• 23/06/2024 19:15

ISW explained why Ukrainian strikes on Russian airfields will significantly reduce the enemy’s strategic aviation potential

ByJohn Newman

Apr 6, 2024

On the night of Friday, April 5, fighters from the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense and the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out drone attacks on 3 Russian airfields, as a result of which, apparently, several Tu-95MS strategic bombers at the airbase could have received serious damage “Engels-2”.

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ISW explained why Ukraine's strikes on Russian airfields will significantly reduce the enemy's strategic aviation potential

Photo – tass.ru

About the fact that after confirmation of information regarding the decommissioning of 3 Tu-95MS in Engels-2, it will be possible to draw conclusions—aviation of the Russian Federation has lost at least 5 percent of such aircraft, and this will be a very “noticeable loss,” writes NBN, citing the Institute for the Study of War (ISW).

ISW analysts noted that the Russian occupation army had previously regularly used Tu-95MS strategic bombers stationed at the Engels-2 airbase to carry out attacks on Ukraine, in particular by launching Kh-101/Kh- cruise missiles 555 airborne. In addition, as of last year, the terrorist state had no more than 60 aircraft of this type remaining, that is, a probable loss of approximately 5 percent of Russian Tu-95MS strategic bombers in just one strike, “ will be noticeable” for the Russian Federation.

Also, regular attacks by Ukraine on Russian airfields seem to sharply and significantly worsen the potential of the Aerospace Forces (VKS) of the Russian Federation in launching missile and bomb attacks on the Russian Federation. throughout the entire territory of our country.

Earlier, we wrote about the fact that the media named the number of liquidated aircraft as a result of an attack by the Main Intelligence Directorate and APU on three airfields of the Russian Federation.

nbnews.com.ua

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