|the russian army has fallen in millitary strenght drasticaly since the sovier union broke up, but their army is still quite credible.
they have got numbers and technology. the t 96 has proven to be quite a tank.
air power wise, the russians currently mainly use mig 29's, su 30's su 35's have introduced su 37's and are developing su 47's and mig 1.42's.
all of which ,if you visit some of the web sites, are quite amazing fighters.
their main bombers are the tu-160's . they can carry 40,000 kg, at a max speed of 2,200 km/h for a non refuling distance of 12,300 km and are capable of mid air re fulling.
All russian misslies now have a firing range of over 60 degrees, which alowes them to lock on and fire way before the plane faces the enomy head on