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originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: Metallicus
And quantity is its own quality.
Russia has outstanding missiles and always has. They've always been slightly ahead of everyone else in that field.
originally posted by: maxzen2004
I was in the Army during the cold war and was there when the Berlin wall fell. These are the facts, they have more tanks but we have the Apache. We have more fighters planes than Russia and China combines! The Russian military equipment is of poor quality and the soldiers are very poorly trained. We conquered Afghanistan in a couple of months, Russia got their ass kicked after 10 years! I was in a Nuclear missile battalion and unless Putin is crazy they will never be used. It will be another training mission if things get hairy.
People, don't believe the hype, Russia is no threat no us or NATO.
It will go very bad for Putin if he pushes the envelope.
In December 2014, Russia's Defense Ministry announced plans to conduct at least 4,000 military drills in 2015.
Elite Russian troops are displaying a new arsenal of body armor, individual weapons, armor-piercing ammunition and collar radios — a menu of essential gear that gives them a big tactical advantage against a lesser-equipped Ukrainian army.
Uses passive and active jamming system, hidden in the body of the rocket. When approaching the target from the rocket separated false targets and small jammers and so on. The missile uses stealth technology. Iskander-M also carries a complex of Electronic warfare jamming devices for the suppression of the enemy's radar.