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Renaud Mayers

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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.

Operation Peace Spring – Turkey’s Offensive Into North Syria. What’s Next?

On the 7th of October 2019, the White House announced that American forces would withdraw from Northern Syria, ahead of an anticipated Turkish military operation in the region. The response, worldwide, was of shock and disbelief: Were the Americans abandoning their loyal Kurdish allies? As the world watched on, Turkey launched Operation Peace Spring.

That’s a lot of different flags for one checkpoint. You have American, Russian and the Syrian Flag. Read more about the drama evolved.

Yesterday afternoon, an incident involving Syrian and US personnel resulted in a tense situation, near Qamishli.It...

How did Germany produce so many aces in WWII?

How did Germany produce so many aces in WWII? There are, as usual with such questions, several factors at play.

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?

Project 23000E Shtorm

Project 2300E Shtorm. Are we really going to see a 100,000 tons aircraft carrier being built and operated by the Russian Navy ?

Analysis of the Russo-Georgian war of 2008

On the 7th of August 2008, Georgia's president Mikheil Saakashvili, a known risk taker and political..

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…

Battle of Palmdale – When Pair of F-89 Scorpion Failed To Shoot A Drone Down

Battle of Palmdale - When Pair of F-89 Scorpion Failed To Shoot A Drone Down.Beginning of...

Kirov Class Battle Cruisers & Now Only Two Will Remain, Sadly.

Those 827 feet / 252 meters ships were filled to the brim with weapons: 20 long-range anti-ship missiles, 96 long-range AA...

Blitzkrieg 101 revisited

Blitzkrieg 101 revisited. How a mix of old tactics was turned into a new military doctrine, blending manoeuvre warfare and combined arms.

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Moscow, Damascus, Tel-Aviv and the S-300

Exploring the links and dynamics between the S-300 in Maysaf (Syria), Damascus, Moscow and Tel-Aviv. Implications and Background.

Russian A2AD is a myth

The western community loves talking about Russian A2AD, those defensive bubbles NATO would have to pop to have a chance at winning a war against Russia. We can’t help but talk about A2AD when we talk about the S-300, S-400 and S-500 systems… And yet, A2AD does not appear anywhere in Russian military papers or publications! The reason is simple: anti-access area denial is not part of Russian doctrine as far as defending its airspace is concerned!

Egyptian-Ethiopian War over a dam?

Egypt and Ethiopia have been fighting over the (GERD) for a few years now. Egypt has even threatened to bomb the dam going back to 2013! Negotiations were on-going until they failed in March.

GNA-LNA: Libyan Civil War Update

The Government of National Accord (GNA) has captured al-Watiyah Air Base from the Libyan National Army (LNA) today. The GNA captured ammunition, armored vehicles, aircraft, and even a Pantsir S-1 (SA-22).

Catastrophic Defeat for the LNA?

The Libyan National Army (LNA) has not had a good 48 hours. The Government of National Accord (GNA) has been steamrolling the LNA in western Libya since the capture of the al-Watiyah airbase yesterday
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