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An Assessment of the Initial Period of War: Russia-Ukraine 2022 Part 2 (Roger N McDermott & Lieutenant Colonel Charles K Bartles). Click image to download. 2023-06-08 An Assessment of the Initial Period of War: Russia-Ukraine 2022 Part 2 (Roger N McDermott & Lieutenant Colonel Charles K Bartles) (6/8/2023) by Dr Charles Bartles This study describes how Russian military theorists think about the initial period of war (IPW) concept and its relation to strategic operations, and posits that due to the nature of the special military operation, the IPW concept was likely in no way a part of the operational planning… Continue reading
An Assessment of the Initial Period of War: Russia-Ukraine 2022 Part 1 (Roger N McDermott & Lieutenant Colonel Charles K Bartles). Click image to download. An Assessment of the Initial Period of War: Russia-Ukraine 2022 Part 1 (Roger N McDermott & Lieutenant Colonel Charles K Bartles) (6/8/2023) by Dr Charles Bartles This study describes the historical evolution of the Russian concept of the initial period of war (IPW). The concept has evolved substantially since its inception, which can be traced back to at least the early 1900s, but it generally pertains to the decisive strategic operations that occur during… Continue reading
Russian Battalion Tactical Group Mission Training in the Arctic (Dr. Les Grau and Dr. Chuck Bartles) Russian Battalion Tactical Group Mission Training in the Arctic (3/6/2023) by Dr Lester Grau (Click image to download magazine.) 28 A COLD, SOGGY, BOGGY SLOG: GROUND FORCES IN HIGHER LATITUDECOMBATBy Dr. Lester W. Grau 34 RUSSIAN BATTALION TACTICAL GROUP MISSION TRAINING IN THEARCTICBy Dr. Lester W. Grau & Dr. Charles K. Bartles 40 POLAR NIGHTS, WHITE NIGHTS, AND NORMAL DAYS AND NIGHTS:ARCTIC… Continue reading
OE Watch, Vol. 12 (Iss. 05) (3/3/2023) by testuser1 This OE Watch contains 25 foreign article reviews spanning over 30 different regions and countries covering Operational Environment topics from the foreign perspective for the US Army leader, development, training and education community, as well as others in governmental, analytic, and academic communities. This issue can be downloaded… Continue reading
OE Watch, Vol. 12 (Iss. 06) (3/3/2023) by testuser1 This OE Watch contains 22 foreign article reviews spanning over 30 different regions and countries covering Operational Environment topics from the foreign perspective for the US Army leader, development, training and education community, as well as others in governmental, analytic, and academic communities. This issue can be downloaded… Continue reading
OE Watch, Vol. 12 (Iss. 07) (3/3/2023) by testuser1 This OE Watch contains 23 foreign article reviews spanning over 30 different regions and countries covering Operational Environment topics from the foreign perspective for the US Army leader, development, training and education community, as well as others in governmental, analytic, and academic communities. This issue can be downloaded… Continue reading
OE Watch, Vol. 12 (Iss. 08) (3/1/2023) by testuser1 This OE Watch contains 23 foreign article reviews spanning over 30 different regions and countries covering Operational Environment topics from the foreign perspective for the US Army leader, development, training, and education community, as well as others in governmental, analytic, and academic communities. This issue can be downloaded… Continue reading
OE Watch, Vol. 12 (Iss. 09) (3/1/2023) by testuser1 This OE Watch contains 20 foreign article reviews spanning over 30 different regions and countries covering Operational Environment topics from the foreign perspective for the US Army leader, development, training, and education community, as well as others in governmental, analytic, and academic communities. This issue can be downloaded… Continue reading
OE Watch, Vol. 12 (Iss. 10) (3/1/2023) by testuser1 This OE Watch contains 21 foreign article reviews spanning over 30 different regions and countries covering Operational Environment topics from the foreign perspective for the US Army leader, development, training and education community, as well as others in governmental, analytic, and academic communities. This issue can be downloaded… Continue reading
OE Watch, Vol. 12 (Iss. 11) (3/1/2023) by testuser1 This OE Watch contains 23 foreign article reviews spanning over 30 different regions and countries covering Operational Environment topics from the foreign perspective for the US Army leader, development, training, and education community, as well as others in governmental, analytic, and academic communities. This issue can be downloaded… Continue reading
2021-04-02 Russian Robotics: A Look At Definitions, Principles, Uses, And Other Trends (Timothy Thomas) 2021-04-02 Russian Robotics: A Look At Definitions, Principles, Uses, And Other Trends (Timothy Thomas) (4/2/2021) by Timothy Thomas The following summary first offers several ways that Russian theorists have defined a robot, starting in 1991. Second, the analysis compares Russian and U.S. approaches to employing robotics (from a Russian perspective) as well as tasks and principles of their use. Third, some of the uses of robotics… Continue reading
Russian Electronic, Information, Navigation, And Reconnaissance-Strike And -Fire Operations: Definitions And Use (Timothy Thomas) “Russian Electronic, Information, Navigation, And Reconnaissance-Strike And -Fire Operations: Definitions And Use” by Timothy Thomas (2021-03-18) (3/18/2021) by Timothy Thomas Russia has been investigating a host of strike and fire concepts for at least a few decades, with one of the first reconnaissance-strike discussions documented in 1984. The quotation above indicates that reconnaissance-strike is not the only strike means under consideration in Russia, and that the number has… Continue reading
The Chekinov-Bogdanov Commentaries Of 2010-2017: What Did They Teach Us About Russia’s New Way Of War? (Timothy Thomas) “The Chekinov-Bogdanov Commentaries Of 2010-2017: What Did They Teach Us About Russia’s New Way Of War?” by Timothy Thomas (2021-03-18) (3/18/2021) by Timothy Thomas From 2010 to 2017 Russian Colonel (reserves) S. G. Chekinov and Lieutenant-General (retired) S. A. Bogdanov wrote 13 interesting articles in the journal Military Thought (nine of them are summarized below) that had a major impact on how Western analysts understood Russian military affairs and way of war.… Continue reading
2020-10-15 A Survey of Russia Security Topics for 2020 and Just Beyond [BG (Ret.) Peter B. Zwack] “A Survey of Russia Security Topics for 2020 and Just Beyond” by BG (Ret.) Peter B. Zwack (2020-10-15) (10/15/2020) by Peter Zwack Although US security concerns have recently focused to a large degree on China, it is Russia that is the unpredictable wildcard. The country has stumbled in more ways than one during the past several months. In March 2020, it overplayed its hand in a game of oil supply-price… Continue reading
2020-10-05 A Russian Military Framework for Understanding Influence in the Competition Period (Tom Wilhelm) “A Russian Military Framework for Understanding Influence in the Competition Period” by Tom Wilhelm (2020-10-05) (10/6/2020) by Tom Wilhelm Russia’s Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu holds a virtual meeting of the Russian Defence Ministry Board in Moscow on 29 April 2020 that includes Chief of the General Staff Valery Gerasimov, other key Gen- eral Staff members, and other Russian military leaders. The meeting was held to discuss a… Continue reading
Russia’s “New” Military Theory: Updating Classical and Asymmetric Techniques (Timothy Thomas) “Russia’s “New” Military Theory: Updating Classical and Asymmetric Techniques” by Timothy Thomas (2020-04-01) (4/1/2020) by Timothy Thomas A new understanding of warfare appears under development in Russia. Whether it is actually “new” is open for discussion, but ideas were advanced by Russia’s top leadership indicating that is the case. In June 2019 Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu stated that modern conflict requires new approaches and… Continue reading
Russian Information and Propaganda Activities (Timothy Thomas) “Russian Information and Propaganda Activities” by Timothy Thomas (2020-04-31) (3/18/2020) by Timothy Thomas Russia has long been captivated by the power of information as a weapon, most notably in a historical sense using propaganda to influence and persuade audiences. With the onset of the information age, the concept’s development and application increased dramatically. The power of information-technologies when applied to weaponry… Continue reading