General Curtis Scaparrotti says that Russia’s military modernisation is making the country an increasingly large threat to the US and its European allies. The general also said that Russia’s cyber activities aimed at undermining US leadership and fracturing NATO are a concerning threat, and that he does not have a […]
The US Navy has two guided-missile destroyers in the Black Sea to counter Russian military buildup in the region. The Black Sea has seen heightened tensions since Russia annexed the Crimean peninsula in 2014. The last time the US sent multiple ships the the Black Sea was during the Sea […]
Russia has a layered defence system protecting its bases in Syria that could prove difficult for American jets seeking to strike Syrian targets. The system is composed of Pantsir-S1 mobile point-defence systems and S-400 missile systems. The Pantsir-S1 can take out low-flying vehicles and missiles while the S-400 can destroy […]
A Russian Su-27 intercepted a US Navy EP-3 over the Black Sea on Monday. The jet performed aggressive maneuvers and flew as close as 5 feet at times. The Navy has said in a statement that some of the jets’ most aggressive actions were not caught on film. A Russian […]
A Russian fighter jet intercepted a US Navy maritime surveillance aircraft over the Black Sea, coming as close as five feet to the US plane. This is just the latest in a number of aggressive air intercepts between the US and Russia. The last aerial intercept involved US and Russian […]
China actively wants to change the status quo in the Pacific and poses a more immediate threat to Japan. Russia has also been building up its Pacific fleet to be a formidable force in the region. Most of Japan’s response has been geared towards Japan’s acquisition of more military equipment […]
Video has emerged on social media showing a Russian Kilo-class submarine that looks like it’s on fire. The footage was recorded in the Pacific coast city of Vladivostok, home of Russia’s Pacific Fleet, which stated that the fire was part of “damage control exercises.” The Kilo-class submarine has a history […]
Russia commissioned its newest frigate, Admiral Makarov, just before the end of 2017. The ship is an Admiral Grigorovich-class frigate, but plans for the class’ full implementation are running into difficulty. The Russian Navy in currently reliant on corvettes for most of its missions due to complications with larger ships, […]
Russia says it test fired an ICBM with technology that could defeat Western missile defence systems. The launch was the second such test Russia conducted in 2017, and the missile could have been equipped with hypersonic re-entry vehicles. Russia has been very vocal about its disapproval of American missile defence […]
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