Ukraine Update: Russia was unprepared for a modern artillery war

9 months ago 59

Everybody knows the Western movie trope: two gunmen on either side of a dusty road with cowboy hats, tumbleweed rolling between them. Both reach for their guns at the same time, but one is faster, and the other’s dead.

On a fundamental level, warfare with guns is brutally simple: The one who shoots the fastest and most accurately wins. The other dies.

But artillery upends that trope. 


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