The Department of Strategic Communications of the Office of the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine confirmed that on September 22, 2023, around 12:00 p.m., the Defense Forces of Ukraine launched a successful attack on the headquarters of russia’s Black Sea Fleet command in the temporarily occupied Sevastopol.
Around 12:00 on September 22, the Defense Forces of Ukraine launched a successful attack on the headquarters of the Russian Black Sea Fleet in the temporarily occupied Sevastopol," the Department of Strategic Communications posted on Telegram.
In his turn, Commander of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Lieutenant General Mykola Oleshchuk confirmed in his message that aviation was used for this strike, and thanked the Ukrainian pilots for the successfully completed combat work.
"We promised that "there will be more..." So while the occupiers are recovering in Melitopol, and in Sevastopol the air alarm signals are still sounding, once again I thank the pilots of the Air Force!'" Commander of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine wrote on his Telegram.
He was ironical responding propaganda of occupiers wdescribiny Ukraine.s strike on Sevastopol - "All missiles shot down!". "I hope that next time russian air defense will not let us down again. Sevastopol is the city of the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine!” Mykola Oleshchuk concluded.
As Defense Express reports, on Friday, September 22, Ukrainian Defense Forces have launched another successful strike on the russian-occupied Crimea. This time, missiles hit the headquarters of the Black Sea Fleet of the russian federation in Sevastopol. The severe damage caused to the building is confirmed by photos and videos shot by local residents.
Worth noting, this is not the first attempt to destroy the Black Sea Fleet headquarters. More than a year ago, on July 31, 2022, Ukrainians tried to do the same with a drone, then on August 20 with a Chinese Mugin-5 PRO commercial drone adjusted to carry explosive payload.
Earlier Defense Express reported that a Ukrainian Storm Shadow missile struck a backup command center of the Black Sea Fleet in Verkhnyosadove, Satellite photos from the site show that the reserve command post was completely destroyed.