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A Ukrainian army servicemember rides with a Javelin anti-tank missile during a military parade marking Ukraine's Independence Day in Kiev, Ukraine, on August 24, 2018.

There’s a huge loophole in the GOP’s claim that Trump’s sale of Javelin missiles to Ukraine shows his support for the country

The Ukrainians cannot actually use the anti-tank missiles in the conflict against pro-Russian separatists based on the terms of the sale.
Elija Godwin, 19.

A 19-year-old college sprinter ran backwards onto a javelin and was sent to hospital with part of it still in his chest

Elija Godwin, a Georgia sprinter, punctured his lung in the accident. The javelin was sawn off, he was put in an ambulance, and survived in hospital.
Soldiers fire the Javelin, an anti-tank weapon, during a training exercise.

This is the Javelin anti-tank missile system that the US just sent to Ukraine

The FGM-148 Javelin anti-tank missile system is one of the best in the world.

A scene from Putin’s worst nightmare just unfolded in Ukraine

Mattis and US troops attend Ukraine's Independence Day.

Watch the Army test upgraded armor vehicles meant to counter increased Russian firepower

New variants of the Stryker infantry carrier are meant to help US and partner forces counter growing Russian firepower.

Russia is giving this high-tech RPG to separatists in Ukraine

The RPG-27 was developed by Russia in 1989.

Ukrainian soldiers are pretending to be SEAL Team 6 to scare Russian-backed separatists

They even changed the name of one village street to "John McCain Street."

Russian hockey player throws his stick like a javelin to score a goal

In Greek mythology, Zeus, among other things, throws lighting bolts like javelins to strike people down. In Russia, that is now how they score goals.