Renaud Mayers

US Navy in troubled waters

US Navy in troubled waters : Why do the 7th fleet ships keep on crashing into things ?

Playing with fire

Are world leaders playing with fire? With the ABM treaty gone and the INF treaty under threat, will the two superpowers let go of any rules ?

Deir Ezzor: Everyone wants it.

Deir Ezzor: Everyone wants it. This Syrian city has currently got the potential to be an even bigger flashpoint than Al-Tanf, right now.

What tank for Peru ?

What tank for Peru ? For over a decade, now, The Peruvian Army has been looking into options to  replace its T-55 fleet. The budget allocated is approximately $800 millions with the hope of purchasing 80 to 120 tanks...

Syria Update: June 2017

Syria Update: June 2017. A lot has been happening in Syria over those past 6 months. It is time to do a little recap and analysis

Belgian fortifications overview and Aubin fortress case study

Belgian fortifications overview and Aubin-Neufchateau case study. Why Belgium built modern fortifications and how they worked.

Shock & Awe: The Butterfly Effect

Shock & Awe. What started as a military operation with one simple aim led to a chain of events with terrible consequences.

Nuclear close calls

Nuclear close calls: How the Cold War brought the world to the edge of destruction and how we seem to follow the same path once again.

Charles De Gaulle mid-life Overhaul

Charles De Gaulle, mid-life overhaul. Details about the CDG overhaul which is going to last at least 18 months.

Operation Red Dragon

Operation Red Dragon. In 1964, Belgian paras aided by the USAF intervened in Congo/Zaire to free European and Congolese hostages

About Me

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.