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Is Ukraine about to have a war?

Old 27th Nov 2022, 15:35
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I don't know how Nutloose keeps track of the things he posts ... and then again ...
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Old 27th Nov 2022, 16:00
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I try, I mentioned them earlier in relation to the vehicles the MOD flog off with 250 miles on the clock and 7 k price when they cost just shy of 90 k new.

If the military were to drive similar military vehicles in the U.K. the police would arrest you for various offences

btw see the other thread, the Kerch bridge is repaired.
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Old 27th Nov 2022, 20:24
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These look fun, I mentioned them earlier.
https://twitter.com/Osinttechnical/s...Cp1ZCBtqcsAAAA
Shoot and scoot tactics. Very LRDG.
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Old 27th Nov 2022, 21:24
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Perhaps related to the shortage being reported on the front lines - Russia experiencing major supply problems - and a few aircraft wonít close the gap.

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Old 27th Nov 2022, 22:24
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​​​​​​​Norway is sending a new military aid package to Ukraine. It contains:

- 1M109A3GN 155mm SPG;
- 20,000 spare parts for M109A3GN howitzers;
- 55,000 units of winter clothing;
- 55,000 bandages and individual packages;
- 30,000 field rations.
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Old 27th Nov 2022, 22:53
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Russia and itís missing 1.5 million uniformsÖ 1.5 million!

​​​​​​​https://novayagazeta.eu/amp/articles...e-missing-news
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Old 28th Nov 2022, 01:12
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- 1M109A3GN 155mm SPG;
Could you please convert that into something meaningful?

What does that jumble of numbers and letters before 155mm mean? One M109A3GN or a Million 109A3GN - whatever that is ...???? Or...???
Are we expected to know what SPG is...?

Please, try not to be too clever with obscure mlitary acronyms, we aren't all that- er - 'knowlegeable"...
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Old 28th Nov 2022, 01:44
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It's an American Self-Propelled 155mm Howitzer. It's REALLY NOT that difficult!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M109_howitzer
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Old 28th Nov 2022, 02:52
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Trench warfare 2022 - footage circulating online of apparently Russian Thermal Imaging quadcopters operating with impunity over the trenches, dropping grenades on the poor soldiers huddled below. Probably Ukranians on the receiving end.

As if it wasnt miserable enough in those conditions. Spare a thought.
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Old 28th Nov 2022, 03:08
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Originally Posted by meleagertoo
Could you please convert that into something meaningful?
1 * M109 A3 (variant) GNM (norwegian upgrades of german guns)
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Old 28th Nov 2022, 04:35
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For want of a tarp.

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Old 28th Nov 2022, 04:36
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Originally Posted by Low average
Trench warfare 2022 - footage circulating online of apparently Russian Thermal Imaging quadcopters operating with impunity over the trenches, dropping grenades on the poor soldiers huddled below. Probably Ukranians on the receiving end.

As if it wasnt miserable enough in those conditions. Spare a thought.
If that was the group that hardly moved when hit it was Russians
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Old 28th Nov 2022, 04:42
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Originally Posted by ORAC
Norway is sending a new military aid package to Ukraine. It contains:

- 1M109A3GN 155mm SPG;
- 20,000 spare parts for M109A3GN howitzers
​​​​​​​So just for clarity, thatís one gun and 20,000 spare parts for it and similar guns, correct?
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Originally Posted by NutLoose
If that was the group that hardly moved when hit it was Russians
Multiple groups, some moving, some not, so not sure if we're talking about the same thing. Its a Russian propo post, and the Thermal Imaging quadcopter looks high tech.

As much as I hope it wasnt the Ukranians getting hit, I think it's likely.

As a general point, we should face realities rather than focussing entirely on the other side's defeats.
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The endless cold.

The endless glutinous mud.

The endless Russian shells.

The endless death.

The endless Russian attacks.

These pics give a visual sense of what Ukrainian troops defending the town of Bakhmut are enduring.


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Old 28th Nov 2022, 05:09
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That’s not mud, this Is mud… note they say NATO gear does not cope was well with it, something NATO will have to look at. It looks like the gun barrel failed too.

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Old 28th Nov 2022, 05:33
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Originally Posted by jolihokistix
​​​​​​​So just for clarity, thatís one gun and 20,000 spare parts for it and similar guns, correct?
Guess so, they have donated about 20 previously so imagine this is another they managed to get running + 20K assorted spare parts they have had stocked
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Old 28th Nov 2022, 05:39
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To contrast the PBI in the trenches and mud to the sterility and high tech in the HQ - was ever so..

​​​​​​​Footage of a Ukrainian command center near Bakhmut, showing a pretty good look at the information-sharing capabilities on the front, including drone footage livestreamed over Google Meet.
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Old 28th Nov 2022, 09:31
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Originally Posted by rattman
Guess so, they have donated about 20 previously so imagine this is another they managed to get running + 20K assorted spare parts they have had stocked
I suspect the 20000 spare parts are the type you need every time you fire the gun. ie. things that go "Bang".
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Old 28th Nov 2022, 10:25
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There have been reports of guns wearing out their barrels etc due to the amount of ammunition that is being put through them, I seem to remember reading the US is to set up a repair base in Poland for some of their equipment. Plus they will need parts to repair those weapons damaged.

With all of this mud, out of interest do they have track extensions for the type of stuff in use?
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