Russia's Adds Stealth to Su-57 That's Meant as an F-35, F-22 killer
By Alex Lockie, Business Insider: “Russian media announced on Friday that it had significantly improved the stealth on its Su-57 fighter jet by applying a coating to the glass canopy on the cockpit, as well as similar upgrades to its Tu-160 nuclear bomber."
By Mark Schneider, RealClearDefense: “If Russia now has over 3,300 deployed strategic nuclear warheads and programs underway to increase this number, Russia has obtained a substantial strategic nuclear advantage over the U.S made worse by the decade-old advantage they have had in non-strategic nuclear weapons.”
Russia to Deploy Precision Strike Missiles in Western Atlantic
By Bill Gertz, Washington Free Beacon: “Kalibr cruise missiles will target Washington, East Coast cities.”
By Dave Johnson, NATO Review Magazine: “The visibility, scale and scope of Russian military exercises have been a focus of Western media and specialist literature since 2014. Russia conducted VOSTOK 2018, the latest iteration of its annual strategic exercises, from early July to 17 September 2018. VOSTOK (meaning ‘East’) is part of a system of strategic exercises that the Russian Armed Forces have been developing since 2009.”
By Loren Thompson, Forbes: “Like the administration’s nuclear posture review released last year, it largely continues programs inherited from the Obama years, and doesn’t propose to counter the biggest nuclear threats the U.S. faces–at least, not with active defenses.”