US prepares for nuclear triad exercises in Europe

On June 15, one of 16 American Boeing E-6B Mercury aircraft arrived at the Spanish naval base of Rota. The main specialization of this board is to provide communications between the components of the US nuclear triad - submarine strategic missile carriers, strategic bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons, as well as acting as a command center in the event of a war involving weapons of mass destruction.

Moving like equipment in Europe is of particular interest and certain concerns in the face of growing tensions between Russia and the United States. Separately, it is worth noting that six American B-52H strategic bombers, which flew over Europe two months ago, are on the territory of Fairford Air Base (UK). In addition, the Rota base is used by the US 6th operational fleet, which includes strategic nuclear submarines.

All these facts indicate with a high probability that the Americans need to provide control and communication between the components of the strategic nuclear forces, possibly as part of military exercises to deliver nuclear strikes on the territory of a mock enemy. Carrying out such maneuvers does not contribute to improving relations between the nuclear powers and, most likely, will provoke retaliatory steps from Russia.
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  1. Bulanov Offline Bulanov
    Bulanov (Vladimir) 16 June 2022 11: 57
    Before the battle in the 18th - 19th centuries, the opposing troops were built as if in a parade. And now they want to put themselves in order, line up their nuclear bells and whistles and reach out to the red button. And then hold your hand a little in front of the button and see who blinks first.
  2. ALEXANDER UNKNOWN 16 June 2022 12: 04
    And here are Medvedev's Horsemen of the Apocalypse...
    1. skeptic Offline skeptic
      skeptic 17 June 2022 10: 24
      And here are Medvedev's Horsemen of the Apocalypse...

      The West likes to put pressure on the psyche, and therefore Russia needs to conduct nuclear triad exercises in the Anglo-Saxon world, with the development of the "Perimeter", to exclude untreated, nuclear weapons, sections of enemy territories. If they want to hang us on a "nuclear kukan" - hanging together is more fun.
      1. Vox Populi Offline Vox Populi
        Vox Populi (vox populi) 17 June 2022 13: 33
        So already there were such teachings!
  3. 1_2 Offline 1_2
    1_2 (Ducks are flying) 16 June 2022 13: 34
    Russian nuclear submarines Yaseni are also training to strike at Washington with nuclear Onyxes and Zircons))
  4. Alexey Davydov Offline Alexey Davydov
    Alexey Davydov (Alexey) 16 June 2022 18: 49
    Do not underestimate the ability of the human mind (especially the collective mind) in search of a loophole in military security systems, or ways to open it.
    To do this, specialists in the headquarters of the enemy are working, combining countless combinations within the framework of plans for "many domain" operations. Fanciful (at first glance) combinations of elements from the political, military, medical, industrial, cultural, social and other spheres can be used.
    The States have accumulated at our borders, and at home, a rich palette of initial elements for such combinations.
    I hope that our headquarters adequately increased the amount of work to calculate possible variants of enemy plans and suppress them. Its likely goal is to block our decision-making system on the use of strategic nuclear weapons.
    Everything can start quite innocently