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Russia's Five Most Lethal Land Weapons of War -- Michael Peck, National Interest
Should direct conflict erupt between Russia and Ukraine, or between NATO and Russia, the Russian Army will be fielding some powerful weapons.
Purists may argue whether they are better or worse than comparable U.S. or NATO equipment. In many cases, we can't and won't know unless there rival weapons meet in battle. But what is clear is that the Russian Army has weapons far more sophisticated than anything the West has encountered in places like Iraq and Afghanistan. It has been decades since even the Israelis fought advanced Russian tanks.
What lethal weapons can Russia bring to bear in Ukraine? Here are five:
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My Comment: The Russian RPG-30 anti-tank rocket is a system that can defeat Israel's Trophy system (see previous post). As for the other weapons .... they are just as good as what Western armies can field .... and just as effective.