Now official: the Ukrainian air defense shot down the Kh-47M2 Kinzhal ballistic missile

After yesterday’s uncertainty and refusal of the Ukrainian Air Force Command to comment, this morning, the Commander of the Ukrainian Air Force, Lieutenant General Mykola Oleschuk confirmed the downing of a Russian X-47M2 Kinzhal air-launched hypersonic ballistic missile over Kyiv on May 4, 2023.

We join the congratulations of Mr. Commander. This is a really important milestone that confirms the build-up of the Ukrainian Air Defense capability. We thank our partners for the equipment and the Armed Forces of Ukraine for their skills and vigilance!