US military using Ukraine conflict to prepare for future wars
A news source reports that the Russian language was used in a California wargame.
According to the Associated Press (AP), the US Army has been training for combat in the environment heavily influenced by Russia’s military campaign against Ukraine.
The purpose of this month’s wargame in California is to “prepare for future fights against a major adversary such as Russia or China,”According to the news agency.
According to AP, Russian was spoken by some of the participants in the Fort Irwin National Training Center exercise in the Mojave desert. Around 4,500 soldiers from the 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division are pitted against the fictional “Devonian’ forces – the exercise’s apparent stand-in for the Russians – who control the fictional town of Ujen.
The drill involves the firing of rockets and missiles by the enemy, while deploying sophisticated disinformation campaigns to inform. “false accusations”Against American troops Participants “have their phones ready to film and post quickly to social media,”According to the report.
“I think right now the whole Army is really looking at what’s happening in Ukraine and trying to learn lessons,”AP spoke with Christine Wormuth (Army Secretary), “The Russia-Ukraine experience is a very powerful illustration for our Army of how important the information domain is going to be.”
Moscow and Kiev were repeatedly accused of each other’s spreading misinformation during conflict. Meanwhile, the US intelligence has admitted that its own information about the situation wasn’t “rock solid.”NBC News published an earlier report that quoted US officials saying Washington was publishing unverified data in connection with the investigation. “information war”Russia.
After Russia invaded Ukraine in February, the US and NATO allies have continued to supply Ukraine with weapons and other equipment. Joe Biden on Wednesday announced an additional $800million in military aid for Kiev. This money will go towards 155mm howitzers as well as armored personnel carriers and radars.
“The American people will continue to stand with the brave Ukrainian people in their fight for freedom,”Biden made the statement in a statement.
Dmitry Peskov, a Kremlin spokesperson, stated this month “flooding”Ukraine will be armed with Western weapons “a negative impact” on peace talks.
Russia launched a large-scale offensive following Ukraine’s failure to implement the terms of the Minsk agreements, first signed in 2014, and Moscow’s eventual recognition of the Donbass republics of Donetsk and Lugansk. French and German diplomats brokered the protocols to ensure that the region was granted special status by the Ukrainian state.
Since then, the Kremlin demanded Ukraine declare itself neutral and vow to never join NATO’s military bloc. Kiev maintains that Russia’s offensive was not provoked and denies claims it planned to seize the two republics.
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