Tag Archives: Russia

Headlines: November 6, 1991 KGB Dissolved

It’s Friday and time to kick start the weekend, I hope everyone had a productive week. It’s also time for our weekly shoot the shit, and boy there is a veritable cornucopia of shit to choose from; however, NOTHING surpasses … Continue reading

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ROSOBORONEXPORT IS TO OFFER FOREIGN CUSTOMERS NEW WEAPONS AND SOLDIER-OF-THE-FUTURE SYSTEMS

“Rosoboronexport, a member of Rostec, is gearing up to push to the world arms market advanced individual combat systems and future small arms,” Director General Alexander Mikheev of Rosoboronexport commented on the decision reached by the Army Equipment section of … Continue reading

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You Can See The Russian Influence In This Video

A Syrian military drone records a multiple launch rocket system (MLRS) sending hundreds of deadly warheads on to a rebel position in Latakia. The impacts blanket an area hundreds of meters across.   The Russian approach to warfare has characteristically … Continue reading

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Public Relations Video Of Present Day Russian Military Capabilities.

 

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It’s Time To Fight Fire With Water

There is an old Japanese saying that you “Fight Fire With Water.” It goes against our own philosophy that you “Fight Fire With Fire” as the preferred method for dealing with adversity or a difficult situation. When juxtaposed, the contrast … Continue reading

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Executive Order 13662 SSI List Sanctions Kalashnikov Concern

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has updated its list of sanctioned Russian  companies resulting from the Ukrainian situation. “KALASHNIKOV CONCERN (a.k.a. CONCERN KALASHNIKOV; a.k.a. IZHEVSKIY MASHINOSTROITEL’NYI ZAVOD OAO; f.k.a. IZHMASH R&D CENTER; f.k.a. JSC NPO IZHMASH; f.k.a. NPO IZHMASH … Continue reading

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Ukraine – A Final Analysis

We wrote a piece, “Why We Should Extricate Ourselves From The Ukraine As Soon And As Quietly As Possible.” In it, we laid out some facts that don’t get discussed in the mainstream media but are relevant, once you know … Continue reading

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Why We Should Extricate Ourselves From The Ukraine As Soon And As Quietly As Possible.

As citizens and enlightened professional you want to base choices on facts and a well reasoned approach to decision making. I clearly understand that global politics may preclude that process, but at some point in time we really should make … Continue reading

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Reader Question Regarding My Post Of Ukrainian Intelligence Photos

A week or so ago, I posted a short piece centered around the Ukrainian intelligence photos allegedly linking Pro-Russian separatists to Russian military and/or intelligence services. You can revisit the article here. My point was not to give you an … Continue reading

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Why Good Analysis Is Essential To Understanding And Defining A Mission

The essence of problem resolution and decision making is that ALL data elements are assessed using the same light and microscope. It is the only method that will reliably produce the correct answer. The New York Times ran a piece … Continue reading

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Our Read On The Ukraine Crisis

We decided to write this article because mainstream media critical analysis of the situation is sadly  lacking. Secondly, I want to avoid any possible stampede to local Wal-Mart’s across the land as people prepare for “Red Dawn.” It’s bad enough … Continue reading

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… And Our Jackass Of The Year Award Goes To Edward Snowden…

Time’s Person of the Year for 2013 has been announced, and the accolade goes to Pope Francis. We couldn’t agree more. In keeping with the concept that good cannot exist without evil or white cannot exist without black, we at … Continue reading

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Man’s Best Friend

  You have to love this picture…

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Syrian Rebels Firing Captured Russian OSV-96 12.7x108mm

Caught this video of Syrian opposition forces using a Russian OSV-96 to engage grounded Syrian aircraft. The OSV-96 is a .50BMG rifle designed for anti-material engagements. The rifle was either captured or brought in from Libya. Either way, Al-Assad’s military maybe down … Continue reading

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Vladimir Putin Executing A Perfect Tai otoshi – IPON!

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Россияне знают, как упаковать (Russians know how to pack!)

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Russia Moves Ahead To Develop Taser Technology.

Our friend over at the Firearm Blog have reported that President Elect Vladimir Putin has authorized development of taser weapons. This is good news because it means we will see a 75 round drum magazine for electrodes! Это хорошая новость. Мы скоро увидим мощностью … Continue reading

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Russian Defense Ministry Will Begin Setting Up Sniper Units.

Russian newspaper, RIA Novostie, reports that Russia’s Defense Ministry will begin setting up special sharpshooter / sniper units in ground forces brigade. Defense Ministry spokesman, Col. Sergey Vlasov was quoted as saying: “We are establishing a phased, multi-tiered system for selecting … Continue reading

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