Russian Defense Modernization Slows, But Won’t Stop

Su-57s in flight
Sukhoi Su-57s.
Credit: Sukhoi
Russia is finishing its armed forces’ first massive post-Soviet rearmament. The renewal, which started in the early 2010s, will not stop but is likely to continue at a slower pace. Most of the new weapons have been combat-tested in Syria, where Russia for the first time has conducted limited force...

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