​How Many S-300 Missiles It Took to Repel a russian Four-Missile 'Kalibr' Attack

S-300 launch / Archive photo
S-300 launch / Archive photo

A few words on the incredible efficiency of Ukrainian S-300 air defense units

Ukrainian air defense has repelled an attack of russian cruise missiles on August 20 morning. The news was repoted by the head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration Valentyn Reznichenko on his Telegram.

"A great start to Saturday from our military. Our air defense shot down all 4 Kalibr missiles that the russians directed at the region," he commented on the unsuccessful attack by the russians.

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S-300 is a Soviet-era anti-aircraft complex / Open source photo

Soon, the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valerii Zaluzhnyi informed that only four missiles of the S-300 complex were launched to repel the enemy missile attack. In other words, the Ukrainian military demonstrated 100% accuracy against the invaders' missiles.

A Kalibr missile launched from a cruiser / Open source illustrative photo

Worth to mention, this is just another of numerous cases when the air defense of the Ukrainian Armed Forces demonstrated incredible efficiency in repelling enemy missile attacks.

The design of Kh-101 missile includes the use of stealth technologies / Open source photo

For example, in early August, the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine managed to destroy at once seven Kh-101 or Kh-555 missiles fired from Tu-95MS or Tu-160 from the Caspian Sea region, in this case the efficiency demonstrated by the air defense was 87.5 percent.

At the same time, as Defense Express reported earlier, the occupiers’ from the Black Sea Fleet themselves explicitly show how many times they hit Ukraine with Kalibrs by painting star marks on their ships in accordance with the number of cruise missiles launched.

The number of markings on a ship's side refers to the number of cruise missiles launched / Photo credt: InformNapalm
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