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The russians carried their kits separately in waterproof bags. 02:00
Ofcourse not everything can be waterproofed specially demo and breaching kit. But the soldiers still had decent kit on as well.

Again alot depends on the mission profile being run - coastal vs riverine, vs ocean ops - whether the mission is a recce/CTR or LRRP or a direct action etc etc

Thanks for the video. The evolution of Russian SOF over the last decade has been truely remarkable
 

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Ofcourse not everything can be waterproofed specially demo and breaching kit. But the soldiers still had decent kit on as well.

Again alot depends on the mission profile being run - coastal vs riverine, vs ocean ops - whether the mission is a recce/CTR or LRRP or a direct action etc etc

Thanks for the video. The evolution of Russian SOF over the last decade has been truely remarkable
Russian have done good home work since 2008 and the way they turnaround their armed forces is truly remarkable. Our defence budget is getting wasted or there is corruption or we lack intellect to produce such kind of results.
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Russian have done good home work since 2008 and the way they turnaround their armed forces is truly remarkable. Our defence budget is getting wasted or there is corruption or we lack intellect to produce such kind of results.
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Primarily because they are using their national strategy effectively. They don't have much money what they have has gone into upgrading their missile/rocket and SOF and UAV forces first. That is all they need to exert influence in Syria crimeria etc and continue to keep NATO at bay.
 

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don't they get jammed very often. i've heard tavor is more reliable than ak for this.
idk im not very well educated on this topic.
It's the opsossite actually.
AK 47 can go on performing in the most stringent conditions.
Tavor is like your South Delhi folk, can't work without Air Conditioner.

 

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Primarily because they are using their national strategy effectively. They don't have much money what they have has gone into upgrading their missile/rocket and SOF and UAV forces first. That is all they need to exert influence in Syria crimeria etc and continue to keep NATO at bay.
Infantry, tanks fleet upgraded, airforce upgraded, navy is getting modernised with new submarines they have modernised on all fronts. Yes there is cash crunch but sooner or later money will be back. They are sitting on circa 75trillion worth natural resources.
 

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Infantry, tanks fleet upgraded, airforce upgraded, navy is getting modernised with new submarines they have modernised on all fronts. Yes there is cash crunch but sooner or later money will be back. They are sitting on circa 75trillion worth natural resources.
What has been upgraded? I am not talking about parade ground kit. Bulk of their army af and navy is a generation behind NATO.
 

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What has been upgraded? I am not talking about parade ground kit. Bulk of their army af and navy is a generation behind NATO.
Asymmetric response is enough they don't and cannot match dollar for dollar, they just have to develop credible deterrence which they did. If you remove USA their army is even better than french or Germany.
 

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Asymmetric response is enough they don't and cannot match dollar for dollar, they just have to develop credible deterrence which they did. If you remove USA their army is even better than french or Germany.
That was my point. They are developing their asymmetrical capability to still stay relevant in a world they have little to offer. Hence the current progress of their SOF

As for France and Germany , pound for pound probably not. As a whole sure - because quantity is a quality of its own
 

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What has been upgraded? I am not talking about parade ground kit. Bulk of their army af and navy is a generation behind NATO.
But u gotta look at it with time bound and resource bound perspective.

Europe had a bustling economy from 1970s to 2000s and not to mention they had industries since world war 1.
Everything about us is in Nascent stage.

It will take till 2040 to match NATO completely.
 

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