• 28/02/2024 17:26

American A-10 attack aircraft can help inflict military defeat on the enemy, – Budanov

He named the main needs for weapons.

American A-10 attack aircraft can help inflict military defeat on the enemy, – Budanov

Kirill Budanov

The Defense Forces' primary need is artillery systems, with Ukraine needing to dramatically increase the number of units, he said. in an interview with CNN, the head of the Main Intelligence Directorate, Kirill Budanov.

Ammo is vital too. Budanov said that “shells are one of the decisive factors in this war.”

“Not so much quality as quantity,” he added.

According to Budanov, in the use of UAVs, Ukraine and the enemy are at “more or lesser levels.”

On aviation, the head of the Main Intelligence Directorate noted that it would be good to receive American A-10 attack aircraft, which in their homeland are already considered obsolete.

“This is something that can really help inflict military defeat,” he said.

The US Congress wants to exclude these aircraft from the Air Force's arsenal, although they performed well against Iranian equipment during the first war in Persian Gulf.

  • The A-10 was previously spoken about by the commander of the Ground Forces, Alexander Syrsky, who explained that this A-10 aircraft will provide decisive support to ground forces when they try to seize the initiative against a well-resourced enemy. li>

< h3>A-10 Thunderbolt

The American A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft is a single-seat, twin-engine, straight-wing jet aircraft designed for close air support of ground forces, writes Army Inform. It was built for attacks against tanks, armored vehicles and other ground targets with limited air defense. The aircraft entered service in 1976 and remains the only US military aircraft designed and used exclusively for close air support missions. enemy of military defeat, Budanov ” src=”https://baltimorechronicle.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/6f3980acfe5795ca146f23caffe294a8.jpg” alt=”American A-10 attack aircraft can help Budanov” />

American A-10

The A 10 body is capable of withstanding direct hits from armor-piercing and high-explosive fragmentation shells with a caliber of up to 23 mm. The aircraft's tanks are armored, and to prevent fire they can be filled with special foam.

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