Russian forces intercepted 4 Tochka-U missiles launched by Ukrainian armed forces
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According to information published by the Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD), on June 10, 2022, the Russian armed forces air defense intercepted four Ukrainian Tochka-U tactical missiles in the Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR) and Kharkiv region and three shells of the BM-27 Uragan 220mm MLRS Multiple Launch RocketSystem in Kharkiv region and the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR).
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Ukrainian army mobile launcher vehicle of Tochka-U tactical missile. (Picture source Wikimedia)
“The air defense forces intercepted four Tochka-U tactical missiles in the areas of Popasnaya in the Lugansk People’s Republic, Ledovka and Kalinov in Kharkiv region and three shells of the BM-27 Uragan 220mm Multiple Launch Rocket System near Malaya Kamyshevakha and Nizhny Kul in Kharkiv region and Yakovlevka in the Donetsk People’s Republic,” the spokesman said.
The Russian air defense also destroyed five Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles in the communities of Lozovaya and Glubokoye in the Kharkiv region, Borozenskoye in the Kherson region, and Nevskoye in the Donetsk People’s Republic and Popasnaya in the Lugansk People’s Republic, the general added.
The Russian air defense also shot down a Su-25 attack aircraft and a MiG-29 fighter jet of the Ukrainian Air Force in the past 24 hours.
“In the past 24 hours, Russian air defense systems shot down two aircraft of the Ukrainian Air Force: a Su-25 plane near the community of Dolgenkoye in Kharkiv region and a MiG-29 jet in the area of the community of Ingulets in Dnepropetrovsk region,” the spokesman said.
Russia’s air-launched precision missiles also struck two Ukrainian command posts, about 30 areas of amassed workforce and military equipment, and five enemy artillery positions, the general added.
“In particular, the strikes eliminated two batteries of multiple launch rocket systems in the areas of Soledar and Praskovievka in the Donetsk People’s Republic and also five missile/artillery arms and ammunition depots near the communities of Bakhmut and Berestovoye in the Donetsk People’s Republic and Loskutovka in the Lugansk People’s Republic,” the spokesman reported.
Russian combat aircraft conducted sorties in the past 24 hours to eliminate two Ukrainian Grad multiple launch rocket systems and over 150 Ukrainian soldiers.
Citing Russian military sources, since the beginning of the conflict in Ukraine, Russian forces reportedly destroyed 195 aircraft, 130 helicopters, 1,168 unmanned aerial vehicles, 336 antiaircraft missile systems, 3,484 tanks and other combat armored vehicles, 499 multiple launch rocket systems, 1,843 field artillery guns and mortars and 3,528 tactical and logistic vehicles,