Ministry of Defense: Russian air defense systems shot down a Ukrainian Su-27 and 13 drones in one day.
The press service of the Russian Ministry of Defense reported today, Monday, that during the past day, Russian air defense systems shot down a Ukrainian Su-27 fighter, 13 drones, and 8 HIMARS and Uragan MLRS missiles.
The report said: “Air defense systems shot down a Su-27 of the Ukrainian Air Force near the village of Zakotnoye in the Donetsk People’s Republic. Eight HIMARS and Uragan missiles were intercepted in one day.”
In addition, 13 Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles were destroyed in the districts of the towns of Shevchenkovo and Olshana in the Kharkiv region, Zolotarevka and Kremenaya in the Luhansk People’s Republic, Vladimirovka, Kirillovka and Staromlynovka in the Donetsk People’s Republic and Zabarino in the Kherson region, the Defense Ministry noted.
In total, Ukraine lost 433 military aircraft, 236 helicopters, 4,486 unmanned aerial vehicles, 424 anti-aircraft missile systems, 9,431 tanks and other armored fighting vehicles, 1,114 multiple launch missile systems combat vehicles, and 5,009 artillery pieces. Field and mortars, in addition to 10,688 units have been destroyed since the beginning of the military operation, especially.