Throughout the full-fledged Russian invasion of Ukraine, the Ukrainian military, also known as the ZSU, has adapted to the various challenges against a highly formidable foe. Not just using Western weapons to stave off the most significant war of conquest since WWII, Kyiv has invested in a growing defense industry.

Surprisingly, Ukraine has been using weapons off the black market from countries that are either allied or sympathetic to Russia. Utilizing the black-market global arms trade or repurposing captured international weapons from use, Kyiv has taken the fight back to the Kremlin—using a taste of their own medicine.

Weapons Originating from Iran