• The fighting in Ukraine shows the vulnerability of one of modern militaries' most important weapons

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Ukrainian troops inspect a wrecked Russian Mi-8 helicopter near Kyiv, April 9, 2022. Maxym Marusenko/NurPhoto via Getty Images
    The drones and light, portable missiles used in Ukraine have taken a heavy toll on troops and material.
    The spread of such weapons raises doubts about the future role of heavy-duty hardware, including helicopters.
    Those weapons are here to stay, but militaries can do more to help pilots and aircraft survive.
    Instead of the quick Russian victory that Moscow and much of the world expected, the war in Ukraine has dragged on for nearly four months, with both sides...
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