Anti aircraft system

At night, the enemy used 158 air attack vehicles against Ukraine. 114 targets were destroyed

During the night, the enemy used 158 air attack aircraft against Ukraine. 114 targets were destroyed. The scale of another air attack by Russian aggressors against Ukraine was described by the official account of the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Last night the enemy launched a massive missile ... Read more

Four more IRIS-T SLM systems from Germany in the €1.3 billion aid package

During a visit to Kyiv, German Defense Minister Boris Pistorius announces a new €1.3 billion military aid package for Ukraine. This was reported by Suspilne. The new package includes four more modern medium-range air defense systems IRIS-T SLM, plus 20 000 155-mm shells and anti-tank mines. The head of the ... Read more

FrankenSAM: Buk-M1 air defense systems plus RIM-7 Sea Sparrow anti-aircraft missiles

The Soviet Buk-M1 air defense system, which is in service with the Ukrainian Air Defense Forces, has been converted to use American RIM-7 Sea Sparrow anti-aircraft missiles. This is reported by Military with reference to the spokesman for the Air Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Colonel Yuriy ... Read more

Lithuania acquired NASAMS air defense missile launchers for Ukraine

Lithuania is buying two NASAMS air defense systems for Ukraine for €9.8 million ($10.7 million) and will deliver them within three months, notified the Ministry of Defense of the country, wrote Reuters. 🇱🇹🇺🇦In response to Ukraine’s urgent request for assistance in strengthening air defence, we are purchasing two NASAMS medium-range ... Read more

RAFAEL Sky Sonic – an Israeli missile defense system for intercepting hypersonic missiles

Israel Defense Corporation Rafael Advanced Defense Systems told about the development of the RAFAEL Sky Sonic missile defense system, which is designed to intercept hypersonic missiles. The system will be demonstrated for the first time at the 2023 Paris Air Show in Le Bourge, which will take place on June ... Read more

Raytheon will produce five more MIM-104 Patriot air defense batteries for Ukraine

Raytheon plans to produce five more MIM-104 Patriot air defense systems batteries for Ukraine until the end of 2024. This is reported by Militarnyi. Raytheon Technologies executive director Greg Hayes announced the production of additional systems in a comment to The Wall Street Journal. At the same time, the USA ... Read more

100% efficiency: air defense shot down 15 cruise missiles and 21 attack UAVs

The Air Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported on the results of work on the night of June 2, 2023. 100% of air targets were shot down. “The occupiers do not stop trying to terrorize the capital of Ukraine with attack drones and missiles. Another night attack ... Read more

The third massive attack in 24 hours: 29 out of 31 UAVs were destroyed

Russian terrorists carried out the third mass attack in Ukraine, in particular Kyiv, in a day. According to Air Force Command, 29 out of 31 UAVs Shahed-136/131 were downed. “On the night of May 30, 2023, from 11:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m., the Russian occupation forces once again attacked Ukraine ... Read more

Another example of excellent work of the air defense of the AFU: 37 cruise missiles and 29 attack UAVs were destroyed [plus 11 cruise and ballistic missiles in the morning]

Another night of air defense in Ukraine. The Air Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine notifies that on the night of May 29, 2023 during another combined attack by Russian terrorists, 37 Kh-101/Kh-555 cruise missiles, 29 Shahed-136/131 strike UAVs and 1 operational-tactical reconnaissance UAV were destroyed. The attack ... Read more

52 out of 54 UAVs shot down! Air defense of the Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled the most massive drone attack

The command of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reports about repelling a record number of kamikaze drone attacks since the beginning of a full-scale war. On the night of May 28, 2023, “in honor of Kyiv Day,” the enemy launched 54 Iranian Shahed-136/131 attack drones from ... Read more

29 out of 30 cruise missiles destroyed! Another impressive work of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

On the night of May 17-18, 2023, the air defense of the Air Force of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, in cooperation with other components of the Defense Forces of Ukraine, destroyed 29 out of 30 cruise missiles of Russian terrorists. This was announced by Air Force Command of the Armed ... Read more

6 Kinzhals, 9 Kalibrs, 3 ballistic missiles and a bunch of UAVs. Impressive work of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

The nighttime missile attack by russian terrorists on May 16, 2023 was the densest and most comprehensive since the beginning of the full-scale invasion. So many missiles and UAVs in one place at one time have not yet been destroyed by the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. ... Read more

100% efficiency. 35 out of 35 Shahed-136/131 UAVs were destroyed in Kyiv region at night

During another terrorist attack on the night of May 8, 2023, the air defense of the Air Force Command “Center” of the Air Force of Ukraine destroyed all 35 out of 35 enemy Shahed-136/131 UAVs in the sky over Kyiv region. This is a 100% result in one of the ... Read more

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. ... Read more

Ukrainian air defense maybe shot down the Kh-47M2 Kinzhal ballistic missile [UPDATED]

According to Defense Express, on the night of May 4, 2023 Ukrainian Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down the vaunted Russian Kinzhal over Kyiv. Defense Express received from its own sources a photo of the wreckage of the missile that fell on the stadium within the ... Read more

Ukraine has already received Rheinmetall Skynex short-range air defense systems

Rheinmetall Skynex short-range air defense systems have already been put on combat duty in Ukraine. It was announced by Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal during a visit to Italy and to Rheinmetall Italia S.p.A. “We need such an effective weapon to protect against the drones that Russia is using ... Read more

Poland is developing the next generation Piorun MANPADS

The Polish company Mesko is working on the Piorun MANPADS of the new generation, writes Militarnyi with reference to the vice president of the Mesko company Przemysław Kowalczuk. According to Mr. Kowalczuk, work is currently underway on the Grzmot (“Thunder”) project, which will be the successor to the Piorun (“Lightning”) ... Read more

The Patriot air defense system from Germany is already in Ukraine

The MIM-104 Patriot air defense system from Germany has already arrived in Ukraine. This is reported by Militarnyi with a reference to the official website of the German government. The latest update of the list of weapons supplied by Germany to Ukraine includes 16 additional Mercedes-Benz Zetros trucks, two patrol ... Read more

Switzerland destroys 60 Rapier air defense systems that could be useful for Ukraine

The Swiss military decommissions operational Rapier air defense systems and destroys them instead of handing them over to Ukraine, reports the Swiss publication NZZ. The Rapier is a short-range anti-aircraft missile and associated anti-aircraft missile complex developed by the British Aircraft Corporation in the mid-1960s. BAe Dynamics and then MBDA ... Read more

In addition to Leopard 2A6, Germany plans to send 88 Leopard 1A5 and 15 Gepard to Ukraine

According to Politico, citing Süddeutsche Zeitung, the German government plans to send additional tanks to Ukraine, and namely 88 Leopard 1A5 from the Rheinmetall concern. Rheinmetall’s desire to supply Leopard 1 tanks to the Armed Forces of Ukraine was discussed back in April 2022, but only a recent change in ... Read more

The Ukrainian military arrived in the USA to master the MIM-104 Patriot air defense system

As Fox News reporter Austin Westfall reported on Twitter, about 100 servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine arrived at USA to begin training at the MIM-104 Patriot anti-aircraft missile complex. Roughly 100 Ukrainian troops arrived on U.S. soil this evening – they’ll soon begin training on the Patriot missile ... Read more

Canada will acquire the NASAMS air defense system for Ukraine from the United States. But we will not receive them very soon

As reported by Reuters, Canada is going to buy a NASAMS air defense system from the US and transfer it to Ukraine. This is stated in the message from the office of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, which was made public after his meeting with US President Joe Biden in Mexico ... Read more

Ukraine expects the deployment of the MIM-104 Patriot air defense system as soon as possible

Preparations for the transfer of the MIM-104 Patriot air defense battery to Ukraine have begun, the provision of which was announced during President Zelenskyi’s visit to Washington on December 21, 2022, , writes Militarnyi with reference to a briefing of the minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba. “We ... Read more

In three days, the Air Defense Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 84 Shahed-131/136 UAVs, 3 Orlan-10 UAVs and 13 missiles

During three days of continuous massive attacks on Ukraine, the Air Defense Forces of the Ukrainian Armed Forces destroyed a record number of enemy UAVs in a row. This is reported by Air Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. During the first attack on the afternoon of December ... Read more

A massive missile attack was repelled: Air Defense Forces destroyed 54 of 69 missiles and 11 UAVs

As reported by Air ForceCommand of the Armed Forces of Ukraine as of 12:00 on December 29, 2022 Air Defense Forces destroyed 54 enemy cruise missiles and 11 Shahed 131/136 UAVs. Around 7:00 a.m., the enemy attacked Ukraine with Kh-101/Kh-555 air-launched cruise missiles from Tu-95ms strategic bombers from the Volgodonsk ... Read more