The Kalibr missiles launched from the Black Sea initially had been flying north, utilizing the terrain and the Dnipro riverbed, after which abruptly modified course to the west.
Yuriy Ihnat, a spokesman for the Air Drive Command, mentioned this on the air of the nationwide telethon “United Information”, in accordance with Ukrinform.
“This time, heading north, there was a chance that Kyiv can be hit, however they (the missiles – ed.) turned abruptly to the west and attacked Lviv. Fighter plane tried to destroy them alongside the route, and a few of them had been destroyed by fighter plane, however ultimately, a lot of the missiles had been destroyed within the west,” he mentioned.
On this context, Ihnat as soon as once more emphasised that the F-16 may have helped forestall this from taking place: “This plane is a part of the air protection system. It’s designed to intercept such forms of air targets as kamikaze drones and cruise missiles.”
As reported, at evening on July 6, Russia as soon as once more attacked Ukraine with Kalibr missiles from the Black Sea. The Ukrainian Air Drive destroyed seven out of ten enemy Kalibr cruise missiles.
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