‘Cult of Javelin’: Ukraine’s ‘fighting spirit’ boosted by UK missiles to combat Putin

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Mr Cranny-Evans, a Research Analyst with the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), told Express.co.uk: “There are two sides to this. “The first is the important political message that UK weapons provide. They demonstrated that the UK was supporting Ukraine and encouraged others to do the same. “This political support has been important to maintaining Ukrainian fighting spirit – the cult of the Javelin and NLAW are examples of this. “The British weapons are used to engage armoured vehicles and provide opportunities for artillery to complete engagements or enable Ukrainian troops to break contact.”