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 Russia s main battle tanks in Ukraine were subjected to heavy attrition which was partly due to Russia s failure to fit and properly employ adequate explosive reactive armour ERA This is according to Britain s Defence Ministry Used correctly ERA degrades the effectiveness of incoming projectiles before they hit the tank This suggests that Russian forces have not rectified a culture of poor ERA use which dates back to the first Chechen war in 1994 analysts wrote in the ministry s daily update It is highly likely that many Russian tank crews lack the training to maintain ERA leading to British Defence Ministry saying Russian tanks are not well protected It is leading to either poor fitting of the explosive elements or it being left off entirely These deficiencies probably contribute to the widespread incidents of turret ejection which are well documented in eye witness videos from Ukraine the update said The war has seen numerous failures by Russian commanders to enforce low level battle discipline such as the use of ERA The cumulative effect of these failures is likely a significant factor behind the poor performance of Russia s forces according to the ministry update Notepad either poor fitting of the explosive elements or it being left off entirely These deficiencies probably contribute to the widespread incidents of turret ejection which were well documented in eye witness videos from Ukraine the update said The war has seen numerous failures by Russian commanders to enforce low level battle discipline such as the use of ERA The cumulative effect of these failures is likely a significant factor behind the poor performance of Russia s forces according to the ministry update www nannews ng NewsSourceCredit NAN
British Defence Ministry says Russian tanks not well protected

1 Russia’s main battle tanks in Ukraine were subjected to heavy attrition, which was partly due to Russia’s failure to fit and properly employ adequate explosive reactive armour (ERA).

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2 This is according to Britain’s Defence Ministry.

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3 Used correctly, ERA degrades the effectiveness of incoming projectiles before they hit the tank.

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4 This suggests that Russian forces have not rectified a culture of poor ERA use, which dates back to the first Chechen war in 1994, analysts wrote in the ministry’s daily update.

5 “It is highly likely that many Russian tank crews lack the training to maintain ERA, leading to British Defence Ministry saying Russian tanks are not well protected
“It is leading to either poor fitting of the explosive elements, or it being left off entirely.

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These deficiencies probably contribute to the widespread incidents of turret ejection, which are well documented in eye-witness videos from Ukraine, the update said.

7 The war has seen numerous failures by Russian commanders to enforce low-level battle discipline such as the use of ERA.

8 The cumulative effect of these failures is likely a significant factor behind the poor performance of Russia’s forces, according to the ministry update.

9 Notepad either poor fitting of the explosive elements, or it being left off entirely.

10 These deficiencies probably contribute to the widespread incidents of turret ejection, which were well documented in eye-witness videos from Ukraine, the update said.

11 The war has seen numerous failures by Russian commanders to enforce low-level battle discipline such as the use of ERA.

12 The cumulative effect of these failures is likely a significant factor behind the poor performance of Russia’s forces, according to the ministry update.

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