Military Know-how lists 5 of the highest tweets on land warfare in Q1 2022 primarily based on information from GlobalData’s Aerospace, Defence and Safety (ADS) Influencer Platform.
The highest tweets are primarily based on whole engagements (likes and retweets) obtained on tweets from greater than 177 land warfare consultants tracked by GlobalData’s ADS Influencer platform in the course of the first quarter (Q1) of 2022.
The most well-liked tweets on land warfare in Q1 2022: High 5
1. Shashank Joshi’s tweet on US and NATO supporting Ukraine with weapons and ammunition
Shashank Joshi, a defence editor, shared an article on the US and the North Atlantic Treaty Group (NATO) pushing over 17,000 antitank weapons, together with Javelin missiles, over Poland and Romania borders in lower than per week’s time. The Antonov AN-124, Ukrainian navy cargo planes of the Chilly Battle that have been constructed and acquired when Ukraine was part of the Soviet Union, have been loaded with weapons and ammunition on the Amari Air Base in northern Estonia. The large navy cargo planes have been then unloaded in Ukraine to take the journey by land to Kyiv and different cities, Ukraine’s capital, the article detailed.
The occasion resembled the Berlin carry of 1948-49 that stored Western Berlin provided with necessities by the Western allies, because the Soviet Union tried to choke it off, the article additional famous. Aside from the seen contributions, forces from the US Cyber Command often called cybermission groups, have been positioned alongside round bases in Japanese Europe to intercept Russia’s digital assaults and communications. In Washington and Germany, satellite tv for pc photographs have been merged with digital intercepts of the Russian navy models. US officers additionally famous that the Ukrainian navy was utilizing the Armed Turkish Bayraktar TB2 drones for the primary time to establish Russian tanks and different automobiles.
Username: Shashank Joshi
Twitter deal with: @shashj
2. GEN James C. McConville’s tweet on snipers taking part in a sniper vary in Poland
GEN James C. McConville, fortieth chief of employees of the US Military, shared a video on snipers with the second battalion, thirty fourth armoured regiment, and the primary armoured brigade fight group, first infantry division taking part in a sniper vary on the Drawsko Pomorskie coaching space in Poland. The 7.62×51 NATO M118LR cartridge had a most efficient vary of 900 metres or was shooter dependent utilizing the M110 SASS (semi-automatic sniper system), the video illustrated.
The 12.7 millimetre (mm) or.50 calibre cartridge got here in ball, tracer, armour piercing, and incendiary variations, and had an efficient vary of 1,800 metres. It was the artillery for the US Military Barrett M107 weapons system, the video highlighted.
Username: GEN James C. McConville
Twitter deal with: @ArmyChiefStaff
3. Robert Lee’s tweet on the formation of the nineteenth and twentieth motorised rifle divisions
Robert Lee, senior fellow on the International Coverage Analysis Institute (FPRI), shared an article on the formation of the nineteenth and twentieth motorised rifle divisions within the Southern Navy District. The article detailed that an earnest rally was performed in Volgograd, Russia to mark the creation of the restored twentieth Guards Motorised Rifle Carpathian-Berlin Purple Banner Order of Suvorov Division. The construction fashioned two motorised rifle regiments, one self-propelled artillery regiment and a separate tank battalion.
The 255th Guards Motorised Rifle Volgograd-Korsunsky Regiment was created on the idea of the earlier twentieth Motorised Rifle Brigade, the article additional famous. Whereas within the metropolis of Kamyshin, the thirty third Motorised Rifle Berlin Don Cossack Regiment was re-established. Based on stories, the T-72B3 tanks of the previous 56th air assault brigade have been despatched to the thirty third regiment, and to not a separate tank battalion of the twentieth division as believed earlier.
Moreover, the self-propelled artillery regiment was virtually fashioned and had begun its deliberate fight coaching. The twentieth motorised rifle division was subsequently, in a combat-ready state, whereas the newly fashioned 503rd motorised rifle unit had obtained a full-time set of navy gear and was engaged in lively fight coaching, the article highlighted.
Username: Rob Lee
Twitter deal with: @RALee85
4. British Military’s tweet on Train Road Satan
British Military, the official platform for British Military information and occasions, shared a video on the Train Road Satan bringing heavy armoured cavalry and infantry collectively in some evenly much less built-up and a few heavier built-up areas. The train, which was performed on the Copehill Down village, introduced two infantry models and one heavy armoured calvary unit into the village to conduct quite a lot of workouts, the video demonstrated. The aim of the train additionally included rising confidence between the crews of the tank crews and the infantry working round them, and a wider goal of understanding methods to battle collectively in an city area.
The video additional highlighted that the trickiest half was to establish what was going round whereas being within the tanks in an city setting, particularly with the infantry working carefully. Likewise, working with the tanks was simpler in the course of the day than in the course of the nights. Subsequently, the workouts have been centered on the fundamentals, and on working with small quantities of infantry and particular person automobiles earlier than transferring to bigger variety of tanks and bigger variety of infantry working collectively.
Username: British Military
Twitter deal with: @BritishArmy
5. Tyler Rogoway’s tweet on Russia’s peacekeeping efforts with Kazakhstan
Tyler Rogoway, an aviation and navy knowledgeable, shared an article on Russia sending digital warfare techniques, together with small drones constructed with jammers, in addition to armoured automobiles to Kazakhstan as a part of its peacekeeping operations. The Collective Safety Treaty Group determined to ship troops to curb the mass protests that erupted into open civil unrest in Kazakhstan because of an increase in gas costs, the article detailed. Numerous movies and pictures launched by the Russian Ministry of Defence confirmed automobiles and troops from airborne and particular operations teams sure for Kazakhstan on the Il-76 and An-124 cargo plane at Russian bases.
The movies and pictures caught hints of a minimum of one 6×6 Kamaz truck in a configuration linked with the Leer-3 digital warfare system, also referred to as the RB-341V, the article famous. BMD, BTR-D gentle tracked armoured automobiles, 8×8 BTR-82A gentle wheeled armoured automobiles, and different gentle armoured and tactical automobiles have been loaded onto the cargo planes to Kazakhstan, as a part of Russia’s deployment of just about 5,000 troops.
Username: Tyler Rogoway
Twitter deal with: @Aviation_Intel