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The US wants to deploy nuclear bombs in Europe

on Tue Sep 22, 2015 9:20 pm
US plans to deploy in Europe, modernized nuclear bombs B61-12, which will be able to use aircraft "Tornado" Luftwaffe. This was reported by TV channel ZDF. Because the US military budget in the third quarter of 2015 allocated funds for the adaptation of these munitions for the German aviation.

Aircraft Bundeslyuftvaffe, as the channel regularly perform training flights with simulators of American nuclear bombs in case of exercising their possible application. It is known that in addition to the German Air Force, trained since the days of the Cold War and the pilots are some of the other NATO member states, including the UK and Belgium.

In March 2010, the Bundestag decided that the federal government should insist on the withdrawal of US nuclear bombs in Germany. In the coalition agreement of the CDU and FDP, concluded after the elections in 2009, provides for the withdrawal of nuclear weapons from the air base Büchel, but that did not happen.

B61-12 bomb is the most modern modification of the American nuclear weapon development 1960. Ammunition this version will have a set of controls and tail rudders, thanks to which will be corrected. In parallel with the installation of the tail rudder B61-12 lose parachute system, which, according to the Pentagon, "is obsolete and is prohibitively expensive." In Russian
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