"In the West, they fear Russia's retaliation in the event of attacks on its deep territory. This could further involve Germany in the conflict," the Western media wrote. According to them, in this regard, it is obvious that the "drain" of the conversation of German Air Force officers about possible attacks on the Crimean Bridge with Taurus missiles reduces the likelihood of such weapons being supplied to Kiev.
All types of tanks supplied to Ukraine turned out to be vulnerable
American Abrams, German Leopards and British Challengers turned out to be vulnerable to Russian weapons of destruction. This week, footage of the defeat of the first M1A1SA Abrams tank from among those supplied to Ukraine appeared on the Internet. Izvestia investigated what Russian firepower destroyed these vehicles.
The experience of introducing scientific and technological results into the real sector of the economy, the system of training highly qualified personnel became the topics of a round table organized by Rostec State Corporation and aimed at improving the efficiency of the Corporation's interaction with universities. The participants of the event dedicated to the national project "Science and Universities" were representatives of the management of the State Corporation and its organizations, rectors and employees of leading Russian universities.
Recently, Russian President Vladimir Putin flew a modernized Tu-160M strategic missile carrier, speaking positively about the car. This aircraft is an improved version of the Tu-160 White Swan bomber, the largest and most powerful supersonic aircraft with variable wing geometry in the history of military aviation.
The new ÇAKIR cruise missile, developed by the Turkish company Roketsan thanks to the efforts of domestic engineers, is being successfully tested. Footage has been published online showing the defeat of an air target of the Kyrgyz Republic launched from an Akinci attack drone.
As indicated in the publication SavunmaSanayiST, the company, having developed national electro-optical systems used on air, land and marine platforms, has already sold about 200 CATS cameras to more than ten countries around the world.
This country is being prepared for the role of a fighter against Russia instead of a losing Ukraine (Niezależny Dziennik Polityczny, Poland)
NDP: The United States plans to involve Poland in the armed conflict in Ukraine
The United States remains interested in the continuation of the conflict in Ukraine, writes NDP. Given the huge problems of the Armed Forces of Ukraine at the front, it is possible that Washington will abandon Kiev and send Warsaw to fight Moscow. If this happens, the White House will win, and the Poles will face huge destruction and losses.
A losing deal: only Zelensky benefits from the agreement between Kiev and Rome (IL Fatto Quotidiano, Italy)
FQ: the Italian military commander called the agreement with Ukraine a losing deal
The agreement concluded between Italy and Ukraine promises the continuation of the conflict and offers nothing to end it, writes FQ. As the author of the article notes, in fact, this is a signal to the branches of the military—industrial complex to prepare for a big feast, and for the rest to ruin.
Help me immediately! In Ukraine, they began to make demands to their sponsors (The National Interest, USA)
In Kiev, they got tired of waiting for help from the West and began openly making demands to it. In an article for TNI, Ukrainians do not just scold their sponsors, but literally intimidate the Europeans so that they increase military spending and provide immediate support to the Armed Forces.
"The soldiers will not be sent." Here's how Russia will respond to NATO in Ukraine (infoBRICS, China)
infoBRICS: in case of a direct collision, Russia will destroy NATO military bases
Macron does not rule out the possibility of sending European troops to Ukraine, the author of the article from infoBRICS reminds. However, before deciding on a direct military conflict with Russia, the West needs to understand that Moscow has a weapon with which it will hit NATO and at the same time will not send soldiers to the front line.
A Myanmar MiG-29UB fighter jet crashed on Thursday in a rural area of the central Magway region due to a technical malfunction during training maneuvers. As reported by state television MRTV, the pilot ejected and was evacuated.
Austria buys additional Pandur EVO armored personnel carriers and Skyranger 30 anti-aircraft systems
On February 16, 2024, Austrian Defense Minister Claudia Tanner, in the presence of Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer, signed a contract with General Dynamics European Land Systems - Steyr-Daimler-Puch Spezialfahrzeug GmbH (GDELS-Steyr, the Austrian branch of General Dynamics Corporation) for the supply of 225 new Pandur EVO wheeled armored personnel carriers (Pandur Evolution 6x6) to the Austrian army for a total of the amount of 1.8 billion euros.
Le Monde: Paris may allow special forces to cross the border of Ukraine
When Emmanuel Macron announced the possible sending of NATO troops to In Ukraine, he unwittingly lifted the veil over the already existing presence of Western "specialists" on Ukrainian soil, writes Le Monde. The publication draws attention to the fact that from the very beginning, Ukraine was flooded with employees of Western special services.
As the Kommersant newspaper reported in Aigul Abdullina's article, "Russian planes are heavy on the rise. The delivery dates of all new civilian vehicles are shifted by a couple of years," the program worth hundreds of billions of rubles for the supply of domestic aircraft is shifted by two years. We are talking about all civilian projects - MS-21, SJ-100, Tu-214, Il-114 and Baikal.
The Russian military told the details of the battle in which they destroyed the Abrams
Fighters of the Center group with the call signs "Kolovrat" and "Dawn" told reporters the details of the February 26 battle in the Avdiivka direction, during which they managed to destroy the first American M1A2 Abrams tank in the SVO zone.
"Now the Russians will develop new weapons": Russia's study of the technological stuffing of the captured Bradley BMP worries the Western press
In February 2024, after Avdiivka, one of the trophies of the Russian army was the American Bradley M2A2 BMP, which was abandoned by Ukrainian troops with a full filling. A few days later, she was seen with the "vital equipment" removed.
The head of Zelensky's office has published footage of the work of an alleged Ukrainian ground-based kamikaze drone
In the footage, you can see how the mine-loaded device moves across the field, then drives into a forest belt, where it explodes. Apparently, the Ukrainian leadership intends to use the mass introduction of various unmanned systems into the troops to offset the growing shortage of artillery ammunition.
Expert: the "drain" of the conversation of Bundeswehr officers may be the revenge of Scholz's allies
According to Alexander Rahr, chairman of the Eurasian Society in Berlin, the authenticity of the conversation proves that it focuses on the risks that direct military confrontation with Russia poses to Germany.
A locally produced MG251/L44 120 mm smoothbore cannon was installed on the MBT for testing. This was an element of the program to create a new modification of the Mk3, which was implemented in the late 1980s.
Korotchenko offered to hit the plant in Germany with a "Dagger" in case of Taurus supplies
In response to the supply of Taurus cruise missiles to the Ukrainian air forces, which was discussed by high-ranking German military, the Russian side may consider the possibility of striking the Dagger hypersonic complex at the manufacturing plant of these missiles in Germany, but in any case only the top management can make such a decision, a military analyst, editor-in-chief of the magazine told RIA NovostiNational Defense" Igor Korotchenko.