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.

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