The Russian military attacked a Ukrainian enterprise, at the facilities of which the Strizh operational-tactical drones were being repaired, the Russian Defense Ministry reported.
"In the area of the city of Kharkov, the workshops of the aviation industry enterprise, in which the repair and testing of Ukrainian Strizh jet unmanned aerial vehicles were carried out, were hit," the department said.
According to the Ministry of Defense, over the past day, Russian aviation, missile forces and artillery attacked 84 artillery units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in firing positions, manpower and military equipment of the enemy in 118 districts. Near the village of Serebryanka (DPR), the command and observation post of the battalion of the 58th motorized infantry brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was hit.
Air defense systems intercepted one Ukrainian Grom-2 operational-tactical missile, as well as three HIMARS missiles and nine Ukrainian drones.
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The situation in the NWO zone
According to the Ministry of Defense, in the Kupyansk direction of the special operation, enemy units located on the territory of the Kharkiv region were hit by air strikes and artillery of the West group of troops. In the same region, the actions of four sabotage and reconnaissance groups were suppressed. During the day, up to 95 Ukrainian servicemen, one armored combat vehicle and two pickup trucks were destroyed here.
On the Krasnoliman front, as a result of airstrikes, artillery and heavy flamethrower systems of the Center group of forces, the enemy lost more than 70 people, an armored vehicle, two pickup trucks, a D-30 howitzer and an Akatsiya self-propelled artillery mount.
"In the Donetsk direction, assault detachments liberated two quarters in the western part of Artyomovsk. Units of the airborne troops supported the actions of the assault detachments to seize the city on its northern and southern outskirts," the Ministry of Defense said.
It is noted that in the interests of the Russian group in this sector, aviation made six sorties per day, artillery completed 72 fire missions.
Aviation and artillery of the Yuzhnaya group of troops attacked enemy reserves in the area of Grigorovka and Kalinin (DPR). In addition, ammunition depots of the 95th Airborne Assault and 10th Mountain Assault Brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were destroyed.
During the day, up to 200 Ukrainian soldiers, infantry fighting vehicles, four armored combat vehicles, eight vehicles, a D-20 howitzer and a Grad MLRS combat vehicle were destroyed in the Donetsk direction.
On the Yuzhno-Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia fronts, air strikes and artillery strikes by the Vostok group of forces hit Ukrainian units in the areas of Vuhledar, Pavlivka and Novodonetskoye (DPR). Along with this, a mobile fire group of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near Novomayorskoye was destroyed, and a sabotage and reconnaissance group was eliminated in the Zaporozhye region. During the day, the enemy lost over 130 people in this sector, an armored combat vehicle, two pickup trucks, two cars and a D-20 howitzer.
At the same time, in the Kherson direction, up to 45 Ukrainian soldiers and three vehicles were destroyed by artillery during the day.
RT military correspondents - about the training of the Russian military
RT military correspondent Alexander Piskunov prepared a story from the center for special training of Russian military personnel. It works out individual assault actions, work as part of a unit, as well as the interaction of the assault group with the drone operator.
- Personnel from the special training center
It is noted that the "assault group-drone" bundle helps save the lives of Russian soldiers and ensures the effective implementation of assigned tasks.
"Our task is to combine the work of machine gunners with their professional use of UAVs. They must be able to adjust their actions, they must find a way to get out of the fire, "said one of the soldiers involved in the training.
According to him, the instructors are working to ensure that Russian fighters are the best and can win in any situation in any theater of operations.