PISM Report: Nowe uzbrojenie Rosji – propaganda, uzupełnianie braków czy wyzwanie dla NATO?
23 SEP 2015 Report
In recent years, Russia has intensified work on new types of weapons for all parts of its Armed Forces. By introducing the new weapon types, Russia wants to base its strength not only on its nuclear forces, which in many cases is completely ineffective as a deterrent, but also on conventional forces.Russia’s armed forces play an important role in its foreign policy and military power has become one of the main instruments for the pursuit of political goals, both internally and internationally. Thus, Russia is increasing its military potential to be able to actively shape the situation in its international environment.
In recent years, Russia has intensified work on new types of weapons for all parts of its Armed Forces.  By introducing the new weapon types, Russia wants to base its strength not only on its nuclear forces, which in many cases is completely ineffective as a deterrent, but also on conventional forces.
Russia’s armed forces play an important role in its foreign policy and military power has become one of the main instruments for the pursuit of political goals, both internally and internationally. Thus, Russia is increasing its military potential to be able to actively shape the situation in its international environment.