With a defense budget of only $ 50 billion, Russia today ranks 7th in world defense spending, behind, among others, the United Kingdom, France and Saudi Arabia. However, in 2019 Russian military power is at such a level that it represents a major threat to NATO, and many military experts believe that it would not be able to cope with Russian aggression. if it were to happen.
In addition, Russia has shown, in recent years, a great capacity to take the technological ascendancy over its Western counterparts, in the field of hypersonic systems and anti-aircraft missiles, or at least to match them, in the case armored vehicles, fighter planes, helicopters or warships. How to explain these facts, with the limited resources available to Moscow? and how to get inspired?
1- The equipment modernization plan
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