6 February 2017

Countering the US Third Offset Strategy: Russian Perspectives, Responses and Challenges Main content

Author Vasily Kashin, Michael Raska

How is the US defense establishment’s Third Offset Strategy impacting Russian policies? According to this paper’s authors, the core technology initiatives within the strategy have troubled Moscow for some time. In response, it has 1) prioritized the development of both strategic and tactical nuclear weapons systems, and 2) countered US efforts with similar programs via the Advanced Research Foundation (ARF). Nevertheless, the question for the Putin administration remains a familiar one – where will it find the necessary resources to translate its ideas into actual military capabilities.

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Series RSIS Policy Papers

Publisher S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)

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