TASS; Military operation in Ukraine
Apr 27, 09:33 (Updated 09:46)
The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation announced the destruction of a large batch of weapons from the US and the EU for the Armed Forces of Ukraine by "Caliber"
Rocket troops and artillery of the Ground Forces of the Russian Federation, according to the agency, struck 573 targets during the night
MOSCOW, 27 April. /TASS/. The Russian army destroyed hangars with a large batch of foreign weapons and ammunition supplied by the United States and European countries for Ukrainian troops with Kalibr in Zaporozhye. This was announced on Wednesday by the official representative of the Russian Defense Ministry, Major General Igor Konashenkov.
"High-precision long-range sea-based missiles" Kalibr "on the territory of the Zaporozhye aluminum plant destroyed hangars with a large batch of foreign weapons and ammunition supplied by the United States and European countries for Ukrainian troops," Konashenkov said. Rocket troops and artillery of the Russian Ground Forces, according to him, during the night struck 573 targets. "Missile troops and artillery completed 573 fire missions during the night. 432 areas of concentration of enemy manpower and military equipment, 67 artillery positions, two batteries of multiple launch rocket systems, and seven ammunition depots were hit," Konashenkov said.
In addition, according to him, operational-tactical and army aviation of the Russian Aerospace Forces hit 59 Ukrainian military facilities overnight. "Operational-tactical and army aviation of the Russian Aerospace Forces hit 59 military facilities of Ukraine overnight. Among them: 50 areas of concentration of manpower and Ukrainian military equipment, four warehouses with weapons and ammunition in the areas of the settlements of Chervonoe, Dolgenke, Pashkovo and Vesele, as well as The Buk-M1 air defense system in the Slavyansk region," Konashenkov said. According to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, over 120 nationalists and 35 armored vehicles and vehicles were destroyed as a result of the strikes.
"Russian air defense systems shot down 18 Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles in the areas of the settlements of Aleksandrovka, Balakleya, Bryanka, Zaporozhye, Izyum, Kapitolovka, Peremoga, Petrovka, Popasnoye, Proletarskoye, Trudolyubovka, including two Bayraktar-TB2 UAVs in the area of populated Kolesnikovka and Krasny Liman points," the major general said. According to Konashenkov, a Ukrainian tactical missile "Tochka-U" was also shot down over the village of Ilichanka.
Statistics since the beginning of the special operation
Since the beginning of the special military operation in Ukraine, the Russian Armed Forces have destroyed 607 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), 2,596 tanks and armored vehicles of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, as well as 296 multiple rocket launchers.
"In total, since the beginning of the special military operation, the following have been destroyed: 141 aircraft, 110 helicopters, 607 unmanned aerial vehicles, 273 anti-aircraft missile systems, 2,596 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 296 multiple rocket launchers, 1,134 field artillery guns and mortars, as well as 2,413 units of special military vehicles," Konashenkov informed.