27 septembrie 2022

With Russian industrial base in shambles, US looks for arms sale ‘opportunities’


American troops offload equipment from a C-17 Globemaster III at Mihail Kogalniceanu (MK) Air Base, Romania, May 3, 2019. (Sgt. 1st Class Jason Epperson via DVIDS)WASHINGTON — Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the resulting conflict has shattered the Russian defense industrial base, leaving the second biggest provider of arms in the world far less capable of selling them abroad. Now the question US officials are examining is whether the US can exploit that weakness for its own strategic [...]