Russia's war in Georgia: lessons and consequences

  title={Russia's war in Georgia: lessons and consequences},
  author={Carolina Vendil Pallin and Fredrik Westerlund},
  journal={Small Wars \& Insurgencies},
  pages={400 - 424}
The Russian military operation during the Five-Day war in Georgia points to a number of lessons with strategic implications for Russia. The deficiencies in its military performance – not least concerning C4ISR and precision strike capability – have underscored the need for a modernization of the Armed Forces and a diversification of Russia's military capability. Russia needs to arrive at a strategic decision on the priorities for the future development of its military and defence industry… Expand
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