UK picking apart Russian army vehicles captured in Ukraine to learn their secrets, military reveals

The UK is picking apart Russian armoured vehicles captured in Ukraine to learn more about how to defend against any future attack, Britain’s military chief has revealed.

Admiral Sir Tony Radakin also told Sky News the war in Ukraine had been a “wake-up call” for his forces, requiring them to be faster and take more risk when arming themselves.

Offering his perspective, Ben Wallace, the outgoing defence secretary, described Ukraine as a “battle laboratory” for Ukrainian troops and their Western allies as they experiment with new weapons and technology to fight Vladimir Putin’s invaders.

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