The Armed Forces of Ukraine Fighters Spot And Destroy Hidden russian Tank With the Stugna-P ATGM (Video)

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Illustrative photo from open sources
Illustrative photo from open sources

Ukraine’s Stugna spectacularly and effectively annihilates tanks and other equipment of the russian army

The Stugna anti-tank missile system by Luch Design Bureau continues to be an effective tool of the Ukrainian military in the war with the russian occupation forces. The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine posted another episode of a successful strike at invaders’ tank.

"The occupiers thought that they had camouflaged their T-72 tank. But Ukraine’s marines not only spot the enemy's equipment, but also destroyed it with the Stugna-P anti-tank missile system," the message says.

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In general, "Stugna" has proven its high effectivity in the war with the russian federation: Ukrainian fighters regularly report on the equipment destroyed by this system.

So, in particular, in one of the episodes, this ATGM demonstrated ability to destroy targets even at a distance of 5.3 km, overcoming the "limit" of 5 km specified for the Stugna-P.

At the same time, Stugna effectively destroys not only tanks, but also russian helicopters during he flight, namely the Ka-52 attack helicopter.

In addition, earlier Defense Express noted one of the unique features of this ATGM: the missile's ability to make sharp maneuvers after it is "shot" into the laser path.

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