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Russia may be using directed-energy weapons on US troops

At the end of April 2021, intelligence reports indicated the use of directed-energy attacks on American troops over the course of the previous year. Politico reported that two groups of lawmakers were briefed about an investigation into the use of the weapons, both in writing and in person.  According to those intelligence briefings, the Pentagon … Continued

Why Russia is massing troops on its border with Ukraine

For close to seven years, the Russian military has been supplying separatist forces in Ukraine with weapons and supplies that has only prolonged the conflict in the country. Now, the Russians are ratcheting up tensions in the area by massing a large army along its border with Ukraine.  With members of the G-7 calling on … Continued

This is why Russia loves biological weapons so much

It’s no secret the Soviet Union had trouble keeping up with the United States in terms of heavy weapons during the Cold War. Even though the United States claimed there was a significant so-called “missile gap” between the US and the USSR, the reverse was actually true.  In reality, though the Soviet Union kept a … Continued

US general says NORAD responded to more Russian military flights near Alaska last year than any year since the Cold War

Last year, the US saw more Russian military flights near Alaska than any year since the Cold War. Gen. VanHerck said the flights show “Russia’s military reach and how they rehearse potential strikes.” He characterized Russia as the “most acute challenge to our homeland defense mission.” See more stories on Insider’s business page. The military … Continued

Russia’s massively powerful nukes are strategic duds

Although economic sanctions have all but neutered much of the nation’s military modernization efforts, Russia has managed to keep itself relevant in the 21st century by fielding headline-grabbing exotic weapons, including massive nukes far greater in scale than anything Uncle Sam has to offer. With nuclear weapons like the RS-28 Sarmat ICBM and the Status-6 … Continued

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