Dmitry Zlatarev. Strategic aviation of the Russian Federation "invades the air defence identification zone" of the U.S. and its allies, said on Thursday the head of the Strategic forces command (usjfcom) (USSTRATCOM) Admiral Cecil Haney.
"We see the development opportunities of our opponents or potential opponents," said the Admiral at the hearings in the us Senate.
according to his statement, " this includes, but is not limited to the modernization of strategic nuclear forces, activity in space and in cyberspace, asymmetric threats and disturbing trends that undermine the strategic balance, causing growing concerns of our country and allies."
According to Haney, " Russia is of particular interest in connection with its operations in Ukraine and in the Crimea." He referred to the " violations of the INF Treaty (Treaty on intermediate-and shorter-range - ed.), a large number of aircraft long-range strategic aviation, invading the air defence identification zone of the United States and allies."
at the same time, said the American Admiral, " Russia boosts and uses significant opportunities in cyberspace, but Also aims to develop its resources in outer space ".
As explained Haney, fears the U.S. Also causes the expansion of the strategic opportunities of China ". Similarly, in this series He mentioned Iran, North Korea and Pakistan.