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The constant presence of dozens of pieces of US nuclear weapons on Indzhyrlik airbase in Turkey causes serious risks to their capture terrorists and other enemy forces.
This is stated in the report of the analytical center Washington Stimson Center .
The report is called "rhetorical question" whether the United States could maintain control over about 50 missiles V61 that romischeni based Indzhyrlik in case of prolonged civil conflict in Turkey.
During the attempted coup on July 15th Air Base Indzhyrlik cut off electricity and the Turkish government banned American planes take off or land at the base.
Finally, the base commander Indzhyrlik was arrested on charges of involvement in the coup.
"In terms of security, there is no reason to hold about 50 US nuclear missiles in Indzhyrlik airbase in Turkey, just 70 km from the border with Syria. This weapon has zero advantage on the battlefield in Europe today is more a liability than an asset to our NATO allies, "- said co-author of the report Lays Healy.
The report recommended the immediate withdrawal of all units of the V61 Europe and the cancellation of the procurement B61s, which will be stored in Europe. It is noted that this will save more than US $ 6 billion in additional military and freeing up resources that can be used to strengthen the conventional forces of the USA.
As reported, the National Nuclear Security Administration of the US sanctioned engineering stage production modernized nuclear bomb B61-12.
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