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Why Russia Fears the Javelin (America’s Super Tank-Killer)


Sebastien Roblin
Security,

The Javelin is so effective that who the United States sells or gives Javelins to has become a political issue on more than one occasion.

When Russia provided military support to separatists in Ukraine, columns of Russian tanks were instrumental in turning back Ukrainian Army offensives and seizing government strongpoints, notably the Donetsk International Airport in January 2015. For hawks like Senator John McCain pushing for the United States to provide direct military aid to Ukraine, Javelin missiles were cited as a key weapon system that might have reversed the Ukrainian Army’s fortunes on the battlefield—and one far …read more

Source: The National Interest

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