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(Worthy News) - Two Russian nuclear bombers flew within 40 miles of the California coast and one of the pilots relayed a veiled threat during the Fourth of July aerial incident, defense officials said.
"Good morning American pilots, we are here to greet you on your Fourth of July Independence Day," a Russian Tu-95 Bear bomber crew member stated over the emergency aircraft channel.
Meanwhile, Russia's across-the-board buildup of nuclear forces and revised doctrine are increasing the danger of a nuclear war, according to a think tank report on nuclear threats. [ Source ]
Russia Presents Threat to U.S., Army General Says
Russia is the only country on Earth that presents a nuclear existential threat to the United States, the commander of U.S. Army Forces Command told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee here yesterday.
Army Gen. Mark A. Milley addressed the committee regarding his nomination to become the next Army chief of staff.
The general said he couldn't divine Russia's intent going forward. But recent Russian actions have "been very, very stressful," he added. [ Source ]