Fears grow Russia is using the Ukraine battlefield to rehearse for war with the West

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Soldiers are thought to be combining traditional weaponry with electronic warfare

 

 

Vladimir Putin is thought to be testing tools for warfare in the field as he adopts a confrontational foreign policy stance – representing something of a “return to form” reminiscent of the Cold War days.A leaked British Army document reveals that Russian forces are improving their ability to combine their mighty tanks, artillery and other heavy weaponry with sophisticated electronic warfare.

Specifically they are honing their skills to jam enemy radio signals and render equipment like drones unusable.

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Beijing’s V-J Day parade is a warning to US, says expert

Beijing’s Sept. 3 military parade to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Victory over Japan Day is partly aimed at sending a message of warning to the United States, says Huang Dong, president of the Macau International Military Institute.

In an interview with the Hong Kong newspaper Ming Pao, Huang said the purpose of the parade goes beyond just commemorating victory in World War II and includes demonstrating China’s military prowess to the US and warning Washington to not “interfere” in its regional activities, in particular its territorial disputes in the East China and South China seas. Continue reading

Russian Air Force, Naval Aviation to Receive Over 200 New Aircrafts in 2015

MOSCOW – Russian Air Force and Naval Aviation, the air branch of the Russian Navy, will receive 126 new military airplanes and 88 helicopters, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday.

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BREAKING: Russia Deploys EMP / Bunker-Buster Missiles in its Western Military Divisions

While the U.S. is suicidially disarming itself and even withdrawing missile defense posts from Europe, the Russians (as well as the Chinese) are very hard at work in modernizing their tactical weapons stockpile — as well as now deploying.

RUSSIA-MISSILES-EQUIPMENT MOSCOW. Feb 9 (Interfax-AVN) – Russia’s 20th Army incorporated in the Western Military District will be supplied with Iskander-M tactical missile systems and other modern weapons.

The Iskander Tactical Missile System is considered to be among the most advanced surface / surface missiles available today. Continue reading