Speaking in New York, General Mark Milley, US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, estimates that Russia has sustained 100,000 soldiers killed or wounded in Ukraine. https://t.co/iKa6PQtroz
CV90 with CRT band tracks. It's been around for a while now, but the Scandinavian armies that use it love it. I would love to see this in Ukraine. https://t.co/UZjOX2z9tr
Today’s thread. What Putin hopes to accomplish by invading Ukraine.
All of you who like to criticise the UK MoD, here’s something they got 100% right. Mastiff. It saved British lives in Afghanistan. Now it’s saving Ukrainian lives in Ukraine.
Really happy that KMW’s Dingo 2 MRAP is being donated to Ukraine. Using the Mercedes-Benz Unimog chassis, it combines excellent protection with class-leading off-road performance.
M270A2 G/ MLRS. The British Army will upgrade all of its launcher vehicles as well as acquiring new ones to compensate for the units gifted to Ukraine. The new standard incorporates the new PrSM long-range missile. Probably the most important capability in our land arsenal. https://t.co/IXihQpsDOX
Putin’s rhetoric last week was an attempt to widen the scope of the war by positioning it as a struggle against the USA/ NATO as well as Ukraine. This narrative may be used to justify further escalation. Overall, Putin’s threats show he is running out of options and time. 4 of 6
In the absence of fresh information, I’ve been trying to analyse what’s going on in Ukraine. The top line consensus is that both sides have stalled, with Ukraine making marginal gains and Russia pouring-in untrained and unwilling conscripts merely to hold the line. 1 of 6
An impressive list of materiel provided to Ukraine by Germany. Is Germany’s post-unification pacifism giving way to a new national psyche? The signs are here.