The S-400–Pantsir ‘Tandem’: The New-Old Feature of Russian A2/AD Capabilities
By Sergey Sukhankin, Eurasia Daily Monitor: “The Pantsir (NATO classification: SA-22 Greyhound), produced by the Russian Military Industrial Complex, is a unique mobile short- to medium-range surface-to-air missile and anti-aircraft artillery weapon system that has no known analogues in the United States Armed Forces.”
Use the coming funding boost to smooth the development of a new kill vehicle and increase GMD testing in general.
A Baby-Step Solution for Improving the Defense Acquisition System // J. David Patterson
Establish a source selection schedule and keep to it. Simple. Right?
By Dan Goure, The National Interest: “For years, senior Pentagon officials have been hectoring defense companies to put more “skin in the game” by increasing their spending on research and development and investing more of their own money on infrastructure and production technologies.”
By Sergey Sukhankin, Eurasia Daily Monitor: “The combination of the Iskander-M complexes (meant to fully replace somewhat dated OTR-21 Tochka/Tochka-U systems), the S400 Triumf (SA-21 Growler) anti-aircraft weapon system, as well as the K-300P Bastion-P (SS-C-5 Stooge) and the 3K60 Bal (SSC-6 Sennight) coastal mobile missile complexes, are now forming the first (“outer”) level of the oblast’s Anti-Access/Area-Denial (A2/AD) capabilities.”