! repeat
  17. barclay
    barclay 13 January 2016 11: 35 New
    0
    GDP clearly said: "Russia will defend its security by any means available."
    So, "friends - Americans - Geyropeytsy", the times of Mechny and Yolkin are over!
    1. An64
      An64 13 January 2016 12: 00 New
      0
      Quote: barclay
      So, "friends are Americans", the times of Mechny and Yolkin are over!

      Less than 15 years ...
      And the President of the Russian Federation spoke about the deployment of Iskanders in the Kaliningrad Oblast in November 2011: “The Russian Federation will deploy modern weapon systems in the west and south of the country that will fire the European missile defense component. One of these steps will be the deployment of the Iskander missile system "In the Kaliningrad special region."
      So what? 4 years have passed. The Americans in December 2015 completed the creation of a missile defense base in Romania, and we all talk, talk, talk ...
      1. KBR109
        KBR109 13 January 2016 13: 27 New
        +1
        The opening of the Yelkin Center recently was especially inspired. Pillar of Russia what to say!
  18. lysyj bob
    lysyj bob 13 January 2016 11: 36 New
    +2
    Europeans and non-Europeans were warned that if elements of the Amer’s missile defense were deployed on their territory, they would automatically fall into the category of potential targets for our missiles. One thing is surprising - it’s not the Americans who express concern about the deployment of Iskanders. Apparently, it hasn’t come to Europe that they are just a gasket. And the S-400 is an exclusively defensive weapon and no one should be concerned about its placement anywhere in OUR territory.

    PS Recently, the States have become some kind of too preoccupied. Apparently, the carefree life is over.
  19. GRAY
    GRAY 13 January 2016 11: 38 New
    +8
    t deploy on exclave

    What else is nafik "exclave"? The same territory is an exclave for the country to which it belongs, and an enclave for the country to which it does not belong. Moreover, if the territory is not completely surrounded by other states (for example, has access to the sea), the prefix "floor" is added.
    The Kaliningrad region is an exclave for Russians, and for other countries (including Mr. Majumdar) an enclave, or rather a semi-enclave.
    Sit in the place of Dave - you two. laughing
    He also considers himself an expert - a columnist, the college must have finished ...
    1. Mikhail Krapivin
      Mikhail Krapivin 13 January 2016 11: 46 New
      +2
      Cool, great educational program, respect to you.
  20. Mama_Cholli
    Mama_Cholli 13 January 2016 11: 38 New
    +2
    For complete harmony, it is also necessary to deploy detection and tracking equipment in Cuba or Venezuela. To create military bases on the territory of the states of Central and Latin America. Well, to establish there, including various gifts of remote delivery of hotels for the "holiday".
    Then it will be a mirror "happiness" for America and a factor in strengthening world peace.
    1. Mikhail Krapivin
      Mikhail Krapivin 13 January 2016 11: 49 New
      +1
      Unfortunately, before climbing to us, they strengthened their rear in South America, they are smart, bastards. Whom they fed, whom they intimidated, whom they conquered. Now Venezuela is being crushed and the number of our “friends” will tend to zero.
    2. varov14
      varov14 13 January 2016 12: 02 New
      +1
      Well, why the base, an extra headache. Okiyan is big, trade routes are unmeasured, use wisely. Well, the merchant and fishing fleet can be ordered from anyone, even from Amerov, with subsequent modernization.
  21. russmensch
    russmensch 13 January 2016 11: 40 New
    0
    but Moscow has every right to deploy there (weapons systems), ”quotes the author of the commander of the US Air Force in Europe, Frank Gorenka ...

    However, these actions "are a logical retaliatory step by Moscow for the continuing expansion of NATO to the western borders of Russia," the magazine notes.

    Well, even here they understand us correctly ... Already pleases
  22. pascal309
    pascal309 13 January 2016 11: 44 New
    0
    Well, right balm for the soul, thank you general for the kind words, we will continue to delight you forever
  23. Huan karlos
    Huan karlos 13 January 2016 11: 45 New
    0
    Govorun bird is distinguished by intelligence and quick wit))
  24. gabonskijfront
    gabonskijfront 13 January 2016 11: 45 New
    +2
    I am proud of my fellow countrymen, BALTICA champion.
  25. dsm100
    dsm100 13 January 2016 11: 46 New
    +4
    Yes, not only the Iskander and C400 Yeshe and the Caliber will set their range more, and if there are not enough ships and boats, then install them on the shore. I feel that mattresses with a geyropa do not understand for good, only fear will make them turn on the brain.
  26. avg-mgn
    avg-mgn 13 January 2016 11: 46 New
    0

    Quote: A-Sim
    What a smart guy this Majumdar. In less than a year he realized ...

    [/ I]

    The surname is not Estonian, but it is similar in brakes, perhaps an emigrant (took his wife's surname).
  27. Halfunra
    Halfunra 13 January 2016 11: 52 New
    +1
    She feels a cat whose fat she ate. hi
  28. kartalovkolya
    kartalovkolya 13 January 2016 11: 53 New
    +2
    Of course, the American “experts” have reason for concern, and all the more so since the S-400 in the Kaliningrad region actually reduces the costs of the Amerian anti-missile defense systems deployed in neighboring NATO countries (actually, front-line attack tools)! Their money was crying and nobody already believes that the deployment of missile defense in the NATO countries is directed against Iran, and now North Korea! And about our Iskanders, right here at the very point it’s like a neighbor’s cat who got into the habit of crap on " to our porch "and our answer, like that of a real host, is adequate, and only one GOD and the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the RF Armed Forces, V.V., know how and where" Iskander "missiles will" fly " Putin! Remember the "Caliber" gentlemen "democratizers"!
  29. K-36
    K-36 13 January 2016 11: 54 New
    +3
    For two years now one thought has been haunting me. Why, for example, not put the Iskander on boats like the Buyan? Moreover, data on the range of Iskander missiles is slowly leaking a little more than 500 km. And now, God himself told us to take advantage of the situation, since we had conceived a rather large series of “Buyans” of increased seaworthiness of project 22800 “Karakurt”. And, if they were equipped with Caliber and Iskander through one, I would have taken with great pleasure the maximum acceptable dose on my chest! drinks The combination would be extremely effective: a very maneuverable low-altitude Caliber and a highly maneuverable Iskander falling from a height good Yes, and then, in addition, an iron "excuse" will be born for the land "Iskander". Like on land we have only up to 500 km and not a centimeter further, and all long-range ships on our ships! Yes Yes. winked
    It’s a pity that these are only my dreams. Yours faithfully hi
  30. novel68rus
    novel68rus 13 January 2016 12: 03 New
    +3
    Europe has long been vulnerable and without missiles .. there will be a caliphate soon and tolerant Europeans will serve the Arabs soldier
  31. Sakhalin.
    Sakhalin. 13 January 2016 12: 17 New
    0
    We will understand without them how and where to place weapons on our territory. PS another horror story for a great cultural Europe.
  32. v1tz
    v1tz 13 January 2016 12: 19 New
    0
    Really really so stupid when they told you about the expansion of Nata, did not listen. What kind of bragging is there when there’s not at all a friendly military block at hand.
  33. Gormenghast
    Gormenghast 13 January 2016 12: 26 New
    +1
    The Amerans slipped their leaky missile defense, and the European suckers and are glad - became targets. Have your security been greatly enhanced?
  34. KRIG55
    KRIG55 13 January 2016 12: 39 New
    +1
    Covering the black ass of the host, Europe will be the first to burn out. Nobody will sort the targets by nationality.
  35. electrooleg
    electrooleg 13 January 2016 13: 15 New
    +1
    Dissatisfied NATO whiner before howling let him answer the question. What the hell does his interests on our borders do?
  36. pts-m
    pts-m 13 January 2016 13: 24 New
    0
    Russia's security is above all and nothing personal! High worry. Pharmacists and psychiatrists -profits.
  37. veksha50
    veksha50 13 January 2016 14: 04 New
    0
    "American experts: S-400 near Kaliningrad could make Europe vulnerable"...

    Well, with the Iskanders, everything is clear ... But how the Russian defensive air defense systems affect the security of Europe is not clear ... Or did someone squirrel jump after some New Year holidays ???
    1. kartalovkolya
      kartalovkolya 13 January 2016 14: 13 New
      +1
      The "Squirrel" has nothing to do with it, although in principle you need to drink less, and the fact is that the S-400 completely excludes the possibility of the use of Amer’s missile defense (of course with other missiles) against our territory, UNKNOWN, and the jackals howled!
  38. project sity
    project sity 13 January 2016 14: 31 New
    0
    (“Russia openly announced the deployment of Iskander ballistic missiles in Kaliningrad after NATO’s eastward expansion. Then we all took it as bragging, but it turned out that this was not so,” the author quotes the director of the Center for National Interests Paul Saunders.)
    And what they wanted It wasn’t for them to shanyushki to pry off the table!
  39. jovanni
    jovanni 13 January 2016 14: 47 New
    0
    A small clarification - not S-400 will make Europe vulnerable, but European aggressors. They beat nafig ...
  40. v.yegorov
    v.yegorov 13 January 2016 15: 26 New
    0
    “Russia openly announced the deployment of Iskander ballistic missiles in Kaliningrad after NATO’s eastward expansion. Then we took all this as bragging, but it turned out that this is not so, ”the author quotes the director of the Center for National Interests Paul Saunders.

    Strange people! As he comes around, he will respond!
  41. Micross
    Micross 13 January 2016 17: 02 New
    +1
    Wow !!)) duck is a defensive complex!