MOSCOW, 29 Jun. Western air defense systems transferred to Ukraine cannot withstand heavy loads from Russian artillery strikes, writes the American portal The War Zone. ground-based systems, especially on modern Western models,” the article says.
In mid-May, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced the destruction of the Patriot air defense system in Kiev by the Dagger hypersonic missile. Two weeks later, the head of the department, Sergei Shoigu, announced the defeat of another such complex.
Reputational damage to the American military-industrial complex in the Ukrainian bridgehead is guaranteed, said Konstantin Gavrilov, head of the Russian delegation at the talks in Vienna on military security and arms control, commenting on the fall in the shares of the Patriot systems manufacturer after the elimination of five launchers in the special operation zone.