“Piss off the comms, we are at war!”
A view from across the pond. This is a good snapshot of what Small Unit Communications needs look like at the local level.
Let me remind all of you, this is coming from an active war zone, where reality is quite real. You do the best you can with what you have; folks who’ve actually done this for real, in real places, recognize this.
Take these lessons, learn, count your blessings and make yourself better.
Funny to read about civil war on the South-East of Ukraine. It is NOT funny war (as any war), but it is funny as hell then it comes to “strange” cases and tendencies.
First quote from pro-Kiev forces AAR: http://twower.livejournal.com/1903992.html
Sadly, arty recon and main comms came with the next echelon, and 25st btn entered the combat still not established comms and interaction with the BrAG-128 group, and there were no qualified forward observers in the leading combat formations.
Cooperation model between sector artillery and units with no own arty was unacceptable and simply terrible. If GS RF (Russian Federation General Staff – IBC) developed this model for the UAF (Ukrainian Armed Forces – IBC), it can not be worst. The nature and coordinates of targets, as well as following adjustments (if any) came from the infantry commanders…
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