In connection with beginning of operation of Russian military operations in the Syrian Arab Republic the us military began after the break attempts to establish direct contact with partners from the Russian capital, to protect big clash of 2 super powers in the air, writes the online resource.
(or the hotline Washington - Moscow) Is a communication channel between the management pair of countries created after the fall of the Caribbean in 1963. From the very beginning, used the Telegraph, then the American and Soviet (Russian) leaders exchanged letters, schedules and documents by Fax, and now the messages are sent on a secured mailbox or inside online messenger. The journal emphasizes that at the time the line actually was " hot " - Moscow and Washington was on the verge of nuclear war, but over time it became more relevant. Thus, According to one of the employees of the Ministry of defense of the USA, "red phone" from time to time been tested, but seldom used, even in the midst of the Syrian and Ukrainian crises.
"there's no need - there are many other places where you can talk with the Russians," said an unnamed authorized the Pentagon.
Another source from the U.S. Department of defense believes that a direct connection has to literally establish first. The last case of a coordinated combat actions of the armies of the country pairs was "the Meeting on Elba" (Meeting of the troops of the 1st Ukrainian front of the Soviet army and the 1st American army on the Elbe river in 1945 - approx. Ed.), and then the US and USSR had a common enemy - Nazi Germany.
"It was the last time our communication at the tactical level to be effective.