August 14, 2019
Michael Kofman writes, "The Pacific on the other hand lends itself handily to deep diving autonomous weapons if they're 'fire and forget.'"
The National Interest: "Russia Wants Four Submarines Armed with Nuclear Warhead Drones That Can Cause Tsunamis"
August 13, 2019
Samuel Bendett says, "Russian military has been practicing the operation of different UAVs at high altitudes and in high wind — so this Fixar UAV can prove useful right away."
C4ISRNET: "Will This Hybrid Drone Give Russia a High-Altitude Advantage?"
August 13, 2019
Samuel Bendett says, "That's the biggest news, the Russians are using unmanned ground vehicles to try and clean up the aftermath of that explosion."
Defense & Aerospace Report: "CNA's Bendett on Russian Explosions, Unmanned Systems, Russian Drone Okhotnik"
August 12, 2019
Dov S. Zakheim writes, "At a time when American reliability is being questioned around the world, signaling uncertainty about America's ability to defend Taiwan would further undermine Washington's standing as a credible ally, especially in East Asia."
The Hill: "If China Crushes Hong Kong, Is Taiwan Next?"
August 9, 2019
Jeffrey Edmonds says, "They're pushing their fleet and pushing their military to perform in a certain way that is often beyond what is safe for them to actually do considering the age of the equipment and the age of the infrastructure."
Business Insider: "Here's Why the Russian Military Has so Many Serious Accidents"
August 8, 2019
Vince Manzo says, "Deterrence and arms control are two tools that should work in concert with each other, they should be self-reinforcing and part of a comprehensive strategy for reducing nuclear dangers and nuclear risks."
USSTRATCOM Deterrence Symposium 2019: During the Cold War US & Russia constrained nuclear capability via arms control. Are there areas today to consider similar mutual restraint in a multi-polar world?