Foto: Satellite image ©2023 Maxar Technologies.Foto: Satellite image ©2023 Maxar Technologies
The headquarters of the Russian Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol was supposed to be the best defended building on Krym.
At least one Ukrainian missile scored a direct hit last week. How do they manage to penetrate Russian anti-aircraft fire?
Important targets are destroyed with new, advanced missiles. Now a new weapon may be on its way to Ukraine: – Very little of Russian air defense will help, says a Norwegian military expert.
Published: 28/09/2023 21:23 | Updated: 30/09/2023 13:37
The short version
Advanced missiles bypass Russian anti-aircraft fire and hit Russian installations, according to a Norwegian military expert. Such missiles can help change the dynamics of the battlefield, as they provide new opportunities for attacks against Russian supply lines and command posts. The weapon’s psychological effect is also significant as it shows Russian weaknesses and can affect trust between people and authorities in Russia.
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Friday 22 September:
A cloudless day in the port city of Sevastopol in Russian-occupied Crimea. People on the street are dressed in shorts and T-shirts. Traffic flows as usual. But suddenly a bang is heard from above followed by a violent crash.
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