Small unit tactics in action: Analysis of a Russian ambush on Ukrainian BRDM’s

Posted: March 11, 2022 by gamegetterII in Uncategorized

Badlands Fieldcraft

A friend of mine sent me this video today and I thought it would be interesting to study it and see what we can learn.

Overlay with my notes

This particular fight took place in Kherson, Ukraine on 24 February. The location is on the north side of the Dnepr river at the Antonovskiy bridge crossing, grid 36TVS 785 697. If you have Google earth fire it up and go to the location by copying and pasting the grid into the search bar.

Personally, the video itself could have been done better. The first time I watched it I was confused on what I was looking at, but at about 13:20 the maker gives a good description of what was going on prior to the video which helps a lot. As you watch the video it’s useful to note that north is the left side of the screen, east the…

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Comments
  1. Kenneth T. says:

    War is dumb – it makes some people money (while others poor) so that’s why it happens.
    Oh yeah – war also kills people, even the fake ones 😦

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