Monday, June 12, 2017

The U.S. Army Wants More Munitions And Missiles To Face Russia

Image: Kremlin.

Sandra Erwin, National Interest: The U.S. Army's Answer to Russia's Growing Military Might: More Missiles and Munitions

An eye-opening item in the 2018 defense budget request is the serious money that the U.S. Army is pumping into its arsenal of high-tech missiles and munitions.

The justification is simple: Army leaders fear they have insufficient firepower to go head to head against Russia if war broke out in Eastern Europe. They want to ramp up production, and soon.

They are asking for $3 billion worth of missiles and precision-guided munitions in the 2018 budget, and have submitted to Congress an additional $2.3 billion munitions wish list as part of the military’s “unfunded requirements” the services send to Capitol Hill every year.

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WNU Editor: I can understand why the Pentagon wants more munitions .... but any war against Russia at this magnitude will probably go nuclear within 24 hours .... and how many bombs and missiles you may have in your weapons depot will mean nothing when that happens.

1 comment:

Aizino Smith said...

When you have Mayday parades like they do in Moscow ... nuke them 'til they glow.

Talk show host was talking about nuclear tactics, which were pretty obvious.

You walk nukes in ... one behind the other.

All the radar in the world will not save you.