Interactive Missile Map Reveals How Messy a NATO-Russia War Would Be

The first of 3,500 American troops began rolling into Poland for a nine-month-long mission starting on Jan. 8, 2017. It’s an unprecedented length of time for a U.S. armored unit to stay in Eastern Europe. The U.S. Army’s 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division were heading to Zagan and Pomorskie, with the unit’s … Read more Interactive Missile Map Reveals How Messy a NATO-Russia War Would Be

Russian Air Force issues powerful response to jihadists attacking Shia villages in Idlib

The Russin Air Force issued a powerful response to the jihadist rebels responsible for the constant attacks on Kafraya and Al-Fou’aa, carrying out several airstrikes around these two Shi’i villages in the Idlib Governorate. According to a military source in Damascus, the Russian Air Force attacked the jihadist rebels at Ma’arat Misreen, Binnish, and Idlib … Read more Russian Air Force issues powerful response to jihadists attacking Shia villages in Idlib

Trump planning biggest fleet expansion to deter Russian, Chinese threats

With President-elect Donald Trump demanding more ships, the Navy is proposing the biggest shipbuilding boom since the end of the Cold War to meet threats from a resurgent Russia and saber-rattling China. The Navy’s 355-ship proposal released last month is even larger than what the Republican Trump had promoted on the campaign trail, providing a … Read more Trump planning biggest fleet expansion to deter Russian, Chinese threats

How Russian advances in the Arctic are leaving NATO behind

As Russian cyber activities in the United States and military intervention in Syria dominate headlines, the Russian bear has pursued a steady march forward much closer to Canada, in the Arctic. Russia moved ahead with several steps in its Arctic strategy in 2016, refurbishing military bases, constructing new airfields and building outports. A key element … Read more How Russian advances in the Arctic are leaving NATO behind

Russian Aircraft carrier, Admiral Kuznetsov, heading to English Channel again

A Russian aircraft carrier who reportedly destroyed over 1,000 targets in Syria is set to head to Britain. Following a ceasefire deal between the Syrian government and opposition groups on 29 December, Moscow has agreed to scale back its military operations in the country. The Russian armed forces’ chief of staff, Valery Gerasimov, said the … Read more Russian Aircraft carrier, Admiral Kuznetsov, heading to English Channel again

T-50 Stealth Fighter Jet To Enter Russian Air Force In 2017

Russia’s Sukhoi PAK FA, a fifth-generation fighter jet, will enter service with the Russian Aerospace Forces in 2017. “Designing new kinds of weapons, military and special equipment for the Russian Armed Forces will continue in 2017 as well as their procurement for the Russian Land Force, Aerospace Forces and the Navy. Thus, the T-50 aircraft … Read more T-50 Stealth Fighter Jet To Enter Russian Air Force In 2017

Russia Readies Two Of Its Most Advanced Submarines For Launch In 2017

Two of Russia’s most advanced nuclear submarines will be launched in 2017, despite ballooning program costs and delays, according to a report by a Russian state news agency. Vice Adm. Viktor Bursuk, deputy commander of the Russian navy, said last week that the ballistic-missile-carrying, Borei-class Prince Vladimir and the Yasen-M attack boat Kazan “will be … Read more Russia Readies Two Of Its Most Advanced Submarines For Launch In 2017

Russia’s Air Support ‘Determining Factor’ in Aleppo Victory

Russia’s aerial support has been instrumental in pushing numerous radical groups out of Aleppo, one of the largest cities in Syria, Paulo Wrobel, professor at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, told Sputnik, saying that the victory would not have been possible without Moscow’s military engagement in the war-torn Arab country. “Russian airstrikes … Read more Russia’s Air Support ‘Determining Factor’ in Aleppo Victory

Defense ministry reveals Russian Army’s plans for upcoming year

“In 2017, we’ll accept three submarines and two frigates,” the commander told journalists at an enlarged board meeting of the Russian Defense Ministry in Moscow. The commander said two of these submarines had the names Krasnodar and Stary Oskol. “New ships are arriving for the Fleet. This year, we have accepted about 30 ships and … Read more Defense ministry reveals Russian Army’s plans for upcoming year

Vladimir Putin says Russia’s military is stronger than any potential foe

Russia’s military today can overpower any potential foe, President Vladimir Putin told an annual end-of-year meeting Thursday with defense chiefs. “We can say with certainty: We are stronger now than any potential aggressor,” he told the meeting. “Anyone!” His comments come at the end of a year when tensions between Russia and the West have … Read more Vladimir Putin says Russia’s military is stronger than any potential foe

Russia successfully tested a missile that could cripple US satellites

According to Pentagon officials, Russia has successfully completed tests of an anti-satellite missile that could be capable of crippling the US military communications and navigation network. The test, which went off on December 16th, was actually the third successful launch of the PL-19 Nudol missile, and according to a new report from Business Insider, those … Read more Russia successfully tested a missile that could cripple US satellites

World War III fears as Turkey scrambles TWELVE F-16 fighter jets in show of force amid growing tensions with Russia over ambassador’s assassination

TURKEY scrambled six pairs of fighter jets last night as tensions grow between the country and Russia following the assassination of a Russian ambassador. Twelve F-16 fighter planes took off from Eskisehir Air Base at around 7:30pm in a “loud blast” just a day after Andrei Karlov was shot dead in the Turkish capital Ankara, … Read more World War III fears as Turkey scrambles TWELVE F-16 fighter jets in show of force amid growing tensions with Russia over ambassador’s assassination

Russia Says It’s Working on a Drone That Can Imitate Any Submarine

A famous Russian submarine design bureau is working on a drone that imitates submarines. The drone, tentatively named “Surrogat,” could be a useful decoy in baiting a trap…or escaping one. The Rubin Design Bureau of St. Petersberg, designer of Cold War Soviet missile submarines including the enormous Typhoon class, is working on this drone for … Read more Russia Says It’s Working on a Drone That Can Imitate Any Submarine

Indian Navy and Russian Navy to Again Hold INDRA Naval Exercise

The Indian Navy and the Russian Navy will hold their sixth INDRA joint naval exercise from Dec. 14 to 21 at the Bay of Bengal off the southeastern city of Visakhapatnam, headquarters of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Naval Command, its most powerful naval command. The main goal of the ongoing INDRA exercises is to boost … Read more Indian Navy and Russian Navy to Again Hold INDRA Naval Exercise

Russia to fit tanks with ‘PTERODACTYL’ drones as Putin bolsters forces on Europe’s borders

The “Pterodactyl” drones – expected to give Russian tanks the ability to scan up to 10 kilometres from their position – boosts Russian ground forces’ capabilities as the military bolsters its presence on Europe’s borders. The drones will be attached via cable to Russia’s Armata tanks, and will greatly increase the distance at which they … Read more Russia to fit tanks with ‘PTERODACTYL’ drones as Putin bolsters forces on Europe’s borders

Putin, Kim Jong-un or ISIS could test Trump in first 100 days: “There are very unpredictable and unstable people running countries”

Though his liberal worldview may not have a platform in President-elect Donald Trump’s administration, Democratic statesman George Mitchell offered some pragmatic, nonpartisan advice in an interview yesterday: Before Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin, he should first meet with our traditional European allies, especially those in NATO. After rattling the foreign policy establishment (along … Read more Putin, Kim Jong-un or ISIS could test Trump in first 100 days: “There are very unpredictable and unstable people running countries”

Russia tells U.S. to get out of the way in Syria

If the U.S. won’t fight terrorists in Syria, it should stop getting in the way, said Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov, a spokesman for the Russian Defense Ministry. Konashenkov was responding to the U.S. State Department’s calls to other countries to deny port access to Russian oil tankers heading to Syria. “If Washington cannot or does not want … Read more Russia tells U.S. to get out of the way in Syria

Russia ‘preparing bring to up to 3,000 Soviet-era T-80 tanks back into service’

Russia is reportedly preparing to upgrade its Soviet-era T-80 battle tanks in order to bring them back into service. Up to 3,000 of the tanks, which entered service in 1976, will be updated to bring their combat power closer to the current T-90 model. “At present, the preparative works to start the modernisation of the … Read more Russia ‘preparing bring to up to 3,000 Soviet-era T-80 tanks back into service’

Russia’s border doesn’t end anywhere, Vladimir Putin says

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said Russia’s border “doesn’t end anywhere”, addressing a televised awards ceremony for geography students. “That was a joke,” Mr Putin said amid applause and laughter from the audience at the glitzy ceremony. He was asking a nine-year-old boy: “Where does Russia’s border end?” The boy had said “at the Bering … Read more Russia’s border doesn’t end anywhere, Vladimir Putin says

‘At war with Russia’: EU Parliament approves resolution to counter Russian media ‘propaganda’

MEPs in Strasbourg have voted on a non-legislative resolution which calls for the EU to “respond to information warfare by Russia.” RT and Sputnik news agency are alleged to be among the most dangerous “tools” of “hostile propaganda.” The EU Parliament’s resolution demonstrates “political degradation” in regard to the “idea of democracy” in the West, … Read more ‘At war with Russia’: EU Parliament approves resolution to counter Russian media ‘propaganda’