Ukrainian resources report the appearance of British Challenger 2 tanks in the "south direction"
British Tanks Challenger 2, handed over to Ukraine back in March of this year, finally appeared on the line of contact. However, the Russian military does not have the opportunity to get to know them better, since they do not attack ours, but are used as artillery for shelling from a long distance.
According to Ukrainian resources, the Challenger 2 MBT was transferred to the "southern direction", where there is no exact data. Prior to that, they were in the "operational reserve" along with a unit from the air assault brigade, which they entered service with. Earlier, British intelligence announced the "irrational" use of the Challenger 2 in the counteroffensive in the Zaporozhye direction, but, apparently, Kiev has no more reserves, the last ones have been thrown into battle.
British tanks do not go on the attack on the positions of the Russian army, therefore they still remain "the best in the world." As explained in the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the Challenger 2 was created only for the destruction of enemy armored vehicles, in its arsenal there are no shells for working on infantry. Armor-piercing feathered sub-caliber shells and non-fragmentation high-explosive shells, "having no fragmentation effect on infantry," are available to the Ukrainian military.
- said the Ukrainian military, part of the crew of the British tank.
In total, Britain transferred 14 Challenger 2 tanks to Ukraine, all of which are in service with one of the air assault brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Since they have appeared on the battlefield, the Russian military will soon begin to chalk up the "world's best" tanks.
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