Since 2006 and the continue aggressive attack (verbal) by USA Russia unveiled a plan to replace nearly half of Army Hardware by 2015, and they would start spending nearly $200 billion dollars, money get by the high price of oil. They would buy 50 Topol M ICBM, 50 new bombers (maybe Tu-160), and 31 surface ships, and some 40 tank regiments.
The most important issue is the modernization of Russia ABM system now that the old treaty was break by
They would start buying more BOREY class submarines and also some new satellites so the early warning system can be in shape like in Soviet Times. But the Russian Problems is not only HARDWARE the have a lack of good and qualify people (software) for the machinery.
Ivanov told that Russia Weapon factories can still produce State of the Art Weaponry, even that most of the industry was lost during the collapse of the
On May 28,
RIA NOVOSTI RUSSIA NEW ARMY LINKS