russia: military trends

Russia: Military trends

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This List covers trend insights about military that are specific to Russia, insights curated between 2017 to 2020.

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  • Quantumrun
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Signals
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russia sign deal to end Nagorno-Karabakh war
Al Jazeera
Agreement includes deployment of peacekeepers and aims to end bitter, weeks-long conflict.
Signals
Facing budget cuts, Russia will seek to protect its military readiness
Stratfor
Austerity measures that will eventually undercut Moscow’s military modernization drive, even if the immediate impact doesn’t result in significant capacity reductions.
Signals
Russia tests anti-ship hypersonic missile against sea target
The Diplomat
A Zircon missile was fired from a Russian frigate against a target in the Barents Sea.
Signals
Russia raises defense spending to a new record
Finanz
Правительство России продолжает наращивать финансирование бюрократического и силового аппарата, несмотря на трехкратный обвал нефтегазовых доходов...
Signals
Russia commissions intercontinental hypersonic weapon
Los Angeles Times
The Russian military says its new hypersonic weapon has become operational
Signals
Russia wants "A sixth-generation strategic bomber" by 2040
The National Interest
Moscow talks big, but will it actually come to pass? 
Signals
Russia deploys Avangard hypersonic missile system
BBC
President Putin says the nuclear-capable Avangard missiles put Russia in a class of its own.
Signals
Russia's new arms give the U.S. room for pause
Stratfor
Recent deadly accidents notwithstanding, Moscow's development of new arms will force Washington to redouble its own efforts on defense.
Signals
Moscow pursues artificial intelligence for military application
The Jamestown Foundation
Moscow is actively pursuing research and development (R&D) on artificial intelligence (AI) for military purposes, partly driven by the views of its leading military theorists on the nature of future warfare and also by fears that other international actors, including the United States, are making advances in this field (see EDM, June 5). It has been widely reported that various …
Signals
Visual Anthology: Russia rolls its military hardware through red square
Stratfor
Russia showed off its military might during this year's Victory Day parade, but there were few surprises, other than the fact that many aging systems are still very much in service.
Signals
Russia's defense industry finds itself in a tailspin
Stratfor
Faced with tight budgets at home and fewer buyers abroad, the country's arms manufacturers are struggling to escape their downward spiral.
Signals
Russian defense spending is much larger, and more sustainable than it seems
Defense News
Ask yourself: Do we really know how much our adversaries spend on their military, and what they are getting for their money?
Signals
Russia is planning a “ground force” of armed military robots
Futurism
Russia is working to develop a ground force of killer robots. For now, the tank-like bots need help from humans, but that may change as AI improves.
Signals
This video might be the future of Russia's army: Armed ground robots
The National Interest
The Russian army is developing tactics for a future force of armed ground robots. And the tactics include human infantry scouting ahead of the main drone formations.
Signals
Russia plants its flag in the digital realm
Stratfor
Russia's drive to wall off its internet is about more than just controlling its citizens' communications, it's about extending its sovereignty from the physical to the online world.
Signals
Russia’s next land grab won’t be in an ex-Soviet state. It will be in Europe
Foreign Policy
First he came for Georgia, then for Ukraine. Vladimir Putin’s next target is likely to be a non-NATO nation in the EU.