Ukraine - Russia Invasion conflict

According to a video published by the Ukrainian armed forces and relayed on the Twitter account of "Ukraine Weapons Tracker" on March 4, 2023, the Ukrainian Special Forces unit "Alpha Group" has destroyed a Russian army ISDM Zemledeliye using drone-dropped munitions. The ISDM Zemledeliye is the latest generation of remote mine-laying system deployed in Ukraine by the Russian armed forces.

According to a picture released on the Russian Social Network "VK" the Ukrainian forces use captured BTR-82AT, the latest generation of Russian-made wheeled APC (Armored Personnel Carrier) in the BTR-82A family. The vehicle was displayed for the first time to the public in August 2021 during the Military Technical Forum Defense Exhibition near Moscow.

According to information published on the Russian Social Network "VK" on February 28, 2023, Russia send its latest generation of local-made 8x8 wheeled armored vehicles Bumerang to the NVO (Novorossiya or New Russia) zone, also referred to as the Union of People's Republics, the confederation the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) and the Luhansk People's Republic (LPR) in Eastern Ukraine.

According to information published by Cable News Network "News18" on February 12, 2023, several videos are circulating on the internet and social networks showing Russian soldiers carrying out live fire training with the latest generation of Russian-made main battle tanks, T-14 Armata. Citing Russian sources, Russian T-14 Armata tanks will be deployed in Ukraine to counter Leopard 2A6 and M1A2 Abrams tanks promised by the United States and European countries.

According to information published by the Russian Ministry of Defense, a full range of new generations of engineer combat vehicles are now deployed in Ukraine to conduct combat operations including the B12M2 armored bulldozer, KVD Multi-purpose Motorized Rapid Service Roadway Deployment System, Reconnaissance amphibious cushion craft, TMM-7 bridge laying system, BMR-3MA mine clearing tank, UMZ-K multipurpose mine-laying vehicle, UBIM tracked armored engineer vehicle, IMR-3M tracked Armored Obstacle Clearing Vehicle, MTU-2020 tracked bridge laying tank, and Uran-6 unmanned multifunctional demining system.

According to information published on the Facebook account of the Former President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, thanks to funds from the Poroshenko Foundation and Ukrainian volunteers association “SPRAVA HROMAD”, the Ukrainian army 43rd Artillery Brigade received Oshkosh M1070 military tank transporter truck to move quickly the PzH 2000 self-propelled howitzers on the battlefield.

According to a video published on "Ukraine Weapons Tracker" on February 1, 2023, the Ukrainian army has destroyed for the first time a Russian TOR-M2DT, the latest generation of air defense missile system based on the chassis of the DT-30PM tracked all-terrain vehicle. According to information published on the Internet, the TOR-M2DT would have been destroyed by an American M982 Excalibur extended-range guided artillery projectile.

A new picture has been published on the MilitaryLand.net Twitter account on January 19, 2023, showing Panthera T6 4x4 armored vehicle designed by the Company Minerva Special Purpose Vehicles, used by the Ukrainian army. Citing information from MilitaryLand.net, the vehicle was spotted near Bakhmut, a city located in the Donbas region.

Weeks after announcing that the U.S. would send one Patriot air defense battery and associated munitions to Ukraine, a Pentagon official said Ukrainian soldiers will come to the U.S. to train on the Patriot system so they'll be ready to use it when it's delivered. C. Todd Lopez, U.S. DoD, reports.

On January 8, 2023, a video was released on the Ukrainian air Force Command Facebook account showing the use of Soviet-made S-300V1, a mobile air defense missile system based on a tracked chassis to counter Russian aerial threats. According to the military balance 2021, the Ukrainian armed forces have an undisclosed number of S-300V, NATO code-named SA-12A Gladiator.

On December 29, 2022, a picture was released on Twitter showing the destruction by the Ukrainian army of one Russian-made 2S4, the most powerful 240mm self-propelled mortar carrier in the world. The 2S4 also nicknamed Tyulpan was destroyed by the counter-battery fire of the Ukrainian forces. The Ukrainian army has already destroyed or damaged three 2S4 mortar carriers of the Russian army.

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