Ukrainian army claims attack on Russian air defense system in annexed Crimea

Adriana Lima
By Adriana Lima 1 Min Read
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The Ukrainian military said Friday it destroyed a Russian air defense system in a nighttime drone and missile attack near the town of Yevpatoriya in annexed Crimea.

The attack is supposed to have been a joint operation between the Ukrainian Security Service and the navy. A similar statement was made by the Ukrainian media ‘Ukrainska Pravda’.

According to reports, the first drones blinded the air defense system by attacking its radar and antenna, then two Ukrainian-made Neptune cruise missiles were fired at the system’s launchers.

According to a 2018 map According to reports from the American think tank Atlantic Council, a “Triumf” air defense system was stationed near Yevpatoria.

Click on the link above to see Sasha Vakulina’s full report.

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