Thursday, October 6, 2016

Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- October 6, 2016

RT: ‘S-300, S-400 air defenses in place’: Russian MoD warns US-led coalition not to strike Syrian army

Russia’s Defense Ministry has cautioned the US-led coalition of carrying out airstrikes on Syrian army positions, adding in Syria there are numerous S-300 and S-400 air defense systems up and running.

Russia currently has S-400 and S-300 air-defense systems deployed to protect its troops stationed at the Tartus naval supply base and the Khmeimim airbase. The radius of the weapons reach may be “a surprise” to all unidentified flying objects, Russian Defense Ministry spokesperson General Igor Konashenkov said.

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Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- October 6, 2016

Russia strongly warns U.S. against striking Syrian Army -- AP

Russia warns US against striking Syrian regime -- The Hill

3rd Russian Black Sea fleet ship leaves for Mediterranean to join anti-ISIS op -- RT

The Nightmare Weapons of the Syrian Civil War -- Popular Science

Russian Defense Ministry to hold conference on weapons improvement -- TASS

New targeting system to double range of Russia's Pantsir air defense system -- TASS

Russia expands Pacific bomber patrols near US bases -- BBC

Russian Tu-95 and Tu-22M3 Bombers to Patrol Airspace Between Hawaii and Japan -- Sputnik

Israeli Firm Revives Old Concept With Advanced Robotics -- Defense News

Israeli Pilot Dies After F-16I Ejection Following Gaza Attack -- Defense News

In India, a Military Strategy Guided by Precision: Analysis -- Stratfor

Indian Army in Global Hunt for Assault Rifles, Endangering Excalibur -- Defense News

Here's Why North Korea's Missile Program is Far More Advanced Than You Think -- Sputnik

Majority of Chinese Worry Territorial Disputes Could Bring Military Conflict -- VOA

Young Blood On Rapid Rise In China’s PLA -- Huffington Post/Asia Today

Germany signs on to declaration on the use and export of military drones -- DW

In US’ Footsteps, Germany Plans Military Base in Niger -- Sputnik

Germany to join US and others with military base in Niger -- Stars and Stripes

U.S. and Australia to share cost of U.S. military's Australian deployment -- Reuters

Marine Corps to Prioritize Smaller Frontline Units in Upcoming Budget Plans -- USNI News

US Army Assures European Allies With Tanks, Bradleys and Relationships -- Defense News

Is This the End of the Line for the Apache Helicopter? -- Popular Mechanics

U.S. Army Adds Some Big Guns to Stryker Infantry Vehicle to Counter Russia -- National Interest

Change Coming to Strategic Levels in Military, Dunford Promises -- US Department of Defense

Dunford: Power Projection, Alliances Key In New National Military Strategy -- Defense News

Cyber, Electronic Warfare Integration Critical for Future Army Ops -- Defense News

Groups urge 'robust' implementation of drone executive order -- The Hill

AUSA: New tanks, stealth Chevy trucks, flying radios and more -- FOX News

Adversaries will step up harassment of US military, retired admiral predicts -- The Hill

After 10-year search, remains of F-16 pilot killed in Iraq are home -- Air Force Times

Damaging report says general behaved inappropriately with women -- The Hill

U.S. Needs to Get Serious About Artillery -- Michael Jacobson & Robert H. Scales, WOTR

How Many Military Missions Does The US Now Carry Out In Africa Every Year? -- Frontera

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