Reserve Colonel Viktor Murakhovsky considers the risk of shell starvation in the Russian army likely


As of January 2013, the warehouses of the RF Armed Forces had about 2,6 million tons of ammunition in a usable condition. Operations in Syria and the Donbass have thinned out the available stocks. The industrial capacities of Russian factories are currently unable to replenish stocks, especially given the intensity of hostilities in the NVO zone.


Military expert, reserve colonel Viktor Murakhovsky writes about this in his telegram channel. The consumption of artillery ammunition sometimes reaches 100 units per day, with an average daily consumption of 000 pieces. For understanding, 20 million tons of shells is about 000 million shots from a 1 mm caliber gun. Such a high intensity of artillery work leads to depletion of supplies.

Despite the fact that many factories of the defense complex work in three or four shifts, the existing production capacity is not enough to restore stocks, some of which Russia inherited from the Soviet Union. Without the forced conversion of civilian factories to the needs of the army, it will not be possible to avoid a shell shortage, according to Murakhovsky. As part of Serdyukov's unsuccessful reforms, too many military-industrial complex enterprises were closed.

The same problem arose in the West. According to the statements of the military officials of the NATO countries, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have already used up a considerable part of the arsenals of some armies of the alliance. And they are not able to quickly increase the production of new ammunition, multiplying their production, even in the United States. Perhaps it is the lack of shells for the Armed Forces of Ukraine that will become the point from which the enemy will have to start the negotiation process. And the positions of the parties will depend on who will have an advantage in providing their army technique and ammunition for it.
  • Photos used: Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation
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  1. VAHOKA Offline VAHOKA
    VAHOKA (VAHOKA) 4 January 2023 11: 32
    +10
    Against the backdrop of all this, military plants are being sold in the Russian Federation.
    I read on BO "The repair plant needed by the front went under the hammer for metal"
  2. Anatole 46 Offline Anatole 46
    Anatole 46 (Anatoly) 4 January 2023 11: 41
    +2
    I read in his biography that this expert explains the military policy of the Russian Federation on the BBC and decided to scroll through this article.
    1. Nikolay Volkov Offline Nikolay Volkov
      Nikolay Volkov (Nikolai Volkov) 4 January 2023 12: 09
      +3
      Well, yes, it's better to read and listen to Podolyaka by Scott Ritter. they never lie laughing
    2. ksan Offline ksan
      ksan (Eugene) 5 January 2023 15: 42
      +1
      And if you read the early "opuses" of this "expert", then he "prophesied" a war with China, which is about to seize the Far East, but you should not be afraid of NATO, they say, this is almost a decoration that cannot threaten Russia. So whose money this "expert" is working out still needs to be looked at. wink
  3. Dust Offline Dust
    Dust (Sergei) 4 January 2023 11: 56
    +8
    The main headquarters of the Russian Aerospace Forces is headed by General of the Army Gerasimov. He is considered an outstanding theorist. Just one question - how did the theories and works of Gerasimov help the Russian Aerospace Forces? Why was the Russian Aerospace Forces not ready for the NWO?
    1. basilchurikov Offline basilchurikov
      basilchurikov (vasily churikov) 4 January 2023 19: 11
      +2
      You are wrong, Gerasimov has never been the chief of the General Staff of the Aerospace Forces, while he is the chief of the General Staff.
      1. Vladimir Tuzakov (Vladimir Tuzakov) 5 January 2023 19: 40
        +1
        With such a NGSh, the preparation and conduct of the VZO completely failed, Mobilization and supply of only 300 tons. mobilized also failed in many respects. And if you need to mobilize a million? All these failures are the full responsibility of Gerasimov's NGSH. Why don’t they remove the main culprits for the failure of the SVO: - S. Shoigu and Gerasimov, - “we don’t hand over our own” even if they are completely unsuitable. That's why a year of NWO has been dragging on ...
  4. Hayer31 Offline Hayer31
    Hayer31 (Kashchei) 4 January 2023 12: 09
    0
    And how many such "experts" are there in Russia?? As you can see, a lot, but does this expert know that the Armed Forces have had shell hunger for a long time? And the Ukrainians only lack Soviet-caliber shells, but there are NATO ones.
  5. Nikolay Volkov Offline Nikolay Volkov
    Nikolay Volkov (Nikolai Volkov) 4 January 2023 12: 10
    -1
    in Russia, which we lost, it was the same ... Putin and Co. are building a state in the likeness of the empire of the "passion-bearer" with all the problems of that time ... as they say, the smart learn from the mistakes of others ...
    1. nov_tech.vrn Offline nov_tech.vrn
      nov_tech.vrn (Michael) 4 January 2023 20: 38
      +1
      Volkov Kolya fat was stolen, you have not only ears, a piglet sticks out.
  6. nov_tech.vrn Offline nov_tech.vrn
    nov_tech.vrn (Michael) 4 January 2023 12: 12
    +4
    Considering 1 million tons of large-caliber stocks, we get a stock of large-caliber shells for about two years, so the arsenals are still far from being released, and how many of them are being produced now is a rather serious military secret, and British scientists from the BBC do not know anything about it yet , in general, according to the forecasts of these experts, the stocks of missiles and drones have dried up more than once.
  7. rotkiv04 Offline rotkiv04
    rotkiv04 (Victor) 4 January 2023 12: 40
    0
    let the colonel not worry, the lieutenant colonel (commander in chief) said that everything is going according to plan
  8. Anatole 46 Offline Anatole 46
    Anatole 46 (Anatoly) 4 January 2023 13: 16
    +6
    Quote: Nikolai Volkov
    Well, yes, it's better to read and listen to Podolyaka by Scott Ritter. they never lie laughing

    Well, why so exaggerate. Read and listen to everyone, but skipping over your head. Well, the head is given not only for serving Olivier in the stomach ...
  9. Valera75 Offline Valera75
    Valera75 (Valery) 4 January 2023 17: 39
    +3
    I have a question for those in the know.
    And what is stored in those huge warehouses in Transnistria? Is it possible to use what our army needs now, or is it already scary to even take them off the shelves?
    1. kr33sania_2 Offline kr33sania_2
      kr33sania_2 (Alex Kraus) 5 January 2023 13: 43
      -1
      And how to bring them from Pridnestrovie? Can you tell me the logistics?
  10. kr33sania_2 Offline kr33sania_2
    kr33sania_2 (Alex Kraus) 5 January 2023 13: 44
    -1
    If so, then it's time to work out the issues with Iran, North Korea, and China.
  11. Dmitry Volkov Offline Dmitry Volkov
    Dmitry Volkov (Dmitry Volkov) 6 January 2023 17: 17
    0
    And we still have millions of tons of aerial bombs in warehouses, high-explosive, incendiary, volumetric detonating, concrete-piercing, marker, anti-submarine and much more, so I don’t understand about shell hunger, air defense in the right area to suppress and forward our front-line aircraft, and I’ll reveal the secret and helicopters can drop bombs and even more precisely ...