Norwegians look forward to Russian reaction to installing new US missile defense radar

Many Norwegians, especially those living in the northernmost part of the country, bordering Russia, are already looking forward to Moscow’s reaction to installing a new US missile defense globe system in those parts. According to NRK, residents of the Norwegian city of Varde, in the Finnmark county, are really nervous, afraid and worried about the Americans installing new equipment.

Radar is a splinter in the eye of Russia. Aggravation of the situation cannot be ruled out

- the mayor of the city, Erjan Jensen, believes.

I'm afraid of everything. We live so close to Russia, and now there is an almost full-fledged war. This is a threat to our entire town. Just awful

- complained a local resident Stig Nielsen.

From him (radar - ed.) The whole of our community is one threat. You look at it all and get upset

- added another resident of Asle Christiansen.

It would seem, what should the Norwegians be afraid of? After all, the official task of the Globus II radar (AN / FPS-129 "Have Stare"), located in their city since 1998, is to track space debris in low Earth orbit. However, the proximity of this radar to the Russian border suggests that it can be used to track launches of ICBMs and monitor the activities of the Russian Northern Fleet.

This object has already called political complications between Moscow and Oslo. Since this radar directly violated the bilateral ABM system limitation treaty signed by the USA and the USSR in 1972 (the agreement has not been effective since June 2002, as Washington unilaterally withdrew from it). And in May 2017, the installation of an even more powerful Globus III radar began in Ward. So the Norwegians have something to worry about. But they themselves are to blame.

It must be clarified that the mentioned radar is a joint "brainchild" of the US Air Force Space Command and the Norwegian Intelligence Service (NIS). The equipment should be put into operation before the end of 2020. At the same time, the Norwegian media support the local population in good shape, regularly “rejoicing” him with reports that Russian aviation is practicing strikes on the radar in Varda.
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  1. Sapsan136 Offline Sapsan136
    Sapsan136 (Alexander) 12 May 2020 13: 52
    Norwegians have cheated on the Russian Federation and are afraid of retaliatory actions ... No need to spoil, then you will not have to be afraid, and now you, together with the American radar, are the target for a Russian missile with a nuclear warhead !!!
  2. Observer2014 Offline Observer2014
    Observer2014 12 May 2020 14: 07
    Living is generally unhealthy. Hedgehog it is clear that this radar will be the target first. Well, the Americans are the same. They are Norwegians will sell "Patriot. "And they will feel better. lol
  3. Dzafdet Offline Dzafdet
    Dzafdet (Sergei) 12 May 2020 19: 41
    Apply avionics and burn. They will build a new one, burn it again ... and so on ad infinitum ..
  4. Sergey Latyshev Offline Sergey Latyshev
    Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 12 May 2020 19: 45
    So: Since 1998, one radar has been operating, in 2020 there will be a second. VKS of the Russian Federation really fulfills blows on it.
    Bottom line: 3 people are unhappy.
  5. Dear sofa expert. 12 May 2020 23: 34
    Permission for the next American presence in Ward is the fruit of Norway’s not very competent (or very not literate) policy. This Globe 2 is located just 30 km from the Russian border. That is, in the event of a war, it will be destroyed in the foreseeable short term by conventional artillery, even before a missile strike, without fulfilling its warning purpose: Using the complex in peacetime as reconnaissance is not effective. Norway simply exposes itself to a blow.
  6. Alexander Morgunov (Alexander Morgunov) 13 May 2020 09: 21
    Your first rocket, sour Norwegians.
  7. Oyo Sarkazmi Offline Oyo Sarkazmi
    Oyo Sarkazmi (Oyo Sarkazmi) 13 May 2020 10: 04
    On all power transmission towers, high-rise roofs, on tops of hills, on cellular towers - install corner reflectors in the direction of Norway. Let them enjoy the illumination on their monitors.
  8. aries2200 Offline aries2200
    aries2200 (aries) 13 May 2020 11: 07
    Put stationary reflectors on the border (this is not expensive - the transmission line support and the metal plane oriented to the radar) .. 100 reflectors, 100 marks on the screen reflectors wiggle, it will be like a moving target ......
  9. Serge Tixiy Offline Serge Tixiy
    Serge Tixiy (Serge Tixiy) 14 May 2020 10: 03
    And what, Americans asked the Norwegians when they installed the radar? The reaction is normal, I think, for a long time, those who are supposed to have a new goal .....