Russian aerospace forces hit 69 Ukrainian military facilities overnight
Russian forces fired Kinzhal hypersonic missiles for the first time during the special military operation in Ukraine, destroying a Ukrainian personnel depot.
Russian aerospace forces targeted 69 Ukrainian military targets overnight, including four command posts and four anti-aircraft missile systems, according to Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov.
"On the night of March 19, Russian operational-tactical, army, and unmanned aircraft hit 69 military facilities of Ukraine. Among them were four command posts, including those of a brigade senior management in the settlement of Zabuyannya, four anti-aircraft missile systems, including three S-300s and one Buk-M1," Konashenkov said.
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He further emphasized that the Russian armed forces targeted one radar station for guidance and target designation, three multiple rocket launchers, 12 missile and artillery weapon depots, and 43 military equipment accumulation sites.
In addition, Russian air defense shot down 12 Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles, Konashenkov said.
Earlier, the spokesman told reporters the Russian army destroyed 1,325 military infrastructure facilities in Ukraine.
"The Russian Armed Forces have hit 1,325 objects of the military infrastructure of Ukraine," Konashenkov said.
Ukrainian military depot destroyed with Kinzhal hypersonic missiles
Russian forces fired Kinzhal hypersonic missiles for the first time during a special military operation in Ukraine, destroying a Ukrainian personnel depot, according to Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov on Saturday.
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"On March 18, the Kinzhal aviation missile system with hypersonic aeroballistic missiles destroyed a large underground depot of missiles and aviation ammunition of Ukrainian troops in the settlement of Delyatyn, Ivano-Frankivsk region," Konashenkov said.
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Russian armed forces damaged Ukrainian troops' radio and electronic intelligence stations in the Odessa region with a Bastion missile system strike, according to Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov on Saturday.
"The Bastion coastal missile system destroyed centers of radio and electronic intelligence of the Ukrainian armed forces in the settlements of Velykyi Dalnyk and Velykodolynske in the Odessa region," Koneshenkov said.