United States should expand military cooperation with Russia, especially in the field of missile defense and strategic arms control.This statement was made senior vice president of Defense William Lynn Raytheon Corporation, which may become the first deputy head of the Pentagon in the Obama administration.The United States should expand military cooperation with Russia, especially in the field of missile defense and strategic arms control.This statement was made senior vice president of Defense William Lynn Raytheon Corporation, which may become the first deputy head of the Pentagon in the Obama administration.
"cooperative efforts to integrate today's large US asset and Russia for tracking ballistic missiles, as well as connecting them to international organizations such as NATO, would demonstrate the United States and Russia's determination to stop the spread" - leads the RIA "Novosti" words of Lynn, voiced during a Senate hearing on his appointment to a prominent position in the Ministry of Defence.
candidate for the post of first deputy head of the Pentagon, said that the joint efforts of Washington and Moscow "would be an important step to build confidence for the further development of the collaborative missile defense capabilities in the interests of security of both the US and Russia.""Demonstration of the international community its ability to keep track of all ballistic missile tests and exercises around the world is a critically important step to counter the proliferation of technology and inventory of ballistic missiles," - said William Lynn.
Obama team member also promised that the US Department of Defense will maintain contacts with Russia in the sphere of nuclear arms control."I will make an analysis of priority in order to establish the best way forward with respect to the START-1 Treaty, the Treaty of Moscow, as well as any agreements that will come to replace them," - said Lynn.
note that almost at the same time the US Congress proposed to allocate funds to equip the air force with new aircraft to achieve air superiority."The US Air Force for the stated requirements is still missing 200 aircraft F-22, and we must not forget this fact, since Russia and China are developing technologies similar technologies Raptor aircraft", - declared Republican Congressman Phil Gingrich.
According to him, the defense budget provides for the necessary appropriations for the release of the F-22 fighter jets, but the company is producing only received a small portion of that money."If the funds will not be provided immediately, our production lines will stop for the sake of our country's superiority in the air can not allow this to happen." - Congressman declared.