The command center of the Ukrainian Air Force, in Vinnytsia (center), was exposed, on Friday, to the launch of Russian cruise missiles, which caused “serious damage”, according to the Ukrainian army.
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The Russians fired six cruise missiles. Some of them were shot down by anti-aircraft defense. And the Air Force Command announced via Telegram, that the rest hit several buildings, causing significant damage.
“The results of this missile strike by the occupiers are being evaluated,” the source added. The ad was accompanied by an image showing only the burnt-out part of a brick building.
“Aviation and anti-aircraft defense have so far resisted attempts by the Russian military to gain control of Ukrainian airspace, as Ukrainian pilots have defended them with ‘great skill,'” a senior Pentagon official said on Monday.
Russia has doubled its air and sea operations in the face of resistance from the Ukrainian forces, according to this source, but these operations are not manifested in air combat, as the Russian Air Force tends to launch air-to-ground missiles at Ukrainian targets. From Russian or Belarusian airspace.
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