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​Defense Express’ Weekly Review: Bohdana Survives russian Lancet Attack, Air Defense Downs russian Jets and GLSDB Debuts

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Digest of Defense Express on the main events of the week / screenshot from video
Digest of Defense Express on the main events of the week / screenshot from video

Digest of Defense Express on the main events of the week

Ukrainian Armor Confirms that the Bohdana System Endured a Direct Hit from russian Lancet Kamikaze Drone (Photos)

The Ukrainian Armor confirmed a noteworthy incident widely circulated on social media. Specifically, it affirmed that one of the Bohdana self-propelled artillery units, equipped with a cabin from Ukrainian Armor, successfully endured a direct hit from russian Lancet kamikaze drone.

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The Bohdana self-propelled artillery system / Photo credit: Ukrainian Armor

Ukrainian Air Defense Downs Three Su-34 and Su-35 Aircraft Down At Once

The russian Aerospace Forces suffered the loss of 4 combat jets in near-frontline zones: specifically, three Su-34 tactical bombers and one Su-35 fighter. The Ukrainian Air Force Command reported the successful downing of these aircraft in the eastern direction.

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Illustrative photo Defense Express Defense Express’ Weekly Review: Bohdana Survives russian Lancet Attack, Air Defense Downs russian Jets and GLSDB Debuts
Illustrative photo / Photo credit: U.S. DOD

Ukraine Uses GLSDB in Combat for the First Time

It appears that the Armed Forces of Ukraine have finally obtained the long-awaited GLSDB. Instead of making announcements, they swiftly began to astonish the enemy with its deployment.

The GLSDB Defense Express Defense Express’ Weekly Review: Bohdana Survives russian Lancet Attack, Air Defense Downs russian Jets and GLSDB Debuts
The GLSDB / Photo credit: Saab

How Many russian Landing Craft Left in Black Sea After Caesar Kunikov Ship Has Sank

The precise strikes of the Armed Forces of Ukraine have diminished the russian Navy’s Black Sea Fleet to just 50% of its Project 775 landing ships. However, this class of vessel isn’t the sole category affected; thus, there are still additional warships remaining.

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The Caesar Kunikov large landing ship / open source

Ukrainian Army Got Two T-90M Tanks of 2022 Edition, Invisible to Thermal Imagers

The Ukrainian military has officially recorded two russian T-90M tanks (2022 model) in their arsenal. This bureaucratic step signifies their readiness to deploy these captured assets in combat operations against their previous owners. Alternatively, it indicates that while these tanks may require repairs, they are intended for active duty rather than being used solely for spare parts.

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The T-90M main battle tank / open source
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