US Strategic Command, which provides a host of capabilities, stands ready for any threat, anywhere in the world.

Capabilities Analysis 2024-05-22

Faltering shipbuilding sector undercuts Moscow's Middle East ambitions

Run-down shipyards, a shortage of qualified personnel, outdated technology, corruption and increasingly harsh sanctions make Russia a dubious partner of choice in the region.

US Strategic Command, which provides a host of capabilities, stands ready for any threat, anywhere in the world.

Capabilities Analysis 2024-05-10

M-SHORAD capabilities outstrip Russia's Pantsir system

The Maneuver Short Range Air Defense system provides continuous, all-terrain defense to forces on the battlefield, eclipsing the Russian Pantsir which has a spotty track record.

US Strategic Command, which provides a host of capabilities, stands ready for any threat, anywhere in the world.

Capabilities Analysis 2024-05-06

Test launch of US Air Force hypersonic missile paves way for new capabilities

Today's new hypersonic missiles, which travel between 5 and 25 times the speed of sound, have the ability to undertake evasive maneuvers to overcome defenses.

US Strategic Command, which provides a host of capabilities, stands ready for any threat, anywhere in the world.

Capabilities Analysis 2024-05-03

US military stands ready to combat biological threats

The US Department of Defense is implementing reforms and early warning systems to better combat future biothreats.

US Strategic Command, which provides a host of capabilities, stands ready for any threat, anywhere in the world.

Capabilities Analysis 2024-04-10

B-1B Lancer outstrips Russia's Tu-160 Blackjack in versatility

While the Tu-160 was designed to be a stand-off weapons delivery platform, the B-1B Lancer can penetrate air defenses and deliver low-level strikes with a wide range of weapons.

US Strategic Command, which provides a host of capabilities, stands ready for any threat, anywhere in the world.

Capabilities Analysis 2024-03-22

Ukraine invasion reveals 'kill chain' deficiencies for Russia, Iran air power

Success in modern warfare relies on a military's ability to take decisive combat action, a deficiency that plagues Russian aircraft -- and by extension, likely Iranian aircraft too.

US Strategic Command, which provides a host of capabilities, stands ready for any threat, anywhere in the world.

Capabilities Analysis 2024-03-19

Inferior satellite capability limits military uses for Russia, Iran

The challenges Russia has faced due to its lackluster satellite capabilities have hindered its ability to use high-precision weapons in contested environments. This doesn't bode well for ally Iran.

US Strategic Command, which provides a host of capabilities, stands ready for any threat, anywhere in the world.

Capabilities Analysis 2024-03-18

Russian, Iranian air forces lack deep strike capability

Issues with Russia's aircraft and guided weapon program have become apparent as the war in Ukraine rages on, while Iran, which uses Russian weaponry, finds itself with the same deficiencies.

US Strategic Command, which provides a host of capabilities, stands ready for any threat, anywhere in the world.

Capabilities Analysis 2024-02-13

Aegis Combat System gives Arleigh Burke-class destroyers proven edge in combat

The ability of a destroyer to integrate with other assets across a multi-domain maritime warfare environment is key.

US Strategic Command, which provides a host of capabilities, stands ready for any threat, anywhere in the world.

Capabilities Analysis 2023-09-19

B-52 vs. S-400: Overwhelming Russia's premier air defense system

Iran is considering the purchase of Russia's S-400 air defense system -- despite its vulnerability to volleys of cruise missiles that B-52s can easily deliver from safe distance.