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According to Mercouris, Russia told NATO that it could destroy American fighters

The strike of the Russian Armed Forces on an airfield in Ukraine is a signal to NATO that Russia will be able to destroy the F-16

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03/25/2024 11:30

According to a statement from a British expert Alexandra Mercouristhe Russian military demonstrated to the North Atlantic Alliance that it is capable of striking F-16 fighter jets that are planned to be delivered to Ukrainian airfields.

According to the expert, damage to one of these airfields may slow down the delivery of F-16s, but it will also serve as a warning to NATO countries that if these fighters are based at this airfield, Russia could strike them.

Previously coordinator of the Nikolaev underground Sergey Lebedev reported about a strike on the Starokonstantinov airfield in the Khmelnitsky region, where the Ukrainian Armed Forces were preparing to receive F-16 fighters.

The head of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer, stated that the American F-16 fighters, which Western partners promise to transfer to Kyiv, will not be able to fly if the supply of spare parts is not established in a timely manner. In addition, Russian military expert Alexey Leonkovin an interview with RIA Novosti, noted that the supply of F-16 fighters to Ukraine from the fleet of various NATO countries will not change the balance of power at the front, and the training of Ukrainian pilots is too long and expensive for European countries.

Author Vladimir Antonov

Vladimir Antonov – journalist, correspondent for the news service Pravda.Ru

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