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Danger in the skies as Russia, NATO play cat-and-mouse

Danger in the skies as Russia, NATO play cat-and-mouse

Recent close shaves between Russian fighters and civilian aircraft highlight the dangers of the cat-and-mouse game being played out between Moscow and the West in European skies amid the crisis in Ukraine, analysts say. In the latest incident, Sweden said […]


Future Russian Attack Submarines to Keep Double-Hull Design

Future Russian Attack Submarines to Keep Double-Hull Design

Russia’s next-generation nuclear-powered attack submarines will have a double-hull structure and a displacement of up to 12,000 tons, the Malakhit design bureau said Monday. “The displacement will be roughly similar to that of the Yasen-class subs – some 12,000 tons […]


Russian arms sales soar on domestic spending

Russian arms sales soar on domestic spending

Sales by Russian arms manufacturers continue to expand thanks to Moscow’s investments despite a downturn in global defence spending, a Stockholm-based think-tank said Monday. “The remarkable increases in Russian companies’ arms sales in both 2012 and 2013 are in large […]


Desperate shortages leave Ukraine ill-prepared for trauma of war

Desperate shortages leave Ukraine ill-prepared for trauma of war

With Ukraine still trapped in a Soviet-era approach to mental health and psychiatric hospitals so under-funded that some have less than 10 cents a day to feed patients, the country has been left ill-prepared for the trauma of war. As […]


Assertive Russia causes military rethink in Sweden

Assertive Russia causes military rethink in Sweden

With an assertive Russia next door, Sweden has started to beef up its military after a decade of downsizing, but a credible deterrent may take years to achieve, analysts warn. In one of Sweden’s most dramatic steps since the end […]


Russia Delivers New Batch of Mi-171Sh Helicopters to Peru

Russia Delivers New Batch of Mi-171Sh Helicopters to Peru

Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) has delivered the first batch of four Mi-171Sh military transport helicopters, made by Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant, to the Ministry of Defence of Peru. The Mi-171Sh are being delivered to Peru a month ahead […]


NATO Prepares ‘Spearhead’ to Ward Off Russia

NATO Prepares ‘Spearhead’ to Ward Off Russia

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has voiced concern about Russia’s “aggressive” behavior. He told a press conference that the alliance was working on a “spearhead” to deter any possible threat. Beginning early next year NATO will have a new reaction […]


US delivers anti-mortar radars to Ukraine: Pentagon

US delivers anti-mortar radars to Ukraine: Pentagon

The US military has delivered three radars to Ukraine designed to detect incoming mortar fire, the Pentagon said Friday, amid appeals from Kiev for Washington to send weapons to help fight pro-Russian rebels. The counter-mortar radar systems were flown to […]


Strategic Stability in the Second Nuclear Age

Strategic Stability in the Second Nuclear Age

Overview Since the end of the Cold War, a new nuclear order has emerged, shaped by rising nuclear states and military technologies that threaten stability, writes George Mason University’s Gregory Koblentz in a new Council Special Report. During the Cold […]


 
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