A Special Project headed by Russian military expert and Jamestown Senior Fellow Dr. Roger N. McDermott. Forthcoming papers within the scope of this project will examine in granular detail for a military policy–orientated readership the Russian Armed Forces’ fire-strike complex; C4ISR; high-precision strike systems; use of C4ISR capabilities in Syria; electronic, cyber and information warfare; and AI and robotics. Upon its conclusion, the project papers will be compiled and released as a single volume, published by Jamestown.
Executive Summary Russia’s General Staff has long-established interests in the analysis of developments in the means and methods of military conflict. In the early Soviet era, military theory, far from being purely academic, proved decisive in shaping the successful defense and survival of the Soviet... MORE