Large Ukrainian Platoon Hit By Accurate Artillery Fire

Russian thermal drone footage shows a platoon-sized element of approximately 30 Ukrainian soldiers infiltrating down a wood line when they come under repeated accurate artillery fire. While camouflage and proven infantry movement techniques remain a critical component of combat soldiering, constant technological advances like drones with thermal imaging capabilities significantly decreases the success rate of conducting a surprise maneuvers on enemy forces.


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Will Killmore is a US Army combat infantry veteran and Purple Heart recipient. He has deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan with the 172nd Stryker Brigade and 173rd Airborne Brigade. Following his time in service, he successfully pursued a certificate of journalism and has been a blogger for Funker530 since 2014. Follow Will’s bad takes on Twitter

Published 11 months ago

Russian thermal drone footage shows a platoon-sized element of approximately 30 Ukrainian soldiers infiltrating down a wood line when they come under repeated accurate artillery fire. While camouflage and proven infantry movement techniques remain a critical component of combat soldiering, constant technological advances like drones with thermal imaging capabilities significantly decreases the success rate of conducting a surprise maneuvers on enemy forces.


About the Author

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Will Killmore

Will Killmore is a US Army combat infantry veteran and Purple Heart recipient. He has deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan with the 172nd Stryker Brigade and 173rd Airborne Brigade. Following his time in service, he successfully pursued a certificate of journalism and has been a blogger for Funker530 since 2014. Follow Will’s bad takes on Twitter

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