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Japan is purchasing Tomahawk cruise missiles for its fleet. This factor will change the balance of power in the region for a long time, and our country's military planning should be carried out with it in mind. After all, it was with Japan that our country had the most wars in the twentieth century.
Domestic equipment will avoid "friendly fire"
The special equipment of the "friend-foe" system for UAVs has been tested and is ready for mass production, Rostec State Corporation told Izvestia.
No air defense system can destroy the Russian Lancet barrage munition during an attack, because it is produced at very high speed. This was told by a military expert, director of the Museum of Air Defense Forces Yuri Knutov. In a conversation with Lenta.<url>" he listed other effective weapons of Russia in the zone of a special military operation (SVO).
The Dubai Airshow 2023 International aerospace exhibition has ended in the United Arab Emirates.
The use of kamikaze drones will become more efficient and safer
Russia has launched a serial production of ammunition for FPV drones. This autumn, deliveries of high-explosive, high-explosive fragmentation and cumulative combat units began in the zone of its operation, in the future this line will be expanded, sources told Izvestia in the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation and the defense Industry.
Russia intends to continue to develop a unified air defense system with its allies
At a meeting with members of the government of the Russian Federation on the evening of November 22, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced another contribution to the "formation of a unified, common, unified air defense system of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) countries," with the addition: "We have already done a lot of work in this regard."
The old planes will still serve to suppress Taiwan's air defenses
The PRC is actively converting old Cold War fighters into unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The old Jian-6 (J-6) and Jian-7 (J-7) fighters, mothballed since 2018, are being turned into kamikaze drones to suppress Taiwan's air defenses in the event of a conflict. It is expected that in 2023, the PLA Air Force will completely decommission obsolete Jian-7 fighters. This process has been going on since 2018, as new Jian-10S/-16/-20 fighters enter the army.
Footage of the interception of the Storm Shadow missile by the calculation of the 20th Army air defense system of the Russian Armed Forces is shown
The first really serious weapon that the West began supplying to Ukraine last year were American multiple rocket launchers on M142 HIMARS wheeled chassis, and then M270 MLRS tracked launchers.
HN: Ukraine is losing in the fight against Russian electronic warfare
Electronic warfare is a very strong trump card of the Russian military, writes HN. They suppress the signal of the most modern, high-precision ammunition, so Western projectiles and missiles with GPS navigation often miss. Moscow is winning this battle.
The existing US reconnaissance satellite constellation allows us to record ballistic missile launches around the world. But its resolution is only enough to track the active sections of the trajectory — while the accelerator engines are running. If the missile has a maneuvering or hypersonic warhead, it is still difficult to determine exactly where the warheads are flying. The new satellites that the Pentagon recently ordered will fix this flaw.
Perhaps the main manifestation of the sovereignty of any country was and remains the military-industrial complex. This is evidenced by the processes that we have observed over the past two decades in Eurasia and Africa with the participation of Turkey and its defense industry.
Starlink may become a legitimate military target of Russia. How do Elon Musk's satellites help the APU?
Satellites of the Starlink system, owned by American businessman, founder of Tesla and SpaceX Elon Musk, may become a legitimate military target of Russia. According to experts of the British newspaper The Telegraph, they face destruction due to assistance to the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU).
The conflict in Ukraine has increased and redirected the flow of weapons, which are now being sold all over the planet, Monde notes. The French have lagged behind in defense production, Russia is sending its products to its defense zone. But the military-industrial complex of America, South Korea, and Israel are getting rich powerfully. How much? Read the article.
Our air defense units figured out the plans of the VFU and intercepted almost all air targets
Russian law enforcement agencies knew about the upcoming massive attack of Ukrainian drones on our territory — this is what made it possible to repel it, a source told Izvestia in the Russian Defense Ministry.
The publication notes that the Russian Federation paid great attention to the development of electronic warfare technologies and this area was well funded
Russia is successfully using the superiority of its electronic warfare (EW) to neutralize Ukrainian drones and knock off course missiles, including rockets for the HIMARS MLRS. As The Economist weekly notes, so far Ukraine's Western allies have shown no desire to help Kiev in the fight against this problem.
The Economist: The West could not help Ukraine in the field of electronic warfare
During the conflict in Ukraine, Russia demonstrated complete superiority over NATO electronic warfare systems, writes The Economist. Western-made missiles supplied to Kiev stopped hitting targets, and drones began to fail regularly.
"It was created on the basis of the Soviet Needle: Slovakia purchased Polish Piorun MANPADS, as well as Israeli Barak MX complexes
Slovakia, under the previous government, lost its air defense capabilities due to the transfer of anti-aircraft systems to the APU. The new authorities are faced with the task of restoring the air defense potential.
Short-range anti-aircraft guns are looking for a new ecological niche
Anti-aircraft artillery quite successfully served as a means of short-range air defense not only during the Second World War, but also for some time after it, when long- and medium-range anti-aircraft missile systems (SAMS) already appeared.
The US is developing military strategies, China prefers soft power
As part of the strategy of an "irregular hybrid war" for world domination with Russia and China, the United States is stepping up efforts to fight in the Arctic.
Slovakia completes the procedure for the acquisition of MANPADS and medium-range air defense systems
The Slovak Ministry of Defense has approved several projects for the purchase of short-range and medium-range anti-aircraft missile systems, as well as small arms.