Category Archives: The Military Art

Drone Warfare… What is to be done?

Note: This is a Twitter thread by Trent Telenko. Although he first published these comments last November, he felt it necessary to refer to this thread again in the last few days. I share his alarm. In my opinion, we … Continue reading

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Tatarigami’s assessment of the situation at Chasiv Yar and Ocheretyne

Russian forces have gained tactically near Ocheretyne and Chasiv Yar, and have attempted a large assault towards Sivers’k. Frontelligence Insight provides a concise analysis of the current situation in this thread. According to on-the-ground reports, occasional Russian groups have temporarily … Continue reading

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The battle for Ocheretyne

The 47th Mechanized Brigade is one of the Ukrainian army’s best brigades. Equipped with American-made armored vehicles and trained to NATO standards, it fights like the best NATO brigades fight: swiftly, violently and often at night. But this prowess is … Continue reading

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ISW on the developing Ukrainian defense industrial base and Russias strikes on the Ukrainian energy infrastructure

Russian President Vladimir Putin acknowledged that Russia’s ongoing strike campaign against Ukrainian energy facilities aims in part to devastate the Ukrainian defense industry, confirming ISW’s ongoing assessment that Russian strikes against Ukrainian energy facilities aim to degrade Ukrainian defense industrial … Continue reading

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“How the Czech Republic has just stopped Putin cold and saved Ukraine”

Russia went to war in Ukraine two years ago with twice as many artillery pieces as Ukraine had. But it isn’t the advantage in howitzers that really matters – it’s the advantage in shells. After all, a single gun firing … Continue reading

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“Putin’s arms shipments no longer dare enter the Black Sea. Russia is losing the logistic war”

Navies spend more time (ideally) preventing conflict in the first place, but if that fails, the big effort is protecting their own side’s logistics and/or denying the enemy theirs. History is littered with examples of combatants who overreached their supply … Continue reading

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Aleksandar on the French General Staff Assessment

Someone leaked French Joint Staff assessment to a French newspaper.Nothing new for most of us, ukraine can’t win and in fact is weaker and weaker. “The situation looks exceedingly bleak for Ukraine, which might in part explain Macron’s recent declarations … Continue reading

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“Ukraine War, 17 February 2024: Melee in Avdiivka”

Hello everybody! An update at ‘unusual hour’, because of latest developments in the Avidiivka area. Essentially, upon realising that the ZSU is in the process of withdrawing from the ruins of the town, the Russians launched such a massive onslaught, … Continue reading

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Tom Cooper on the status of the Ukrainian Armed Forces

Question 5: What can you say about the general state of the Ukrainian Armed Forces under Valery Zaluzhny? At this point in time, the answer is unclear. The state of research about this war is that only statements by different … Continue reading

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“Ukrainian Attack May Have Crushed Production Of Russia’s Deadliest Drone”

The Lancet has been one of Russia’s most effective weapons in its war with Ukraine, a small kamikaze drone which can find and destroy targets from 40 miles away with deadly precision. Lancets knock out Leopard tanks, artillery and even … Continue reading

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