Ukraine

Ukraine: German Strela AA Missiles Past ‘Shoot-by’ Date

They were going mouldy and not fit for killing pilots, just their handlers

This is German Strela that worked: Strela shortly after launch, fins unfurled, just before sustainer motor activation. Image credit: By Bundeswehr-Fotos — Fliegerfaust STRELA., CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=11542162

A strange headline maybe, but I stumbled across this tidbit yesterday when researching Ukraine’s Air Defence Systems.

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James Marinero

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