The massive missile attack on Ukraine on January 2 cost Russia about $620 million. Forbes writes about this.
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According to preliminary data, at night and in the morning Russian troops used a total of 99 missiles of various types and attack drones against Ukraine:
- in the first wave, the enemy attacked the Shahed-136/131 UAV – all 35 of them were destroyed; in the morning the enemy used strategic aviation – Tu-95MS bombers, which launched at least 70 Kh-101/Kh-555/Kh-55 cruise missiles; the enemy also launched ten Kh-47M2 Kinzhal aeroballistic missiles from MiG-31K fighters; three Kalibr cruise missiles; 12 Iskander-M/S-300/S-400 missiles; 4 X-31P anti-radar missiles.
Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces Valery Zaluzhny reported that Ukrainian defenders destroyed 10 out of 10 Kh-47M2 Kinzhal aeroballistic missiles, 59 out of 70 Kh-101/Kh-555/Kh-55 cruise missiles and three out of three cruise missiles Kalibr missiles.
“Given that the exact distribution of missiles by type remains unknown, Forbes estimates their cost at approximately $620 million,” writes the publication.
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