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Samuel Cranny-Evans, Editor, Jane’s Armoured Fighting Vehicles provides exclusive analysis of Russia’s
According to Samuel Cranny-Evans, from 2008 Russia has embarked on an ambitious modernization of its Armed Forces.
There has been considerable progress towards this goal nevertheless the majority of Russia’s ground forces are equipped with Soviet-era equipment that has been upgraded. Russia has adopted a new attitude towards its foreign policy and this combined with the modernization of thousands of armored vehicles has once again raised the prospect of conflict in Europe.
This is forced NATO to rearm after more than a decade of counterinsurgency warfare and return its attention to the potential for a conventional conflict on a scale for improbable since the end of the Cold War.
In the exclusive analysis, Samuel Cranny-Evans outlines critical moments of Russia’s plan of