Brits bumping up the size of their Chinook fleet
These will operate alongside the 25 "Commando" versions of the Merlin.
The RAF also plans to...
And Crimean SitRep 2
Russia maintains significant military reserves in Crimea
Crimea Ukraine War with Russia
Russia maintains significant reserves in the north of occupied Crimea to strengthen its groups fighting in Ukraine.
During a briefing at the Military Media Center, Brigadier General...
Reported Russian troop movements in Kherson and Zaporizhzhia
And a Forbes report on the effect of hypothermia on the Russians
AEROSPACE & DEFENSE
Russian Soldiers Are Freezing To Death In Eastern Ukraine
Ukrainian electrical system a lot more resilient than feared.
For those of us that live, or have lived in BC, that have survived ice storms and hurricanes it shouldn't come as big a surprise as it might. Splicing lines, replacing poles and towers, swapping transformers..... routine maintenance.
EW in the Ukrainian Context
240,000 EW targets identified.
That 20MCAD... did that include the salaries for the command and training staff as well as the actual Class A training hours? Or were those separate?
100 full time "organizers" (Regs and Classes B & C) at $100,000 per year (support and benefits) = 10 MCAD or half the budget.