Russia launched only half of 36 deployed Kalibr missiles on Jan. 14

15 January, 02:39 PM
Russian cruise missile Kalibr (Photo:Allocer/Wikipedia)

Russian cruise missile Kalibr (Photo:Allocer/Wikipedia)

Russia launched only half of the Kalibr missiles prepared by the Black Sea fleet for a mass missile strike on Jan. 14, Natalia Humeniuk, spokesperson for the Ukrainian military’s Operational Command South, said on national television.

The other half is still deployed and could be used any moment, she added.

"In fact, we observed the deployment of as many as five cruise missile carriers yesterday,” she stated.

“If yesterday the reserve in the Black Sea numbered 36 missiles, about half of them was used during the attack. These missile carriers remain on combat duty... One should be aware that they still can be used."

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Russia launched another mass missile strike against Ukraine on Jan. 14. Explosions were heard in the city of Kyiv in the morning. Later that day, Russia hit a multi-story residential building in the city of Dnipro, killing and injuring dozens, as well as energy facilities in five oblasts.

Ukrainian air defenses downed 25 out of the 38 enemy missiles fired during the mass strike. Russians forces are reported to have used 18 cruise air-to-surface and sea-to-surface missiles (Kh-101, Kh-555 and Kalibr), and seven Kh-59 TV-guided cruise missiles.

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