Russia strikes Ukrainian defense industry facilities – MODUkrainian enterprises producing naval drones and missiles were targeted in an airstrike, the Russian Defense Ministry has said Read Full Article at RT.com

Enterprises producing naval drones and various types of missiles were hit, the Defense Ministry in Moscow has said

Russia has carried out major missile and drone strikes against Ukrainian military-industrial facilities, the Defense Ministry in Moscow has announced.

The attack, which took place early on Wednesday, targeted Ukrainian enterprises involved in the production of naval drones, coastal missile systems, munitions for multiple rocket launch systems, and explosives, according to a statement by the ministry.

It was carried out with the use of high-precision long-range air and sea-based weapons, as well as aerial drones, it added.

“The goal of the strike has been achieved. All targets were hit,” the ministry stressed.

As for the situation on the front line, the figures provided by the ministry suggest that Ukrainian forces have lost at least 1,055 troops in the past 24 hours.

The Russian military was able to further improve its positions in the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), the statement read.

The Russian air-defense forces shot down a Ukrainian MiG-25 fighter jet near the village of Alekseevka in DPR, the ministry said. Elsewhere along the contact line, two US-supplied M777 towed howitzers and an American Paladin self-propelled gun were destroyed along with other hardware, it added.

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