offering to modernize Cuba's deteriorating weapons systems installed
when the former Soviet Union was expanding worldwide and it also
wants to reactivate a sensitive electronic eavesdropping station on the
nearby island at Lourdes, use Cuba as a base to refuel its bombers and
a port to replenish supplies on its warships, according to a report
from Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin.
emerged following the visit to Cuba in late September by Gen. Nikolai
Makarov, chief of the Russian General Staff. Makarov met with Cuban
President Raul Castro in Havana.
Cuba's Soviet-made military equipment
has been falling apart. After an assessment, the Russian military has
decided to undertake a comprehensive modernization. In addition, the
Cuban army also will receive Russian military training.