Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Dave Majumdar — Russia Just Revealed How It Will Fight the Wars of the Future (And Its Shocking)

More arms race stuff. Should be worth a few trillion.
The big concern for United States and NATO is that if Russia realizes its vision, it will have the ability to precisely strike deep inside alliance territory. That means that Russian force will be able to strike at infrastructure such as air bases deep inside alliance territory.
“The U.S. must plan to counter a wide variety of UASs along with space-based assets,” Bendett said. “Not to mention countering potential deep-strike capability by Russian technologies currently in development.”
The National Interest
Russia Just Revealed How It Will Fight the Wars of the Future (And Its Shocking)
Dave Majumdar | Defense Editor

See also by the same author.

Mattis is blinded by cognitive bias if he believes the stuff he is spouting, putting all the blame on Russia. He is simply in denial of US and NATO actions over the last 25 years that resulted in Russia's coming to regard the US and NATO as an adversary and taking steps to respond, as Putin set forth in 2008.

Mattis: Russia Has Chosen To Be a "Strategic Competitor"


There's a new kid on the block.
Satellite images taken Monday show a huge carrier-led fleet of Chinese ships in formation for spring exercises off the coast of Hainan Province in the South China Sea.
One of the images, gathered by the company Planet Labs, shows almost 40 ships sailing two abreast in a row, with China’s first aircraft carrier, the Russian-built Type 001 Liaoning, near the center.
The Chinese navy recently announced that it would be holding spring training exercises in the South China Sea to test its combat readiness.
“The South China Sea and East China Sea will be primary battlegrounds,” Song Zhongping, a military expert and TV commentator, told the state-run Global Times newspaper on Sunday. “The [People’s Liberation Army] is committed to be battle-ready through simulated combat training.”
Song said that unlike previous years in which exercises have been held in spring and fall, navy drills will be held each month in 2018....
Stars and Stripes
Satellite photos show large Chinese fleet in South China Sea for drills
Gillian Wong And Kim Tong-Hyung | Associated Press


Matt Franko said...

“Mattis: Russia Has Chosen To Be a "Strategic Competitor"“

They did that when they decided to shut off the gas valve to Europe...

This will all go away when Putin finally goes.... doesn’t know how to deal....

Noah Way said...

Regime change. But based on historical evidence, that does not make anything go away.