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Re: Russia-Ukraine War 2022

Unread postPosted: 13 May 2022, 06:46
by hornetfinn
zhangmdev wrote:First appearance of improvised Brimstone launcher.


Just found the video here:


This looks pretty good capability against Russian armoured forces and also against landing craft and other similar smaller maritime vessels.

Re: Russia-Ukraine War 2022

Unread postPosted: 13 May 2022, 07:29
by zhangmdev
Brimestone was talked about on April 20.

https://navyrecognition.com/index.php/n ... raine.html

Things are happening really fast. The Ukrainians don't have proper vehicles like JLTV to carry this. The truck mounted launcher is suitable for small infiltration units, will be useful to strike on concentrated Russian armored formations, like that river crossing event.

Watched a few videos of special ops driving around in pick-ups. Instead of an M2 machine gun, they could have three long-range missiles.

Edit1: Large amount of smoke was visible around where the Russians tried to cross the river.

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Edit2: The real wreck of the Mi-28 RF-13654. Note the large linear gash on the separated tail boom.

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Mi-28

Re: Russia-Ukraine War 2022

Unread postPosted: 13 May 2022, 13:20
by mixelflick
The Mi-28... is this the much publicized Starstreak shootdown? Or supposed Starstreak I should say?

I'm not sure what hit it, but man oh man.... this is the equivalent video of that T-72 who's turrent was last seen performing the world famous, post stall/falling leaf maneuver Russians trademarked years ago.


Mi-28 sliced in half: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXnjQmo ... nel=TheSun
T-72 turrent pop/falling leaf: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-lD6H4 ... lictCamera

Re: Russia-Ukraine War 2022

Unread postPosted: 13 May 2022, 13:54
by zhangmdev
No, RF-13654 was supposedly shot down on May 7, not that one.

Edit:

A better video of the river crossing. Can see one of the tanks moving.

https://news.sky.com/video/ukraine-war- ... k-12612074

Re: Russia-Ukraine War 2022

Unread postPosted: 13 May 2022, 14:32
by ricnunes
One of the best "memes" about this war, this one about a certain T-72:

https://twitter.com/uamemesforces/statu ... 2533722112

Re: Russia-Ukraine War 2022

Unread postPosted: 13 May 2022, 17:42
by zhangmdev
First video shooting from the point of view of a Russian armored vehicle (BMP-3) shows their own losses.

Edit1:

A few old photos of the wreck of An-225

http://www.milwaukeeindependent.com/art ... ccupation/

Edit2:

Like clockwork

Every day, at about 8:00am, a Russian bomber appears in the sky over the Kyiv region and drops its bombs on residential buildings. Today, March 3, is no exception.

http://www.milwaukeeindependent.com/fea ... ster-city/

Edit3:

Looks like the wreck of a Mi-24/35

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inside BMP-3

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Mi-24/35

Re: Russia-Ukraine War 2022

Unread postPosted: 14 May 2022, 09:31
by pron
Video of destroyed and abandoned Russian military equipment left behind in Nizhyn, Chernihiv Oblast.
Including Tigr-M, BMP-2, BM-27, T-72B3, K-53949 and K-63968 Typhoon-K, T-72B, R-149MA1, Tor TLAR, Msta-S, BTR-82, Buk-M2 9S36, MTU-72, etc.
Note the washing machines and onions on one of the trucks. :doh:
https://twitter.com/RALee85/status/1525182648838238210

Someone have also made a new map of Northern Europe. :D
https://twitter.com/DarthPutinKGB/statu ... 0177329152

Re: Russia-Ukraine War 2022

Unread postPosted: 14 May 2022, 09:43
by zhangmdev
The photo of a Russian tank that looks like a skull from a bird's eye view went around the world – and it is now thanks to a viral tweet that she now also meets his photographer: Iryna Rybakova, soldier and press officer of the 93rd Ukrainian Armoured Brigade.

With her shot of the skull tank, she succeeded in probably one of the most iconic shots of the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine to date – the photo was shared millions of times and even made it onto the cover of the renowned "Economist" magazine.

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https://exxpress.at/enthuellt-diese-sol ... eschossen/

Also a photo of the girl standing beside a Tochka-U

Edit1: A guy trapped on a sinking BMP, getting shelled, finally decided to swim back. A tank approaching the bank for no reason.

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sinking BMP


Edit2: Britain has so far sent more than 6,900 new anti-tank missiles, additional consignments of Javelin anti-tank missiles, air defence systems including Starstreak anti-air missiles, 1,360 anti-structure munitions and 4.5 tonnes of plastic explosives.

https://ukdefencejournal.org.uk/what-ha ... ne-so-far/

Edit3: The West has declared a "total hybrid war" against Russia and it is hard to predict how long it will last, Moscow's foreign minister has said.

"In the future, the world economy will be de-Americanised," he said in a speech on the 80th day of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

"We did everything to avoid a direct clash - but now that the challenge has been thrown down, we of course accept it,"

https://news.sky.com/story/west-has-dec ... o-12612786

Edit4: A new? wreck of a Flanker. No discernable markings.

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Flanker wreck

Re: Russia-Ukraine War 2022

Unread postPosted: 14 May 2022, 22:29
by disconnectedradical
That's the Su-30SM shot down from early March, I think.

Re: Russia-Ukraine War 2022

Unread postPosted: 14 May 2022, 22:43
by sferrin
hornetfinn wrote:
zhangmdev wrote:First appearance of improvised Brimstone launcher.


Just found the video here:


This looks pretty good capability against Russian armoured forces and also against landing craft and other similar smaller maritime vessels.


Very similar in concept:


Re: Russia-Ukraine War 2022

Unread postPosted: 14 May 2022, 22:49
by sferrin
ricnunes wrote:One of the best "memes" about this war, this one about a certain T-72:

https://twitter.com/uamemesforces/statu ... 2533722112


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Re: Russia-Ukraine War 2022

Unread postPosted: 14 May 2022, 23:51
by ricnunes
That's a very good one sferrin :mrgreen:

Re: Russia-Ukraine War 2022

Unread postPosted: 15 May 2022, 05:12
by zhangmdev
Found a few high quality photos of the wreck of Mi-8 RF-19882, which I misidentified previously.

https://www.alamy.com/a-russian-helicop ... 97382.html

Edit1: Russian tanks commit mass suicide.

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wtf


Edit2: Four Terminators

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BMPT

Re: Russia-Ukraine War 2022

Unread postPosted: 15 May 2022, 14:45
by ricnunes
A "personal adventure" in the "image editing world" :mrgreen:

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Re: Russia-Ukraine War 2022

Unread postPosted: 15 May 2022, 16:37
by zhangmdev
A T-72 disabled and abandoned near a trench. All hatches are open. Hit by Javelin. Moderate blow off. Burning for a while. When the flame seems to be subsiding, a very large detonation.

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T-72 blow off