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Day 36, Phase 2
Happy Evil by Infraction is almost ideal background noise for infra-red-illuminated drone clips spliced together for this video.
But a Pulsar DIGEX? Bad choice. I would go instead with ATN’s X-Sight 4X, which can be mounted on a crossbow. A quick boo on prom.ua shows them in supply.
Detachment A’s manual said asymmetric warfare is best conducted at night, silently (and preferably under water).
As for NVDs, I recommend the BNVD 1531, but I don’t think they’ve been licensed for export to Ukraine. Yet.
A bunch of stuff jumped out at me during yesterday’s Pentagon brief.
At this stage of the war, it’s probably the other way around: Ukrainians inside the United States training Americans on urban warfare techniques.
The Red Cross is a bad example, almost as ridiculous as the OSCE’s SMM (was).
The map looks the same as yesterday and the day before yesterday and the day before that. Stay-behind sabotage is now a thing.
I won’t attend.
I intended to write about this, but thought twice.
These are the inevitable snarls from those who daily chant via anecdotal, decontextualized intelligence, from those who glibly claim victory for fights in which they took no part, from those who have mined a massive vein of ‘content’ from under Independence Square, from those who, in the face of extremism, take comfort drawing extremists close to their side, from recovering liberals, from those so fully infused with the language and gestures of self-promotion that it no longer matters what the zeitgeist is, only that it is tapped. On the Roasting of Chicken. Stay-behind sabotage (February 19, 2022)