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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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EDEX 2018 Egypt Defence Expo Exhibition Cairo 3 to 5 December teaser

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Held under the patronage of His Excellency, President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, President of The Arab Republic of Egypt, The Supreme Commander of The Egyptian Armed Forces, Clarion Events is proud to present EDEX – Egypt Defence Expo 2018. The inaugural EDEX is fully supported by the Egyptian Armed Forces and presents a brand new opportunity for exhibitors to showcase the latest military technology, equipment and systems across land, sea & air. Army Recognition online Defense and Security magazine appointed by EDEX organizers as Official Online Show Daily News and Web TV for IDEX 2018. To have more information about EDEX 2018 visit this link http://bit.ly/2HHClic Army Recognition Group SPRL Global Defence & Security News Defense & Security News Web TV Online magazine for defence and security industry Worldwide Defense & Security News Marketing and advertising for Defense & Security Industry and Exhibition Land Forces equipment, weapons and vehicles
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Air Force ISR Leaders 'Underestimated the Pace of Change & the Threats'

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The Air Force told lawmakers this week that it underestimated threats when assessing the fate of its ISR systems. (Tech. Sgt. John Lasky/Air Force) The Air Force is facing criticism for cancelling a major recapitalization due, in part, to not foreseeing the escalating threat posed by near-peer adversaries and high-end capabilities. Officials in the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance enterprise within the Air Force and Joint Staff faced a barrage of questions from lawmakers March 15 regarding the Air Force’s decision to cancel the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) recapitalization program. Lawmakers on the House Armed Services Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee asked point blank why the Air Force requested $417 million for JSTARS less than 12 months ago if it didn’t need it. In response, Lt. Gen. Jerry Harris Jr., Air Force deputy chief of staff for strategic plans and requirements, said it was because the service was still undergoing an evaluati…
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Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines & Coasties Test Arctic Warfighting Skills

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Arctic Edge 2018 is a biennial, large-scale, joint-training exercise that prepares and tests the U.S. military's ability to operate tactically in the extreme cold-weather conditions found in Arctic environments. ( Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Banfield/Navy). Marines and soldiers trucked and stomped through snow drifts, practicing basic patrolling and survival skills, while sailors, Coast Guardsmen and airmen planned air and maritime defense for the nation’s northernmost state during an exercise this month. Arctic Edge included 1,500 service members from 20 units, and it aimed to get service members
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Security Force Assistance Division?

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Capt. Justin Alexander, a combat team adviser and leader with the 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade, talks to Afghan National Defense Security Forces role players during training at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, La., in January. (Pfc. Zoe Garbarino/Army)
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