Monday, Apr 15, 2024
Focus on the big picture

Russia’s army needs 10 years to rebuild from Ukraine and NATO can take advantage | Defence in Depth

Telegraph, 26 May 2023
Over a year ago, as Russian mobs masquerading as soldiers charged through Ukrainian towns and cities - killing, raping and looting - Germany decided enough was enough. Berlin leapt into action.

They sent Kyiv 5,000 helmets.

Fast forward a year, and Germany has pledged tanks, infantry fighting vehicles, drones, guns, shells - enough heavy metal to fill Moscow’s Red Square.

In one short year, other countries also transformed from ugly, kit-hogging ducklings into beautiful weapon-gifting swans.

Defence chiefs realised that Russia’s land army was being written down in Ukraine, with varying estimates asserting a minimum of 10-year period for Russia to rebuild its forces.

#Украина #war #defenceindepth

Subscribe to The Telegraph with our special offer: just £1 for 3 months. Start your free trial now:
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/customer/subscribe/digitalsub/3for1/?WT.mc_id=tmgoff_pvid_conversion-subscription_editorial-iniative_03-22_EGW-13_organic_youtube

Get the latest headlines: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/

Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Telegraph, the UK's best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.
Related Articles