ITAR-TASS. Missile means U.S. global missile defense, which is planned to be deployed in Europe in the last steps of creation of this system will be able to intercept intercontinental ballistic missiles / IDB / Russia, located in the European part of the country. This was stated today to journalists Strategic Missile Forces Commander destination / RVSN / Colonel General Sergey Karakayev.
«Now there is a defense, indeed, does not limit the ability of the Strategic Nuclear Forces / SNF / Russia. But in accordance with the phased adaptive approach of the United States in the next steps involve the creation of a global missile defense system on the European continent to deploy anti-missile facilities, owning the ability to intercept ballistic missiles of intercontinental range, «- he said.
«We they say that this is done against missile threats from Iran. But such missiles in Europe is only at RF — continued the commander. — In this regard, we believe that the missile defense system in Europe is directed against Russia, because ICBMs and submarine launched ballistic missiles / SLBM / — Russian strategic nuclear forces is the base. » «Other countries in Europe, owning ICBMs and SLBMs against which potentially can be used to deploy ABM systems, just not» — allocated Karakayev.