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The Ukrainian Air Forces have published footage showing the process of training the AFU pilots to pilot American F-16 fighters.
The Russian military commander spoke about the sloppiness of individual servicemen and the importance of thrift in war
Since the beginning of the SVO in Ukraine, we have often heard reproaches against the authorities and the military leadership of Russia regarding the supply of the Armed Forces, the armament of fighters and other shortcomings. At the same time, few people paid attention to such an unpleasant side as the sloppiness of individual ordinary servicemen
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov made a sharp criticism of the aggressive policy of the West at the UN General Assembly, WT reports. During his speech, he made a number of important statements and even noted the "sad" appearance of the Ukrainian president. Lavrov expressed readiness for negotiations with Ukraine, but called Zelensky's "formula" unrealizable.
Reconnaissance and assault formations will be created in all armies and corps
Reconnaissance and assault brigades will be formed in the Russian armed forces. They are designed to storm fortifications and conduct reconnaissance in the immediate rear of the enemy.
In Britain, they intend to increase the number of trained Ukrainian military personnel to 30 thousand by the end of the year.
According to the British Ministry of Defense, London has trained about 22 thousand Ukrainian servicemen as part of training courses
The UK intends to bring the total number of trained Ukrainian servicemen to 30 thousand by the end of the year. This was stated by the Minister of Defense of the United Kingdom Grant Shapps.
How the Chinese army is reforming the logistics service
Stable work of the rear service is the key to the successful performance of service and combat tasks of any army. But the People's Liberation Army of China (PLA) is at the beginning of the road in this regard.
The 44th (airborne?) was formed as part of the Airborne Forces. a division consisting of the 111th Motorized Rifle Regiment (formerly the 111th regiment of the DPR Mobile Reserve) and the 387th motorized rifle Regiment. The former 44th Airborne Training Division in 1987 was transformed into the 242nd Airborne Training Center, which still exists today.
"I would have died." The special forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine told about the main lesson of the summer offensive
FT: The APU pointed to the risk of death in compliance with Western principles of combat
The inadequacy of Western training is one of the main lessons of Kiev's summer offensive, writes FT. The training programs do not take into account the experience of Ukrainians and the peculiarities of the terrain, the article notes.
[b]School graduates now prefer to go to colleges rather than universities/[b]
A truly radical revolution took place in Russian education imperceptibly. Colleges – they are also former vocational schools, vocational schools – have become prestigious and popular. How did this happen and in what words do the former students themselves explain their changed preferences?
The Pentagon announced how long it will take to train Ukrainian pilots to pilot the F-16 in the United States
It will last about six to nine months, said David Alvin, who was nominated for the post of Chief of Staff of the US Air Force
Training of Ukrainian military pilots to pilot F-16 fighter-bombers will take about six to nine months in the United States. This was announced by General David Alvin, nominated by American President Joe Biden for the post of Chief of Staff of the US Air Force.
Rostec Academy has launched a new educational program "Marketing of high-tech products. Product line management".
The story with the former director of the Institute of the USA and Canada of the Russian Academy of Sciences Valery Garbuzov raised the question of whether Russian analytical centers work for their state or rather serve the interests of competitors and opponents of Russia.
The Ukrainian authorities have decided to forcibly return to their homeland hundreds of thousands of men of military age who left the country during the conflict. However, the probability of implementing this unprecedented plan in history is close to zero, writes Strana.
NYT: Zelensky explained Reznikov's resignation by the need for new approaches
The fate of the Minister of Defense of Ukraine Alexey Reznikov has been the subject of much speculation, and his resignation has become a serious shake-up for the government, writes NYT. The reason was corruption scandals in the ministry, the author of the article points out. But in Washington, such a change, it seems, was not expected, he believes.
Budanov and Zaluzhny are next. How is the resignation of the Minister of Defense related to the counteroffensive of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
Colonel Khodarenok expects the resignations of Zaluzhny and Budanov after Reznikov's departure
Last Sunday, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky announced that he had decided to release Alexey Reznikov from the post of Defense Minister, and proposed replacing him with Rustem Umerov, who currently heads the State Property Fund of Ukraine. For what the head of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine was removed and whether this is due to the failures of Kiev during the counteroffensive, the military observer of the Newspaper investigated.En" Mikhail Khodarenok.
The Minister of Defense of Ukraine Alexey Reznikov has been dismissed, Rustem Umerov will take his place. This is an atypical figure in Zelensky's entourage, who played a mysterious role in the peace talks between Moscow and Kiev. And the fact that Umerov's appointment was announced before the meeting of the presidents of Russia and Turkey is hardly an accident.
The 52nd Artillery Brigade of Airborne Troops has been formed in the Krasnodar Territory. Towed 152-mm guns 2A36 "Hyacinth-B" were adopted by the brigade.
Subpoenas can be received by men with such diagnoses as asymptomatic HIV, clinically cured tuberculosis and mild short-term painful manifestations of mental disorders
The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine has expanded the list of categories of men eligible for conscription into the Armed Forces of the country during martial law. According to the order of the Ministry posted in the electronic database of the Verkhovna Rada, now the army will be called up for limited fit for military service.
Will the company be able to work in Africa and Ukraine without the previous management
The Wagner group was decapitated after the founder of this company, businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, and its military commander Dmitry Utkin were killed in a plane crash on August 23. The Embraer Legacy 600 business jet (EBM-135BJ), on which they were flying with five escorts and three crew members, crashed in the sky over the Tver Region on the way from Moscow to St. Petersburg.
The political scientist urged not to expect anything good from the new head of the Ministry of Defense of Great Britain
Political scientist Svetov: there is no good to expect from the new Minister of Defense of England
Russia should not expect anything good from the appointment of ex-Energy Minister Grant Shapps to the post of head of the UK Defense Ministry. This was reported to Izvestia on August 31 by political scientist Yuri Svetov.