The armed forces of Ukraine will need several months to master new models of Western weapons and prepare a large-scale counteroffensive.

This opinion was expressed by military expert

Serhii Grabskyi

on the air of the "Freedom" channel.

As the expert noted, there is a "certain cycle" in the supply of military equipment and in the process of combat training of the Armed Forces.

"Even if we return to the famous topic of tanks, we must understand that these tanks are completely new weapons for us, and we still need to learn how to use these weapons precisely in our combat planning and fit them into our tactical standards. Therefore, objectively, taking into account the cycles , with Taking into account the supply and training processes of the troops, we can say that the

second half of spring-beginning of summer can become such a milestone in our history, when Ukrainian troops will be prepared to conduct massive offensive operations

, "Hrabsky predicts.

We will remind, in a recent interview with the British media, the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Valery Zaluzhnyi

said that the Defense Forces of Ukraine need 300 tanks, 600-700 BMPs and 500 howitzers to enter the front line on February 23.

As military expert

Oleksandr Musienko

explained , now the Armed Forces are at the stage preceding the counter-offensive — this is "accumulation of resources for this important stage with the help of our partners who give us weapons."

The former spokesman of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine ,

Vladyslav Seleznyov

, predicts that by the end of August 2023, Ukraine will enter the state border of the 1991 model.

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