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Is Ukraine about to have a war?

Old 1st Apr 2023, 19:12
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Now thatís impressive, Turkey just seem to be a head of the game in development these days of UAVís

https://www.oryxspioenkop.com/2022/0...tar-akncs.html

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Old 1st Apr 2023, 19:34
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Old 1st Apr 2023, 19:37
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Ukraine is using a UAV with a magnetometer under it to map metal (as in mines) to produce maps for locating them and keeping locals safe.


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Mine clearing

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So sad and so avoidable.

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Old 2nd Apr 2023, 00:29
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Further to Nutty's earlier post, it looks like the Ukrainians are also digging out old kit.

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Old 2nd Apr 2023, 01:09
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Originally Posted by Beamr
Rough flight time is 7 seconds, time up = time down, neglecting air resistance, so height was about 200 feet and 75 mph impact speed!. Possibly a new record!
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Old 2nd Apr 2023, 02:35
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Ukrainian 'kamikaze' drones

Some of this has been posted before but I donít think a description of the Ukrainian Ďkamikazeí quad-copter drones has been.

The Ukrainians are using FPV (first person view) via VR heasdsets, with high-speed (140kph) racing drones adapted to carry munitions up to 1kg (e.g. RPG) costing under $1,000

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2023-04-...-war/102155702

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Old 2nd Apr 2023, 06:08
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Originally Posted by Sue VÍtements
Isn't that the same location where we saw Russian troops advancing on embedded Ukrainians who managed to hold them off?

I thought the T junction of trees looked familiar, then I saw the raised circle in the distance - maybe a stock pond or something

If so, then it'd probably be the same trench too
Yes it is the same spot. Here is the first video. Squad of 8 Ukrainians is holding back the same trench. Without close artillery support they would be probably overwhelmed by this 30+ men Russian assault.


Here is part 2. It was stated that trench was later lost to the Russians at night.


The third video with lone tank destroying Russian squad in the very same trench I posted on the previous page.
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Old 2nd Apr 2023, 13:00
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Unfortunately, no English translation at this time. Graphic in parts.

"71st separate hunting brigade Assault on a Russian entrenched position"


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​​​​​​​This morning residents of Melitopol reported strikes. The locomotive depot was reportedly targeted for the third time in a week.
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​​​​​​​Wanted terrorists Igor Girkin, Pavel Gubarev and Maksim Kalashnikov declared that Russia is on the verge of military defeat. To prevent this, they united in the "Club of angry patriots".

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Old 2nd Apr 2023, 17:54
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Pro-Wagner mil-blogger was killed with 200g of TNT hidden in a figurine in the middle of St. Petersburg.
The way I see it, someone sent Prigozhin a message.


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Old 2nd Apr 2023, 18:23
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Here's the explosion from an outside CCTV.


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Old 2nd Apr 2023, 19:12
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Let's hope he's the first of many. I can think of one or two TV stations to add to the list too!
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Oh dear, how sad, never mind.
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And on Russian territory! How shocking! I wonder who could do such a terribke thing?

PS. Regrets for the collateral human damage. Best wishes for a speedy recovery.
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Originally Posted by MPN11

PS. Regrets for the collateral human damage. Best wishes for a speedy recovery.
to my understanding the collaterals were participants in the pro-wagner meeting as well, in which case couldn't care less for their wellbeing...
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More Z-ombie priests are relieved of their duties in Ukraine.


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Old 2nd Apr 2023, 20:46
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Cui bono is a bit murky. Possibly the coalface information trickling up from mobiks to his blog had value to Ukraine intelligence, and the disclosures were embarrassing to Vlad. Useful idiot comes to mind.

It's not unknown for Vlad's people to take out reporters they no longer want around, but bombing your own rabid fans is generally thought counterproductive.

Of course Vlad will be heaping blame on Ukrainian "terrorists" while the Ukrainians will neither confirm nor deny.
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