AliExpress-sold chips are used in Russian 300mm 9M544 Smerch rockets.

Russian 9M544 Smerch missiles uses modified chips purchased from AliExpress. The 9M544 Smerch rocket has a diameter of 300mm and is utilized by multiple launch rocket systems [MLRS]. Tornado-S This missile is intended to strike armored vehicles. The Center for Advanced Defense Studies [C4ADS] evaluated a used 300mm 9M544 Smerch rocket. This center’s team is … Read more

Russia claimed that 85% of Ukraine’s M777 howitzers were destroyed or damaged.

Russia claims that the Ukrainian army may have lost up to 85 percent of the M777 artillery delivered by the US. If Russian media is to believed, the Ukrainian Army seems to have no more than 20 US M777’s, out of a total of 107 that were previously delivered by the US side. The majority … Read more

Russia has warned of the dangers of a direct “war” with the United States.

While cyber confrontations between the two sides are on the decline, a senior Russian official has warned that the country and the US might ignite into a real-world war. Last week, US Cyber Command Commander Paul Nakasone revealed that the unit has conducted a variety of operations, including “offensive” and “defensive,” as well as “information … Read more

Former Russian military says that intercepting all US rockets in Ukraine is difficult.

That is the assessment of a former Russian artillery commander regarding the risks of US rocket systems entering the Ukrainian conflict. According to military analyst Aleksey Sakantsev, a former officer of the Russian rocket and artillery forces, the country’s military cannot utilize electronic suppression of all missiles fired from rocket systems M270 and M142. Russia … Read more

Russia starts airstrikes on Ukraine’s key supply route for Western weapons.

Two persons were injured in a Russian air strike on transportation infrastructure, according to a regional governor in western Ukraine. Maksym Kozytskyy, the governor of the Lviv region, said two individuals were hurt in a recent Russian air strike. He did not specify the goal of the Russian forces’ attack near Lviv. Russia struck the … Read more