(CNN)Russian troopshave better coordination of air and ground attacks in eastern Ukraine Two U.S. officials, who are directly aware of U.S. intelligence assessments, told CNN in the early stages of a country's invasion, including logistics and supply line improvements.
The US assessment portrays a disastrous image of the future of the war, with significant loss of personnel and equipment on both sides. U.S. officials plan to maintain a violent eastern attack characterized by cannon and missile strikes, with Russian troops exhausting Ukrainian troops and NATO intending to resolve over time. I believe there is.
Members of the Ukrainian parliament say the Russian army will calculate the amount of ammunition that most of the Ukrainian army has in stock for Russian-made cannons and wait for the Ukrainian army to disappear. With the time I told the legislator.
"Putin has not been deterred and I don't think he will be deterred," Illinois Democrat Mike Quigley, a member of the House Intelligence Commission, told CNN. ..
"This war can last for years," he added.
At home, US and NATO partners are beginning to realize the limits of their supply of certain advanced weapons, such as shoulder-launched anti-aircraft missiles and Javelin anti-tank missiles. These weapon systems have their own complex supply lines. This means that it can take years to replace the thousands of missiles already supplied to the Ukrainian army.
Meanwhile, Pentagon observers have begun evaluating plans to replenish the Pentagon's munitions and equipment stockpiles as they continue to supply Ukraine with large quantities of supplies, officials said. Announced on Wednesday.
"The purpose of this assessment is to determine the extent to which the Pentagon plans to replenish the equipment and munitions provided to Ukraine," the ministry's inspector general said in a statement. rice field.