"Patriot will not be able to fight against guided bombs!" Zelensky voiced the main problem with air defense in Ukraine

Zelensky said that Ukraine cannot use Patriot systems in the fight against guided bombs

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said that the biggest problem for Ukraine today is attacks by guided aircraft bombs and missiles. However, Ukraine cannot use the Patriot air defense system to combat Russian guided bombs, as the Russians produce significantly more guided bombs every month than the West produces missiles for the Patriot system.

The President said this in an interview with Trudy Rubin, a columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer. The occupiers use guided bombs to strike along the entire front line in the east.

"If you and I take the cost and number of Patriot missiles and take guided bombs, we will never have thousands a month. I'll tell you honestly, we won't even have a hundred. Each such missile costs about three million (dollars - Ed.). And it's not just a matter of money. You know that they simply do not produce that many of them," the president said.

According to the head of state, no air defense system is able to effectively fight against guided bombs. Therefore, it is necessary to look for "long-range solutions" to strike the airfields where Russian aircraft are based, from which the occupiers drop the UAVs on the territory of Ukraine.

Earlier, President Volodymyr Zelensky said that this week alone, the Russian terrorist army had used more than 800 guided aerial bombs against Ukraine. Civilians and civilian infrastructure remain in the crosshairs of the Russian invaders. Therefore, Ukraine needs means to destroy enemy aircraft.

Also, the President of Ukraine, commenting on the occupiers' attacks on the civilian population, promised new solutions to protect people.

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