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Ukraine gets more air defense missiles from Spain to fight Russian glide bombs

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Wreck some more expensive aircraft and those glide bombs will seem a lot less cool.

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Spain is a NATO member yet they can do this if they want to. As for Ukraine defending itself, the more weapons the better.

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“If we had these modern Patriot systems, (Russian) airplanes wouldn’t be able to fly close enough to drop the (glide) bombs on the civilian population and the military,” Zelenskyy told a news conference in the Spanish capital.

Yup. More Patriots and F16's.

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The glide bombs Swiss cheesing and generally wrecking UAF positions are this:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UMPK_(bomb_kit)

And over the weekend a new, longer-range variant was tested on the battlefront - the UMPB - which has even greater standoff range.

And there are more surprises in the pipeline. RMoD published a short video last year showing mass production of the glide kits - they are becoming better, cheaper and more plentiful. There is also an endless supply of weapons to attach them to and the range of weapons adapted for increases all the time, as well as the launch platforms.

They get dropped 4 at a time in massive raids by Fullbacks. Just overnight, footage of a strike on a treeline in a Lyptsi appeared, weapons landing in the treeline at spaced intervals accurately.

It was largely ignored but this ongoing development has sealed the fate of Ukraine. Literally death from above for static defensive postions.

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why as soon as they get money and weapons from one place they immediately complain it’s not enough and go demanding more from another place??

Never enough and the demands never stop.

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BlacklabelToday 08:49 am JST

why as soon as they get money and weapons from one place they immediately complain it’s not enough and go demanding more from another place??

Never enough and the demands never stop.

Because you kneecapped them from ending the war in 2023.

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we funded the spring offensive. And all the game changing tanks and Patriot batteries and more.

total dud of a proxy war.

Didn’t get what we paid for after giving them all they needed. hold them responsible for their poor results why don’t you?

if we give them F-16s the next day they would be whining they don’t have F-17s and that’s why they are losing.

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BlacklabelToday 09:20 am JST

we funded the spring offensive. And all the game changing tanks and Patriot batteries and more.

Extremely poorly, yes. They needed much more and earlier.

total dud of a proxy war.

It's not a proxy war when they are successfully defending on their own as they are.

Didn’t get what we paid for after giving them all they needed. hold them responsible for their poor results why don’t you?

If they were given all they needed, the 2023 fall offensive would have been a 2023 early spring offensive and Ukraine would have had a chance of ending this things. Russia is very good at laying landmines to cover for its poor military.

if we give them F-16s the next day they would be whining they don’t have F-17s and that’s why they are losing.

The F-17 never got out of the prototype stage but thank you for playing.

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Hehe this one has enraged MAGA. It really bothers them when democratic nations fight for their freedom instead of pandering to dictators like MAGA prefers.

-1 ( +5 / -6 )

another "gamechangers"?

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0 ( +6 / -6 )

Never enough and the demands never stop.........Because you kneecapped them from ending the war in 2023.

Nobody rational believes Ukraine could have ended the war in 2023 ( except by negotiating ceasefire of course ).

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Ramsey's Kitchen

agree with you 101%

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Wasted time, wasted money..

So lost war for kyiv regime..

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Ramsey's KitchenToday 10:11 am JST

Never enough and the demands never stop.........Because you kneecapped them from ending the war in 2023.

Nobody rational believes Ukraine could have ended the war in 2023 ( except by negotiating ceasefire of course ).

If they could have bombed Russian minefields and artillery sufficiently there were be no problem. The USAF could have done this in a few days.

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Wasted time, wasted money..

So lost war for kyiv regime..

Ukraine will prevail, but some people here enjoy their morning whine and cheese.

Lol!

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TaiwanIsNotChina

are you still here?we have expected you in UA trenches for wks already...as heroi are having a experts shortage there

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Norm or ok1514?

when UA will prevail?

my calendar is ready

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. The USAF could have done this in a few days

why would our Air Force be doing this?

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