March 11, 2023
Patriot air defense systems will shoot down ballistic missiles, enemy aircraft – Air Force spox
Patriot air defense systems, which Ukraine receives from international partners, can shoot down not only ballistic missiles but also enemy aircraft that launch missile and bomb attacks on Ukraine from temporarily occupied territories.
“The system is good not only in terms of shooting down ballistic missiles, it is a long-range system…also to oppose Russian aviation at long distances,” Spokesperson for the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Yuriy Ihnat said….
He clarified that he meant the downing of enemy aircraft in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine, where the ruscists fire missiles and bombs on the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.