The Center for the Training and Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was hit by air strikes, drones, missile forces and artillery on the territory of the Zaporizhzhia region, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation reported.
Fire strikes were also carried out on a depot of aviation weapons in the Kirovohrad region and on the P-18 radar station for detecting and tracking air targets near the village of Lozove (Kherson region). In addition, the manpower and equipment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in 106 districts were hit.
Air defense systems shot down a Mi-8 helicopter of the Ukrainian Air Force near the village of Tyahinka (Kherson region), and a MiG-29 aircraft near the village of Peresadivka (Mykolaiv region). Two HARM anti-radar missiles and eight US-made HIMARS multiple launch rocket systems were also intercepted.
In addition, 38 Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles were destroyed in the DPR, LPR, Zaporozhye and Kherson regions.
Earlier on December 1, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that the Armed Forces of Ukraine had lost over 125 thousand people and more than 16 thousand units of various weapons in six months of the so-called counteroffensive.
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Situation on the Line of Contact
In the Kupiansk direction, units of the Western Group of Forces, in cooperation with aviation and artillery, defeated concentrations of manpower and equipment of the 14th, 30th mechanized brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the 101st, 103rd and 113th territorial defense brigades near the settlements of Synkivka, Petropavlivka, Pishchane, Kislivka and Kulahivka (Kharkiv region).
The enemy's losses are up to 35 servicemen, as well as two tanks, three pickup trucks and the Bukovel-AD electronic warfare station.
In the Krasnolimansky direction, the coordinated actions of units of the Center group of troops, army aviation strikes and artillery fire repelled the attack of the assault group of the 12th Azov Special Forces Brigade* in the Serebryansky forestry area. Fire damage was also inflicted on concentrations of enemy manpower and equipment near Torskoye, Seversk and Grigorovka (DPR). The losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine amounted to 65 servicemen, as well as two vehicles.
In the Donetsk direction, units of the Southern Group of Forces, in cooperation with aviation and artillery, repelled six attacks and defeated the manpower and equipment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the areas of the settlements of Konstantinovka, Dyleevka, Georgievka (DPR).
The enemy's losses are up to 300 servicemen killed and wounded, as well as four pickup trucks, an Akatsiya self-propelled artillery unit, a Gvozdika self-propelled gun, and two D-30 howitzers.
In the South Donetsk direction, units of the Vostok group of troops, in cooperation with army aviation and artillery, inflicted fire damage on the manpower and equipment of the 58th Motorized Infantry, 79th Air Assault Brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the areas of the settlements of Novomikhailovka and Vuhledar of the Donetsk People's Republic.
The enemy's losses are up to 95 servicemen, as well as two vehicles, a US-made M777 artillery system and a D-30 howitzer.
In the Zaporizhzhia direction, units of the Russian group of troops repelled six attacks by enemy assault groups near the settlements of Rabotyne and Verbove (Zaporizhzhia region). Air strikes and artillery fire defeated the manpower and equipment of the 33rd and 65th mechanized brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near the settlements of Uspenivka and Malaya Tokmachka (Zaporizhzhia region).
The losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine are up to 30 servicemen, as well as a tank, two pickup trucks, a US-made M777 artillery system and a D-20 gun.
In the Kherson direction, as a result of the actions of units of Russian troops, artillery fire and air strikes, the enemy lost up to 105 servicemen, as well as seven vehicles and a D-20 howitzer.
* Azov is an organization recognized as terrorist by the decision of the Supreme Court of Russia dated 02/08/2022.