Russian Ground Forces Posture Towards the West

Charles Dick examines the reform and modernization of Russia’s military and argues that the new force structure enables high readiness for short warning, possibly complex conflicts in former Soviet and satellite countries.

Research paper ISBN: 978 1 78413 274 3

A BAT-2 armoured tracklayer during a military exercise by Russian Army engineer units at the Borodinovka training ground, Rostov-on-Don, on 1 February 2019. Photo: Valery Matytsin/Getty Images.
— A BAT-2 armoured tracklayer during a military exercise by Russian Army engineer units at the Borodinovka training ground, Rostov-on-Don, on 1 February 2019. Photo: Valery Matytsin/Getty Images.

Charles Dick

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