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 Armed Forces have experienced considerable change and modernization since the reforms initiated in late 2008. While these processes have impacted structures, personnel, equipment and weapons systems across the entire range of combat arms and branches, as well as combat support and combat... MORE