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Russia's night attack: Ukraine's air defense destroys 24 of 31 air targets

14 June, 2024 Friday
09:58

On the night of June 14, the invading Russian army launched 31 air targets at Ukrainian territory. Ukraine's air defense destroyed 7 missiles and 17 drones

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Mykola Oleshchuk, the commander of the Ukrainian Air Force, reports.

It is noted that the Russian aggressor used a total of 31 air attack weapons - 14 air- and ground-launched missiles and 17 attack UAVs, namely:

  • 10 Kh-101 / Kh-555 cruise missiles,
  • 3 Iskander-M ballistic missiles,
  • Kh-47M2 Kinzhal aerial ballistic missile,
  • 17 Shahed-131/136 attack UAVs.

"Ukrainian Defense Forces involved fighter aircraft, anti-aircraft missile units of the Air Force, mobile fire groups, and electronic warfare equipment to repel the Russian air attack," the statement says.

Thus, the Ukrainian Air Defense Forces operated in the Khmelnytskyi, Kharkiv, Mykolaiv, Odesa, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipro, and Kirovohrad regions and shot down 24 air targets:

  • 7 Kh-101/Kh-555 cruise missiles,
  • 17 attack drones.

On the evening of June 13, the Russian terrorist army launched Shaheds into Ukraine, and the takeoff of Tu-95 strategic bombers was also recorded.

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