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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Cult Icon » 26 Nov 2022 14:40

NYT: "Artillery Is breaking in Ukraine. It’s becoming a problem for the Pentagon."

"One-third of the roughly 350 Western-made howitzers donated to Kyiv are out of action at any given time,"

"Currently, Ukrainian forces are firing 2,000 to 4,000 artillery shells a day, a number frequently outmatched by the Russians. "

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2022/ ... ry-breaks/

Ukrainian General complained about this in the summer. The US M777 is not the most durable artillery piece and is vulnerable to counter-battery fire and drone attacks. They are getting worn down while the Russian army is in operational pause since July.

The claimed daily consumption is about 15-10 times less than what the Russians were using in the late spring-summer 2022.

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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Cult Icon » 26 Nov 2022 15:03

Training reservists on the BTR-82A:

https://rutube.ru/video/20dfdfa838c5f7d ... f4b8b4e1f/

Reservists from Sakhalin and Kuril training, newreel shows the inside of their military camp

https://vk.com/bo_reserve?z=video-12475 ... -124751034

Reservists in Kostroma training. This newsreel also shows the inside of their camp

https://vk.com/bo_reserve?z=video-12475 ... -124751034

Reservists complete training and are to be sent for further training in the Ukraine

https://vk.com/milinfolive?z=video-1235 ... -123538639

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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by peeved » 26 Nov 2022 16:47

Russia’s High-Tech Artillery System Was Supposed To Win The War In Ukraine. But Troops Didn’t Know How To Use It.

The Russian army spent decades and billions of dollars building what should be the world’s most fearsome artillery fire-control system. Combining drones, radars and thousands of modern howitzers and rocket-launchers, the fire-control system in theory can spot a target, relay coordinates and send shells down-range in just 10 seconds.

In practice, in the chaos of Russia’s wider war on Ukraine, the system barely works at all—and the artillerymen themselves mostly are to blame, according to Maksim Fomin, a militia fighter for the separatists Donetsk People’s Republic and a pro-Russian blogger. “Most of the gunners, before Feb. 24, had no idea how to fight in modern conditions,” Fomin wrote under his pen name “Vladlen Tatarsky” on Saturday.

Fomin was referring to the gunners from the Russian army’s Northern Military District, but the same criticism could apply to the army’s other districts, too—to the whole force, in fact. A sophisticated artillery fire-control system is useless if the troops don’t know how to operate it. Sure, they might fire off a lot of shells. Just don’t count on them hitting the right things—and certainly not quickly.
Article continues at https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidaxe/2 ... d965c856ac

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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Cult Icon » 26 Nov 2022 17:34

A Separate volunteer battalion training in a camp. This newsreel shows the inside of the camp. It has a village used for close-combat training. This battalion is to leave to the Ukraine in 2023.

Two soldiers are armed with VSS Vintorez

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VSS_Vintorez_and_AS_Val

https://vk.com/milinfolive?z=video-1235 ... -123538639

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https://vk.com/milinfolive?z=album-123538639_289008194

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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Gooner1 » 26 Nov 2022 21:39

mezsat2 wrote:
26 Nov 2022 13:17
This "Special Operation" is nothing more than wholesale genocide by Russia upon Ukrainian civilians. They're causing very little damage to the UKR.
The allied bombing of Germany in WW II made at least plausible sense in that the Germans were producing their own weapons and supplies. The bombing was degrading this capability (admittedly with great collateral damage).

Ukraine, on the other hand, is receiving the vast majority of it's war fighting materiel from outside its country. All they have are hundreds of tiny, basically artisan shops, repairing Russian armor and throwing it into the field for the UKR.

It is pointless genocidal terrorism. Russia cannot defeat Ukraine on the field of battle.
Yet the more Russian war crimes mount up, the more a few badly mentally wired westerners seem to adore the Russian military.

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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Gooner1 » 26 Nov 2022 21:44

Has form for being on the optimistic side
Reasons the winter months will kill 100,000 russian soldiers:

1) lack of winter clothing for russian troops = death by hypothermia
2) garbage russian logistics = lack of warm food, tea, heating materiel, sleeping bags = death by hypothermia
3) no shelters and dugouts for russian troops to hide from the elements = death by hypothermia
4) ground is frozen = you can't dig shelters anymore = russian troops have to sleep on the ground = death by hypothermia
5) russian troops can't make any fire. Fire = smoke, which attracts drones and artillery
6) frozen ground = artillery becomes more effective. In summer projectiles bury into the ground before detonating... now the ground is frozen solid = more shrapnel
7) frozen ground = can't dig a foxhole = death by artillery putin knows it and is desperate to pause the war
until spring. This is why all his lickspittles demanded Ukraine negotiate with russia to pause the war.

No negotiations! No operational pause! Winter will help Ukraine liberate large swaths of land.

Send winter clothes, artillery ammo and night vision, to help beat the orcs.
https://twitter.com/noclador/status/1596260785545973760

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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Cult Icon » 27 Nov 2022 00:28

US Army recently made this video about the Russian army:


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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Cult Icon » 27 Nov 2022 02:04

Surovikin's staged briefing to Shoigu to withdraw from Kherson west bank.

https://odysee.com/@The_uncomfortable_T ... .11.2022:d

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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Cult Icon » 27 Nov 2022 02:06

Cult Icon wrote:
23 Nov 2022 17:12
March 19- April 18 2003:

US/Coalition expended 41,404 sorties expending 29,199 munitions, 68% guided (19,948 PGM).

Of all munitions, laser guided bomb, Joint Direct Attack Munition, and Mk 82 iron bomb composed 71%.
Surovikin claimed in October 2022 that the Russian air force expended 34,000 sorties and 7000 PGM. So it is interesting to see the comparison to Iraq. At that time the Russians fired over 4000 ballistic and cruise missiles.

https://odysee.com/@Marine1063:0/Full-i ... rson.-RU:9

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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Cult Icon » 27 Nov 2022 05:26

Kadyrov met with Putin 11/25 to discuss the creation of new Chechen combat formations under the jurisdiction of the Army and National Guard.

https://t.me/RKadyrov_95/3145

Ukrainian GUR claim that Oligarch Armen Sarkisyan will become inspector of prisons in occupied Ukraine and intends to create a new PMC of Ukrainian convicts. Darkly comedic if true :lol:

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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Aida1 » 27 Nov 2022 08:47

peeved wrote:
25 Nov 2022 19:08
Cult Icon wrote:
25 Nov 2022 18:18
T-95 firing Kh-101
Tu-22 with Kh-22
Cruise missiles firing
War criminals in action; How utterly revolting.

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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Cult Icon » 27 Nov 2022 14:24

naval infantry train on obstacle course Khmelevka training ground

https://rutube.ru/video/77fa6aec7667675 ... 6f01bb053/

The Russian army put new engineering vehicles in service- these are tasked to quickly create minefields.

https://vk.com/milinfolive?z=video-1235 ... -123538639

A battalion of military police reservists completed refresher training in Russia and will be sent to Ukraine for further training.

"The battalion is staffed from among retired Interior Ministry officers from all over the South of Russia, including Karachay-Cherkessia"

This is consistent with the claim that the partial mobilization targeted 1.9 million men who had served in various functions within 5 years.

https://vk.com/milinfolive?z=video-1235 ... -123538639

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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Cult Icon » 27 Nov 2022 14:37

NYT 11/26
U.S., NATO scramble to arm Ukraine, refill own arsenals

https://buffalonews.com/u-s-and-nato-sc ... b76e7.html

" The Russians were firing 40,000 to 50,000 rounds per day.

By comparison, the United States produces only 15,000 rounds each month.

So the West is scrambling to find increasingly scarce Soviet-era equipment and ammunition that Ukraine can use now, including S-300 air defense missiles, T-72 tanks and especially Soviet-caliber artillery shells.

The West is also trying to come up with alternative systems, even if they are older, to substitute for shrinking stocks of expensive air-defense missiles and anti-tank Javelins. It is sending strong signals to Western defense industries that longer-term contracts are in the offing – and that more shifts of workers should be employed and older factory lines should be refurbished.

It is trying to purchase ammunition from countries such as South Korea to "backfill" stocks being sent to Ukraine.

There are even discussions about NATO investing in old factories in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Bulgaria to restart the manufacturing of Soviet caliber 152 mm and 122 mm shells for Ukraine's still largely Soviet-era artillery armory."

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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Cult Icon » 27 Nov 2022 14:42

Russia saving hypersonic missiles for later use

https://tass.com/pressreview/1541771

A military expert, retired Lieutenant General Yury Netkachev noted that so far Moscow has not yet used any hypersonic weapons on a mass scale and Ukraine’s current air defense is powerless against them.

"During the entire time of combat action, while carrying out the tasks of the special military operation, the 9-А-7660 Kinzhal hypersonic airborne system has been used only three times," the expert noted. "Only three missiles were launched and all at important targets. Meanwhile, back in 2021, in the Southern Military District, an entire platoon of the carriers of such weapons, hypersonic long-range fighter-interceptor MiG-31K aircraft, was created. So far there is no information as to how many planes it is supposed to include. Yet, I think that it is no less than 30. And their Kinzhal weapons capacity should be no fewer than 10 units per aircraft. So, potentially, Russia can hit no fewer than 300 strategic targets in Ukraine with 100% probability,"

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Re: news from Russo-Ukraine Front

Post by Cult Icon » 27 Nov 2022 14:54

A reservist engineer battalion ( trained at Tyumen Higher Military Engineering and Command School in building fortifications, lay mines and controlling UAVs) assembles at a train to leave for the Ukraine:

https://vk.com/milinfolive?z=video-1235 ... -123538639

https://vk.com/milinfolive?z=video-1235 ... -123538639

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