‘Building destroyers’: The Russian glide bombs changing the face of the war on Ukraine’s eastern front

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Ultimately, says Justin Bronk, a senior research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (Rusi) think tank: “Russia certainly has the capacity to produce more glide bomb kits for older FAB series bombs than Ukraine has to resupply its surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems’ missile ammunition. So shooting them down directly isn’t a sustainable strategy.”