Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Russians Conduct Huge Nuke Drill. Move weapons toward Europe.
Increasing readiness of nuclear forces. Tested transport of strategic and tactical nuclear weapons near Europe.
Largest exercise of its kind in 20 years and involved heightened alert status of Russian nuclear forces
Exercises followed a recent surge in Russian strategic bomber flights that include a recent circling of the U.S. Pacific island of Guam by two Tu-95 Bear bomber and simulated bombing runs by Tu-95s against Alaska and California in June and July 12.
Three large nuclear storage facilities near Europe, including one that is located miles from the intersection of the Rusisan, Latvian, and Belarusian borders.
Two other nuclear storage complexes close to Europe are located at Zhukovka, near Belarus, and at Golovchino, near the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv.
Russians Conduct Huge Nuke Drill | Washington Free Beacon
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