On Feb. 24, 2022, after months of build-up and escalating tensions between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Russian troops invaded their neighboring country in the largest and most significant military action in Europe since World War II.

Everyone assumed Kyiv, the Ukrainian capital, would fall within days — if not hours — under assault from what experts had described as the Russian military juggernaut. But it didn’t turn out that way, thanks to billions of dollars worth of military aid from Western allies including the United States — and including many tons of ordnance that have staggered the Russian bear and kept Ukrainian hopes alive.

THINK YOU KNOW YOUR Russia-ukraine war weapons? Take the Quiz!

1. When the Soviet Union dissolved, its primary tank factories were in St. Petersburg, Nizhni-Tagil and what city?


2. The Russian Black Sea flagship Moskva was believed to have been sunk by the Neptune anti-ship missile, which is built by what country?


3. The original Panzerfaust was built for what conflict?


4. Which weapon is estimated to be responsible for 30% to 40% of all destroyed Russian tanks in the Russia-Ukraine War?


5. Why did Turkey develop the Bayraktar military drone?


6. The Javelin antitank rocket has what effective range?


7. The Russian main battle tank, the T-90, is essentially what older tank in new clothes?


8. Where was the ultralight field howitzer that became the M777 originally developed?


9. What is the maximum road speed of the Russian Msta-S self-propelled artillery?


10. What was the name of the T-64’s chief designer?


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