Russian Trenches In Southern Ukraine Are Too Short To Stop A Ukrainian Attack

Share to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to LinkedinIt’s been three weeks since Ukrainian brigades forced Russian troops across the wide Dnipro River in southern Ukraine, liberating Kherson city and bending the arc of Russia’s nine-month-old wider war on Ukraine. The fighting in…

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Russian Trenches In Southern Ukraine Are Too Short To Stop A Ukrainian Attack

Share to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to LinkedinIt’s been three weeks since Ukrainian brigades forced Russian troops across the wide Dnipro River in southern Ukraine, liberating Kherson city and bending the arc of Russia’s nine-month-old wider war on Ukraine. The fighting in…

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Six Months After The Russians Shot Down Ukraine’s Last Naval Rescue Helicopter, the U.K. Is Sending Replacements

Share to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to LinkedinThe United Kingdom is sending three Westland Sea King helicopters to Ukraine. The 1970s-vintage rotorcraft, which once served in large numbers in the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy, are Ukraine’s first Western helicopters. Harbingers,…

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The Ukrainian Navy Still Has One Big Amphibious Ship. She’d Be Pretty Useful Right About Now.

Share to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to LinkedinThere might be just one big ship left in the Ukrainian navy—the amphibious landing vessel Yuri Olefirenko. She might be old and ugly and crude, but it’s possible Yuri Olefirenko is playing an important role…

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The U.S. Navy Is About To Pack A Dozen Hypersonic Missiles Apiece Into Its New Stealth Destroyers

Share to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to LinkedinThe U.S. Navy plans to install its new hypersonic land-attack missiles on the first warship to get the missiles—the stealthy destroyer USS Zumwalt—in 2025. And in the years that follow, the Navy could arm as…

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Ukraine’s Drone Boats Are Winning The Black Sea Naval War

Share to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to LinkedinAn apparent Ukrainian drone-boat strike on Novorossiysk, a hundred miles from Russian-occupied Crimea in southern Russia, should sound the alarm in Sevastopol, the Crimean headquarters of the Russian navy’s beleaguered Black Sea Fleet. A nighttime…

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A Russian Regiment Reportedly Lost 2,500 Draftees In Just Two Weeks Of Fighting

Share to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to LinkedinThe Ukrainian army’s 92nd Mechanized Brigade is killing Russian draftees as fast as the Kremlin can shove the unhappy, unfit conscripts to the front near the Russian-occupied town of Svatove, 30 miles northwest of Severodonetsk…

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Russia’s Southern Supply Hub Is Now In Range Of Ukraine’s Rockets. Expect Explosions.

Share to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to LinkedinUkrainian advances in southern Ukraine could lead to, well, further Ukrainian advances in southern Ukraine. To understand why, look at Russian logistics in the region. Specifically, the town of Myrne in Kherson Oblast, 38 miles…

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Easily In Range Of Ukrainian Artillery, Kherson’s Airport Was A Death Trap For Russian Troops

Share to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to LinkedinThree days after the Kremlin ordered its starving, battered forces to retreat from the right bank of the Dnipro River in southern Ukraine’s Kherson Oblast, Ukrainian troops liberated the international airport in the oblast. No…

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Fly Low, Get Aggressive—How Ukrainian Pilots Fought The Russian Air Force To A Standstill

Share to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to LinkedinFor all its profound faults, the Russian air force has a lot of new and highly sophisticated fighter jets. They have better sensors, weapons and defensive gear than the Ukrainian air force’s own, less numerous,…

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