vara bungas: Manuprāt ir pienācis laiks sākt uzdot mūsu valdošajiem politiķiem pareizos jautājumus kā viņi taisās aizsargāt Austrumeiropu Z-kara apstākļos. Pats arī plānoju uzmest jautājumu sarakstu, ko uzdot spēkiem, kas pretendēs uz vietām Saeimā, bet to mazliet vēlāk. Pagaidām iesaku iepazīties ar rakstu, kas publicēts pēc 24.02.22., bet tapis iespējams pirms SHTF. Profesors ķeras bullim pie ragiem – mums, studentiem, nav jāatpaliek:
[,,] In terms of posture, British and Canadian ground forces should return permanently to the continent at brigade scale of roughly 4,000 troops each, building on their relatively small contingents in Estonia and Latvia, respectively. Meanwhile, German ground forces should also expand to brigade size in Lithuania.
In addition to recent temporary increases in U.S. rotational presence, Washington should shift toward permanent presence of armor, combat aviation, electronic warfare, drone, engineer, and air defense units. Additionally, Italy, Spain, and France—given their military size and importance in the alliance—must commit interoperable, battalion-size units of around 800 troops each to permanent basing in Poland or Lithuania as well. [..] When it comes to infrastructure, the weight of modern tanks—including the American-built M1A2 that Poland recently announced it will purchase—is likely to overwhelm many of the roads and bridges of northeastern Poland and Lithuania, which need to be replaced or reinforced. Additionally, the limited highway and rail capacity in the region cries out for substantial, immediate investment.[..]