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This paper conducts a retrospective analysis of the evolution of views on military security in the Arctic region by Russia’s military-political leadership. It singles out the main factors that have affected the practical implementation of measures to protect the northern borders of the state.
Based on analysis of the military-political situation throughout the world, the US National Security Strategy and US military planning documents, the authors forecast some characteristics of the future wars and armed conflicts. These factors relate to the proliferation of asymmetric and indirect actions, the shift of armed confrontation to cities and populated centers, and the broader application of irregular formations.
This paper looks at the forms of using Airborne Forces formations in the Arctic and suggests action modes for them, both on their own and as part of troop/force groupings in the process of formation.
This paper generalizes and systematizes characteristic features of armed conflicts outside Russia considering external and internal factors, as well as the typical composition and peculiarities of armed confrontation between the combat systems of the sides involving indirect actions in attendant activity areas. On this basis, the author defines the principal trends in military art and characteristic features of modern combined arms engagement.
This paper shows the structure and operational schema of a space monitoring system. It outlines the ways to improve the existing weapons and create advanced items intended for solving tasks of outer space monitoring.
The author examines the state of irregular migration that has developed over recent years on the European continent and its influence in creating new challenges and threats.
The author reviews the issue of fighting piracy on the main navigable waterways on the World Ocean. He offers tactical methods and techniques to counter pirates’ actions, as well as measures for preparing Russia’s Navy warships to resolve tasks of protecting navigation from pirates.
This paper covers issues of Russia’s national security in the Arctic as viewed from the military perspective. It examines the trends in the development of a reliable defense system for this country. It postulates the importance of greater defense capacity in the Russian Arctic, as NATO relentlessly builds up its military forces next to Russian borders, and the US military infrastructure continues to develop.
The authors look at the issue of European security in the context of large migration flows that have brought not only a new mode of life to many European countries, but also new threats and the most serious challenges since WWII. They suggest a certain set of tools to prevent a similar situation in the Russian Federation.
The authors examine geopolitical changes and military threats to the Russian Federation at sea, showing the role and place of the navy in the strategic nuclear and nonnuclear deterrence, as well as in countering the U.S. so-called prompt global strike, and formulate the principal development priorities for the navy until 2025.