Ukrainian Defense Ministry claims Russia lost more than USD 10Bn worth of military equipment in Ukraine


Russia has already lost more than $10 billion worth of military equipment in Ukraine to date (April 1, 2020), the Ukrainian Defense Ministry said in a statement released on Telegram, Ukrinform reports. "Due to the coordinated interaction of troops and forces, a large amount of Russian equipment is being destroyed. The enemy has already lost [military equipment] worth more than $10 billion," the statement said.
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"Due to the coordinated interaction of troops and forces, a large amount of Russian equipment is being destroyed. The enemy has already lost [military equipment] worth more than $10 billion," the statement of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry said. (Picture source: Ukrainian Security Service)


The seven most expensive pieces of military equipment that Russia lost in Ukraine include a T-90M tank worth up to $3 million, a Pantsir-S1 air-defense missile-gun system worth up to $15 million, a Kamov Ka-52 Alligator attack helicopter worth up to $16 million, an Ilyushin Il-76D Candid military transport aircraft worth up to $27 million, a modern Sukhoi Su-35S Flanker fighter aircraft worth up to $65 million, an Iskander-M mobile short-range ballistic missile system worth up to $100 million, and the large landing ship Saratov (destroyed in the port of Berdiansk) worth more than $100 million.

Ukrinform reported earlier that from February 24 to April 1, Russia lost about 17,700 troops in Ukraine.

The enemy also lost 625 tanks, 1,751 armored fighting vehicles, 316 artillery systems, 96 multiple launch rocket systems, 54 air defense systems, 143 aircraft, 131 helicopters, 1,220 vehicles, and seven ships/boats.

From the Russian side

MOSCOW, April 1. /TASS-DEFENSE/. The Russian army has destroyed 124 planes, 80 helicopters and 345 drones since the beginning of the special military operation in Ukraine, Defense Ministry Spokesman Igor Konashenkov said.

“Since the beginning of the special military operation the Russian army has destroyed 124 planes, 80 helicopters, 345 drones, 1,826 tanks and other armored vehicles, 195 multiple launch rocket systems, 766 artillery guns and mortars, and 1,704 military vehicles,” he said.

In the past 24 hours, Russia’s tactical aircraft targeted 28 Ukrainian military facilities. “During the day, tactical aircraft targeted 28 Ukrainian military facilities, including four command posts, three field missile and artillery weapons depots, four fuel depots and six combat equipment storage sites,” the spokesman said.

MOSCOW, April 1. /TASS-DEFENSE/. The Russian Aerospace Forces destroyed in one day 52 Ukrainian military facilities, including a Buk-M1 surface-to-air missile (SAM) system and an S-300 SAM guidance radar, Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman Major General Igor Konashenkov said on Friday, April 1.

“Operational and tactical aircraft struck 52 of Ukraine’s military facilities, including three command posts, three multiple launch rocket systems, a Buk-M1 surface-to-air missile system, a fire control/illumination and guidance radar of the S-300 antiaircraft missile system, as well as 10 areas of combat equipment concentration, and 16 strongholds belonging to the Armed Forces of Ukraine,” he specified.

Konashenkov added that the Russian Armed Forces eliminated six Ukrainian military facilities, in addition to five ammunition depots, using high-precision airborne weapons. “High-precision airborne weapons destroyed six Ukrainian military facilities, including five weapons and ammunition depots in Boguslavsky, Krestishe, Reznikov, Velikaya Novoselka and one oil depot,” Konashenkov said.

MOSCOW, March 31. /TASS-DEFENSE/. Since the beginning of the special military operation in Ukraine, the Russian armed forces have destroyed 341 unmanned aerial vehicles, 1,815 tanks, and 195 multiple launch rocket systems of the Ukrainian armed forces of Ukraine, Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman Igor Konashenkov said on Thursday, March 31.

“In total, since the beginning of the special military operation, the following have been destroyed: 124 aircraft and 77 helicopters, 216 antiaircraft missile systems, 341 unmanned aerial vehicles, 1,815 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 195 multiple launch rocket systems, 762 field artillery guns and mortars, and also 1,689 military vehicles,” he said.

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Army Recognition comments: needless to say that all these figures cannot be independently cross-checked. They must be taken for what they are in a war that includes information and propaganda.


 

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