It was recently tested in Syria.
Key point: Unsurprisingly, the S-500 is being branded as a silver bullet against stealth fighters in general and the F-35 in particular.
Russia’s next-generation air and missile defense system is on the verge of entering serial production, according to the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov.… Read more
America may not be able to compete in future wars.
Key Point: It’s been decades since the U.S. army has had to prepare to fight a peer competitor.
The U.S. Army once was superior to every potential adversary in terms of combat power, what it called overmatch.… Read more
The answer may surprise you…
Key Point: Aircraft carriers’ main job is not to penetrate A2/AD systems, and “obsolete” ships are still useful for decades.
The United States has decided to spend many billions of dollars on the CVN-78 (“Ford”) class of aircraft carriers to replace the venerable Nimitz class.… Read more
Theirs are state-of-the-art.
Key Point: Stealth is the fifth-generation fighter’s most powerful defense.
The Air Force F-35 is using “open air” ranges and computer simulation to practice combat missions against the best Chinese and Russian-made air-defense technologies – as a way to prepare to enemy threats anticipated in the mid-2020s and beyond.… Read more
Maybe the T-90 should have stayed out of the desert.
Key point: TOW missiles used by Syrian rebels blew holes through Russia’s armored tanks.
The interconnected conflicts raging across the Middle East today have amounted to a dreadful human catastrophe with spiraling global consequence.… Read more