7 Mar 2022 12:13

Nearly 2,400 elements of Ukrainian military infrastructure destroyed over time of operation - Russian Defense Ministry

MOSCOW. March 7 (Interfax) - The Russian Defense Ministry has reported the destruction of nearly 2,400 Ukrainian military facilities, including 119 air defense systems, since the start of the operation in Ukraine.

"A total of 2,396 elements of the Ukrainian military infrastructure have been destroyed over the time of the operation," Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said at a press briefing on Monday.

"Among them are 82 control and communications centers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, 119 S-300, Buk M-1, and Osa air defense missile systems, and 76 radar stations," he said.

Other Ukrainian military equipment destroyed during the operation includes "827 tanks and other armored military vehicles, 84 multiple rocket launchers, 304 field artillery systems and mortars, 603 special automobiles, and 78 unmanned aerial vehicles," Konashenkov said.