Massive attack on Ukraine: how many missiles Russia fired and how many were destroyed

Massive attack on Ukraine: how many missiles Russia launched and how many they managed to destroy

During the massive attacks on January 14, the Russian invaders carried out about 28 launches of cruise missiles of various bases and 5 launches of guided aircraft missiles. This was announced by the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valery Zaluzhny.

He specified that in the morning the invaders used S-400 (S-300) anti-aircraft guided missiles to attack Kyiv from the north.

And later in the afternoon, the terrorist state used high-precision weapons: Kh-101/Kh-555, Kh-22 air-launched cruise missiles, Kalibr sea-launched cruise missiles, and Kh-59 guided air missiles against Ukraine’s critical infrastructure.

«The forces and means of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, in cooperation with units of other components of the Defense Forces, destroyed 18 cruise missiles and 3 guided air missiles», — he said.

The command of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine specified that at about 13.00 the enemy launched Kh-101/Kh-555 cruise missiles from eight Tu-95ms strategic bombers from the Caspian Sea region and Caliber missiles from surface ships and submarines from the sea. A total of 23 air and sea-launched cruise missiles.

«At the same time, activity of enemy tactical aviation was observed in the airspace in different directions. Of the Su-35 fighters, 5 launches of Kh-59 guided air missiles were made. Also, five X-22 cruise missiles were fired from five Tu-22m3 long-range bombers (one of these missiles hit a high-rise building in the city of Dnipro) & # 187;, & # 8212; reported in the Command of the Armed Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The air defense worked in the area of ​​​​responsibility of all air commands – “Center”, “South”, “East” and “West”.

«As of 18.30 in the east and south of the country, the anti-aircraft battle continues. The enemy continues to attack with tactical aircraft. Five more X-59 guided air missiles were fired, four of which were shot down by our air defense! In total, 25 out of 38 missiles of various types have now been destroyed. In particular, 18 Kh-101/Kh-555 and Kalibr air and sea-launched cruise missiles, seven Kh-59», — the message says.

Massive attack on Ukraine : how many missiles Russia fired and how many they managed to destroy

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