Russian Airborne Force Structure (and Its Flaws)


New video on the force structure of Russia's Airborne Forces (VDV) from the squad to division levels, notes on the overall purpose of its two main types of troops (airborne and air assault), and some brief opinions on the force structure's limitations.


Here are some associated VDV company and squad graphics (more can be found on our Graphics page). They include the VDV Air Assault Company, Self-Propelled Artillery Battery (Nona-S), Anti-Aircraft Missile Battery (BTR-ZD), and a variation of the VDV Rifle Squad:


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