Currently, Ukrainian defenders are waiting for the Patriot and SAMP/T-MAMBA air defense systems.
Since September 2022, Ukrainian defenders have destroyed more than 650 cruise missiles and more than 610 kamikaze drones, which Russia used to attack the territory of Ukraine.
This was stated by the commander of the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Lieutenant General Mykola Oleschuk, writes Army Inform.
“We received anti-aircraft missile systems NASAMS, IRIS-T, Crotale, anti-aircraft self-propelled guns Gepard and other systems that work effectively for our Victory. Only since September 11, 2022, more than 650 cruise missiles of the occupiers and more than 610 Iranian attack drones have been destroyed,” he noted. . Oleschuk
According to him, Ukrainian air defense forces are waiting to receive Patriot and SAMP/T-MAMBA anti-aircraft missile systems. They will soon defend the Ukrainian sky.
The war in Ukraine: missile attacks
According to the General Staff, Russia launched more than 5,000 missiles and carried out almost 3,500 airstrikes in Ukraine during the year.
As of February 25, the Armed Forces destroyed 873 cruise missiles and 2,035 UAVs.
The GUR reported that the Russian Federation has a small percentage of the total stockpile of missiles. At the same time, the Russians produce fewer missiles per month than they use in one salvo.