The Americans refused to chase the hypersonic weapons of Russia

It is no secret that Washington is currently discussing at the highest level the topic of how to catch up with and overtake Moscow and Beijing in matters of hypersonic missile weapons. At the same time, the sober-minded representatives of the American establishment, including former high-ranking military men, do not approve of the thoughtless arms race, believing that it could adversely affect the United States itself.




For example, retired US Army lieutenant general Thomas Foer told The National Interest, an American analytical publication, that the US does not need to hastily create hypersonic missiles in order to be on a par with Russia and China. He believes that the hypersonic arms race can be defeated even when a particular hypersonic missile fills the gap in the available potential of forces and weapons. That is, it makes no sense to "rivet" it is not known what and why.

Foer said that Washington intends to spend $ 1,2 billion in the next five years to develop hypersonic weapons. The general is not opposed to the hypersonic missiles themselves, however, he cannot understand how they will be used and what problems or problems they can be solved with their help. Indeed, in the United States there is not even a clear concept of the use of such weapons, therefore, the justification materializes only after the weapon itself appears, which cannot but be surprising.

As a rule, a reasonable explanation of why we should invest in them revolves around the investment of China and Russia in hypersonic weapons.

Foer explained.

Foer is confident that the United States does not need to chase the achievements of other countries. He called for a focus on defense, for example, the serious development of missile defense systems.
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  1. AICO Offline
    AICO (Vyacheslav) 14 September 2019 18: 39
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    Chase, do not chase - still do not catch up !!! You had blueprints, documentation, serial samples of the RD-170, and still you could not even create a pale shadow, not to mention a copy. The MSTA-152C self-propelled guns, which you tricked through Morocco into your study, didn’t even produce anything similar in 20 years - so, information about your show-offs is greatly inflated by Hollywood !!!
  2. steelmaker Offline
    steelmaker 14 September 2019 20: 35
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    In the 90s, the state, economy, and industry were destroyed. And in such a short time to create such a fantastic weapon? This is what you need to have a “brain”, a will. And now I can’t believe that such a brain could not increase the well-being of citizens? They sell everything that is for sale, and the citizens of the country are all poor. I want to believe in a miracle. After all, STALIN did it! But the "debit with credit" does not fit?
    1. maiman61 Offline
      maiman61 (Yuri) 14 September 2019 21: 27
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      But don’t have to sit for twenty years and the work will go!
      1. Anchonsha Offline
        Anchonsha (Anchonsha) 15 September 2019 22: 17
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        Justify that you do not need to sit for 20 years, and everything will go fine. Now Navalny will come and fly to hell, Merikans will be sitting on your neck. They will ruin Russia, and they will put them in bulk to rule them in favor of Uncle Sam.
        1. maiman61 Offline
          maiman61 (Yuri) 18 September 2019 17: 23
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          Justify how Putin will be president for a million years? I will tell you a secret that in Russia there are 140 million people, and among them there are people who, as president, will be much better.
          Enough to drag either to the village or to the city of Navalny, already sick.
  3. Irina Frolova Offline
    Irina Frolova (Irina Frolova) 15 September 2019 00: 04
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    Americans do not chase after the hypersonic weapons of Russia, because Russia does not have it.
    1. Aleksey Glotov Offline
      Aleksey Glotov (alexey glotov) 16 September 2019 08: 28
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      Well, yes, there is no Poseidon and Satan, and so on ... if anything, in the next world, Americans will find out what we have.)))
  4. Anchonsha Offline
    Anchonsha (Anchonsha) 15 September 2019 22: 13
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    A wise general, if he understood why Russia needs hypersonic missiles. After all, we will not use them first, and therefore, then why the US needs them. Although these jackals should never again be trusted in anything.
  5. Pishenkov Offline
    Pishenkov (Alexey) 16 September 2019 11: 14
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    The Americans refused to chase the hypersonic weapons of Russia

    - Well, they, too, are not id-oty, they will answer asymmetrically, in space most likely.
    After the resignation, the general was apparently offered a warm place in one of the companies manufacturing components for missile defense systems, otherwise it’s hard to explain why he is carrying this nonsense. Usually they all, just leaving their posts, begin to "see" before their eyes and say adequate things. And this grin again about the development of missile defense, dog nonsense - after all, doing protection against something that you yourself do not have is almost a futile exercise.
  6. Alexex Offline
    Alexex (ALEXEI) 17 September 2019 09: 54
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    Chase, do not chase - still do not catch up !!!

    And if they catch up, or "buy" (who needs to cram dollars ...) ???