Rusia busy with Syria, NATO busy with drills

An unmanned armored military vehicle moves at a polygon during an Innovation exhibition of the Russian Defense Ministry in Kubinka outside Moscow, Russia, Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. The Russian Defense Ministry displayed new technologies in weapons and ammunition during a two-day exhibition in several Russia regions

A United States Marine aims his weapon next to a US Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey, during a bilateral training exercise coinciding with a visit of the US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter at Moron Airbase, near Seville, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. Carter is on a weeklong trip to Europe, including stops in Spain, Italy and London, and will also attend the NATO meeting, which is expected to focus on Russia's recent launch of military airstrikes in Syria

A Russian warship passes through the Bosphorus, in Istanbul, en route to the Mediterranean Sea, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. Russia began launching military operations in Syria on Wednesday, targeting mainly central and northwestern Syria, strategic regions that are the gateway to its long-term ally President Bashar Assad's main strongholds

A Ukrainian tank prepares to move from the front line near Schastya, Luhansk region, eastern Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. A summit reviving a European push to bring peace to eastern Ukraine ended Friday with a call for the delay of contentious rebel plans to hold local elections this month and for both sides to begin a promised withdrawal of smaller-caliber weapons

In this photo taken on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, a Russian pilot fixes an air-to-air missile at his Su-30 jet fighter before a take off at Hmeimim airbase in Syria. NATO also strongly criticized the Russian air campaign in Syria that began Wednesday

People watch as missiles are launched from an Indonesia military ship for a rehearsal for the upcoming parade held to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Indonesia Armed Forces in Cilegon, Banten province, Indonesia, Saturday, Oct

Afghan security forces take part in an exercise in Kabul Garrison compound, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015. Afghan security forces (Army, police and intelligence service) are preparing for a security mission in Kabul city inside the Afghan Garrison General Command center, Afghan security forces in Kabul Garrison conduct their operations within Kabul province

U.S. Marines from the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and Philippine marines storm the beach as they take part in a boat raid exercise during their joint military exercise, dubbed PHIBLEX 2016, at the Philippine marines training center in Ternate township, Cavite province, south of Manila, Philippines, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. More than 600 U.S. and Philippine marines are taking part in this annual exercise which is aimed at increasing the armed forces' capability in various bilateral maritime operations