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OCTOBER 2022

Ukrainian Officers Sold French CAESAR Howitzers To Russia For Low Price – Report

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Ukrainian Officers Sold French CAESAR Howitzers To Russia For Low Price  – Report

French soldiers conduct a live fire mission using Camion Equipé d’un Système d’Artillerie (CAESAR) self-propelled 155 mm howitzer as part of exercise Dynamic Front 18 at the 7th Army Training Command’s Grafenwoehr training area, Germany. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army)

Ukrainian officers had sold two French-made CAESAR self-propelled howitzers to Russia, the Donbass Insider reported on July 6.

French lawyer and politician Regis de Castelnau revealed on June 22 that two CAESAR howitzers had fallen into the hands of the Russian military. Back then, Regis said that the Russian military moved the howitzers to Uralvagonzavod plant in Nizhny Tagil, which develops and produces battle tanks, armored vehicles and howitzers, to be studied.

Later, the official Telegram channel of Uralvagonzavod confirmed Regis claims. The channel thanked France and President Emmanuel Macron for the howitzers, saying that they will be “handy”.

According to the Donbass Insider, Ukrainian officers sold the two French-made howitzers to Russia for the low price of $120,000 each. A single CAESAR howitzer costs at least seven million euros. The news blog speculated that the howitzers were sold to an intermediary, most likely an arms dealer, who in turn sold them to Russia.

Ukrainian Officers Sold French CAESAR Howitzers To Russia For Low Price  – Report

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Manufactured by the partly state-owned arms maker Nexter Systems, the CAESAR is a 155mm 52-caliber howitzer mounted on a six-wheeled truck chassis. The howitzer can fire up to six rounds per minute and has a firing range of around 42 kilometers using ERFB [extended range, full bore] shells, and up to 55 kilometers using rocket assisted shells.

France has supplied at least 12 CAESAR howitzers to Kiev forces since the beginning of the Russian special military operation in Ukraine.

The two howitzers sold to Russia were not the only ones to be lost. According to the credible Telegram channel Rybar, three howitzers were destroyed in air strikes on Kurakhovo, while one other was destroyed on the Kubanski peninsula in the Odessa.

Despite the Russian success in destroying and capturing French-made military equipment supplies to Ukraine, France recently vowed to supply the country with an additional six CAESAR howitzers as well as with a “significant number” of VAB armored personnel carriers.

Like the rest of Kiev’s Western allies, France believes that its military support to Ukraine will drain the Russian military and weaken Russia on the long term.

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Assad Defeated Zionists

Those HIMARS are up for sale to. They cost one million Rubles.

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Muhammad your Prophet

Since Ukraine had no significant number of artillery units when it was invaded by the Putin cockroaches, the Caesar howitzers were top targets. That number is pretty low considering that for the past few months it’s been their main artillery weapon. Makes no difference now. The battlefield has changed. Ukrainian forces are fully armed now. Putin is fucked.

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Paul

Sure. Ukraine is winning as they retreat and draft women.

Assad Defeated Zionists

That must mean Ukraine’s running out of trannies

azov bunch of emo rejects

They cant fight anymore, they suffer from incontinence due to a prolonged period of bending over to the English. They have to wear diapers.

NATO's PROXYTUTE

Russia should create a task force dedicated to purchasing brand new weapons freshly shipped from the west that would eventually develop a trading partnership with Ukrainian troops selling such weapons resulting to reduced skirmishes and low death counts, slavic brotherhood reconciliation should prevail and let NATO alliance made fool of themselves.

Paul

They should have cash prizes for Ukrainian defectors if they can drive to Russian areas and hand over HIMARS and other state of the art weapons.

Assad Defeated Zionists

I’m pretty sure those things will now have baby sitters and Chaperones not very far from them.

george moiseyev

THAT MIGHT BE THE PLAN ???

Iren

Muhamik, it doesn’t work anymore, don’t kill yourself like that! You poor bastard!

jens hølm

copium is a helluva drug!

Skull322

the RETARD hilarious COMMENT of Year GOES Muhammad your Prophet congratulations Piece of shit

Ironicus

$120,000? Still overpaid 😀

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NATO's PROXYTUTE

It’s a massive fortune in Ukraine that can support a luxury living of an entire family, money can buy anything in Ukraine even the troops loyalty can be bought to freeze hostilities.

CDM

Good deal for Ukro officers tho. Take 120k, defect to Russia, stay alive. Instead of being sent to Bandera in pieces.

TopGum

But the whole story showing to the world that no-one can trust Ukies is just priceless :-)

Last edited 2 months ago by TopGum
mike l hutchings

the Ukrainians would steak flies from a blind spider

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Diamond

If they have the Caesars, they should put them on display in Moscow – Red Square. They could even let kids climb on them.

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Paul

And paint French flags on them for the enhanced humiliation effect. Also, publicize the handover big time to demoralize the west.

kogda mi byli na voinye

first you must say macron gouvernment , not france,because many french dont want supply for nazis,two, donbass insider its christelle neant’s site, a brave and honest french journalist in donbass since 2014;god bless her and laurent

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Wanax

Still waiting for the pictures to confirm that claims…there is no reason why uralvagonzavod wouldn ´t present them.

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JerryDrakeJr

Also… there is no reason why uralvagonzavod would present them.

Hans raus

You will never see any pictures, its fake news. just take a look at source, donbas insider is typical russian propaganda website

TopGum

Where / when did they ever lie to you? It is true … so cope with it like you always do by denying reality and making up cheap propaganda.

TomSawyer

Russian propaganda bs 😂

nomorejewworldorder

this really happend i was there

TopGum

You dimwits are still showing up in here? After all that BS you posted about Ukies winning and whatnot. You had never anything to show but lies and cheap propaganda that mostly fell apart after a few hours. Russia is unbeatable. They are taking Ukie-nazis (your buddies) out faster than what they can replenish. That’s reality you just can’t cope with … serves you right. Wanna more?

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Richebourg

There’s gonna be heavily armed narco gangs on the US border

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hunter bidé lab pork !

They can sell the anus of Zelonsky for a super low nice price 0,000000000002 euros !!!nothing like doing deals with Ukro nazis !!! nato 0 gang of nato 0,00000001 !!!!!

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thoughtful

When I was childminding, the kids would say eat your poo poo drink your wee wee. It was a stage they quickly grew out of.

thoughtful

Gosh, they were sold at scrap metal prices lolololol

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Emrisrex

🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣Merci masseur Macron 👍

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Hans raus

fake news

source: donbas-insider hahahahahahaha

Its russian propaganda website, just like south front. Its fake and trust me, if russia will recive CEASER then you can expect that 1000 russian bots on twitter will spam CEASAR photos for whole week :)

I ma not surprised why russia create this kind of fake news, from last 7 days ukr army destroy RU ammo depots every single day. Thats why russian psyops is so active with fake news about western artilery systems :)

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Loki

“I ma not surprised” your ma is not surprised? With your mental retardation?

TopGum

That is just their way to cope with reality. Those dimwits still believe Ukies are winning. They are beyond retarded. Some day they will eventually have to face reality and will break badly. Just like BoJo in UK. A few weeks ago he stated publicly Mr. Putin will fall and Russia too. Now look at BoJo, he is about to get canned and his country is about to get flushed. Those morons in the west forgot they dealing with a real world-power unlike them jokes of a country like the US or Germany. I’m having such a great time watching them struggle killing their economies and society like that. Same struggle like Hans and the other Muppets in here. It’s just so hilarious to see them constantly lie and cope with the real world :-)

TomSawyer

Russian propaganda is such bs, it’s fking hilarious 😆😆😆

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TopGum

Yes, yes and Ukies are still winning … buhahaha … so much for propaganda BS. Every halfwit knows by now which side is doing the propaganda … well almost every halfwit … you seem still to believe Ukies are winning. Dude, you are so embarrassing :-) … now that’s hilarious!

kotromanic

Send the stuff to Iran so they can build it and use it against those who started an unprovoked aggression against syria and yemen.

Send some of it to china so they can sell it cheaper on the world marked and take market share of the companies away that are delivering this stuff to ukraine.

Hit them where it hurts … the wallet.

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JayLindberg

In Ukraine, everything is for sale. The location of Manpower and weapon concentrations. Weapon systems as well.

Any black market commodity in any quantity is just of phone call away. So remember, you can trust us we’re the CIA, your one stop weapons shop. All sales are final.

We have a special this month, CIA trained Ukrainian love bunnies. ❤️

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anonQ

The channel thanked France and President Emmanuel Macron for the howitzers, saying that they will be “handy”.

This had me laughing!!!!

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Name

Wow, great job, you’ve slightly weakened Russia at the cost of how many millions of Euros? And what concessions have you secured from the Ukrainians for your generosity? Oh, nothing? Just as the global markets are heading into a major recession? Truly, the genius of Macron-Jupiter-Napoleon III Bonaparte knows no bounds.

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Max Schmidt

If the RF is clever, she will team up with China and analyze every piece of trophy captured from the hohols. If it turns out that the weapon is worth it, reverse engineer them. If not, give it to the LPR and DPR armies.

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Pamfil Military Academy

That’s gonna be more and more like Assad Syria with countless weapon black market everywhere, endless ongoing violence and pussy export as refugees. There was much important to get some good money than fighting for ‘freedom’. All the same pattern where the satanist ameriscum ‘demonocracy’ arrives.

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White Gandalf

What i am surprised of is the stipulation that russia DOES NOT (!) have an equivalent “guidance and fire coordination system”. How is that possible? The requirements for fast reaction on the battlefield are obvious already at least 8 years. And you want to tell me that the russians have NO software developer who is able to combine different instruments for fast decision making?

Well, this would at least explain the inferiority of the DNR concerning artillerie duells in the Donetsk region.

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JPHR

Ukraine counter offensives are ever more moving west…..

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RealityOfWar

I work in the Ukrainian military selling western weapons, sometimes I can earn 120,000 dollars a day! just for an hours work driving a vehicle!

JJ345

The Afghan army sold weapons to Talibans. Seeing Ukraine’s soldiers do the same is not a surprise.

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Daryl

Are you Ukrainian ?

RealityOfWar

Poor Ukrainian women, made destitute by drugged up Z-elensky need to sell themselves for food! The Russian prostitutes in Rostov can’t make any money as the Ukrainian girls will take it for a basket of food!

War

Western military supports to Ukraine will drain and weaken NATO in the long term.

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