Renaud Mayers

Hmeimim: Russian Airbase In Syria

The Hmeimim airbase has been the subject of a lot of attention in the past weeks with the Russian government signing a lease agreement approved by Damascus. What does it all mean? How important is Hmeimim and what are...

No Lider Destroyer for the Russian Navy yet…

The Lider destroyer class is meant to replace the Udaloy class, Sovremennyy class as well as the Slava class.

Weekly bulletin WE 24th March 2019

USA New Ship(s) ahoy ! FFG(X) The US Navy is budgeting $1.3 billion for 2020 to purchase its first FFG-X frigate. It wants...

Weekly bulletin WE 17th March 2019

Weekly bulletin WE 17th March 2019 Russia The Russian Defence ministry has released figures for new and upgraded hardware received by the Russian armed forces for the period 2012-2018....

Weekly bulletin WE 10th March 19

Weekly bulletin WE 10th March 19 Venezuela Caracas Blackout There has been an electricity blackout in Venezuela for the past 36 hours....

T-14 Armata and Sukhoi Su-57 update

T-14 Armata and Sukhoi Su-57 update: For the past two months, the internet has been awash with rumours regarding both platforms and discussions on whether or not those two programs are being canned. In early July 2018, it was announced...

German Commerce Raiders

How do you attack your enemies' shipping lanes when your warships are hunted down everywhere on the globe and when your own ports are blockaded ? The Germans found a solution to this problem: German Commerce Raiders

Scud versus Patriot

Scud versus Patriot. The controversy carries on 26 years on. Has an old Yemeni Scud made it through Saudi Arabia Patriot ABM shield ?

Russian Electronic Warfare Systems

Russian Electronic Warfare Systems. A quick overview of their main systems and basic capabilities as well as where they have been spotted.

The chaotic destiny of the Kuznetsov aircraft carrier

The chaotic destiny of the Admiral Kuznetsov missile cruiser carrying aircrafts from 1982 in Ukraine to present day in Russia.

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Currently working on behalf of the Belgian Ministry of Defence, thanks to my knowledge in WWII and other areas. Working in two WWII era fortresses still belonging to the Army.
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The cruise missile theory

There has been a lot of controversy surrounding the attacks on two oil installations in Saudi Arabia, on Saturday the 14th of September 2019. People have showed a lot of scepticism regarding the whole affair: How can a country at war and armed to the teeth with the best the West can offer be taken by surprise by a cruise missile attack, people ask. What usually follows is a list of conspiracy theories and flawed technical arguments…
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The MiG-25 Foxbat

MiG-25 Foxbat: The misunderstood interceptor. A lot of things have been said about the MiG-25, not many of them complimentary. This plane...

USA-Iran Update. So.. What is going on between the US and Iran?

USA-Iran update. So... What is going on between the US and Iran? In...

Unsung Weapons of World War 2

There is no denying that World War II was by far thee most devastating and horrific conflict in human history. From 1939 to 1945,...

Made in China: Chinese Arms.

What can be said about China's military research and development, other than that their unofficial motto being “Copy and Paste”? It's no secret that when it comes to China, they have more or less cemented themselves as the world's Xerox machine.