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Jul 13, 2023Liked by Sarcastosaurus

Спасибо.

Привет Вам из Запорожья :)

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Jul 13, 2023Liked by Sarcastosaurus

Great work again, Thank you for spreading the truth and we do not have to listen to puddings sewer rat Facebookers words.

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Jul 13, 2023Liked by Sarcastosaurus

A Great update (as always) Tom. Come timely because some putin-fan I know just send me two videos of the mauled Bradley as it was different vehicles, even stating that was quite a number of them AOO... Well, my laughs went higher than a T-80 turret!

Keep on, we need no more lies, come from where come.

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Jul 13, 2023Liked by Sarcastosaurus

10,000 troops and their equipment crammed into a 50 square km area. Is that what they call a target rich environment?

According to my very rough calculation that puts on average one soldier every 5,000 square meters. A single DPICM canister can cover an area up to 30,000 square meters so Ukraine could fire them at random and stand a good chance of hitting someone, not that I recommend such an approach.

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Thank you very much.

Yesterday I read what Ben Wallace told us. I want to ask: "How can you? How do you have enough conscience?". But, there is no conscience where it was not planned. I know that this question is not for you, you are analyzing technical issues. Just the soul hurts.

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The last thing I would have imagined in this war that the Russians run out of AKs. I know, there were museum pieces right after the full scale "non-war" at the separatist volunteer units, but this came from the VSRF stocks.

https://twitter.com/NOELreports/status/1679427187097624578

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Jul 13, 2023Liked by Sarcastosaurus

Thank you, Actually after a few packages of USA aid Ukraine has more Bradleys than in the beginning of offensive.

I think every strategy player knows that concentration of dozen thousands of troops in 10*5 km square isn’t a good idea. I hope that DPICM will make situation simpler for ZSU. I have a few questions

Do you know an influence of FPV drones on war like I’ve seen data that Ukraine produces about 10 000 whereas Russian is 45 000 now?

Forbes writes that ratio of artillery losses is 1 to 4 in ZSU favor Can it create a situation when VSRF will leave without artillery support in certain sectors

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Jul 13, 2023Liked by Sarcastosaurus

Thank you Tom.

Slow and painful advance.

One thing is constant - ruzzians don't want to disappoint their Illustrious Leader with lack of ... trying.

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If you find it insightful, this account of an Ukrainian soldier and his reconnaissance training program by US Rangers was interesting, the takeaway is that the NATO training is probably in some cases not very tailored to the near-peer war drone-infested reality of Ukraine.

https://twitter.com/SmartUACat/status/1679223826398212096

I'm sure the training is higher quality and probably more relevant in more technical branches and when tailored to use specific equipment.

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These types of conflicts between field commanders and the General Staff are not uncommon or unnatural, given the differences of "conditioning" or training between these 2 distinct types of officers. .One thinks he is the center of the World, his sector is the most important, while the latter have to deal will multiple ones, all at once and have a better view of all the issues, as a whole. When you move to a General Staff position you are encouraged to let go of your skills set and habbits as a field commander and the "course" is designed to give you a different set of skills and to change the way you see things and approach issues. The truth is that even if don't want to let go to you field command skills, in time you will loose them because of lack of practice. The differences between these 2 ways of thinking are even more obvious in the Russian Army , where there is a very clear distinction between these 2 and are considered different career paths. We are missing a lot info to be able to decide who was right and wrong but given this particular situation, the Russian General Staff did what any General Staff would have done.

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What, do you think, are the odds that the Russian units being pushed into that section of the front are fully staffed? I'd guess that the 'regular' VSRF units chewed up by the Ukrainians have been filled in by mobilized troops, but I can't imagine the BARS and Spetznaz units have been reinforced in the same way. And if they have, I question how much more effective they are than the units that were just shredded.

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Looks like that area of 10x5km is begging to be tested by cluter amnunition (which looks like is already in ukraine) :)

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