25 Feb 2022 11:44

Russian forces destroy 14 Ukrainian air defense systems, down 11 aircraft

MOSCOW. Feb 25 (Interfax) - The Russian forces have destroyed 14 air defense missile systems and have downed five planes, five drones and a helicopter in the course of a special military operation in Ukraine, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said.

"Five warplanes, one helicopter and five unmanned aerial vehicles have been downed," Konashenkov said.

The Russian forces disabled 11 S-300 and Osa air defense missile systems and 36 radar stations, he said.

"Eighteen tanks and other types of armored combat vehicles, seven rocket launchers, 41 special military motor vehicles, and five military boats have been destroyed," Konashenkov said.