The Air Force of the AFU destroyed two Russian attack helicopters and 12 UAVs during the day
Ukraine's sky defenders have "landed" two Russian Armed Forces Alligator helicopters and destroyed 12 Russian drones over the past 24 hours. The latter were both striking and reconnaissance drones.
These are the results of the air defense work for June 17 and since the beginning of June 18. This was reported in the air force of the AFU.
"The air defense of the Air Force destroyed two enemy attack helicopters Ka-52 (they are called "Alligators." - Ed.), four attack Iranian UAVs Shahed-136/131, one Lancet," the post said.
Also over the past and current day, in cooperation with other components of the Ukrainian Defense Forces, seven enemy reconnaissance UAVs of operational-tactical level - Orlan-10, Orlan-30, Zala, Supercam- were destroyed.
In addition, the aviation of the Air Force of the AFU made dozens of firing and fighter cover sorties. More than 20 air strikes were carried out against the positions, equipment, rear areas and accumulation of occupants.
"Glory to Ukraine! Together - to victory!" - the military stressed.
It is known that on the night of Sunday, June 18, defenders from the East air command shot down two Shaheds in the sky over Dnipropetrovsk region.
As OBOZREVATEL reported, Ukraine's air defense forces repulsed a massive Russian air attack aimed at the Kyiv region on the afternoon of June 16. Twelve missiles, including "Kinzhals" and "Kalibrs," and two drones were destroyed in the sky over the region.