Thursday, August 31, 2017

Russian Military vs US & NATO

Kris Osborn, Scout Warrior: Weapons & War Analysis: Russian Military vs US & NATO

How much of a threat do Russia's emerging 5th-generation stealth fighter, nuclear arsenal, high-tech air defenses, anti-satellite weapons, conventional army and submarines

Current tensions between Russia and NATO are leading many to carefully assess this question and examine the current state of weaponry and technological sophistication of the Russian military -- with a mind to better understanding the extent of the kinds of threats they may pose.

Naturally, Russia’s military maneuvers and annexation of the Crimean peninsula have many Pentagon analysts likely wondering about and assessing the pace of Russia's current military modernization and the relative condition of the former Cold War military giant’s forces, platforms and weaponry.

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WNU Editor: This is a detailed analysis. Should we in the West be concerned .... not really. There is no appetite in the Kremlin or among the Russian public for a war against the West .... not even an invasion of the Baltics. One big reason is that there is a perception that should a war break out, it will quickly evolve into a nuclear exchange. As for the West .... they are not going to invade Russia .... a fact that many Russians also know. The problem is in places like Ukraine, or a resumption of a real arms build-up in Europe. Both situations have to be resolved, the question is when.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

It's not even on the mind of anyone I know. .to invade Russia. .for what reason? Russians are safe. .we don't want war with them. The only thing we don't like is these mini wars. .Georgia and Ukraine. But we understand the Russian position on this. It's not a completely crazy and out of the air demand they have. We get it. As long as Russia doesn't push us to a conflict and leave us no choice, there'll be peace.