Watch: Ukrainian UAV directs 59th Brigade in counter-battery fight
KYIV, ($1=29.55 Ukrainian Hryvnias) — Artillerymen from Ukraine’s 59th Separate Motorized Infantry Brigade, Yakov Gandziuk, demonstrated successful counter-battery combat, destroying three enemy self-propelled artillery systems.
The video of the strike was shot by a drone that corrected the fire, which has now become just an axiom for every action of Ukrainian cannons.
Keep in mind that the battle with the contra-batteries acquires maximum importance for gaining an advantage in the battle. The priority of Western aid, which is now focused on the supply of artillery systems and not only guns but also anti-battery radars and other reconnaissance equipment, is aimed at strengthening this component.
In particular, the M777 howitzers are already used successfully in Ukraine, the French CAESAR and the German PzH 2000 are expected.
On May 2 we reported that a Bayraktar TB2 drone of the Ukrainian Armed Forces hits two patrol boats of the Russian Navy, Project 03160 “Raptor”. According to the time code of the camera installed on the drone, the date is May 2, 2022. The first video shows a hit at 4:38 a.m. and the second video a few minutes later at 4:51 а.m.
The video shows that the strikes of the Ukrainian drone caused serious damage to both boats. The big explosions and the height of the fire trail caused by the explosion speak for themselves. It is alleged that the Ukrainian Bayraktr TB2 hit the two boats off the coast of Snake Island in the Black Sea.
2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine
On 21 February 2022, the Russian government claimed that Ukrainian shelling had destroyed an FSB border facility on the Russia Ukraine border, and claimed that it had killed 5 Ukrainian soldiers who tried to cross into Russian territory. Ukraine denied being involved in both incidents and called them a false flag.
On the same day, the Russian government formally recognized the self-proclaimed DPR and LPR as independent states, according to Putin not only in their de-facto controlled areas, but the Ukrainian Oblasts as a whole, and Putin ordered Russian troops, including tanks, to enter the regions.
On 24 February 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an invasion of Ukraine by Russian Armed Forces previously concentrated along the border. The invasion followed by targeted airstrikes of military buildings in the country, as well as tanks entering via the Belarus border.
Russia has so far not recognized the invasion of Ukraine as a “war”, although that is exactly what it is, claiming that it is a “special military operation”. According to the UN, in which Russia has its permanent representation, for military action to be defined as a “special military operation”, it must have a resolution issued by the UN. There is no such resolution, which automatically defines the military actions of the Russians as an invasion and war against the citizens of Ukraine.
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