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​russia Spent At Least $1.27 billion on Friday’s Massive Air Attack on Ukraine

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A “cemetery” of missie&rocket with which the russian invaders shot at peaceful areas of the city appeared in Kharkov in 2022 / Open source photo
A “cemetery” of missie&rocket with which the russian invaders shot at peaceful areas of the city appeared in Kharkov in 2022 / Open source photo

That night, the russian used 158 means of air attack against Ukraine: missiles of various types and strike UAVs

As epravda.com.ua writes, russia spent not less than 1.273 billion dollars on this another massive attack.

In general, the country-terrorist Russia launched against Ukraine:

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• 36 Shahed-136/131 attack UAVs;

• at least 90 Kh-101/Kh-555/Kh-55 air-based cruise missiles;

• 8 Kh-22/Kh-32 cruise missiles;

• 14 S-300/S-400/Iskander-M ballistic missiles;

• 5 Kh-47M2 Kinzhal aeroballistic missiles;

• 4 Kh-31P anti-radar missiles;

• one Kh-59 missile.

russia Spent At Least $1.27 billion on Friday’s Massive Air Attack on Ukraine, The consequences of night attack on December 29, Defense Express
The consequences of night attack on December 29 / Photo credit: The State Emergency Service of Ukraine

The Kh-47 Kinzhal hypersonic missile can cost about $10 million or even more, the total cost of 5 launches is $50 million.

Iran's Shahed-136/131 attack drones, according to information in open sources, cost from $20,000 to $50,000 per unit. That is, at least 36 such drones cost 720 thousand dollars.

According to Forbes, the cost of the X-101 missile is $13 million, i.e. the total cost of the launched missiles is $1.17 billion.

russia Spent At Least $1.27 billion on Friday’s Massive Air Attack on Ukraine, russia’s Tu-95MS strategic bomber with Kh-101 missiles, Defense Express
russia’s Tu-95MS strategic bomber with Kh-101 missiles / Open source photo

The cost of the Kh-22 missile is estimated at 1 million dollars, that is, the total amount for the launched missiles is 8 million dollars.

The Iskander-M ballistic missile can cost $3 million, the total cost of all launched missiles of this type is $42 million.

Also, according to other Forbes data, the cost of the Kh-31P and Kh-59 missiles is $0.5 million each. Thus, the total cost is 2.5 million dollars.

According to these data, the cost of missiles and drones with which the russian federation attacked Ukraine on December 29 is at least 1 billion 273 million 220 thousand dollars.

russia Spent At Least $1.27 billion on Friday’s Massive Air Attack on Ukraine, Iskander-M ballistic missile launch, Defense Express
Iskander-M ballistic missile launch / Open source photo

This morning, russia launched a massive attack on Ukrainian cities. The enemy hit Kiev, Dnipro, Lviv, Odesa, Zaporizhzhia, and Kharkiv region with missiles and drones.

So far, 20 civilians are known to have died, and another 132 are injured, the National Police reported. Rescue operations are still ongoing in the cities.

Ukrainian defenders destroyed 114 missiles and drones out of 158 air targets.

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