Artillery types

Russia sinks Ukrainian artillery boat in Ochakov

The Russian Defense Ministry reported that Russia sank a Ukrainian Navy gunboat near Ochakov in the southern province of Nikolaev.

Among other targets destroyed, the defense in its September 25 report included an Osa-AKM anti-aircraft system launcher in Zaporizhia province, two ammunition depots and an air defense radar in the Republic of Donetsk, and “a boat armored vehicle of the Gyurza type”. did. Ukrainian Navy near the port of Ochakov”.

Gunboats of the Gyurza class (project 58150) are manufactured at the Kuznia na Rybalskomu shipyard in Kyiv. They are 20.7m long, 4.85m wide and 0.88m deep.

Its main function is to patrol border rivers and lakes as well as coastal sea areas.

The Defense Ministry later reported that the Russian military shot down two Ukrainian MiG-29 fighters, which had been modified to use US-made HARM anti-radar missiles.

“Russian Aerospace Forces fighter jets shot down two Ukrainian Air Force MiG-29 aircraft which were modified to use US HARM anti-radar missiles near the towns of Novokranka and Bashtanka in the Oblast of Nikolaev,” September 25 points to a document that has been made public.

In the past 24 hours, according to reports, more than 110 Ukrainian soldiers have been killed or injured. In addition, 30 fighters and five units of Ukrainian military equipment were destroyed.

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the launch of a special military operation in Ukraine on February 24, declaring that the people’s republics of Donetsk and Luhansk, previously recognized by Moscow as sovereign states, would be subjected to genocide by Kyiv. Help is needed.

Putin defined the demilitarization and demilitarization of Ukraine as the fundamental goals of the operation. (Sputnik World)