March 25, 2024

Russia: Can Russia Continue the War After 2024?

Hard limits are appearing on Russia’s ability to continue the Ukraine war. It has begun running out of tube artillery (as opposed to rocket artillery) and light armored fighting vehicles (AFVs). The artillery shortage is because tube artillery barrels are wearing out, while the light AFV shortage is because so many have been lost in combat.

Ukraine attacking Russian oil facilities in order to reduce Russian supply of explosives

The Ukrainian strikes on Russian refineries are less about POL [Petroleum, Oil and Lubricants] than reduction of nitrogen, ammonia and methanol feed stocks for Russian explosives and propellants for it’s artillery and missile production.

H/t: Instapundit