TITLE

The State of Russia's armed forces and military reform

AUTHOR(S)
Parchomenko, Walter
PUB. DATE
December 1999
SOURCE
Parameters: U.S. Army War College;Winter99/2000, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p98
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the crisis faced by the armed forces despite of the employment of a military reform process in Russia. Military problems faced by Russia; Accomplishments and deficiencies of the military reform of Defense Minister Marshal Sergeyev; Prospects for fundamental military reform; Recommendations offered to policy makers in the United States.
ACCESSION #
2662981

 

Related Articles

  • Results of Russia's Military Reforms Exhibited in Minsk. Fiszer, Michal; Gruszczynski, Jerzy // Journal of Electronic Defense;Jul2003, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p34 

    Reports on the reform of Russia's military forces. Development of electronic warfare technology; Establishment of the Military Doctrine of the Russian Federation; Assessment of military threats; Changes in the Russian Control Systems Agency.

  • Editor's Introduction. Slay, Ben // Problems of Economic Transition;Jun2003, Vol. 46 Issue 2/3, p3 

    Discusses the challenges of Russia's military reform. Transition from a conscript to a professional army; Financial costs of transition, which are seen as prohibitive; Sponsorship of this study by the Union of Rightist Forces.

  • DEFENSE.  // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Russia;4/30/2009, p8 

    The article presents information on the Russian defense system. Obstacles to efforts by the Russian government to transform its military include an ossified military leadership, discipline problems and human rights violations, limited funding and demographics. It notes the inability of Russian...

  • DEFENSE.  // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Russia;6/14/2010, p7 

    The article presents information on the Russian defense system. Obstacles to efforts by the Russian government to transform its military include an ossified military leadership, discipline problems and human rights violations, limited funding and demographics. It notes the inability of Russian...

  • Russian Military Intelligence: Shaken but Not Stirred. McDermott, Roger // Eurasia Daily Monitor;2/7/2012, Vol. 9 Issue 26, p3 

    The article reports on the developments related to the military intelligence agency in Russia. Russian Defense Minister Anatoliy Serdyukov announced to strengthen the Southern Military District by stationing additional Special Forces elements in Stavropol and Kislovodsk. The move is due to the...

  • Who's Afraid of the Russian Ground Forces?  // Eurasia Daily Monitor;3/13/2012, Issue 51, p1 

    The article discusses the challenges facing Russia's Ground Forces in dealing with the military reform and with the future of brigade structure, manpower issues and the prospects for acquiring new weapons and equipment. According to Colonel-General Aleksandr Postnikov, the Ground Forces are...

  • The Kremlin, the VKO and the Search for 'Luke Skywalker'. McDermott, Roger // Eurasia Daily Monitor;7/31/2012, Vol. 9 Issue 145, p1 

    The article focuses on the Russian military's struggle to modernize its Armed Forces, in particular the Aerospace Defense Forces (Vozdushno Kosmicheskaya Oborona-VKO). It states that the VKO will absorb a huge amount of financial and intellectual resources and will open multiple opportunities to...

  • THE REFORM OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION NAVY FORCE TO REGAIN POLITICAL INFLUENCE IN THE WORLD. ZIDARU, Marian; GEORGESCU, ┼×tefan // Communication & Marketing / Revista De Comunicare Si Marketing;Mar2013, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p87 

    Lacking the superpower status of the former Soviet Union, Russia is striving to play an important role in the new international system. While the Medvedev Doctrine represents an important development in terms of redefining the threat posed by NATO and that from terrorism and smaller-scale...

  • DEFENSE.  // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Russia;11/ 2/2011, p8 

    The article presents information on the state of Russian defense. The Russian government is currently building a professional army which is being hampered by an ossified military leadership and discipline problems. Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov announced the reorganization of the Russian...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics