Military commander Steshin debunked the data on the use of "Javelins" in Donbass

Ukraine has used the latest weapons supplied by NATO countries. Following the first strike of the Turkish Bayraktar, Ukrainian troops also used American Javelin anti-tank systems. Kirill Budanov, the head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, told about this in an interview with the US Military Times.

Javenlin systems were also used against Russian troops.

- declared the brigadier general.

Well-known Russian military journalist Dmitry Steshin reacted to these words. According to the military commander, Budanov is openly lying, claiming the use of Javelins in Donbass. Steshin points to the absence of any photo or video evidence that the Ukrainian military was entrusted with such complex and expensive missile systems.

The course of study is up to 10 weeks and must be repeated quarterly. Training for commanders includes more than technology FGM-148 Javelin, but also the basics of tactical deployment and integration into the unit. If such processes were going on in reality, the Internet would be inundated with photographs from the phones of the Armed Forces, grimacing with "Javelins"

- the journalist believes.

The military correspondent noted that today only photographs of ex-President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko can be found on the Web, posing with a transport and launch container of an American anti-tank complex.

There were also pictures with American instructors at some Western training ground. And that's all

- pointed out Steshin.

The journalist recalled that the maximum range of use of the Javelin corresponds to the performance characteristics of the Russian Kornet (about 4000 meters), but the hit rate varies depending on the operating conditions and the experience of the soldiers, between 50% and 75%.
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  1. tagil Offline tagil
    tagil (Sergei) 22 November 2021 10: 27
    To create something like "Javelina" the great ukrov do not have enough brains. But they have the brains to build a cosmodrome and launch rockets into space. And if you find out what to build and run, too, there are no brains, then the curses of the Muscovites will be to blame for everything.
  2. Javelins are powerful weapons, it would be nice for us to have this too!
  3. Face Offline Face
    Face (Alexander Lik) 24 November 2021 15: 48
    Javelines have been used in Donbass since at least 2015. Specifically in Shirokino, April-May.
    And the performance characteristics in comparison with the "bassoons" are incorrect - the "Fagot" range from 2x to 4x km, depending on the rocket (111 or 113). In any weather. Zhavelins work up to 1,5-2 km, in bad weather they practically do not work.
    1. Vissarion Golubov (Vissarion Golubov) 24 November 2021 17: 27
      If Jewelin is so bad, then why did they weld some kind of antediluvian protection on top of 72s?
      1. Face Offline Face
        Face (Alexander Lik) 25 November 2021 08: 50
        Nobody claims that he is bad. He hits hard and painfully. It's just not always.