Copyright © 2024 Euromaidanpress.com

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.

Delivered Patriot systems will allow Ukraine “to do the things we’ve been talking about for a long time”

Delivered Patriot systems will allow Ukraine “to do the things we’ve been talking about for a long time”

The sooner the Patriot anti-aircraft missile complex handed over to Ukraine by Germany starts its combat duty, the more quickly Ukrainian defenders will be able to start performing a number of important tasks, the spokesman of Ukraine’s Air Force Yuriy Ihnat said in the TV air.

Patriot systems, having the ability to shoot down Russian planes at a distance of 150 kilometers, will significantly decrease Russian possibilities of attacking Ukrainian troops with guided bombs, at least in some sections of the frontline.

The sooner it goes on combat duty, the better it will be, and we’ll be able to react and do the things we’ve been talking about for a long time. The complex has a long-range, and it can reach a distance of 150 km. This will allow us to push Russian aircraft away from our borders. If it is the Patriot-3 variant, the complex can also shoot down ballistic targets. At a distance of 40 km, but still, this is the first complex that can shoot down ballistic missiles such as the Iskander-M and others. Of course, it strengthens us, and this is a historic step that is happening these days,” Ihnat said.

As was reported, Russians are using guided bombs on the frontline en masse, launching them at approximately 50 kilometers from the frontline. Also, as per an update on the German govt’s website, Germany has already delivered its SAM Patriot to Ukraine.

https://twitter.com/EuromaidanPress/status/1648545770495262720

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!

To suggest a correction or clarification, write to us here

You can also highlight the text and press Ctrl + Enter

Please leave your suggestions or corrections here


    Will the West continue to support Ukraine?
    • Know what moves the world.
    • Premium journalism from across Europe.
    • Tailored to your needs, translated into English.
    Special discount
    for Euromaidan Press readers
    Euromaidan Press

    We are an independent media outlet that relies solely on advertising revenue to sustain itself. We do not endorse or promote any products or services for financial gain. Therefore, we kindly ask for your support by disabling your ad blocker. Your assistance helps us continue providing quality content. Thank you!

    Related Posts