Category Archives: The Military Art

“Poland wants to give Ukraine Leopard tanks as part of coalition’

“Poland is ready to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine that Kyiv requested, Polish President Andrzej Duda announced on a visit to the eastern Ukrainian city of Lviv. Warsaw is willing to deliver the tanks “within the framework of an international … Continue reading

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” … Britain’s Challenger II tanks could alter the battlefield in Ukraine”

“The world saw this last summer east of Kharkiv, when Ukraine smashed through a thinly guarded line of Russian troops and rushed east, gobbling up ground as Moscow’s retreat turned into a rout. There is every chance that could happen again, if … Continue reading

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From cannon cocker to cannon fodder – TTG

To the Supreme Commander of the Russian Armed Forces, to the Minister of Defense of the RF. An appeal We are the artillerymen who were mobilized as part of your order, we arrived to the DPR, to the 1st Army … Continue reading

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Armored fighting vehicle – wiki

“An armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) is an armed combat vehicle protected by armour, generally combining operational mobility with offensive and defensive capabilities. AFVs can be wheeled or tracked. Examples of AFVs are tanks, armoured cars, assault guns, self-propelled guns, infantry fighting vehicles (IFV), and armoured personnel carriers (APC). Armoured fighting vehicles are classified according to their characteristics and intended role … Continue reading

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“Bradleys, Self-Propelled Howitzers Head to Ukraine …”

” … the package includes 50 Bradley fighting vehicles, 100 M113 armored personnel carriers, 18 self-propelled howitzers, missiles, munitions and more.  U.S. President Joe Biden previewed the announcement Thursday during remarks at a White House cabinet meeting.  “We’re going to provide the … Continue reading

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” … the German government finally has pledged to Ukraine a first batch of Marder infantry fighting vehicles.”

“The 30-ton, tracked vehicles with their 20-millimeter auto-cannons, MILAN anti-tank missiles and steel armor represent a significant upgrade for the Ukrainian army’s mechanized infantry—and, alongside M-2 Bradley IFVs the Americans are donating, could help to give the army the mobility, protection and … Continue reading

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Ukraine to get French combat vehicles

“The French Defense Ministry said Thursday it will soon hold talks with its Ukrainian counterpart to arrange for the delivery of armored combat vehicles in what France’s presidency says will be the first time this type of Western-made wheeled tank … Continue reading

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“Assault of Novoselivskyi” – TTG

“The forces of the assault groups of the unit, with the support of artillery and heavy equipment of the KRAKEN special unit and the forces of the 92nd OMB, carried out a fire raid on the occupied village of Novoselivske, … Continue reading

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“New Army light tank under construction” – TTG

General Dynamics Land Systems began assembling the Army’s Mobile Protected Firepower system in November, after being selected in June to build the light tank. The first new combat vehicle to join the force in nearly four decades, the MPF system … Continue reading

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Russia Running Out of Troops in Battle for Bakhmut, Battalions Split Up—ISW

“Russia is running out of troops in the intensifying battle for Bakhmut in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region, while battalions are being split up, according to an assessment by the Institute for the Study of War (ISW). The U.S. think tank … Continue reading

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