Is Ukraine assembling a breakout brigade for its upcoming offensive?

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Is Ukraine assembling a breakout brigade for its upcoming offensive?

For several weeks now, many Western commentators have been waiting for the launch of the famous Ukrainian spring counter-offensive against the Russian system. However, this tends to be a long time coming. And the Janes analysis and information service may have put its finger on the reasons for this delay. In fact, in a brief, the site announced that it had obtained certain information on this subject during the International Defense and Security Technology Fair (IDET) 2023, which took place a few days ago in Brno, Republic of Czech.

According to this information , the Ukrainian General Staff would wait until the 50 CV90 infantry fighting vehicles, the ten Leopard 2A5 tanks and the ten Archer artillery systems offered by Sweden are operational, to launch this offensive. And to add that Sweden would have trained 3000 to 5000 Ukrainian soldiers, or the strength of a brigade, to implement this equipment. In fact, a brigade thus constituted would in fact constitute a highly effective breaking force to break through the Russian defensive lines, and allow other units, less heavily equipped and protected, to exploit the breach thus created by maneuver. .

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Stockholm announced that it had offered Kyiv between 8 and 12 Archer 155mm artillery systems

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Fabrice Wolf
Fabrice Wolf
A former French naval aeronautics pilot, Fabrice is the editor and main author of the site. His areas of expertise are military aeronautics, defense economics, air and submarine warfare, and Akita inu.

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