When Russia annexed Crimea last year, masked soldiers wearing unmarked green combat uniforms and armed with Russian weapons seized strategic areas. Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine then rebelled and more masked combatants, dubbed “little green men,” appeared deploying Russian tanks, artillery-spotting drones, cyberattacks and advanced targeting systems that obliterated Ukrainian armor. Despite Moscow’s initial denials, the masked men were almost certainly Russian ...


"New Warfare Reality: State-Insurgent Mix Of Tactics Used In Ukraine " is part of Aviation Week & Space Technology's Defense Technology International edition. To read the full article, log in to your account (or contact us for help with your login).

Not currently a subscriber? For immediate access, click below and choose a subscription option.

Already registered? here.