…from SouthFront China has begun construction of the first Type 075 Class Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD). Construction most likely started in January or February of this year, with some satellite imagery and digital photos appearing online of at least one pre-fabricated hull cell. The Type 075 will be the largest amphibious warfare vessel in the […]
So the Trump White House is really on the ball now. After suddenly discovering what North Korea has always been, it has done the same with Pakistan, and is trying to cover its essential ignorance by saying how unhappy it is about it.
In response to Kim Jong-un regime, US administration seems to be adopting new policy of ‘strategic accountability’
…from SouthFront On Wednesday, the Syrian Arab Army and the National Defense Forces (NDF) began a direct storm of the ISIS—held town of Sukhna at the Palmyra-Deir Ezzor highway. Government forces captured the ISIS fortifications south and west of the town, stormed the southwestern entrance of the town, and captured several buildings. Syrian and Russian […]
…by Prof. Imad Fawzi Shueibi for Veterans Today The American cunningly wants to deprive Syria of its geopolitical value by establishing a buffer zone in the north, thus, isolating Syria from Turkey and Europe; usurping the eastern northern region, the eastern region and the southern regions to turn Syria into an isolated country (like Lebanon); […]
The Turkish government has asked the US to reverse its decision to broaden support for Syria’s Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (YPG), stating that it is unacceptable for a NATO ally to support “terrorist groups.”
…from SouthFront USSR’s first genuinely intercontinental bomber, the Tu-95 is practically a contemporary of the US B-52 Stratofortress, having entered operational service in 1956 at which time it acquired its iconic NATO reporting name of “Bear”. However, since the Tu-95 production continued until 1992, the Russian Bear fleet is considerably younger than the US B-52 […]
…from SouthFront Although combat aircraft such as the J-31 stealth fighter and J-15 aircraft carrier strike aircraft have made most of the headlines, China has made significant accomplishments in the realm of military transport, long range maritime patrol and carrier borne AEW&C aircraft over the past year. First operational in 2016, the Y-20 military transport […]
Sputnik/Moscow: President Donald Trump may modify the US nuclear doctrine, Russian military analyst Alexander Perendzhiev told RIA Novosti. The Obama administration’s nuclear strategy could be supplemented with new provisions on nuclear arms modernization. The expert believes that Trump will also seek to involve Beijing into strategic nuclear arms reduction. Farewell, ‘Legend’! US Decommissions Its First […]
…from SouthFront Russian and Turkish warplanes conducted joint strikes against ISIS terrorists near al-Bab in the Aleppo province on January 21, the Russian Defense Ministry said. 3 Russian attack aircraft [two Su-24M and one Su-34] and 4 Turkish warplanes were involved in hitting 22 targets. It’s important to note that the operation was coordinated with […]
..from SouthFront One crucial difference setting aside Russia and its historical and potential military adversaries is the territorial size and, as the saying goes, size matters. The territorial extent of the Russian state, the fact of it frequently being ringed by states pursuing hostile policies, has evolved a certain unique brand of strategic thinking which […]
In an unprecedented show of military power, the US Air Force has for the first time flown all three of the country’s strategic bombers B-52, B-1B, and B-2 in one formation in the vicinity of disputed waters that China has repeatedly vowed to defend.
On July 21 at 05:00 am, Moscow time, six Tu-22M3 long-range bombers delivered another combined strike on newly detected IS facilities east of Palmyra,
Six Russian Tu-22M3 long-range strategic bombers strike Daesh targets in Syria’s Palmyra, Arak, As Sukhnah and At Tawbah, the Russian Defense Ministry stated on Thursday.
Jim W. Dean – Sadly Ziggy is behind the geopolitical curve in not being able to give up his old ways, and yet wanting to play the wise old man passing his wisdom on to the rest us, who frankly are tired of his endless machinations.
Jim W. Dean – Notice how the jihadis are smart enough to know that when a drone is zeroing you in for mortar or artillery fire, like it or not, you have to leave your holes and boogey, as movement is the only thing that can save you, sometimes.
The work on the development of the PAK DA strategic bomber (prospective aviation complex for long-range aviation) continues and it will not be stopped, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov
US Air Forces Central Command Public Affairs said that United States’ B-52 Stratofortress strategic bombers arrived at an airbase in central Qatar to join the international coalition’s fight against the Daesh terrorist group in Iraq and Syria.
MOSCOW, March 2. /TASS/. The upgraded configuration of Russia’s Tupolev-160 strategic bomber may make its maiden flight in 2019, Aerospace Force commander Viktor Bondarev told the media on Wednesday. “I believe that in 2019 this plane, upgraded and manufactured, will make its maiden flight,” he said, when asked about the outlook for resuming the production […]