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Ukraine weapons thread   General Military Discussion

Started 24/2/22 by gatnerd; 358217 views.
Farmplinker

From: Farmplinker

26/2/23

The Modern Tactical Shooting channel had a video on why NGSW is a bad idea. One of the things he pointed out was most Ukrainian firefights are 100 meters and in, he hadn't seen evidence of any past 300 meters.

The "explosive-heavy" infantry talked about here is probably a good idea based on Ukraine.

gatnerd

From: gatnerd

26/2/23

Interesting thread on Russias shifting tactics and formation of 'Assault Units' and the weapons employed. Whole thread worth reading.

gatnerd

From: gatnerd

27/2/23

gatnerd

From: gatnerd

28/2/23

New tranche of weapons being ordered - lots of Excalibur, SHORAD, HIMARS, GMLRS, and possibly GMLRS-ER...

gatnerd

From: gatnerd

3/3/23

This is a fun one. Cardboard drones from Australia - and they apparently work well.

Meanwhile, at least on sector has decided to transition from grenade dropping drones to FPV Suicide Drones, presumably because they can use RPG warheads.

gatnerd

From: gatnerd

4/3/23

Interesting look at how 40x53 grenades are modified to work as drone dropped munitions. They basically have to completely tear them down then re-fuse them.

Ukrainian Territorial Defence Brigade shows off pin point accurate drone attacks

This footage released by the 'I.T.' and 'Batya' aerial recon teams of the Lviv TDF Brigade shows Ukrainain troops using weaponised drones to attack Russian f...

gatnerd

From: gatnerd

5/3/23

gatnerd

From: gatnerd

5/3/23

Russian disguised fuel truck with integral 'Nyet Net' for stopping drone dropped grenades. It's a cargo truck, which is packed with cubic fuel containers to make it into a fuel truck.

Farmplinker

From: Farmplinker

6/3/23

Waiting for Schnuersi  to tell us his great-grandfather carried one like it in WW1;).

JesseH1234

From: JesseH1234

6/3/23

I guess I am a little confused as to what kind of threat level that mesh is supposed to stop.  The mesh over trenches is especially confusing, as one would think that creates an ideal airburst.

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