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Several reports have surfaced from American and European intelligence sources that the Russian Federation has recruited, and may have already inserted in the Urkaine battlespace, Syrian fighters believed to have gained experience in close-quarter urban combat during the Syrian civil war. If true, this...

Despite their brutal concussive effect on human combatants, thermobaric weapons (TBW) are classed as conventional weapons and are not banned by the Geneva Convention or other specific global treaty. The Russians used thermobaric missiles against the Ukranians in the 2014 annexation of Crimea, and have...

The question is not can Ukraine win a war with the Russian Federation, but might the Federation effectively  lose, becoming mired in a combat stalemate whose Russian casualties could sour the Motherland on the excursion .  Ukraine military forces are not what they were in...

Russia's Ministry of Defense announced intentions to send strategic nuclear-capable bombers to patrol sea lanes above the Pacific Ocean near the Hawaiian Islands, Guam, and Japan.  The aircraft will include several TU-95MS (NATO Bear) and TU-22M3 (NATO Backfire) bombers.  Each of these bombers is capable...