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The French Defense Minister promised to supply Ukraine with a "significant number" of armored personnel carriers
The Ukrainian army needs armored personnel carriers, so France will supply Kiev with a "significant number" of armored vehicles. This statement was made by the Minister of the Armed Forces of the Republic, Sebastien Lecorny.
In the battle, "legionnaires" from Georgia who mocked the Russian military near Kiev were eliminated
The allied forces of the Russian Army and the People's Militia of the LPR continue their offensive in the area of Lisichansk. Two sabotage groups of foreign mercenaries were destroyed in its vicinity, the Russian Defense Ministry reported on June 27. One of them consisted of so-called Georgian "legionnaires".
Self-propelled howitzers PzH 2000 (Panzerhaubitze 2000), which Germany supplied to Ukraine at the end of June, began to be used in the east of the country. Bild writes about this.
During a special military operation in Ukraine, the Russian military uses upgraded T-90M tanks. The use of the machine during the battle in the Raisin area was shown on video. The footage was published by the Telegram channel "Military officers of the Russian Spring". The record drew the attention of Rossiyskaya Gazeta.
The Armed Forces of the Philippines officially adopted the Israeli 155-mm/52 ATMOS-2000 self-propelled guns
The Philippine Ground Forces have officially adopted 155 mm/52 ATMOS-2000 self-propelled artillery units manufactured by the Israeli company Elbit Systems.
Poland will increase the size of the army to 400 thousand against the background of the "threat of Russian invasion"
Poland intends to increase the number of the armed forces of the republic to 400 thousand soldiers, as well as completely rearm the army. As stated in Warsaw, the reason for this decision is the threat of a "Russian invasion".
The French Caesar self-propelled guns captured in the battles with the AFU were probably sent to the Russian Uralvagonzavod for study. This was recognized in France itself and confirmed by Ural gunsmiths. Thanks to the massive and diverse assistance to Ukraine, there may be enough NATO heavy artillery on the battlefield. If these systems also become trophies, what useful things can our specialists extract from there?
The US and NATO are not ready for a long conflict
The United States and NATO can participate in a short conflict, but none of them is ready for a long conflict, because their weapons stocks are declining, and it will take a long time to produce new weapons. They should reconsider the policy of exsanguination of Russia, writes the Asian Times.
The French politician was angry when he learned that the Russian Armed Forces had captured two Caesar self-propelled guns
French politician Jean-Michel Cadenas published a post on his Twitter account, where he very upset reported about the seizure of two Caesar self-propelled guns by our troops. Most of all, the Frenchman was angered by the hasty flight of the Ukrainian gunners in front of the advancing Russian troops. The AFU fighters did not even have time to destroy or at least mine the howitzers. As a result, they fell into the hands of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in almost perfect condition.
Calculations of CBT "Solntsepek" ZVO destroyed the fortified long-term strongholds of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
During a special military operation, heavy flamethrower systems TOS-1A "Solntsepek" are used to destroy fortified long-term strongholds and positions of the AFU and nationalist battalions leading resistance during the liberation of settlements.
Ukrainian armed formations have been receiving Western large-caliber artillery in large quantities for more than a month, which has already been thrown to the front and is involved in battles. The military observer of Izvestia, Anton Lavrov, tells about the "successes" of Western howitzers in Ukraine.
The total number of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) is about 170,000 people. In accordance with the current military doctrine, in the event of a conflict, they will have to act not only in open terrain, but also in urban conditions, while minimizing their losses. In this regard, the command of the Israeli army is actively implementing combat robotic systems.
Syria is preparing to repel aggression
A number of joint exercises in April-June of the Russian and Syrian military showed that military and military-technical cooperation between Moscow and Damascus has not changed. The Russian group, despite the events in Ukraine, has not been reduced, said Alexander Lavrentiev, the special representative of the President of Russia for Syria. "If someone thinks that there has been some kind of numerical decrease, I want to assure you that there is no such thing," he said.
The battle path of the Polar Guard of the Russian Navy
In January 2020, the American magazine National Interest included the Russian Marine Corps in the top five in the world – along with similar branches of the US, UK, South Korea and China. According to the overseas edition, the Russian Marine Corps took second place.
The St. Petersburg Forum made us think about the collective solidarity of Russia's closest allies
Slovak Defense Minister Jaroslav Nagy asked Czech Defense Minister Yana Chernokhova to ensure the security of her country's airspace.
"This is the sixth type of NATO artillery": Reznikov announced that Kiev had received German self-propelled guns PzH 2000
The APU received German self-propelled artillery installations PzH 2000, the delivery of 155-mm howitzers to Ukraine was announced by the head of the Ministry of Defense of the country Alexey Reznikov.
"The equipment, of course, is so-so...": Uralvagonzavod evaluated the weapons seized by the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation
Uralvagonzavod thanked Macron for the artillery installations delivered to Ukraine
Two French Caesar guns were "captured by Russian troops unharmed," they are at Uralvagonzavod to study possible re-design - this was written by the French politician Regis Castelnau. From the account of the Russian company in Telegram, he was answered, indicating that this technique is "so-so, but it will come in handy on the farm." For more information, see the material "Newspapers.Ru".
The Ukrainian command declares a shortage of repair and evacuation vehicles for the removal of NATO heavy equipment damaged at the front
A new "series" of claims by the troops of the Ukrainian regime against foreign weapons has been identified. If recently Kiev has been saying that the "partner" countries are not supplying enough "to win against Russia" a number of heavy weapons, now claims of a different nature are being added. They are expressed by the head of the logistics service of the AFU ground forces, General Vladimir Karpenko.
The Russian Defense Ministry showed footage of the Volga train train, created by specialists of the railway troops of the Western Military District to conduct engineering reconnaissance and restore tracks, working in the area of the special operation in Ukraine.
A new batch of M-777 howitzers delivered by the Americans to Ukraine turned out to be without a GPS system, although the first guns came with a positioning system, although without a digital fire control system. This is reported by Ukrainian Internet resources referring to the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.