For the first time since the end of the Cold war the US is preparing to bring strategic forces to a high state of alert. After receiving the order during the day they should launch a nuclear strike on the enemy.
As reported by the website Defense One
first and foremost this is a warning to North Korean leader Kim Jong Ynu, threatening US with a nuclear strike. However, the strategic forces must deter and Russian President Vladimir Putin, leading an aggressive foreign policy.
One of the components of the nuclear triad, the strategic B-52 bombers have returned to the sites prepared for them a few decades ago. They will be equipped with nuclear weapons. Renovated structure designed for the on duty crews.
The publication quoted the air force chief of staff General David gold fine. According to him, we are not talking about preparation for a particular operation. Rather, it is an adequate response to the changing geopolitical situation. The warlord invited his subordinates to think about new ways of using weapons.
«Our job is to present options, advise the commander-in-chief and Chairman of the joint chiefs of staff. If the head of the strategic Northern command requires of us readiness to defend the USA, we will be able to deploy the right forces», — said the General.