US Has Over 400,000 Troops in Asia-Pacific Region – Russian Intelligence | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

US Has Over 400,000 Troops in Asia-Pacific Region – Russian Intelligence

The United States has deployed more than 200 military facilities in the Asia-Pacific region, where over 400,000 servicemen are stationed, First Deputy Chief of Russia’s Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) Igor Kostyukov said Thursday.

“To implement its guidelines, including creating conditions for the projection of force through the rapid deployment of troops anywhere in the Asia-Pacific region, the United States has created a contingent of more than 400,000 troops. At the moment, more than 50 large military bases are operating in the region, there are more than 200 US military facilities,” Kostyukov said at the Moscow Conference on International Security (MCIS).

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The official added that at least six US B-52, B-1 and B-2 bombers were permanently stationed at the US Andersen Air Force Base in the Mariana Islands to patrol the skies over the Pacific Ocean. He noted that the number of US bombers in the base sometimes reached 15.

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Those are one heck of a lot of military assets to keep maintained, and at key readiness.

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