Sivkov: The new American Pershing will deprive the Russian Federation of the possibility of a retaliatory strike

After Washington decided to withdraw from the Treaty on the Elimination of Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles (INF Treaty), few have any doubts that the United States is burying its offensive arms control regime for the sake of the possibility (concept) of a preventive (preemptive) nuclear strike. Therefore, the opinion of the corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Missile and Artillery Sciences (RARAN), Konstantin Sivkov, expressed on October 11, 2019, deserves attention, because it concerns a new American medium-range missile.




According to a military expert, Washington will soon acquire such a new missile. Its main task will be the defeat of command centers of nuclear deterrence forces (SNF) of Russia. Sivkov is sure that the adoption of such missiles was the main goal of the United States, for which Washington donated the INF Treaty. He specified that the flight range of the rocket is about 3 thousand kilometers, and the accuracy of hit is 10-30 meters. He called this rocket a counterpower weapon.



We should expect in the near future the adoption of medium-range missiles of the Pershing II type ... It is intended for delivering strikes at Russian strategic nuclear forces control centers in order to deprive our country of the possibility of retaliating a nuclear strike to the Americans.

- Sivkov said at a press conference in MIA "Russia Today".

We remind you that RARAN is a non-profit scientific organization that coordinates research in the field of rocket and artillery sciences. It was established on April 5, 1994 by a decree of the President of Russia “in order to revive the traditions of Russian military science and to develop scientific research in the defense complex” of the country.
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  1. Afinogen Offline
    Afinogen (Afinogen) 12 October 2019 10: 06
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    Sivkov: The new American Pershing will deprive the Russian Federation of the possibility of a retaliatory strike.

    The utter nonsense, the most complete and, most importantly, it is carried not by another "sofa" expert sitting at the computer at home, but by an academician (and for what these academics are paid money). We have submarines that are constantly on duty. It is enough for one boat to discharge its reserves of missiles according to the adversary and at least one of the ten missile warheads is enough to get into the crater of the Yellowstone supervolcano and that’s all, America will fill up with ashes.
    1. General Black Offline
      General Black (Gennady) 12 October 2019 11: 00
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      All these Sivkovs, Dandykins and other experts with academicians are still those specialists. Are they at test sites? Are you in design bureaus? Do they have an appropriate form of access to such things? They sit on the balance of the Moscow Region, read articles on the Internet, which are written by the same wiseacres, and then they pass it off as their deep thoughts. They go to all kinds of seminars and conferences, sit there and think for minutes when they call for a buffet table.
      1. sgrabik Offline
        sgrabik (Sergei) 12 October 2019 12: 05
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        Well, you, I look, are much more on the topic than they, all taken together ... It’s not funny for yourself to write this ridiculous nonsense ???
        1. General Black Offline
          General Black (Gennady) 12 October 2019 12: 13
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          Much less than you.
  2. Well, that’s nothing sensational, I think Russia also has systems for defeating command centers, and no worse!
    1. sgrabik Offline
      sgrabik (Sergei) 12 October 2019 12: 02
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      I think that Russia is simply obliged to have such systems, you simply can’t save on it, but you must try to get them as close as possible to the continental United States, Cuba, Venezuela, in Chukotka (36 km across the Bering Strait).
      1. Still on steamboats and submarines around America.
  3. steelmaker Offline
    steelmaker 12 October 2019 13: 15
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    The most interesting thing is that the United States said it would not allow Russia to install missiles in Cuba and Venezuela. Up to a military strike. Shoigu’s answer was that we don’t need it, we have submarines, the meaning is this. The US is openly preparing a strike and will wait for the next 90s, and then they will not spare us. The duty of our rulers to exclude even the thought of a blow to Russia, and not engage in blah, blah !! Or is this an advertisement for Putin? What, the US is only afraid of Putin?
  4. 123 Online
    123 (123) 12 October 2019 15: 34
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    Before spitting in the direction of Sivkov, carefully read the article. Nowhere but the phrase headline -

    The new American Pershing will deprive the Russian Federation of the possibility of retaliation

    does not sound. If you look at another source, more trustworthy, "RIA NEWS", there is nothing like that either. He only says:

    The United States will soon be able to adopt a new medium-range missile, designed to destroy the command centers of Russian strategic nuclear forces.

    https://ria.ru/20191011/1559679167.html

    As for the competence of Sivkov, he served for 12 years in the General Staff.
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  5. Dzafdet Offline
    Dzafdet (Sergei) 12 October 2019 15: 34
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    In Soviet times, the location of the Pershing was tracked by the DRG. When threatened, Pershings were destroyed instantly ...
  6. Anchonsha Offline
    Anchonsha (Anchonsha) 12 October 2019 16: 55
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    Sivkov expressed his opinion at the level of a military expert on US medium-range missiles and it has a place to exist. Do not underestimate the enemy and think that ours is better and more, and higher, and in general we are brilliant. GDP has already given the command to develop medium-range missiles. And with the Pershing II missile, you need to think about how to neutralize it. If the United States rivets such missiles and NATO throws us all over, then will we have the means to eliminate them, couchmen?
  7. Screw Offline
    Screw (Gennady) 12 October 2019 19: 24
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    One such missile robs medical care of African Americans in New York State. Another such missile robs cancer care of Hispanics in Texas. And so on in the US states.
    A missile guidance station in Alaska will rob Alaskan Inuit of dental care.
    1. Arkharov Offline
      Arkharov (Grigory Arkharov) 13 October 2019 09: 29
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      Your compassion, of course, touches to tears, but such deprivations exist only in the States?
    2. zenion Offline
      zenion (zinovy) 16 October 2019 17: 59
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      If there is such an attack on the part of the United States, then the rapid reduction of the States will begin. And there the Mexicans will throw back the United States in those places where civilians have to bury.
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    Vkd dvk (Victor) 12 October 2019 19: 56
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    Quote: General Black
    All these Sivkovs, Dandykins and other experts with academicians are still those specialists. Are they at test sites? Are you in design bureaus? Do they have an appropriate form of access to such things? They sit on the balance of the Moscow Region, read articles on the Internet, which are written by the same wiseacres, and then they pass it off as their deep thoughts. They go to all kinds of seminars and conferences, sit there and think for minutes when they call for a buffet table.

    To evaluate the knowledge of another, one can only possess knowledge in a larger volume than the criticized one. Since you have the rank of general, apparently, it is so. But often, from a longer wearing a cap, a dent (sorry, gyrus) in the head becomes already petrified.
  9. vmo Offline
    vmo (Vyacheslav) 13 October 2019 09: 21
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    And this alarmist is also an academician ... yes, we’ve reached the handle, it's time to disperse this office.
  10. Valentine Offline
    Valentine (Valentin) 14 October 2019 09: 20
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    To counter such attacks by the United States, we just need perfectly prepared, powerful electronic warfare systems around the perimeter of our country, which disable all the guidance and orientation components of the electronics on these missiles, and in space we need to attach to each of their military satellites through their own martyr satellite .. ..Here, in the comments, we are again engaged in cap-hacking, and yet we need to look at all the threats realistically, and those ten of our nuclear submarines will not save us from a massive missile strike from all sides of our perimeter, they have long been in sight Yankees, but BZHRK is simply necessary for us, and today, if not yesterday, because they are like a needle in a haystack, and it is useless to look for them on our countless railways highways .... And if you think about it well, then no one will start a nuclear war with the same nuclear power, with an equal nuclear arsenal. In addition to the political "inter-quarrels," we also have normal meetings between our senior military and the American military, and they are much more reasonable than all these trumps and biden .... Look at the relations of Washington and Pyongyang, the North Europeans have only a dozen nuclear warheads but Trump has it like a rusty nail in ..., but the Yankees are afraid of them, although they are trying to threaten, because they remember very well those fifties of the last century, when they sent 45 “zinc” from there to the shores of the Potomac.
  11. CCCP Offline
    CCCP 14 October 2019 10: 17
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    The liberal organization aired the liberalist. And shit poured on Russia. Comrades, we must remove these nods.
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  12. zenion Offline
    zenion (zinovy) 16 October 2019 17: 55
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    With the Americans it will be like with Monya.

    On the street met Monya and Syoma.
    “Syoma, I don't want to listen to gossip, but is it true or not.” They told me that Aronchik hit you in the face, but you didn’t react.
    - Monya is a lie! How did I not react, I fell ?!

    The author did not realize that this is not what the author came up with. If this were so, as the author writes, then they would have pitied Russia, just as Hitler had pity on the USSR.