What is Russia-Belarus’ Zapad 2017?

The joint Russian-Belarusian strategic military exercise called Zapad 2017 is scheduled for 14–20 September 2017, and will be mainly held in Belarus and Russia’s Kaliningrad Oblast. Запад-2017 means West-2017 in English, and is clearly aimed at demonstrating…

Turkey to Acquire S-400 from Russia

Turkey has taken the first step in acquiring Russian-made S-400 long-range air defence missile system from Russia. According to the TV Channel Haber 7, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has confirmed the news and even…

U.S. MIM-104 Patriot Missile System

Poland to Acquire Patriot Missile System

The United States will deliver eight MIM-104 Patriot surface-to-air missile system to Poland by 2022 in a deal worth up to $7.6 billion. According to the Polish Defense Ministry, the deal was inked by U.S….