Contents tagged with Scaparrotti

  • Putin says he is concerned about the threat of global conflict

    During St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Russian President Vladimir Putin told journalists that he is worried about the danger of a new global conflict.

    The Russian President said that after the invention of nuclear weapons civilization lives in a state of relative peace and "it would be better not to bring it to the conflict."

    "After the invention and creation of nuclear weapons, humanity is in a state of relative peace. Of course, except for regional conflicts. The state of …

  • The US to provide Ukraine with two additional Island-class patrol boats

    During a hearing in the United States House of Representatives ,The Commander-in-Chief of the United NATO forces in Europe Curtis Scaparrotti stated that the United States intends to send two more Island-class boats to Ukraine.

    “We have worked and will continue to work on the naval sector with their [Ukrainian] Navy. We have a good relationship with them, and now there is an increase in funding that we request from Congress for the transfer of marine funds to Kiev, primarily two ships, island …

  • Pentagon: Russia may use nuclear weapons against its neighbors

    The commander of the American forces on the European continent (EUCOM) and the commander-in-chief of the combined forces of NATO in Europe, General Curtis Scaparrotti, informed the U.S. House Committee on Armed Services that Russia’s military are studying the possibility of using nuclear weapons as a "part of the Russian doctrine and method of warfare", reported the Voice of America.

    The Pentagon believes that Russia could use nuclear weapons in limited military conflicts for “quick victories …

  • US Government provides IT equipment to Ukrainian Armed Forces

    The press service of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that its personnel hosted a presentation as part of the United States government's program which intends to provide support to the technology-based solutions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

    The ceremony was attended by the United States Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Jovanovich, the Chief of the General Staff and the commanding officer of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Viktor Muzhenko, the leadership of the Ministry of …

  • US to give Ukraine new types of weapons

    The US plans to supply Ukraine with sniper systems and possibly weaponry for the Navy, said General Curtis Scaparrotti, Supreme Allied Commander Europe of NATO Allied Command Operations and Commander of the US European Command, the Voice of America reports.

    “Sniper systems, ammunition and, taking into account the situation at the Kerch Strait, we may discuss naval systems in future,” Scaparrotti said during a hearing of the US Senate Committee on Armed Services in response to a question from …