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Fighter aircraft have been a major component of warfare since they emerged en masse on the battlefield in World War II. The modern iterations of these fighter aircraft, we know as fighter jets did...
One of the key elements of Russian military power is its air force. The Red Army boasts an extensive fleet of diverse aircraft designed to be some of the most technologically advanced in the world....
Self-propelled artillery plays an important role in modern warfare, allowing for long-distance strikes while offering improved mobility to dodge any enemy offensive. Countries that invest the most in...
Vladimir Putin is undoubtedly one of the most controversial leaders in the world today. The former KGB officer, now President (for life), has his eyes set on reconstituting as much of the defunct...
The international community widely condemned the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022. UN members voted overwhelmingly, 141-5 (35 abstaining), to call for the immediate withdrawal of Russian...
Frigate warships are used by a number of the world’s top naval powers. They are known for their speed, maneuverability and armament. The very first frigates came about in the 17th century, but the...
Corvette warships are small, fast naval vessels that typically weigh anywhere from 500 to 2,000 tons. They play important roles in patrolling coastal regions, anti-submarine warfare and as escorts....
When the invasion of Ukraine began in February 2022, Russia became a pariah state in the West. The United States announced sanctions, while several organizations imposed bans on its athletes and...
Since the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, Russia has had seven official and three temporary Ministers of Defense. The position is chiefly concerned with the day-to-day running of Russia’s...
From the infamous T-34 in World War II to the advanced T-14 Armata, Russian tanks have always combined ruggedness, firepower, and speed. Speed has often been a key factor, shaping how these tanks...
Since the advent of the tank in the early 20th century, Russia’s brand of tank has stood out from the rest. From the theaters of World War II to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, these tanks have...
The Sukhoi series of fighter jets is among the most prominent in the world in terms of military aviation. The evolution of Sukhoi fighters mirrors significant advancements in military aviation...