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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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USN to test untethered subsea power concept at ANTEX 2018

The US Navy (USN) will test Teledyne Energy Systems’ untethered subsea power concept at the Advanced Naval Technology Exercise (ANTX) 2018, company officials have disclosed to Jane’s.
Teledyne Brown’s Glider AUV is one option available to the company’s Untethered Subsea Power node, which is capable of disseminating data to surface and subsurface platforms.Photo by: Teledyne Brown
Scheduled to take place in August at Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, the exercise is poised to explore multiple technologies, including untethered power nodes designed to increase the persistence and operational effectiveness of unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) under the exercise theme of “Human-Machine Interaction”.
Exercise organiser, the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport, will take delivery of Teledyne’s solution, which comprises a fuel pump, fuel station, and docking station capable of housing up to four UUVs simultaneously.