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Some of the most important weapons in the war in Ukraine aren't new and aren't fancy

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Ukrainians load a Russian T-72 onto a truck outside the town of Izyum on September 24. ANATOLII STEPANOV/AFP via Getty Images
Coverage of the war in Ukraine has often focused on the new, high-tech weapons being used there.
But older, less sophisticated weapons, many of them Soviet-designed, are doing much of the fighting.
In Ukraine, a handful of newer weapons - such as US-made HIMARS rockets and Turkish-made TB2 attack drones - have dominated the headlines, but it's the older weapons, mainly Soviet-era designs , that are still doing the bulk of the fighting. "A lot of the most important...
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