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Forget the S-500 or Su-57 PAK-FA. Russia's Military Has Big Plans for the Future.

Russia has started planning for the development of a series of next-generation weapons to follow-on to systems such as the Sukhoi Su-57 PAK-FA and the S-500 surface-to-air missile (SAM) battery. These new systems—which the Russian government has not named—will be developed under future advanced State Armament Program.



“An important and key issue on our agenda is to define the beginning of the creation of yet another advanced state armament program,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said during a meeting of the Kremlin’s Military Industrial Commission . Putin said that Russia has to start planning for its future defense needs now as it completes developmental programs that were funded under the current State Armament Plan (GPV-2027). “It is important for us to move further and start planning today the future development and production of advanced weapons and equipment that will define the image of the Russian Armed Forces in the long-term, for the next few decades,” Putin said. Putin …

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The Case for Caseless Telescoped Ammunition

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US, Malaysia Hold Military Exercise Tiger Strike 2017

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The Case for Caseless Telescoped Ammunition

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Inside Pakistan's biggest business conglomerate: the Pakistani military

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Britain's new military BFF (Best Friend France)

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Skagit County seeks help with Skagit River flooding

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Skagit County seeks help with Skagit River flooding

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Missing American Military Personnel Identified After Plane Crash

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Skagit County seeks help with Skagit River flooding

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America's military doesn't have enough money to do its job

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Does NYPD's Cellphone-Sweeping 'StingRay' Technology Go Too ...

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Remarks by President Trump to Members of the Military | Palm ...

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NASA's New Titanium Airless Tyres Are Nearly Indestructible

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Stretch a Slinky toy too far, and eventually the metal coil will be warped so much it won't be able to return to its original spring shape. That's a problem also faced by the metal spring tyres designed to roll across our Moon, and other planets our rovers are exploring.
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Electric aircraft might be "possible" in future

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- Though airplanes have facilitated long-distance travel, there is a growing need to lower emissions from flights, which the European Commission claimed have become "one of the fastest-growing sources of greenhouse gas emissions."
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Army’s New Light Tank Competition Kicks Off

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WASHINGTON — The Army's effort to bring a Mobile Protected Firepower (MPF) capability to infantry brigade combat teams -- a near-term priority laid out in the service's combat vehicle modernization strategy -- has officially kicked off with the release of a request for proposals on Nov. 21.
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ASELSAN’dan Sesten 6 Kat Daha Hızlı ‘Tufan’

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ASELSAN’ın ürettiği ses hızının 6 kat fazlasına ulaşabilen TUFAN, elektromanyetik dalganın itme gücüyle fırlatma yapabiliyor. ASELSAN, dünyada şu an ar-ge aşamasında bulunan elektromanyetik mühimmat fırlatma teknolojisini geliştirmeye başladı.
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This Russian Sub Is Part of a Master Plan to Dominate the Arctic

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Russia’s recent focus on remilitarization of the Arctic has raised many eyebrows in policy circles. In addition to reactivating old bases in the Arctic Circle, and building more nuclear icebreakers [3], Russia is modernizing its approach to Arctic operations.
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India's Air Force Is Getting Supersonic Cruise Missiles

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India has conducted the first test of its air-launched BrahMos [3] supersonic cruise missile, according to India's prime minister. On November 22, India’s press office announced that a BrahMos Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) was test fired for the first time from a Su-30MKI fighter aircraft.
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USNS Comfort: Aboard the world's largest floating hospital

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The U.S. military was crucial to the relief effort in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, and one group in particular played a pivotal role: The crew of the USNS Comfort. The ship, based out of Norfolk, Va., is the world's largest floating hospital.
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How the Pentagon is preparing for the coming drone wars

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More than a decade after the improvised explosive device became the scourge of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Pentagon is battling another relatively rudimentary device that threatens to wreak havoc on American troops: the drone.
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U.S. Air Force Pilots Told to Keep Cockpit Windows Clean to Avoid Collisions With Civilian Aircraft

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The U.S. Air Force has urged its pilots to keep their cockpit windows clean after a series of near misses with civilian aircraft. USAF F-15 jets based at RAF Lakenheath in southeastern Engand were involved in 19 near-misses with U.K.
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Is Iran Getting Ready to Send Warships to the U.S. East Coast?

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Iran is vowing to dispatch warships to the Atlantic Ocean, which could put them near the U.S. East Coast. The problem is that Iran's concept of the "near future" seems to be highly elastic. In 2011, Iran also vowed [5] to send warships to the U.S. East Coast. In 2014, Iran did it again[6].
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Scientists begin HUMAN TESTS of 'AI controlled mood-changing ...

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German firm supports Nigerian military with training on solar system ...

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Six Russian Tu-22M3 bombers hit Islamic State facilities in northeast Syria

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New Training Platforms Offered to Military Analysts

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Department of Defense, Military Donors Aid Democrats

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Vietnam favors further defense cooperation with Russia

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Does Cellphone-Sweeping 'StingRay' Technology Go Too Far?

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Spy PLANTS: US military to modify DNA to detect chemicals and ...

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North Korea Increasingly Worried About US Military Build-up

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UK military about to fire death-ray LASER WEAPON in show of force ...

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Pilot program helps overseas military spouses work from home

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First Russian S-400 missile system planned to be delivered to Turkey in 2019: Defense minister

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