Ukrainian forces undergo crash course in Javelin missiles taught by US volunteers

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine – An American trainer known to his Ukrainian students simply as Texas carefully drew the outline of a Russian T-72 tank and a map of the surrounding area on a school blackboard, and explained how he had ambushed him with a Javelin missile earlier. this month.

Then he picked up the missile and its charcoal gray Command Launch Unit, or CLU, showing a few dozen Ukrainian soldiers the correct firing positions. Another American coach, Marc Haywarda 53-year-old retired US special forces operator from Alaska, stepped in with advice on how to use the anti-tank weapon in variable weather and light conditions.


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