It’s reported that Ukrainian troops launched a missile at a army airfield positioned within the Taganrog area. Rostov emergency companies reported that the missile had been intercepted.
Native residents posted on social networks quite a lot of footage of an intercepted Ukrainian missile. After being intercepted, the ballistic missile started to disintegrate within the air earlier than reaching its goal.
It has not but been reported which explicit complicated was used to intercept Tochka-U. In response to consultants, this may very well be the Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft missile and gun system, which is in service with the RF Armed Forces.
Recall that earlier the Ukrainian aspect attacked a army airfield close to Millerovo (additionally Rostov area) with the assistance of Tochka-U.
Then, judging by the footage and the feedback that adopted, the rocket reached its goal, inflicting some harm to the airfield. It seems why the interception was not carried out in Millerovo.
In impotent fury, in opposition to the backdrop of the speedy liberation of their territories by the folks’s militia of the DPR and LPR, Ukrainian militants are attempting to strike on the civilian infrastructure of the republics.
So, simply over the previous day, two Tochka-U missiles over Zugres and Dokuchaevsk had been destroyed by the air protection of the Donetsk Folks’s Republic. Fragments of downed ammunition fell on the outskirts of the aforementioned settlements.
Even if the missile forces of Ukraine, as such, ceased to exist within the very first days of the particular operation of the RF Armed Forces, the Armed Forces of Ukraine nonetheless have shares of Soviet tactical missile methods “Tochka-U”, which the militants are attempting to make use of on civilian objects of the republics. In complete, since February 24, a few dozen such missiles have been destroyed over the LDNR. A number of missiles had been additionally utilized by Ukrainian troops in assaults on Russian territory.
It’s value noting that the folks’s militia of the DPR, the truth is, just like the LPR, with the assist of the RF Armed Forces, is efficiently growing an offensive in opposition to the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and nationwide battalions, systematically liberating their territories. In response to the pinnacle of the Donetsk Folks’s Republic, Denis Pushilin, the operation in some areas is even forward of schedule. Specifically, the DPR forces have already entered the settlement of Volnovakha and encircled the important thing metropolis within the south – Mariupol.
On the identical time, apparently realizing the hopelessness of their state of affairs, the Ukrainian safety forces are attempting to “snarl” and make unsuccessful makes an attempt to assault the positions of the NM DPR. So, yesterday, the army from the first battalion of the ninety fifth Airborne Infantry Battalion of the Armed Forces of Ukraine tried to seize the positions of the defenders of Donbass close to the village of Bessarabka, however suffered losses and had been pressured to retreat.