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dronesDefending against Russia’s 100 megaton nuclear tsunami drone torpedos in Cold War 2.0

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Russia has development of 100 megaton and megaton class tsunami generating nuclear drone weapons. The weapon could explode in shallow waters off of a coastline and generate a tsunami hundreds of feet high. Such a tsunami could devastate all of …

air forceThe USA is no longer guaranteed future military technology dominance

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The US has enjoyed complete military dominance since about 1985. The Soviet Union and now Russia is competitive with the number of nuclear weapons. Th Soviet Union also had a total volume of tanks and armored vehicles which the USA …

air forceIndia and Russia are talking about upgrading Su-35 with stealth

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The standard russian Su-35 jet is able to match performance characteristics of a fifth-generation fighter — with the sole exception of its lack of stealth capabilities. A fifth-generation variant of the Su-35 could mean just adding stealth modifications. Boeing has …

armyUS Tanks finally upgrading with Israel’s battle tested anti-missile system

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The US Army’s 2019 budget will upgrade 261 M1 tanks, enough for three brigades, to carry Israeli-made Trophy Active Protection Systems (APS) to counter anti-tank missiles. There is also an increase in artillery and equipment to deter Russia from attempting …

hypersonicRussian hypersonic missile has a speed over 2 miles per second

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By definition a hypersonic vehicle is one that travels faster than mach 5. This is 3836 mph. This is over one-mile per second. Russia has an improved anti-ballistic missile with speeds of 4 kilometers per second. (2.4 miles per second). …

airforceRussia building 12 Su-57 Stealth Fighters for 2019 combat testing

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Russia is building 12 pre-production Sukhoi Su-57 stealth fighters. They are Russia’s first indigenously designed and built fifth-generation stealth fighter aircraft. “We are buying Su-57 jets for test combat use. First stage state trials are over,” Russian Deputy Defense Minister …

future weaponsRussian Supernuclear robotic submarine would trigger a mega-tsunami to wipe out Florida and east coast of the USA

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Nextbigfuture covered Russia’s development of 100 megaton tsunami generating nuclear drone weapons back in March 2017. NPR and other sources were surprised to find reports of this new Russia Status-6 nuclear weapon in a US government Nuclear Posture Review report. …

chinaInfographic – US vs Russia vs China on military hardware procurement 2016 and 2025

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Nextbigfuture had combined several sources to determine how much Russia, China and the United States spend on military hardware (tanks, planes, ships and research.) Nextbigfuture is working with Easel.ly to create infographics. * Russia announced their ten-year military hardware spending …

economic impactRussia military spending almost halved from 2015 peak and Russia near financial collapse

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On January 4, 2018, Russia’s finance ministry said it had fully spent its reserve fund, as planned, in late 2017 to cover budget shortfalls. The finance ministry said it converted foreign currency it had in its reserve fund into rubles …

europeEconomist mag is wrong – Russia-US war risks are dropping

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The Economist had a special report which asserts that the odds of a great power conflict – US and allies versus Russia or US versus China have increased. One of the main points is that Russia did take Crimea from …