Latest Russian radar in Urals drills; Bomb explosion near U.S. base; Ukraine will receive military assistance
PANAGYURISHTE, (BM) – Your briefly report on December 11 in last twelve hours from BulgarianMilitary.com:
Reconnaissance squads reveal concealed enemy force with latest radar in Urals drills
Reconnaissance squads of an armored division from the Central Military District practiced detecting a notional enemy’s manpower and disguised hardware with the latest Sobolyatnik short-range radar system during drills in the Chelyabinsk Region, the District’s press office reported on Monday.
“The reconnaissance groups that moved stealthily on the terrain prepared and camouflaged the positions of the teams of Sobolyatnik short-range reconnaissance systems and switched to observation tasks. With the help of the station’s software and hardware, the teams’ operators categorized the targets, dividing them into the notional enemy’s manpower and armor, transmitting the data to the artillery’s command post,” the press office said in a statement.
After detecting the targets, the troops delivered an artillery strike against the enemy forces, the statement says.
Suicide bomber detonates explosives outside main U.S. base in Afghanistan
A suicide bomber detonated explosives outside the United States’ main Bagram military base in Afghanistan on Wednesday, Afghan and NATO officials said.
There were no U.S. or coalition casualties, but a medical base being built for locals was badly damaged, Resolute Support, the NATO-led mission in Afghanistan, said in a statement.
Ukraine will receive US military assistance in 2020 year
The United States Congress approved the defense budget for the 2020 year, which included, in particular, the allocation of 300 million dollars for the defense needs of Ukraine. It is reported by the Ukrainian Miles portal with reference to The New York Times.
The US Department of Defense completed in August an analysis of the transfer program necessary for the needs of Kiev.
The list of military assistance to Washington Ukraine for 2020 year will include some lethal weapons, however, without specific names. At the same time, it is reported that US lawmakers are proposing to transfer anti-ship missile control units, anti-ship missiles themselves, and other means for air defense and coastal defense to the APU.
Earlier, Ukraine received counter-battery systems, Javelin anti-tank systems, vehicles and other equipment from an overseas ally. Also, written-off Island class patrol boats were handed over to the country’s navy.
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Source: TASS, Reuters, Topwar