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Ukraine war

Secret to Ukraine's fierce resistance? Javelin antitank missiles

Lightweight U.S.-made weapon game changer in unconventional warfare

A soldier holds a Javelin missile system during a military exercise near Rivne, Ukraine.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Despite fielding a smaller army, Ukrainian forces have put up a tougher response than anticipated to Russia's invasion thanks in no small part to the multitude of Javelin missiles provided by Western nations.

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