January 31, 2023

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After the attack on the airport: London sees a Russian weak point

After the attack on the airport
London sees Russian weakness

Three soldiers were killed in a drone attack on a military airport in Russia, believed to have been carried out by Ukraine. According to British intelligence, the incident reveals a weakness in the structure of the Russian military.

According to British assessments, the Ukrainian drone attack on a Russian military airfield shows the vulnerability of Russian air defenses. The Defense Ministry said in London that it was becoming clear that Russia was having difficulty repelling attacks deep inside.

This is probably because modern anti-aircraft systems such as the SA-22 Pantsir are now rare. “In addition to protecting strategic locations such as Engels, these systems are currently needed in large numbers to protect headquarters near the front line in Ukraine,” it said, citing intelligence findings. A drone strike hit the Engels military airfield in southern Russia, hundreds of kilometers from the Ukrainian border. on Monday According to Russian reports, three soldiers were killed.

Since Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine began in late February, the British Ministry of Defense has issued daily updates on the progress of the war, citing intelligence. By doing so, the British government wants to counter the Russian portrayal and keep allies in line. Moscow accuses London of a disinformation campaign targeting London.

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