Sunday, November 23, 2014

Praxis: Ukraine Is Building Armored Battle Buses

Here’s how a post-Soviet military improvises when it gets into a war it never prepared for. The Ukrainian army is fielding armored battle trucks that look like something from Mexico or Kurdish Syria. Known as Raptors, the new trucks are for Ukrainian national guard troops fighting pro-Russian separatists in the east.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

As long as you're talking improvised mechanized armor... Take a gander at this WW II ugly duckling from the Danish Resistance Army:

Polish resistance in Warsaw also did a bit of mechanical tinkering. Instead of a Ford, they used a Chevy.