Russia Struggling To Integrate Its Most Effective Unmanned System

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by Blair Battersby, TRADOC G-2 Analyst Russia’s Orlan unmanned aerial system (UAS) has proven to be its most effective unmanned system on the battlefield in Ukraine because its speed and flying altitude have made it difficult to defeat. However, observations of the Orlan’s employment suggest Russia is experiencing challenges integrating this complex system, which could…


OE Watch, Vol. 13 (Iss. 08)

Operational Environment Watch Publication

This OE Watch contains 20 foreign article reviews spanning over 20-25 different regions and countries covering various Operational Environment security topics from the foreign perspective for the US Army leader, development, training, and education community, as well as others in governmental, analytic, and academic communities. This issue can be downloaded at FMSO’s NEW website:,…