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The Russian private military coup that lasted 24 hours
On June 23, 2023, Wagner Group leader, Yevgeny Prigozhin, called for a coup d’etat against Russia’s military leadership. It lasted 24 hours.
Ukraine crowdfunded to buy a former US Army Black Hawk helicopter
In the midst of defending itself against Russia’s invasion, Ukraine crowdfunded $6 million to purchase a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter.
5 Worldwide ‘frozen conflicts’ and why they’re important to the United States
Officials are concerned that Russia’s war in Ukraine is becoming a “frozen conflict,” where sides are in combat but no peace is in sight.
3 Planes that have never been shot down in air-to-air combat
Until the Russian invasion of Ukraine, three aircraft who had a spotless combat record, despite seeing years of intense fighting.
4 Soviet partisans who wreaked havoc on the Nazi war machine
Nazis may have caught the Red Army by surprise in 1941, but the Soviet Union was a big place with a large population and a massive workforce.
An Army Armor Officer’s analysis of the Bradley in Ukraine
With Russia and Ukraine offering conflicting accounts of Bradley performance on the battlefield, WATM sat down with an expert to clarify.
Russia is using Thermobaric missiles on insurgents inside its own borders
Russian thermobaric weapons kill by using a pressure wave of fuel that mixes with atmospheric oxygen, flowing around structures.
How Russia and Ukraine ‘exploit the seams’ between military units
Military units working side-by-side often have small breaks in their unit operations, creating seams between them that an enemy can attack.
Russia is purging weapons scientists as spy hysteria grips the Kremlin war machine
The recent wave of internal spy hysteria has led many to wonder if the war in Ukraine is breaking the psyche of the Kremlin’s leadership.
Wagner mercenaries escalate feud with Russian Army by arresting a field commander
The Kremlin and its hired army of mercenaries from the Wagner Group have been increasingly at odds in recent months.
6 pieces of gear worn by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy
Since the full-scale Russian invasion in February 2022, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has traded his suits and ties for olive drab.
Canada is sending Sidewinder missiles to Ukraine
While the U.S. has greenlit F-16 transfers, Canada is the first country to announce a donation of AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles to Ukraine.
The US greenlit supplying F-16s to Ukraine
On May 19, 2023, at the G7 Summit in Hiroshima, Japan, the U.S. greenlit the transfer of F-16s to Ukraine.
Ukraine is carrying British cruise missiles with Soviet jets
On May 11, 2023, the UK announced that it would provide its Storm Shadow air-launched cruise missiles to Ukraine.
The UK will train Ukrainian pilots
Although Ukraine has yet to secure modern NATO fighter jets from western nations, the UK has committed to providing training.
May 10, 2023
Exclusive: Why this Army vet who served 3 tours in Iraq is now fighting in Ukraine
This isn’t Army veteran Matthew Parker’s first rodeo. He’s been in and out of Ukraine multiple times since the beginning of the conflict. Here’s why.
Ukraine intercepted a Russian Hypersonic missile with a 40-year-old Patriot missile
When Vladimir Putin unveiled Russia’s hypersonic missile system for the first time in 2018, it sent the world into a…
The time Russia, Ukraine, Poland and the US paraded together in Moscow
Since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, the country has been sanctioned by much of the international community….
The Army bought nearly $5 billion worth of rockets
Following Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, America and its allies began drawing from their own military stockpiles…
5 more of the biggest blunders in Russian military history
A year into the invasion, Russia’s armed forces aren’t performing well in Ukraine, and while the world seems surprised, it…
The Soviet Union created an automatic rifle and special ammo just for use underwater
Some might say the USSR was watching too many James Bond movies for creating a special underwater assault rifle, but…
How China’s nuclear arsenal is a growing and evolving threat
The nuclear game of China is stepping up big time, as they rapidly expand and upgrade their arsenal. Let’s take…
Patriot air defense missiles are now deployed in Ukraine
On April 19, 2023, Ukrainian Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov tweeted that MIM-104 Patriot missiles arrived in Ukraine. The U.S.-made surface-to-air…
Russia used a US military veteran in its propaganda war against Ukraine
John David McIntyre served in the U.S. Army for just over two years, but is a central figure in Russia’s…