US-Made Javelin Missile Fails During Ukrainian Military Drill Attended By President Zelensky

FILE PHOTO: A Ukrainian serviceman rides atop of an APC with Javelin anti-tank missiles during a military parade in Kiev on August 24, 2018. © AFP/Genya Savilov

RT: ‘It didn’t work’: Much-hyped US-made Javelin missile FAILS during Ukrainian military drill attended by President Zelensky

After all the ballyhoo about their supply to Kiev you think they’d at least work? A US-made Javelin anti-tank missile has malfunctioned during a major military exercise, in the presence of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

The commander of the Ukrainian Armed Forces Northern Command, Major General Valery Zaluzhny, confirmed the incident to local media on Wednesday.

“The Javelin didn’t work. The missile didn’t fly out. Maybe, it was a mistake by the operator. Maybe, it was something else. We have to figure it out,” Zaluzhny said.

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WNU Editor: Just a reminder to everyone. It was these Javelin missiles that started the impeachment process against President Trump …. State Department approves possible $39 million Javelin missile sale to Ukraine amid Trump impeachment probe (CNBC). On another note. I hope someone has a video on the above snafu.

Author: Anchorman

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