In the USA: Romania will hold out against Russia no more than 24 hours


A recent study by the Washington-based Center for European Analysis policy (CEPA), which considered a hypothetical scenario of a Russian attack on Romania, came to the conclusion that within 24 hours the defense in the area of ​​the so-called Focsani Gate would be broken, which would eventually lead to the fall of the Black Sea state.


However, respected Romanian expert and retired general Alexandru Grumaz disagrees, according to a number of local media outlets, in particular DefenseRomania.ro and Ziare.com.

The Focsani Gate is a land area located in the south of the Eastern Operational Region of Romania. It has a width of about 85 km and a depth of about 60 km.

CEPA developed five scenarios for NATO and EU troop deployments, as well as civilian defense experts, to explore opportunities for NATO troop deployments across a wide range of regions.

One of the scenarios concerned Romania, or rather the Focsani Gate. The other four were focused on the Northern Baltic route (Norway-Sweden-Estonia), the Suwalki corridor in Poland, the Western Balkans and Libya.

The script was focused on the famous Focsani Gate, the difficult terrain of the Carpathians, and the Danube River, which is an obstacle, which helps us

- said one of the experts, the former commander of US forces in Europe Ben Hodges, outlining the "Romanian scenario."

It is argued that if it is necessary to help Romania attacked by a potential enemy, its NATO partners should be able to quickly transfer troops, for which the state's road network is completely unprepared.

Romania must invest in its infrastructure, which is not happening

- Phillip Petersen, the coordinator of the scenario "Focsani Gate", specified.

Military expert and retired general Alexandru Grumaz, in turn, believes that this scenario is not plausible, explaining that all of the above is possible only if the country does not defend itself at all.

At present, Romania, despite the lack of weapons, has managed to turn the mentioned part of Dobrudja into a fairly fortified area. We are talking, first of all, about the batteries of the Patriot air defense missile system, as well as the MLRS HIMARS. In addition, Bucharest is considering exactly how it plans to conduct electronic confrontation with Russia, and specifically with its Crimean units.

It is noteworthy that commentators under the publications expressed doubts that Russia, in principle, needed an attack on Romania. In addition, they do not mention the obvious fact that Ukraine is located between the Russian Federation and the Romanian territory.
  • Photos used: Armed Forces of Romania
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  1. DeGreen Offline DeGreen
    DeGreen 5 November 2020 10: 26
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    There is only one question: why do we need poor Romania?
    1. Afinogen Offline Afinogen
      Afinogen (Afinogen) 5 November 2020 10: 43
      +4
      Добавлю. Богатая тоже не нужна lol
    2. Wanderer039 Offline Wanderer039
      Wanderer039 6 November 2020 03: 19
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      In Romania, there are US missile defense systems, from which it is possible to launch Tomahawk missiles through the territory of the Russian Federation. They are then gouged and much faster than 24 hours, but if the Romanians rock the boat, then they will also have warheads of a volumetric explosion, after the use of which the Russian Federation will have to send there not an army, but funeral teams
  2. Sergey A_2 Offline Sergey A_2
    Sergey A_2 (Siberian Yuzhanin) 5 November 2020 14: 48
    -1
    I think 24 minutes, time of arrival, including the scope. But why do we need Romanians?
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  4. Gate68 Offline Gate68
    Gate68 (Alexander) 5 November 2020 23: 29
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    What? And we are the chapel too?
  5. Rus Offline Rus
    Rus 6 November 2020 09: 58
    -3
    Why do we need Romania? We are already dying out and degrading ... Make another collapsed place in the world
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  6. faiver Offline faiver
    faiver (Andrei) 6 November 2020 11: 58
    +1
    Excuse me, but does Russia have land borders with Romania? recourse
  7. nbv Offline nbv
    nbv 6 November 2020 20: 16
    +1
    Why Romania? And what is Transnistria for? Why Krim, why South Ossetia, etc. ?!
  8. Petr Vladimirovich (Peter) 6 November 2020 20: 32
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    I was there, poor thing, let's face it ...