Source: Daily Express
An article on the subject published in the British Daily Express first cites the calculations of Americans that, Russia has 5,977 nuclear warheads in its arsenal. NATO Member states have a total of 5,943 nuclear warheads.
NATO According to Article 5 of the agreement, an attack on one member of the alliance means an attack on all members. That is, if an NATO country is attacked, the remaining 29 members of the alliance must respond.
Founded in 1949 and headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, NATO has 30 members: the United States, Belgium, Greater BritainDenmark, FranceIceland, Italy, Canada, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Turkey, Greece, Germany, Spain, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Albania, Croatia, Montenegro, Macedonia.
According to the Daily Express according toSaid Robert Fox, defense editor of the London-based Evening Standard that, Russia If it launches a nuclear strike on any NATO country, it will undoubtedly respond with the same weapon.
The speed of response and As for the scale, Robert Fox claimed that, Western Russia Moscow and It can wipe out cities like St. Petersburg in a minute and a half – 90 seconds: “Nuclear blackmail is a very complicated game and I think that, Russian generals are well aware of this. Putin understands any officer in the mind of his army that, No one wins such a war. “
Recently, the editor of BBC Radio Steve Rosenberg social noted in the network that, Russian state television has reported that Moscow could submerge Britain with a Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile.
But the Daily Express writes that, Russia It should not be forgotten that Britain has the ability to neutralize a nuclear missile in the sky: “For example, the Great Britain It can benefit from America’s strategic defense system designed for Star Wars. This system was created in 1984, when Ronald Reagan was President of the United States, during the Cold War between the United States and the USSR.
In addition, the Daily Express is based in the British capital, London and He also said that as an alternative to protecting the surrounding areas from nuclear attack, it could launch a squadron of Dering minesweepers equipped with guided missiles into the Thames.