It’s called the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, known as Himars, and it’s perhaps Russia’s biggest dream.
This week, in the podcast “Ukraine: The Latest”, or “Ukraine: The Latest News” of the British newspaper “The Daily Telegraph”, journalist Roland Oliphant, who reports on the occupied country, chose an interesting subject: the relative freedom still practiced in the Russian blogosphere. Publication in He explains that while major military bloggers are aligned with the “war on Ukrainian Nazis,” they are not necessarily fans of how the Kremlin is fighting the fight. The arrival of High Mobility and Range Rocket Launchers (HIMARS) in Ukraine has caused some apprehension among the Russian military.
“The blogs are full of men who follow the war with the Wagnerian fighters or the regular army, but they speak their mind and confront the military command. There it is written that the situation is terrible, that the Russians are attacked by the Himars without any anti-aircraft defenses. So? Major General Arnaud Moreira has no doubt: the technical part of the war is being won by Ukraine, but that does not equate to a general victory. “Due to technological advances in the field of drones, the Ukrainian army can easily find logistics centers for Russian weapons and fuel,” he told Expresso. “Until a few weeks ago they couldn’t attack them, because the Russians had positioned these targets out of range of the Ukrainian artillery at the time. They are now within range of HIMARS and are targeted.
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