[Global Network Military Report of 6 March] Russian Satellite News Agency reported on 5 March that General Scarborotti, commander of the US European Command, said on 5 March that the command needed to increase its air force and naval forces in Europe in order to contain Russia in accordance with the European Defence Action Plan.
In testimony to the U.S. Senate, Scarparotti said the European Command needed more combat and air power, increased pre-positioned force capabilities and improved Airport infrastructure. He pointed out that the U.S. European Command had begun to allocate budgets to ensure the rapid deployment of fourth and fifth generation fighters and bombers.
We also need to deploy additional maritime forces, he said.
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