Copyright © 2021

The work of Euromaidan Press is supported by the International Renaissance Foundation

When referencing our materials, please include an active hyperlink to the Euromaidan Press material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. To reprint anything longer, written permission must be acquired from [email protected].

Privacy and Cookie Policies.

Most of Iranian Shahed drones Russia used already destroyed – Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense

The Armed Forces of Ukraine have destroyed 60% of the 86 Shahed-136 kamikaze drones that Russia has already launched over Ukraine, Deputy Chief of the Main Operational Department of the General Staff of the Armed Forces Oleksiy Hromov said, whose words are quoted by the Ministry of Defense.

According to him, only in the last week, the Defense Forces of Ukraine destroyed 24 Shaheds.

During this period, Russia used a total of 46 UAVs of this type for attacks on military facilities, civilian infrastructure, and the positions of Ukrainian troops.

“This night, 9 out of 12 kamikaze drones were destroyed by the Air Force of Ukraine. In total, since the beginning of the enemy’s use of the Shahed-136 UAV, 86 units were used by it, of which 60% were destroyed,” he said

You could close this page. Or you could join our community and help us produce more materials like this.  We keep our reporting open and accessible to everyone because we believe in the power of free information. This is why our small, cost-effective team depends on the support of readers like you to bring deliver timely news, quality analysis, and on-the-ground reports about Russia's war against Ukraine and Ukraine's struggle to build a democratic society. A little bit goes a long way: for as little as the cost of one cup of coffee a month, you can help build bridges between Ukraine and the rest of the world, plus become a co-creator and vote for topics we should cover next. Become a patron or see other ways to support. Become a Patron!
Related Posts