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I don't know why the US even bothers sending this message to Russia.
Russia notified the U.S. of the scheduled launch in advance and in accordance with the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, or New START, according to Caitlin Hayden, a spokeswoman for the National Security Council.
“This was a previously notified and routine test launch of an ICBM,” she said in a statement distributed by the Pentagon to media outlets, including Military.com. “As required under the New START Treaty, Russia provided advance notification of this launch to the United States.
“Such advance notifications are intended to provide transparency, confidence, and predictability and to help both sides avoid misunderstandings,” she added. “Russia and the United States routinely flight test their ICBMs and SLBMs,” referring to submarine-launched ballistic missiles.
Key Point: Telemetry is not needed to verify compliance with the New START Treaty. Nevertheless, the U.S. and Russia will exchange telemetric information periodically on ICBM and SLBM launches.
originally posted by: SLAYER69
a reply to: yuppa
There have also been incidences where supposedly a UFO disabled not one but over a dozen missiles in their silos.
originally posted by: CharlesT
a reply to: noeltrotsky
In a year or two we may be facing our own revolution.