The head of the Institute Kurchatov Kovalchuk: the United States will not catch up with the Russian Federation in terms of nuclear weapons for a long time
President NRC “Kurchatov Institute” Mikhail Kovalchuk in a lecture at the Peter the Great Polytechnic University, he assessed the ability UNITED STATES catch up Russia in terms of nuclear weapons. This is reported RIA News.
According to the head of the institute, the United States will have to catch up with the Russian Federation for a long time in terms of the level of nuclear armament in general and the development of hypersonic technologies in particular.
Kovalchuk pointed out that “our military budget is less than 50 billion, and the Americans have more than 800 billion”, but “they don’t have hypersound, they don’t have much”. “In the nuclear complex, we are ahead, absolutely,” he said.
“And at the same time, if before we had nothing to eat, there were no sausages in the stores, today our stores are bursting, we have everything – and the best weapons in the world,” Kovalchuk added. .
Former Press Secretary to the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov appointed President’s word France Emmanuel Macron on countries deploying their nuclear weapons in other countries with criticism from the United States.
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