​Ukrainian Air Force’s Aviation Carried Out 15 Group Air Strikes, Anti-Aircraft Missile Forces Destroyed 5 Air Targets on Wednesday

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A Ukrainian MiG-29 is being prepared for a sortie, September 2022 / Photo credit: Air Force Command "Center"
A Ukrainian MiG-29 is being prepared for a sortie, September 2022 / Photo credit: Air Force Command "Center"

On September 21, Aviation of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine inflicted a powerful fire damage on enemy positions

That is according to a statement of the Air Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on its official page on Facebook.

Ukrainian Air Force’s Aviation Carried Out 15 Group Air Strikes, Anti-Aircraft Missile Forces Destroyed 5 Air Targets on Wednesday, AGM-88 HARM, MiG-29, Defense Express
The possible way to launch the AGM-88 HARM from the MiG-29 of the Air Force of AFU, the illustrative render is provided by Calcalist (EDITED photo)

"Fighter aircraft continue to eliminate Russian air defense with the help of American AGM-88 HARM anti-radar missiles adapted to Ukrainian aircraft and cover the strike groups of attack and bomber aircraft from the air. More than 15 group airstrikes were launched on the rashists in different directions. As a result of airstrikes, an enemy platoon stronghold, a mortar battery, up to 15 units of armored combat vehicles, and dozens of occupants were eliminated. HARM anti-radiation missiles hit about 10 enemy positions of anti-aircraft missile systems," the statement reads.

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As a result of airstrikes, an enemy platoon stronghold, a mortar battery, up to 15 units of armored combat vehicles, and dozens of occupants were destroyed. About 10 positions of the enemy's anti-aircraft defense were hit by HARM anti-radar missiles.

Ukrainian Air Force’s Aviation Carried Out 15 Group Air Strikes, Anti-Aircraft Missile Forces Destroyed 5 Air Targets on Wednesday, LAU-118/A pylon, Defense Express
The LAU-118/A pylon was spotted on a video featuring a Ukrainian pilot leaving the "message" on a missile / Image credit: Ukraine Weapons Tracker

As noted, during the day of September 21, anti-aircraft missile units of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed four UAVs of the operational-tactical level and one Iskander-K cruise missile of the russian occupation forces.

Defense Express reported earlier, How Ukrainian Air Force Managed to Adapt MiG-29 for Firing AGM-88 HARM Missiles and Who Lent a Hand.

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