6 Mar 2022 12:50

Ninety-three Ukrainian military aircraft, 778 tanks, other armored vehicles destroyed since launch of Russia's military operation - Russian Defense Ministry

MOSCOW. March 6 (Interfax) - The Russian Defense Ministry has said that more than 2,200 Ukrainian military facilities have been hit since the launch of the military operation and 93 military aircraft, 778 tanks and other armored vehicles have been destroyed.

"In total, 2,203 Ukrainian military infrastructure facilities have been hit during the military operation," Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said on Sunday.

"Among them are 76 control posts and communication hubs of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, 111 S-300, Buk M-1 and Osa air defense missile systems, as well as 71 radar stations," he said.

"Sixty-nine military aircraft on the ground and 24 military aircraft in the air, 778 tanks and other armored fighting vehicles, 77 multiple rocket launchers, 279 field artillery guns and mortars, 553 special military vehicles, as well as 62 unmanned aerial vehicles were destroyed," Konashenkov said.