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Russian forces destroy two US-made counter-battery radars in Ukraine operation — top brass – Russian Politics & Diplomacy

MOSCOW, January 10. /TASS/. Russian forces destroyed two US-made counter-battery radar stations in the Donetsk People’s Republic over the past day during the special military operation in Ukraine, Defense Ministry Spokesman Lieutenant-General Igor Konashenkov reported on Tuesday.

“In addition, two US-made AN/TPQ-50 and AN/TPQ-36 counter-battery radar stations were destroyed in the counter-battery warfare in areas near the communities of Artyomovsk and Dzerzhinsk in the Donetsk People’s Republic,” the spokesman said.

Russian forces also destroyed three D-20 towed howitzers near the communities of Nevskoye and Novolyubovka in the Lugansk People’s Republic and Shalygino in the Sumy Region. In addition, they obliterated two Grad multiple launch rocket systems in the communities of Artyomovsk and Konstantinovka in the Donetsk People’s Republic, and also an Uragan rocket launcher in the town of Seversk, the general specified.

Russian forces delivered strikes against amassed manpower of the Ukrainian army’s 14th mechanized brigade in the Kharkov Region, eliminating about 20 militants over the past day, Konashenkov reported.

“In the Kupyansk area, Russian forces delivered artillery strikes against amassed manpower of the Ukrainian army’s 14th mechanized brigade in areas near the communities of Timkovka and Ivanovka in the Kharkov Region. They destroyed as many as 20 Ukrainian troops, an armored combat vehicle and four motor vehicles,” the spokesman said.

The Ukrainian military lost over 40 personnel of its 95th air assault and 103rd territorial defense brigades in the Krasny Liman area as a result of damage inflicted by Russian artillery, Konashenkov reported.

“In the Krasny Liman area, artillery fire inflicted damage on units of the Ukrainian army’s 95th air assault brigade and 103rd territorial defense brigade near the communities of Serebryanka in the Donetsk People’s Republic and Stelmakhovka in the Lugansk People’s Republic,” the spokesman said.

The enemy lost over 40 servicemen killed and wounded, an armored personnel carrier and three pickup trucks in that area in the past 24 hours, the general specified.

Russian forces eliminated roughly 50 Ukrainian troops in the Donetsk area over the past day, Konashenkov reported.

“In the Donetsk area, Russian forces inflicted damage on units of the Ukrainian army’s 57th and 59th motorized infantry brigades during their successful offensive operations. They destroyed as many as 50 Ukrainian troops, one tank, two armored fighting vehicles and four motor vehicles,” the spokesman said.

Russian forces destroyed over 20 Ukrainian troops and three pickup trucks in the southern Donetsk area over the past day, Konashenkov reported.

“In the southern Donetsk area, over 20 Ukrainian military personnel and three pickup trucks were destroyed in areas near the settlements of Prechistovka and Zolotaya Niva in the Donetsk People’s Republic as a result of damage inflicted on the enemy units by combined firepower,” the spokesman said.

Russian forces destroyed two Ukrainian arms depots in the Donetsk People’s Republic and the Zaporizhzhia Region over the past day, Konashenkov reported.

“Operational-tactical and army aviation aircraft, missile troops and artillery struck two missile/artillery armament depots of the Ukrainian army’s 53rd mechanized brigade and 108th territorial defense brigade in the area of the community of Konstantinovka in the Donetsk People’s Republic and the town of Orekhov in the Zaporizhzhia Region, and also 62 Ukrainian artillery units at firing positions, manpower and military hardware in 105 areas,” the spokesman said.

Russian fighter aircraft shot down three Ukrainian Su-25 ground attack planes in the Donetsk People’s Republic over the past day, Konashenkov reported.

“Fighter aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces shot down three Ukrainian Air Force Su-25 planes in areas near the communities of Yasenovoye, Pushkino and Maksimilyanovka in the Donetsk People’s Republic,” the spokesman said.

Russian forces destroyed four Polish-made Krab self-propelled howitzers in the Donetsk People’s Republic over the past day, Konashenkov reported.

“Four Krab self-propelled artillery systems of Polish manufacture were destroyed near the communities of Avdeyevka, Seversk and Zvanovka in the Donetsk People’s Republic,” the spokesman said.

In addition, Russian troops obliterated two US-made M777 howitzers in areas near the settlements of Seversk and Avdeyevka in the Donetsk People’s Republic, the general added.

Russian air defense forces destroyed ten Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles over the past day, Konashenkov reported.

“In the past 24 hours, air defense capabilities destroyed ten Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles in areas near the communities of Ploshchanka, Oborotnovka, Podkuichansk, Chervonopopovka, Golikovo, Zhitlovka and Kremennaya in the Lugansk People’s Republic, Valeryanovka, Volnovakha and Yevgenovka in the Donetsk People’s Republic,” the spokesman said.

In all, Russian troops have destroyed 370 Ukrainian warplanes, 200 helicopters, 2,866 unmanned aerial vehicles, 400 surface-to-air missile systems, 7,465 tanks and other armored fighting vehicles, 975 multiple rocket launchers, 3,802 field artillery guns and mortars and 7,992 special military motor vehicles since the beginning of the special military operation in Ukraine, Konashenkov reported.

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