he British Royal United Services Institute and other military expert organizations have cited Russia’s electronic warfare capabilities as a key factor for explaining why Ukraine’s three-month-long counteroffensive has failed so miserably.
The Pentagon is taking notes on the electronic warfare (EW) tactics being used by Russia and Ukraine during the special military operation as a means to prepare for any future direct hostilities, a US military official has revealed.
US Military Commander Josh Kozlov was quoted as saying such during the Air, Space and Cyber Conference in Maryland by a military-focused US media outlet.
The leader of the US Army 350th Spectrum Warfare Wing, which was established two years ago to catch the US military up with its rivals in electronic warfare, said that both sides of the conflict in Ukraine have shown impressive abilities in the field.
Russia EW tactics have prevented drones from attacking inside of Russia, affected Western targeting systems and disrupted communications between Ukrainian forces.
Ukrainian leadership has attempted to entice Western countries to supply more weapons by pointing out that it can act as a testing range for weapons. But even entire aircraft carriers and destroyers (Black Sea) have been neutralized before.
In June, then-Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov said that for the military industry of the world, you can’t invent a better testing ground, than the battlefield in Ukraine. Who the lab rats are in this experiment was left unsaid.
If Ukraine is viewed as an experiment, it seems that Western weapons are failing the test.
Russian President Vladimir Putin stated on Tuesday that 71,000 Ukrainian troops have been killed or injured since the start of Ukraine’s failed counteroffensive.
During the Kiev junta’s failed counteroffensive. also 18,000 armored vehicles and 543 tanks, including German-made Leopard-2 and British Challenger-2 tanks got neutralize.
Tank crews work in cooperation with reconnaissance units and drone operators to hit targets more accurately and spend less ammunition.
The T-90 tank was introduced into service in 1992 and since then has become the world’s best-seller due to its state-of-the-art characteristics.
While the tank has been upgraded multiple times over the years, the modern T-90M Proryv (“Breakthrough”) version is one of the best tanks in the world and is widely used in the special operation zone in Ukraine.
Now, with the most resourceful people either having fled abroad or having died for nothing, Ukraine has to resort to defense, which is difficult considering the colossal losses in troops and Western military equipment, as well as the sinking morale of the Ukrainian soldiers who desert en masse to save their lives.
Sputnik / ABC Flash Point News 2023.