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  • December 14, 2018

    Samuel Bendett says, “According to the developers, the drone can use nets to intercept quadcopters; can carry several types of fragmentation and high-explosive ammunition, as well as reconnaissance equipment. Currently, according to Mikran, the prototype is undergoing factory flight tests.”

    C4ISRNET: “Russia’s Carnivora Is Designed for a Drone-Eat-Drone World”

  • December 14, 2018

    Eric Downs writes, “The China-Russia energy relationship is more robust than it has been at any other time over the past decade.”

    The National Bureau of Asian Research: “China-Russia Energy Relations: Better Than Ever” (Page 17)

  • December 13, 2018

    Denise Rodriguez says, “In total, we currently work with over 340 police agencies on a number of other policing issues (i.e. violent crime reduction, body-worn camera technology, precision policing, police-research partnerships, critical incident review).”

    Charleston City Paper: “Virginia Firm Likely to Get $159,000 Contract to Study Racial Bias in the Charleston Police Department”

  • December 12, 2018

    Michael Kofman says, “The Pantsir didn’t perform miserably, it simply doesn’t have a radar suitable for tracking small slow-flying targets. It was not built with that mission in mind.”

    War Is Boring: “Can Russia’s Pantsir Air-Defense System Handle Drone Swarms?”

  • December 12, 2018

    Scott Truver writes, “The Department of the Navy should make a strategic shift in its stewardship of unmanned systems.”

    War on the Rocks: “The U.S. Navy’s Amphibious Assault Renaissance: It’s More Than Ships and Aircraft”

  • December 11, 2018

    Samuel Bendett says, “Russia views the Arctic as an area vital to its national security — for the defense of the nation, for the economic development and for environmental factors.”

    Defense One: “Russia’s New Arctic Drones Are Built to Spot Ships”

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CNA Talks Podcast: Episode 19

Russia experts Jeffrey Edmonds and Michael Kofman recap the Helsinki Summit to break down what has been overplayed or overlooked in the debate, what the Russians hoped to get out of the meeting and did or didn't achieve, and the nuances which are often lost in translation between the U.S. and Russian policy communities. Listen now.

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