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 القنابل الانزلاقية المجنحة الروسية infographic
Graphic shows details of Russian glide bomb components.


القنابل الانزلاقية المجنحة الروسية

August 30, 2023 - الاستخدام الروسي المكثف للقنابل الانزلاقية منخفضة التقنية في الصراع الدائر في أوكرانيا أصبح مصدر قلق كبير للقوات الأوكرانية.

Early this year, Russia introduced guided bombs — essentially, the regular gravity bombs modified to be dropped by multirole fighter-bombers from safe distances and deal precise and very damaging strikes in front-line areas and beyond.

Along with the specifically designed sophisticated smart munitions, Russia has been using the modified version of simple 500kg air bombs that it has in vast numbers.

It poses an especially serious threat to Ukraine. By turning simple bombs into guided ones, Russia is unfolding a tactical weapon that is much cheaper, more massive, and more effective than cruise and ballistic missiles, the stockpile of which is largely depleted now, according to the Kyiv Independent.

PUBLISHED: 30/08/2023; STORY: Graphic News