NATO is Suffering Actual Losses in its Military Confrontation with Russia


NATO’s plans to conduct the Defender Europe 2020 military exercise indicates that the North Atlantic Alliance is gathering a strike force near Russia’s borders. It will be one of the largest deployments of US forces, in combat readiness, in Europe over the past 25 years. The drills, scheduled to take place from 20 April to 20 May in…

South Korea and United States Delay Military Drills


In an article on the failure of Donald Trump’s impeachment, the author noted that the next marker which will determine the development of the situation on the Korean Peninsula may be the course and scale of the annual US-South Korean joint military exercises, which were usually held in March and served as the traditional ‘spring fever.’ In 2019, while still in détente…

INDRA-2019 Military Exercises and C-400: Russian-Indian Defense Cooperation Strengthens


India has long been one of Russia’s most important partners in many areas, including the defense and military fields. The annual INDRA tri-services military exercise between Russian and Indian Armed Forces is a strong testament to this cooperation. The word INDRA itself is a portmanteau…

Will This Year’s Vigilant Ace Mark the End of US-DPRK Dialogue?


We ended our previous report on the issues plaguing the dialogue between the DPRK and the United States with the statement from 6 November by Kwon Jong Gun, the Roving Ambassador of the Foreign Ministry of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, on the fact that the USA and the ROK will hold joint military drills in December…

CSTO Strengthens Military Brotherhood


Challenges and threats facing the world today, first and foremost linked with international terrorism, are forcing all the nations to increasingly concern themselves with issues of security and military cooperation with their partners. Countries in South Asia and the Middle East where international terrorist units are particularly active pose an immediate and direct…

The Chronicle of Yet Another North Korean Short Range Missile Launch


In late July – early August 2019, North Korea conducted a series of short range missile launches and large-caliber multiple rocket launcher firings. It caused a certain stir, but, before analyzing the international reaction, let us review the chronicle of the events. Let us first…

DPRK Has its Own Version of Iskander Missiles


No sooner had we reported on the weapons test that took place in North Korea on 4 May, than the DPRK fired more short-range missiles (of unknown make) on 9 May 2019. One of them flew 420 kilometers, while the other 270 kilometers. Both of the missiles reached their peak altitude…

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