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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP10 Nov 2022 9:47 p.m. PST

"As Russia's invasion of Ukraine drags on, a number of unusual pieces of Russian military equipment have found their way into Ukrainian — and as a result, Western — hands. Some speak to previously undisclosed efforts to field advanced military capabilities, while others pose more questions than answers, like the presence of American microchips in Russian missiles…"

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emckinney11 Nov 2022 12:14 p.m. PST

U.S./Western microchips and lots of other critical components are being "imported" by Belorussian companies, which then ship them on to Russia.

This is why Belorussia won't join the war: it would be a disaster for Russian. Belorussia would immediately face a complete land blockade and Russia would be cut off from critical components.

Personal logo Legion 4 Supporting Member of TMP11 Nov 2022 1:58 p.m. PST

The Russians need all they can get …

Thresher0111 Nov 2022 9:44 p.m. PST

I imagine they can also get a lot of these from various commercial products too, when needed, and salvaged from those.

14Bore13 Nov 2022 4:33 a.m. PST

War is profitable to sellers

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP21 Dec 2022 10:22 p.m. PST

Ukraine War: Russia's ‘Most Advanced' Main Battle Tank, T-90M Proryv, Arrives In ‘Special Operation Zone'



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