Therefore, the journalists of the newspaper got acquainted with these reports and cited several specific examples.
“Flying tank” with defects
The Ka-52 “Alligator” helicopter, which is called a “flying tank” in Moscow. Its armored cabin should have been able to withstand the pull of a 12.7 mm caliber salvo.
However, in reality, the Ka-52 – one of the most modern in Russia – can be hit by 7.62 mm cartridges.
Calibers with 30% hit rate
The Kalibr cruise missile, in which the chances of hitting the target are only 33%. At the same time, about 30% of the missiles used in the war hit civilian objects.
The accuracy of another missile, which is not named, was estimated by the military at 49%.
Armored vehicles are hit by small arms
Ural-63706-0010 “Tornado-U” armored car has weak protection against damage by small arms.
The BMD-4M infantry vehicle is also poorly protected against small arms, mine fragments and projectiles. The Armed Forces seized more than 10 such vehicles.
Tanks and armored personnel carriers are defenseless against ATGMs
Russia’s T-72B3 main battle tank, as well as BTR-82A armored personnel carriers and other armored vehicles were defenseless against the anti-tank weapons supplied by the West.
“Eagles” that fail
The Orlan-10 drone consists of a large number of foreign spare parts that wear out quickly, causing the device to fail.
The Eleron-3SV UAV has an Olympus camera, which differs in characteristics from the Sony camera of a similar North Korean-made device.
The Pantsir-S1 air defense system is afraid of air strikes
Anti-aircraft missile complex “Pantsir-S1” is not able to cope with the simultaneous attack of several drones and is defenseless against air strikes.