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The Pentagon: The means pledged at 2017 g will allow America to "increase its capabilities" in the Arctic

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Next year, the United States will strengthen its position in the Arctic, which will allow "to guarantee the freedom of navigation and flight," TASS Statement by Deputy Assistant Head of Pentagon Michael Carpenter at Senate hearings.


The Pentagon: The means pledged at 2017 g will allow America to "increase its capabilities" in the Arctic


According to him, “over the past few years, Russia has invested significant funds in expanding its potential in the region, in particular, the Russian Federation will soon be able to create zones where navigation will be limited.”

“The (military) budget for 2017 (fiscal) year contains funds that enable us to increase our capabilities in the Arctic and develop ways that will enable us to guarantee freedom of navigation and flight for our troops in this region,” said Carpenter.

At the same time, he noted that "the United States would like to preserve the status of the Arctic as a territory for cooperation in the scientific sphere."

From the series: "How to conquer the Arctic", (TASS)
Photos used:
i-army.org, Tass
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  1. razmik72
    razmik72 8 June 2016 16: 50
    +6
    For minerals, the States climb into the Arctic. The Arctic is the last untouched pantry of the Earth.
    In the picture, the Pobeda car looks very nice in the Arctic version with skis and a propeller. smile
    1. cniza
      cniza 8 June 2016 17: 05
      +5
      Yes, as far as funds are concerned, this is your main goal.
      1. GSH-18
        GSH-18 8 June 2016 20: 59
        +1
        funds have been laid that allow us to increase our capabilities in the Arctic and develop ways that will enable us to guarantee freedom of navigation and flights for our troops in this region, ”said Carpenter.

        It seems to me that a win-win combination has been played! The mattress NEVER had any serious arctic military weapons and bases. Why would all this abruptly appear ??? Such things cannot be solved with the amount of money, here experience is needed and the history of operation and application. Seeоrub, it will be the same song as with the F-35! laughing
    2. Ami du peuple
      Ami du peuple 8 June 2016 17: 34
      +3
      Quote: razmik72
      For minerals, States climb into the Arctic
      Let them climb. White bears look forward to them.
      1. Ased
        Ased 8 June 2016 18: 33
        +3
        For free navigation, they have few ships with a high ice class. And icebreakers ... :)))
        1. GSH-18
          GSH-18 8 June 2016 21: 01
          +1
          Quote: ASed
          For free navigation, they have few ships with a high ice class. And icebreakers ... :)))

          This is rightly noticed! yes
          1. Ased
            Ased 8 June 2016 21: 34
            +1
            Quote: GSH-18
            Quote: ASed
            For free navigation, they have few ships with a high ice class. And icebreakers ... :)))

            This is rightly noticed! yes


            Well, imagine what would happen to their vessels in the ARCTIC without ice piloting? To play Chelyuskintsev? Good luck, announced. :)
      2. avva2012
        avva2012 8 June 2016 19: 14
        +4
        They have not yet seen Chechens in the Arctic.
        laughing What kind of bears? Gap Templates.
  2. Thunderbolt
    Thunderbolt 8 June 2016 16: 51
    +7
    All that I would not want is the free navigation and flights of Americans off our northern shores.
    You can cope with the task of coastal defense. The Americans are also not fools, and they will not throw large expeditionary forces onto our northern beaches, because they will have nowhere to tread (not on the tundra, but to reindeer in the reindeer).
    But we need to increase the capabilities of our anti-submarine aircraft and anti-missile ones and not allow their attack aircraft to go to the launch lines or make raids to Siberia. Why to Siberia? Because there are the most protected locations for launching our missiles. And if there are refueling there If promising fighter bombers break through, they will try to fill up the missiles before they reach acceleration speeds. They will see them well, even using only optoelectronics.
    A separate song is the Kola Peninsula, Norway and the islands. It makes sense to keep army units well prepared for the Northern War.
    Before reconstructing the airborne corps in Chukotka, it is probably too early ...
    1. Pirogov
      Pirogov 8 June 2016 17: 01
      +2
      Quote: Thunderbolt
      All that I would not want is the free navigation and flights of Americans off our northern shores.

      Yes, this is another challenge to Russia, the Soviet arrogance has no borders.
      1. Thunderbolt
        Thunderbolt 8 June 2016 17: 14
        +4
        Quote: Pirogov
        , Soviet arrogance has no boundaries.
        But Russia has borders and for its defenders it is sacred and untouchable.
    2. Blondy
      Blondy 8 June 2016 17: 12
      +2
      The Arctic is such a thing in the development of which money is not the main thing. There, as a black hole, a lot of money can fly away if you poke it without the appropriate experience and with a vague consideration.
      1. GSH-18
        GSH-18 8 June 2016 21: 04
        +1
        Quote: Blondy
        There, as a black hole, a lot of money can fly away if you poke it without the appropriate experience and with a vague consideration.

        Well so on that and the calculation of ameropopilshchik!
  3. Vasya_Piterskiy
    Vasya_Piterskiy 8 June 2016 16: 51
    +3
    Fuck you, not the territory of cooperation! Still, these were not enough off our shores ...
    1. GSH-18
      GSH-18 8 June 2016 21: 06
      +1
      Quote: Vasya_Piterskiy
      Fuck you, not the territory of cooperation! Still, these were not enough off our shores ...

      And I do not mind! Territory of cooperation to be! But only off the coast of the United States, Alaska and Canada. And under the control of inspection nuclear submarines and Pacific Fleet cruisers good
  4. gispanec
    gispanec 8 June 2016 16: 51
    0
    In the photo, the Christmas trees (pines) are small (in North Kazakhstan and especially in the Arctic they are not) and dead wood under 1.5 meters sticking out from under the snow ... this is not the Arctic, and not even the far North ... the photos stuck those that were. ... minus the article!
    1. NDR-791
      NDR-791 8 June 2016 17: 08
      0
      ARTICLE - PLUS !!! Let the Americans tear !!! But to the releasing moder personally, I would have rolled up a minus for such a rare photo and even without a year and a signature !!! Where are the woods, moderators ???
    2. def89
      def89 8 June 2016 17: 34
      +1
      Come to visit us in Murmansk !!!!! Look at spruce and pine trees, and birch groves to the north. only dwarf. Memorial to the Defenders of the Soviet Arctic He looks proudly and courageously to the west, towards Death Valley, over the water surface of the Kola Bay. The stone defender of the Arctic Circle, a 35-meter monument in memory of the "Unknown Soldier", being one of the largest monuments in Russia, was popularly nicknamed "Alyosha". Murmansk "Alyosha" is not just a monument and landmark, over the years it has become a kind of symbol of the city. If you have never been to Murmansk and have not seen this memorial, then on your first visit to the polar capital you will not be able to miss it. There is a memorial to the defenders of the Arctic on the "Green Cape", the height of the hill above sea level is 173 meters, so "Alyosha" is clearly visible from almost any part of Murmansk and the suburbs. According to the initial project, the memorial was supposed to be installed on Five Corners Square, in the center of Murmansk, but after revising the architectural concept and historical prerequisites, the construction of the monument was moved to the Cape Verde hill, where anti-aircraft guns were located during the war to provide protection from air raids on the city ... Construction began on October 17, 1969. The construction was completed on October 19, 1974, in honor of the 30th anniversary of the defeat of the Nazi troops in the Arctic Circle, "Alyosha" appeared before Murmansk citizens. Architect I. Pokrovsky and sculptor I. Brodsky worked on the project of the memorial. Fundraising for the creation of "Alyosha" was organized by the working collective of the "Rezets" floating workshop. On the day of the opening of the memorial complex, 2 capsules were walled up in its base: one with a handful of earth from the Death Valley (later renamed "Valley of Glory"), where fierce battles took place, and the second capsule was filled with sea water from the place where the heroic ship "Fog" was sunk, repeated the legendary feat of the cruiser "Varyag". Also on this day, the ashes of an unknown soldier were buried here, and after the burial ceremony, the cruiser Murmansk, which was on the roadstead in the bay, saluted the heroes of the Great Patriotic War with 30-salvo fireworks - according to the number of past years. On the day of the celebration of the 30th anniversary of Victory, on May 9, 1975, a solemn ceremony of reburial of the remains of the "Unknown Soldiers", who died defending the Arctic Circle, was held near the monument. On the same day, the Eternal Flame from the memorial to the Sixth Red Banner Artillery Battery was transferred to Alyosha. In October 2004, on the date of the 60th anniversary of the victory of Soviet troops over the Nazi invaders in the Kola Arctic, the memorial complex was expanded, the alley of Hero Cities was opened. In addition to the fact that the "Alyosha" monument amazes with its heroic splendor, observation platforms near the memorial offer beautiful views of Murmansk and the Kola Bay. The surrounding hills have long been loved by the Murmansk people and it is rarely deserted here.
      Source: http://Murman-turist.ru http://murman-turist.ru/mesta/alesha/fotos/title_foto.jpg http://murman-turist.ru/mesta/alesha/mini/4.jpg http : //murman-turist.ru/mesta/alesha/mini/9.jpg
      1. gispanec
        gispanec 8 June 2016 22: 35
        0
        Murmansk is the Arctic ???? wassat for those who really lived in the far north (Dikson, Tiksi, Khatanga, Pevek, Anadyr ....) Murmansk is not a resort, but not quite the north ... the question is what thickness of ice do you have in Murmansk in January ?? laughing
  5. Grandson of Veteran
    Grandson of Veteran 8 June 2016 16: 52
    +2
    "The (military) budget for (fiscal) 2017 contains funds to enable us to build our capacity in the Arctic ..."

    Compound feed for penguins and a batch of down jackets Columbia for personnel ... laughing
    1. cniza
      cniza 8 June 2016 17: 06
      +4
      What about the penguins? belay laughing, there are only white bears.
      1. Grandson of Veteran
        Grandson of Veteran 8 June 2016 17: 28
        +3
        cniza RU Today, 17:06 ↑ New
        What about the penguins? belay laughing, there are only white bears.


        Do the Americans know about this? They have the sea in Belarus and the mountains on the Don ... laughing
      2. NEXUS
        NEXUS 8 June 2016 17: 47
        +2
        Quote: cniza
        there are only white bears.

        And our contingent of troops, which were recently transferred to the Arctic adapted to the Arctic, is building icebreakers (I suspect dual-use) and so on. As long as the mattresses are assembled, our Arctic will have a full-fledged missile defense, air defense, quick response units, etc. ...
      3. Pitot
        Pitot 8 June 2016 17: 56
        0
        And they will be brought by merikos for show off .....
        1. NEXUS
          NEXUS 8 June 2016 18: 05
          +2
          Quote: Pitot
          And they will be brought by merikos for show off .....

          From such show-offs, the brave American soldiers’s genitals freeze and fall off. The Germans, near Moscow, felt in their own skin what the Russian winter is, and even in the Arctic it’s not -40, but -70 happens. We don’t get used to the northern people, but for the mattresses commando this will not be Miami beaches.
          1. Thunderbolt
            Thunderbolt 8 June 2016 19: 37
            +2
            Quote: NEXUS
            in the Arctic, it’s not even -40, but it’s all -70. We don’t get used to the northern people, but for the mattress commandos it will not be Miami beaches.
            But it’s the same stereotype that they are not able to fight everywhere in Miami and other theater of operations. They keep combat-ready units in Alaska (25 APs, and the constantly growing exercises of the northern flank of NATO in Norway and the Arctic waters clearly show us that not only Americans, but Northern Europeans and Scandinavians are not afraid of colds. Now, the Finns can safely be written to this list of polygons and allies.
            P.S. They are bastards, of course, and the first to always bully, but underestimating them is more expensive. As for the Germans near Moscow, mistakes in logistics and strategic underestimation of the enemy (that is, us, our Red Army). Their staff really wanted to end the company against the USSR before the beginning of winter (at least to reach the line indicated in the Barbarossa plan (Rostov-Gorky-Arkhangelsk in 16 weeks).
            But for a whole set of reasons, the Germans got stuck and spread out near Moscow in summer uniforms with the longest shoulder of logistical support, etc.
            The commander of the German army corps, acting in conjunction with Guderian's tanks, among other horrors of the war with the Russians, describes in his diary that their AK was relocated to Guderian from another Moscow direction, and the rear supply bases remained in their old place. Therefore, the tankers had to "share" with the infantry than possible, but supplies for the winter and parcels from home (the general had already fought with the Russians in World War I, so that he was here for a long time, he urged his wife to send him warm socks and his fur jacket under his overcoat. The request was fulfilled, but the parcel arrived to the address of the rear of the corps, and the general with the corps at that time raked for 1 km from there). The soldiers of the Norwegian army did not experience such difficulties with supplies, they were quite equipped for operations in mountainous terrain and at low temperatures. And to counteract them was not as easy as they liked to show in our movies sometimes, although the real trench truth is still it was clear through any lies. It is clear why this is done so that the citizen of the country believes in our army, our weapons, our Victory. And when I watch these old films, then on emotions I unconditionally believe that it was so, especially since it was filmed masterfully But I understand at the same time that everything was a little wrong. This is not good and not bad. We love to dig in the past, for example, we arrange very heated polemics here on the forum. But our people could not do something differently: not on the battlefield or on the set. This is also a battlefield, only on the ideological front. And the task is always the same - to win.
            1. Thunderbolt
              Thunderbolt 8 June 2016 21: 05
              0
              Quote: Veteran's grandson
              Penguin compound feed purchased
              And why for the penguins, do they want penguins from our polar bears to pay off? laughing
              Vain work, our bears do not take bribes stop , and only we can make such a delicious condensed milk. Strategic product! bully
            2. NEXUS
              NEXUS 8 June 2016 21: 26
              +1
              Quote: Thunderbolt
              They keep fully operational units in Alaska (25 APs, and the ever-increasing NATO exercises on the northern flank in Norway and the Arctic waters clearly show us that not only Americans, but northern Europeans and Scandinavians are not afraid of cold weather).

              Do mattresses have extensive experience building icebreaking class ships that can walk in those waters?
              Quote: Thunderbolt
              But for a whole set of reasons, the Germans got stuck and spread out near Moscow in summer uniforms with the longest shoulder of logistical support, etc.

              Exactly so ... and didn’t much be said about the glaciation of guns on Lufwaffe planes, as well as about the failure of the fairy tale MP-38/40?
  6. 76SSSR
    76SSSR 8 June 2016 16: 53
    +1
    The United States would like to maintain the status of the Arctic as a territory for cooperation in the scientific field

    States first need to take care of maintaining the status of the United States as a territory ... territory as such, otherwise it’s not an hour ...)
  7. edeligor
    edeligor 8 June 2016 16: 54
    0
    Fart in the water under good bucks - the Pentagon brand! I would like to turn to advanced warriors - Rebya, it's cold there, only 2 meter African Americans can withstand such loads laughing
    1. Wiruz
      Wiruz 8 June 2016 17: 02
      +7
      Pure neighing, if anyone has not seen laughing
      1. NDR-791
        NDR-791 8 June 2016 17: 17
        +2
        Guys, I can’t find for contrast. There was an article about four months ago (maybe a little more) about the next Amer’s teachings. There, an outfit with shaking bodies all in technological clothes forced the boat to cut out chainsaws from ice !!! I almost fell out of the chair. This is a dance of office hamsters. Video on 15 minutes, approximately, but I can not find !!! Who knows lay out without fail for a vivid understanding of the situation ...
        1. Proud.
          Proud. 8 June 2016 17: 22
          +2
          Quote: NDR-791
          forced the boat to saw out chainsaws from ice !!

          Catch:
          1. NDR-791
            NDR-791 8 June 2016 17: 36
            0
            PASIBAAA !!! HUNDRED pluses !!!
  8. vanavatny
    vanavatny 8 June 2016 16: 59
    +4
    The lead nuclear-powered icebreaker "Arktika" will be launched on June 16 - we have our own joys hi
  9. Oleg Lavrov
    Oleg Lavrov 8 June 2016 17: 01
    +1
    Well, everything caught fire at the pin ... dosov eyes and anus! After all, the Russian Federation is already in the Arctic ...
  10. NDR-791
    NDR-791 8 June 2016 17: 02
    0
    About "freedom of navigation and flight" it reads cool - BUXES FOR ICE DROP !!!, yeah ... And airfields to build and maintain on floating ice, so this had to be learned about 70 years ago, and now it remains to freeze the aircraft carrier and change the team watch ... There, Canadian patrolmen will not manage, and the Norwegians, too, I think they will not be able to maintain such an infrastructure. In short, the next one - "we will print money, you do it for us." Familiar, tired!
  11. avg-mgn
    avg-mgn 8 June 2016 17: 35
    +1
    reference
    The modern icebreaker fleet of foreign countries consists mainly of ships built after the Second World War, although several old icebreakers still remain in service. Canada has 12 sea icebreakers, the USA - 9, and the Baltic countries (Finland, Sweden and Denmark) - 20. One sea icebreaker has Japan, Argentina, Germany and Poland. Among these ships, the vast majority are diesel, there are several diesel-electric as well as steam ones.

    A serious application for a hopeless case.
  12. AdekvatNICK
    AdekvatNICK 8 June 2016 17: 37
    +2
    At the same time, he noted that "the United States would like to preserve the status of the Arctic as a territory for cooperation in the scientific sphere."

    yeah, we know you))) this is only until you catch up or overtake us in this region you sing such songs))
  13. masiya
    masiya 8 June 2016 17: 47
    +2
    I wonder who is there encroaching on their "guaranteed right to freely use navigation and flying", but fly wherever you want, just don't meddle with us. Or is this another reason to catch Russia’s supposedly insidious, they do not allow us to fly near our (Russia’s) borders, or maybe you want to spank along our borders by the Northern Sea Route without our permission ...
  14. cergey51046
    cergey51046 8 June 2016 19: 23
    0
    Will there be a USA in 2017?
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  16. bad
    bad 9 June 2016 16: 15
    0
    Quote: Blondy
    The Arctic is such a thing in the development of which money is not the main thing. There, as a black hole, a lot of money can fly away if you poke it without the appropriate experience and with a vague consideration.
    ... heh .. so this is a top-secret plan for cutting babos! fellow