Военно-техническое сотрудничество России с иностранными государствами: состояние, проблемы, перспективы
This article is devoted to the analysis of military-technical cooperation of the countries of the South Caucasus - Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. Here there is general characteristic of the armed forces of each country, the main partner countries and international organizations, within which the cooperation is implemented, directions of the strategic cooperation. The attention is also emphasized on special methodological features connected with this theme.
The article focuses on the opportunities for Russian-Chinese industrial cooperation development on the basis of military-technical cooperation between the two countries.
In this CNA Occasional Paper, Russian East Asia expert Vasily Kashin examines the current state of Russian-Chinese defense and security cooperation, Russia’s approach to developing it, and the possible outcomes of a further Russia-China rapprochement. He highlights the historical antecedents to the unprecedently long period of close ties between the two countries, focusing on the mutual advantages derived by both countries from defense industrial cooperation. The paper describes the gradually depending nature of bilateral military cooperation across a number of domains, including arms sales and joint exercises. The paper also addresses Russia’s evolving views on China’s increasing global role and the potential for an even closer Russia-China strategic alliance in the future, concluding that although the two countries are not ready for Western-style cooperation in defense technology, they are gradually moving toward a security partnership characterized by greater integration and interdependence.