- The U.S. could be vulnerable in the face of the threat posed by nuclear-capable Russian cruise missiles deployed by Moscow last month, according to the head of the U.S. Strategic Command.
- “We have no defense for it, especially in defense of our European allies,” Hyten told the Senate Armed Services Committee, according to the Agence France-Presse. “That system can range and threaten most of the continent of Europe depending on where it is deployed. … It is a concern and we’re going to have to figure out how to deal with it as a nation.”
Source: US Military Has ‘No Defense’ against Russian Nuclear Missiles, Top General Says
The most obvious question is “do the Russians have any defense against our similarly equipped cruise missiles?”