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Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin stated that Russian developed rocket will be able to “break” any ABOUT US. In his opinion, missile defense is not for Russia a serious threat
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said that the new Intercontinental ballistic missiles being developed now in the country, can overcome system of antimissile defence (ABM) of the USA. He stated this in the program “Sunday evening” with Vladimir Solovyov on the TV channel “Russia 1”.
According to him, in Russia are developing a new missile, soon it will be in the army.
“It is a weapon that can overcome today and tomorrow, and the day after tomorrow missile defense of the United States. We will tear this defense. It is not for us today, but provocation, a serious military threat,” — said the Deputy Prime Minister (quoted by TASS)
He also said that the Russian missile R-36M2 (“Governor”) “very much afraid” in the West, their service life extended until the new missiles.
In mid-January, the Chinese Agency “Xinhua” reported that Beijing and Moscow have agreed to take joint measures to protect the American missile defense system THAAD on the Korean Peninsula. Russia criticized Washington’s decision to place a THAAD in South Korea. The Russian foreign Ministry has considered that it will damage the strategic balance in the region.
First Deputy head of main operational Department of the General staff of the Armed forces of Russia Viktor Posenichi reported that the placement of US its ABOUT is a threat to satellites in orbit. He expressed the opinion that could threaten the free use of outer space by any state.