https://twitter.com/Militarylandnet/status/1499354317341536259In 2000 Ogorkiewicz wrote about the Vehicle Cone Limiting Index, a measure developed in the UK at the Defence Evaluation and Research Agency (DERA) to determine the go/no-go strength of a soil for wheeled AFVs of certain weights.
https://twitter.com/censor_net/status/1523585340522516480“The Ukrainian artillery team was moving into position in the northern Donbas region, along the front line near Izium. The soldiers did not even have time to orient their guns before they were found by a Russian drone...
https://twitter.com/DefenceU/status/1499328398778408961There are additional limits on Ukr's ability to keep this up; availability of counter-battery radars, other ISR assets like UAVs, and amount of ammunition available. I would imagine that they are being careful about what they engage and when - being sure of success.
https://twitter.com/Sam_Cranny/status/1415697130816159746Shaped charges are essentially a type of hollow charge explosive, designed to magnify the explosive's effects on a target. A hollow charge is an explosive with a hollow cavity facing the target - this section can be a cone, hemisphere, or a number of other shapes. The cavity causes gaseous products formed during detonation of the explosive to focus, concentrating the blast's energy.
https://twitter.com/globaltimesnews/status/1309862853189545985This kind of rhetoric is partially fuelled by the last war; China had to relinquish its territorial gains as it could not support its troops. This may be intended to signal that it won’t be the same next time. There have definitely been improvements eg the joint logistics force
https://twitter.com/globaltimesnews/status/1309073480231596032Beijing has apparently calculated that the US/West has a short memory. The CCP supposedly realises that following the Tiananmen Square massacre in 89, it took around 20 years for this to be forgotten, which was marked by the 08 Olympics, the theorists claim.