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OCTOBER 2022

British-Supplied Spartan Armored Personnel Carriers Spotted In Ukraine

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British-Supplied Spartan Armored Personnel Carriers Spotted In Ukraine

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Armored personnel carriers (APCs) recently supplied by the UK to Kiev forces have been spotted in Ukraine for the very first time.

On July 9, Ukrainian sources shared a photo showing a number of British-made FV103 Spartan APCs near the settlement of Bakhmut in the Donbass region where Kiev forces have been trying to halt the advance of the Russian military and its allies.

British-Supplied Spartan Armored Personnel Carriers Spotted In Ukraine

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The Spartan was developed during the 1970s by Alvis plc. The vehicle entered service with the British military in 1978 and was phased out in the 1995.

The APC can carry seven personnel in a combination of three crew members and four passengers or two crew members and five passengers. It is armed with one 7.62 mm L37A1 machine gun and can have four smoke dischargers on each side. The vehicle has combat weight of 10,670 kilograms. It can achieve a maximum speed of 96 kilometers per hour and has a range of 510 kilometers.

The UK committed to supply 35 Spartan APCs to Ukraine as a part of a package made of 120 vehicles that was announced in April. The package included 80 Mastiff, Husky and Wolfhound armored vehicles as well as five Samaritan ambulances and Sultan armored command vehicles. Ukrainian troops were trained on the vehicles in the UK.

While the Spartan can provide protection against light fire, it can’t survive an attack with artillery or even older anti-tank guided missiles.

Just like the rest of Ukraine’s Western allies, the UK has been supplying Kiev forces with its older weapons on the hope of prolonging the conflict to weaken Russia.

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OccupyBacon

They should send Boris the Donkey, he is as old as this crap and equally useful.

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jens holm

Yerrh. Why not. He seemes to need a new job.

7even-N-6

hahaaa right, another clown of the empire bites the dust….BOJO is history…

Joe Bidet Is A Senile pedo

They have booked Cliff Richard to sing at his Downing Street leaving party. 1st song will be “Carrie doesn’t live here anymore”! (also rhymes with “Carrie is an evil satanic whore”)

7even-N-6

hahaaaa I’m telling you and its well deserved. the UK and BOJO went all out against Russia and it backfired on them like never before. By the way nothing against the people of the UK just criticizing the government.

BoJo The Clown

BoJo is faster than Spartan APC. And can carry more Ukros on his back 😀

thoughtful

I dont think the Russians or ukrainians could find any use for him, only Carrie finds him useful, for now that is.

Matt

Why are the faces blurred out!?… Are they “rats” of significance for trading like the two https://www.thetruthseeker.co.uk/?p=251935 https://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/en/news-page/world/reports-u-s-admiral-surrenders-to-russia-in-mariupol-ukraine the Russian government probably sent home believing that the U.$. is honorable in keeping their word and saving them from the embarrassment and disgrace of high treason???

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jens holm

The seeker is a highly infected propagande organ. Reading that is worse then never use soap. You becomes dirty and You oly are with dirty people.

Yuri

sterile robot Jenny wash mouth w soap—but dirty nazi stupidity remains

andre zulubal

what is this hype about???!!! the russians have not even started to fight…

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Peter Bos

Good target practice for Russian military conscripts you wouldn’t find me in one of them cardboard coffins!

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Florian Geyer

The Spartans have lightweight aluminium armor and a serious shell or missile strike ignites yje aluminum.

” Aluminum has served in war since ancient times, but its most common application today is as armor, allowing for well-protected but light vehicles that can tear through rough terrain where steel would get bogged down. But aluminum has an unearned reputation for burning, so troops don’t line up to ride in them under fire. ” LOL

So in reality the old Spartans are just another weapon that only works against civilians and lightly armed troops. Typical NATO garbage.

Slava Rossiya

Michigan Man

@Florian

Instead of 120 APCs US should send 120 HIMARS to Ukraine in order to turn the tide of the war, and thus enable Ukraine to fight back against Russian invader scum, the same way the russian now wage this war. Resp. from distant positions with long-range weapons (misiles & rocket systems)

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jens holm

A typical light armed transporter package.

The pendants from Russia are same kind of old stuff or older. In wooden areas they use the steam engine versions.

Those add stinking smoke to their propaganda.

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pens holm

You add stinking smoke from your monkey mouth, along with endless diarrhea.

Yuri

your social worker has appt scheduled—double psyche meds, new rectum repair….sodomy not good for thinking

7even-N-6

Why does every piece of British military hardware in Ukraine look like it belongs in a WW1 museum? lol I would not be surprised if in the near future a Ukrainian soldier is spotted with a British Musket rolling around a Pirates of the Caribbean canon on wheels.

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Fake

How about a muzzle loading Brown Bess? Absolute knock out on your analysis!

7even-N-6

hahaaaaaa at this point nothing would surprise me.

Iren

They won’t fight for long, we’ll take it! Thanks Boris!

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Jay

Old crap, not really a game changer

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Erina

i have a question, do russia or other countries send fuel to ukraine? tanks and other vehicles consume a lot and ukraine does not seem to be in short supply especially since all the equipment crosses the whole country to reach the eastern front, and the hundreds of refineries and fuel depots destroyed

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yuri

a dilemma—if all is destroyed people will suffer…the effort is to degrade military and minimize difficulties for people

Donnchadh

Forget this obsolete UK tinned rubbish. Russia just launched the K-329 Belgorad worlds longest nuke submarine capable of carrying of carrying 6 Poseidon nuke powered torpedo’s each capable of nuking an entire carrier battle group– USA scared stiff of them.

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Fake

That nuke torpedo is spec’d to bad ass!

TomSawyer

🤣🤣🤣

Joe Bidet Is A Senile pedo

They will probably to turn out to be as unreliable and defective as Jaguar and Land-rover vehicles!

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Donnchadh

At the time of 1978 Alvis was owned by British Leyland -it was only in 1981 that United Scientific Holdings PLC bought the name and changed it to Alvis PLC – British Leyland were well know cheap rust buckets by then.

Dicksonrp

China welcomes the incoming scrap iron compliments the ShitBrits…send as much as you can

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Hailu

Russia will be strengthened after this war, it will get nearly 16 million pro Russia Ukrainians and it will get about 30% of Ukraine land and about 45% of Ukraine’s GDP. Several critical industries in the East of Ukraine.

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Yuri

this encourages more ukrops to be obliterated—-but the idiot brits enjoy paying 2$ per liter for benzene…Sawyer and williams like midge now have nazi tattoos—this is required for ugly robots

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kymsheba

lol OLD OUTDATED CRAP that are worthless soon the west will be sending horses and donkies as MILITARY SUPPORT lol, Long live the Russian and Donbass forces =Z=

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Yuri

the morons here obsessed w leaders—unable to comprehend structure, social metabolism, national character they reduce themselves to self hating narcissists

TomSawyer

Old but still alien technology for those poor russians 😆😆😆

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JayLindberg

As long as the Russians keep killing Nazis at a rate of 1000 a day, this war will end badly for the Nazis.

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Cornelius Pipe

Lol. What else is the UK going to send? How about those two 1916 Mk 1 tanks from the Bovington Tank Museum that were used in the movie ‘Warhorse’? ….Surely they can turn the tide in Donbass?

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Martillo

More island monkey trash from the clowns on Pirate Rock. Add this junk to the mountain of scrap that rump Ukropland has become.

To Odessa already

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