A "steel thresher" is on.
Having received HIMARS artillery rocket systems and other long-range weapons, Ukraine has changed its tactics of warfare, military expert Petr Chernik told Radio NV.
"I would call this tactic a very specific term - the Ukrainian steel threshing machine has fully worked. There is an inormous amount of their material, I mean warehouses with ammunition. Believe me, it's tens of thousands of tons in the measurement of the entire Russian Federation. <...> But Ukraine has got high-precision millstones that can grind these ammunition warehouses," Chernik notes.
Thus, according to the expert, Ukraine reduces the possibility of Russian fire influence, because "no shells - no heavy artillery strikes."
"This is the right strategy and tactics, because it is quite difficult and costly to hunt for individual divisions. Everything is movable; no one stands still. It doesn't matter what kind of artillery - trailer-type, wheeled, fully-tracked or truck-mounted: fire a salvo - move, fire a salvo - move. We do the same. There are means to [destroy] their ammunition at long distances," Chernik explained.
Four M142 HIMARS missile systems have arrived in Ukraine, and the U.S. promises to deliver four more in mid-July.