Enter the Terminator: Russians claim BMPT combat debut in Ukraine
The BMPT tank support vehicle has reportedly been used in battle for the first time as Russia deploys more advanced armour to Ukraine.
Russia projects ‘business as usual’ image on anticlimactic Victory Day
This year’s Victory Day parade in Moscow turned out to be the opposite of what was expected.
Footage suggests first recorded use of Russian UGV in Ukraine
The most proven and combat-ready uncrewed ground vehicle (UGV) in the Russian army's possession has reportedly appeared on a Ukraine battlefield.
Fiscal reality could challenge Baltic procurement plans
Baltic countries are ramping up military spending amid the Russo-Ukrainian conflict but ambitious acquisition plans might bump into economic factors.
7th April 2022
A lack of modern equipment makes the Russian supply system less effective, strains resources and restricts offensive capabilities — but the invading forces in Ukraine may still be able to adapt.
31st March 2022
Russian light armoured vehicles have suffered heavy casualties in the ongoing invasion of Ukraine, but what are the reasons?
8th March 2022
Russian forces have been forced to improvise following mistakes made at the start of their invasion of Ukraine.
22nd February 2022
Russian plans to field new light military transport aircraft are already in disarray after the crash of the prototype Il-112V in August 2021, and now even a stopgap measure to use Mi-26 helicopters may be stymied by Moscow’s aggression towards Ukraine.
9th February 2022
Recent Russian MoD reports on equipment deliveries in 2021 indicate that Russia continues to lean towards investment in long-range fires, missiles and air defence, at the expense of programmes for traditional conventional land systems.
1st February 2022
Russia recently demonstrated its capacity for rapid military deployment in Kazakhstan but dark clouds are gathering over its airlift prospects, especially as new Antonov aircraft (and spare parts) cannot be procured from Ukraine.
31st January 2022
Russia still seems to prioritise modernisation of its airborne forces, as shown by the latest announcement about the Zavet-D artillery C2 vehicle.
24th January 2022
Future Atlet-based vehicles could be fitted with a wide range of special equipment and armaments.
23rd December 2021
European manufacturers displayed a variety of armoured vehicles and self-propelled howitzers at EDEX 2021.
21st December 2021
A scale model of the K2 MBT-M was on show at EDEX 2021, just as reports emerged of talks between the Egyptian and South Korean governments on licensed production of the tank.
8th December 2021
Development of the DT-BTR and REM-GT reflect a continued drive on the part of Russia to equip its armed forces for Arctic operations.
29th November 2021
While Russian military chiefs hail the imminent adoption into service of the first BMPT Terminator, serious questions still surround the combat capabilities and cost-effectiveness of the heavy tank support vehicle.
4th November 2021
Russian UGV projects are set for further development and tests in 2022, although noticeable gaps remain in certain functions.
27th October 2021
Is a remote minelayer vehicle — in development since 2013 — finally about to enter serial production for the Russian Ground Forces?
17th September 2021
Unmanned systems such as UGVs, modernised IFVs with remote turrets, and a mine-laying system all appeared in a recent Russian exercise.
3rd September 2021
Kurganmashzavod continues to push forward with its ambitious Kurganets range of future medium tracked vehicles. The programme remains resilient despite negative forecasts.
2nd September 2021
Rostec subsidiaries have developed an up-armoured BMP-3 with the Berezhok combat module; meanwhile, work continues on the BMP-3M Manul.
31st August 2021
If it passes state trials and enters serial production, the Ka-52M could become a valuable asset for Russian ISR and long-range strike missions.
31st August 2021
Russian armour-piercing tank ammunition has improved but it still lacks the punch of Western rivals.
27th August 2021
New medevac vehicle and tracked APC highlight commitment to protected mobility in the High North.