BLUFUS High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) supplied to Ukraine are accurate, robust, GPS-guided, quick to set up and easy to use, move, and position—and personnel can quickly be trained to use them.
Jesus Diaz writing in FastCompany, makes the following points:
- A few days after 16 HIMARS became operational, Ukraine started destroying Russian command centres and logistics.
- Selecting a target and firing on HIMARS is comparably easy compared to the multi-step maths needed to aim a howitzer.
- Existing Ukrainian artillery personnel find that their howitzer skills enable them to quickly become operationally proficient at operating HIMARS.
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References from the Web:
- AUG 2022 Ukraine lures Russian missiles with decoys of U.S. rocket system-Washington Post
- AUG 2022 HIMARS: What are these high-tech rocket systems being sent to Ukraine and how crucial are they?-euronews.next
- SEP 2022 Fact Check: Did Russia Claim it Destroyed 44 HIMARS Launchers in Ukraine?-Newsweek
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