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    Post  ALAMO Sun Jan 08, 2023 12:21 pm

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    MiG-29 taken down lately was a plane of the Ukrainian Hawks acrobatic team.
    As those planes are quite often stripped of the subsystems like radar, using them is an obvious act of desperation.

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    Post  Dr.Snufflebug Sun Jan 08, 2023 1:40 pm

    That's the 2nd aerobatic/display jet gone down.

    What are they even doing? Retrofitted with HARM, launching blindly hoping for some kind of lock?



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    Post  JohninMK Sun Jan 08, 2023 1:53 pm

    Another side of the onset of freezing (second video)

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    Post  JohninMK Sun Jan 08, 2023 2:04 pm

    Telling it how it is

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    Post  ALAMO Sun Jan 08, 2023 2:16 pm

    New post Dr.Snufflebug Today at 11:40 am

    That's the 2nd aerobatic/display jet gone down.

    What are they even doing? Retrofitted with HARM, launching blindly hoping for some kind of lock?


    Seems like that.
    They just have some RWR left, and fire the HARMs in more or less direction ...
    Kamikaze can be called effective in these circumstances ...

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    Post  Isos Sun Jan 08, 2023 2:17 pm

    That means normal army migs are pretty much all dead if they use aerobatic migs.

    SAMP-T is the main AD system of tge french army and navy. Italy can't export it without french green light and I highly doubt they want that system to be tested by russians. If it is compromised the cost to update all the french and italian systems will be huge.

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    Post  famschopman Sun Jan 08, 2023 2:58 pm

    Correct. Security by obscurity. Not knowing what these can do is the first line of defense. But the pressure to deliver these systems will expose their weaknesses, if they work at all.

    It looks like Pantsir, Tor, Buk and S3/4/500 are the only capable and combat proven air defense systems that actually do a pretty good job.

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    Post  JohninMK Sun Jan 08, 2023 3:24 pm

    House to house fighting with today's technology

    The second video came automatically not by choice. Sensitive content!!!



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    Post  JohninMK Sun Jan 08, 2023 3:30 pm

    Those yellow marked areas are the transport choke points to Soledar that the Russians are heading for. Already under fire control.

    Meanwhile

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    ▫Despite significant successes in Soledar, it is premature to talk about full control over the settlement. At the moment, there is no evidence of the departure of the AFU from Soledar.

    The situation in Soledar is close to critical for Ukrainian formations: the Russian Armed Forces have broken through the first and second lines of defense,

    On the north-eastern outskirts of Soledar, assault detachments reached Yurchina Gora, establishing control over the section of the highway to Blagodatnoye.

    On the Soledarsky site, the assault detachments of the Wagner PMCs are advancing in the area of the Salt Mine No. 1-3 on the AFU positions at Artemsoli at the intersection of Chkalov and Karpinsky streets.

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    Post  Arkanghelsk Sun Jan 08, 2023 3:37 pm

    🇷🇺🇺🇦 Within 24 hours, Russian reconnaissance means revealed and reliably confirmed the points of temporary deployment of the Ukrainian military in Kramatorsk.

    More than 700 Ukrainian soldiers were in hostel No. 28 in Kramatorsk and more than 600 Ukrainian soldiers were in hostel No. 47

    More than 600 soldiers destroyed in Kramatorsk as a result of a missile attack on the points of temporary deployment of Ukrainian troops - Russian Defense Ministry

    Karma is a bitch!

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    Post  JohninMK Sun Jan 08, 2023 3:43 pm

    Arkanghelsk, you should credit the source.

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    Post  Sujoy Sun Jan 08, 2023 4:02 pm

    Musk misses the point here. Tanks, fought individually, are probably a death trap. BUT, tanks, fought as a formation with combined arms are still very effective.

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    Post  Werewolf Sun Jan 08, 2023 4:15 pm

    Do you remember same shit about Javelin?

    Pepperidge Farm remembers!

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    Post  Hinex1988 Sun Jan 08, 2023 4:24 pm

    ⚡Russian Defence Ministry report on the progress of the special military operation in Ukraine
    (8 January 2023)

    Part 1 (read Part 2)

    The combined grouping of Russian troops (forces) observed the ceasefire along the entire line of contact from 12 p.m. on 6 January until 24 p.m. on 7 January in the areas of the special military operation.

    Within the ceasefire, the AFU continued to conduct heavy shelling of residential areas and Russian positions.

    ◽In Kupyansk and Krasniy Liman directions, the AFU has fired 78 artillery and mortar shells.
    ◽In Soledar, Avdeyevka and Maryinka directions, the enemy used large-calibre artillery fire 155 times.
    ◽More than AFU 160 large-calibre shells and 20 multiple-laucnh rockets have been fired at residential areas of Donetsk.
    ◽The enemy opened artillery fire 89 times in Zaporozhye region.
    ◽In Kherson and Krivoy Rog directions, Ukrainian artillery has been used 55 times.
     
    💥Russian forces' return fire suppressed AFU artillery that had been firing on residential areas.

    💥After the end of the ceasefire in Kupyansk direction, Russian troops have attacked concentration areas of the AFU manpower and equipment near Novosyolovskoye (Lugansk People's Republic) and Sinkovka (Kharkov region).
    More than 30 Ukrainian servicemen, one infantry fighting vehicle, an armoured personnel carrier and two motor vehicles have been eliminated.

    💥In addition, two enemy sabotage and reconnaissance groups have been eliminated near Kotlyarovka (Kharkov region), and Novosyolovskoye (Lugansk People's Republic).

    ◽In Krasniy Liman direction, after the end of the ceasefire regime, Russian units have carried out artillery strikes against two attack groups of the AFU near Chervonaya Dibrova (Lugansk People's Republic) and Serebryanka (Donetsk People's Republic), as well as against concentration areas of enemy troops and equipment near Makeyevka and Stelmakhovka (Lugansk People's Republic). As a result of the strikes, more than 50 Ukrainian servicemen, three armoured fighting vehicles, 1 pick-up truck and 1 motor vehicle have been eliminated.
    In addition, the AFU sabotage and reconnaissance groups have been destroyed near Artyomovka and Serabryanka.

    ◽In Donetsk direction, Russian artillery strikes have thwarted the enemy's attempt to counterattack Russian positions with a company of up to the 54th Mechanised Brigade of the AFU in the direction Svornoye (Donetsk People's Republic). Up to 70 Ukrainian personnel, two armoured fighting vehicles, and 1 pick-up truck have been eliminated.

    ◽In South Donetsk direction, the actions of the AFU's sabotage and reconnaissance groups have been prevented near Novomikhaylovka, Vladimirovka, Pavlovka and Neskuchnoye (Donetsk People's Republic).
    More than 40 Ukrainian servicemen, 1 armoured personnel carrier and 3 motor vehicles have been eliminated.

    💥Operational-tactical and army aviation, missile troops and artillery have neutralised munition depots of the AFU 95th Airborne Assault Brigade and the 60th Mechanised Brigade near Krasniy Liman and Konstantinovka (Donetsk People's Republic), as well as 84 artillery units in firing positions, manpower and military equipment in 117 districts.

    💥In the course of the counter-battery fight, artillery crews of the howitzer battery of the 59th Mechanised Infantry Brigade and Grad MLRS at firing positions have been eliminated near Karlovka and Konstantinovka (Donetsk People's Republic).

    #MoD #Russia #Ukraine #report 
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    ⚡Russian Defence Ministry report on the progress of the special military operation in Ukraine
    (8 January 2023)

    Part 2 (read Part 1)

    💥The Russian Aerospace Forces' fighter aircraft has shot down five Ukrainian Air Force's aircraft.

    ◽One Ukrainian Su-27 fighter has been shot down near Lozovoye (Kharkov region).
    ◽One AFU Su-24 aircraft has been shot down near Izyum (Kharkov region).
    ◽Two Ukrainian Su-25 aircraft have been shot down near Nikolaypolye and Novyy Donbass.
    ◽One Ukrainian MiG-29 aircraft has been shot down near Vesyoloye (Donetsk People's Republic).

    💥Air defence facilities have destroyed five Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles near Patalakhovka, Kuzyomovka, Kuzmino, Kremennaya and Pshenichnoye (Lugansk People's Republic).

    💥In addition, 10 HIMARS and Uragan multiple-launch rockets have been intercepted near Kremennaya (Lugansk People's Republic), Orekhov (Zaporozhye region), Stepnoye (Donetsk People's Republic) and Donetsk.

    💥One U.S.-manufactured HARM anti-radar missile has been shot down near Kurdyumovka (Donetsk People's Republic).

    📊 In total, 365 airplanes and 199 helicopters, 2,848 unmanned aerial vehicles, 400 air defence missile systems, 7,449 tanks and other armoured combat vehicles, 972 combat vehicles equipped with MRLS, 3,787 field artillery cannons and mortars, as well as 7,965 units of special military equipment have been destroyed during the special military operation.

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    ◽As a result of the criminal attack of Kiev regime, in the first minutes of January 2023, against the location of temporary deployment of Russian military personnel near Makeyevka (Donetsk People's Republic), the command of the combined group of troops carried out a retaliatory operation.

    ◽Over the past 24 hours, Russian reconnaissance assets have uncovered and reliably confirmed through several independent channels the temporary deployment points of the AFU in Kramatorsk.

    ◽There were over 700 Ukrainian servicemen in dormitory №28 and over 600 servicemen in dormitory №47.

    💥More than 600 Ukrainian servicemen have been eliminated as a result of a massive missile strike on these locations of temporary deployment of the AFU units.

    #MoD #Russia #Ukraine #report 
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    Jihad Julian is broken for good ...

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    Post  mack8 Sun Jan 08, 2023 4:36 pm

    Oh goodies, 5 ukr planes clipped. Are these comuniques valid for the day they are made, or for the previous day? The reason i ask is whether that MiG-29 shot down is the same one in the yesterday's pictures (i hardly belive the "friendly fire" claim), or is it another one? Anyway, probably some Su-35, Su-30 or MiG-31 jockeys had a field day.Very Happy

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    Post  Isos Sun Jan 08, 2023 4:48 pm

    Hard to tell what downed what. Russians keep secret everything. Ukrainians lie about everything. Ghost of kiev flying everywhere. AD keep shooting anything that looks like a missile or a rockets or a jet.

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    Post  flamming_python Sun Jan 08, 2023 5:36 pm

    If you believe this cock & bull story that is

    Come on. They're not dumb enough to house several hundred troops in one building in an environment where Russian cruise missiles have been raining down on targets across the Ukraine every few days for pretty much the entire duration of the war

    That level of stupidity is reserved for whatever part of our officer class was responsible for the self-butchery in Makeevka, who had gotten too complacent over the presence of air defense and the sparse nature of Ukrainian precision weapons use

    Waiting to be proven wrong of course

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    Post  caveat emptor Sun Jan 08, 2023 5:45 pm

    Numbers that they report are exaggerated . That would make both strikes bigger than the one on Yavorov range.
    In any case, I don't understand why are these strikes called retaliation for Makeevka. Shouldn't they be conducting these strikes anyway? It is a war, after all.

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    Post  SeigSoloyvov Sun Jan 08, 2023 5:56 pm

    It's not a war its a "Special Military Operation"

    That said 600, yeah that's not true
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    Post  thegopnik Sun Jan 08, 2023 6:18 pm



    Russia is in a race against time to save the planet before the next presidential elections to get the entirety of Ukraine or WW3 if he gets elected and that's not a joke.
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    Post  Arkanghelsk Sun Jan 08, 2023 6:19 pm

    If Russia allows the weapons to be delivered to Ukraine by springtime for a Ukro offensive on Melitopol and Svatovo - What are the options to defend from such an offensive which is allowed to arm, stage, and conduct ?

    Are current manpower levels without counting what we see coming on trains to Belarus or Voronezh, sufficient to stave off the Ukro spring offensive?
    If we take what they did in Kharkov and Kherson as examples, and their new army being trained in the west is brought forward with marder, amx10, t64, Bradley, HIMARS, artillery weapons - How can the Russian Defense lines prevent another collapse of the front line?

    Artillery won't be sufficient as we saw in Kharkov, with low manpower, you can't do it without air support and we know if SU34 works in CAS it will be exposed to SHORADS

    Helicopters and drones are good, but are they present in meaningful numbers to help ?

    I think it's necessary to pre-empt the Ukro offensive, because if it's left as is, we could see a territorial loss of the south
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    Post  flamming_python Sun Jan 08, 2023 6:24 pm

    A new Ukrainian offensive will be the best gift Russia can hope for

    By no means should Ukrainian command be discouraged from pulling their manpower out of defensive positions and staging them for an advance, and then throwing them against Russian lines.
    That will provide a few weeks of easy street for Russian troops where they don't have to clamber through various Bakhmuts and Soledars building by building

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