West Admits Ukraine’s Bakhmut Setbacks + Boeing’s Long-Range Rockets Proposed for Ukraine – The New Atlas

Update on Russian military operations in Ukraine for November 29, 2022

– Western media admits heavy losses by Ukraine around eastern city of Bakhmut;

– Pentagon worries Ukraine is expending more artillery rounds than can be supplied by the West;

– West appears “baffled” over Russia fighting a battle absorbing huge amounts of Ukrainian soldiers’ lives, equipment, and ammunition, despite Moscow declaring “demilitarization” as the first objective of the current special military operation;

– US defense contract Boeing proposes sending 150km long-range rockets for Ukraine’s remaining HIMARS and M270s, but admits production numbers will be small;

References:

NY Times – In Ukraine, Bakhmut Becomes a Bloody Vortex for 2 Militaries: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/27/wo…

Reuters – Exclusive: U.S. weighs sending 100-mile strike weapon to Ukraine: https://www.reuters.com/business/aero…

Flight Global – PARIS: Boeing, Saab test ground-launched small diameter bomb (2015): https://www.flightglobal.com/paris-bo…

 

 

 

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