Tankers of the Western Military District (ZVO) during the fighting destroyed the stronghold of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) with saboteurs from the T-80BV from a closed firing position from a distance of about 5 km. This was announced on July 10 by the Russian Defense Ministry.
The crew of the drone helped the tank crews complete their tasks, the agency added. Having received the coordinates of the enemy’s location, the crew of the T-80BV tank set off to carry out a combat mission.
“At the enemy, the tank works from a closed position. The combat vehicle is less visible to the enemy. The first shooting shot. The battalion commander corrects the fire. Subsequent strikes are right on target, ”the Ministry of Defense said.
There were 50 Ukrainian militants in the stronghold of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The department added that the military personnel of the Western Military District “observed the location of the enemy for about two weeks.” Excess staff: the RF Armed Forces struck at the rear facilities of the enemy Tangible losses did not allow the AFU to regroup in time and continue the attacks points of temporary deployment, an ammunition depot, as well as areas of concentration of manpower and firepower of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. It was noted that Russian artillery in the Krasnolimansky direction struck at units of the 21st and 42nd mechanized brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. As a result of the attack by the RF Armed Forces, the enemy suffered significant losses in manpower and equipment.
The special operation to protect Donbass, the beginning of which Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on February 24, 2022, continues. The decision was made against the background of the aggravation of the situation in the region due to shelling by the Ukrainian military.
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