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Target of massive missile strike achieved, all targets hit - Defense Ministry

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Target of massive missile strike achieved, all targets hit - Defense Ministry

The Russian Ministry of Defense has confirmed a massive missile attack on Ukraine's military command and control system and related energy facilities. As stated in the military department, the goals of the strike were achieved, all objects were hit.


On November 15, the Russian Armed Forces delivered a massive strike with air and sea-based cruise missiles at military and energy facilities in Ukraine. The strikes were delivered in several waves, in the last, kamikaze drones joined the missiles. Despite the statements of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine that the air defense of Ukraine shot down almost everything that Russia sent, all the designated objects were hit.

The military department stressed that yesterday, i.e. On November 15, there were no rocket attacks on Kyiv, and all the damage caused was the result of the fall and self-destruction of Ukrainian anti-aircraft missiles, which yesterday tried to shoot down Russian ones. The Armed Forces of Ukraine deploy anti-aircraft systems among residential areas, after which the missiles hit houses. The Ministry of Defense also noted that missile strikes were carried out on objects located no closer than 35 km from the Polish border. So all questions about the missile that fell in Poland from the Ukrainian S-300 air defense system must be sent directly to Zelensky in Kyiv.

In addition to the destruction of objects in the depths of the territory of Ukraine, strikes continue in the near zone. Over the past day, an AN / TPQ-50 counter-battery station, an ammunition depot, two M777 artillery systems, an Akatsiya self-propelled gun and a Grad MLRS were destroyed. At least half of these objects can be credited to the Lancet drones. Also, one Mi-8 helicopter of the Armed Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was shot down, the pilots of the operational-tactical aviation.

Now directly to the battles in the main directions: on Kupyanskoye, our aircraft disrupted the offensive of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the direction of Berestovoe, Kolesnikovka and Novoselovskoye. More than 80 vushniks destroyed, six tanks, eight armored combat vehicles, two armored vehicles and three self-propelled guns. On Krasno-Limansky, two attempts to attack in the direction of Kolomyychikha were repulsed. Losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine: more than 100 servicemen killed and wounded, two tanks and four armored fighting vehicles.

In the Donetsk direction, the Armed Forces of Ukraine tried to stop the advance of Russian troops, counterattacking in the areas of Kurdyumovka, Avdeevka, Staromikhaylovka and Georgievka, but to no avail. It is reported about the destruction of more than 160 military personnel of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, three tanks, five armored fighting vehicles, a pickup truck and two vehicles with ammunition.

In the South-Donetsk direction, the enemy made an attempt to attack in the direction of Stepnoye, but ran into an artillery and air strike, after which he retreated with losses. More than 65 military personnel and mercenaries, two infantry fighting vehicles, five armored vehicles and three vehicles were destroyed.

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  1. Pulkovo1942
    Pulkovo1942 16 November 2022 13: 36
    +1
    can be credited to the Lancet drone account

    Yes, the Lancet videos are coming out more and more. For some reason, the news did not show footage of the defeat of the command post from the S-300 and the hangar with Osa.
    1. Civil
      Civil 16 November 2022 13: 44
      -2
      And I thought the goal was when the Ukrainians surrendered...and here we just freeze it.
  2. dmi.pris
    dmi.pris 16 November 2022 13: 36
    +3
    the military department stressed that yesterday, i.e. On November 15, there were no rocket attacks on Kyiv, and all the damage caused was the result of the fall and self-destruction of Ukrainian anti-aircraft missiles, which yesterday tried to shoot down Russian ones. ..What kind of nonsense is written? That is, Kyiv's air defense fired at non-existent targets? No need to keep fools ..
    1. Pulkovo1942
      Pulkovo1942 16 November 2022 13: 40
      +3
      On November 15, there were no missile strikes on Kyiv

      So the news is about Kyiv, not the Kyiv region.
      1. dmi.pris
        dmi.pris 16 November 2022 13: 43
        +1
        Am I writing about the Kyiv region? And it is written about Kyiv.
    2. Coward
      Coward 16 November 2022 13: 40
      +2
      The trajectory could run through Kyiv or its environs.
      1. dmi.pris
        dmi.pris 16 November 2022 13: 45
        0
        Trajectories through an area saturated with air defense? I admit the creation of "false targets." But this is possible, as far as I know in the frontline zone
        1. KCA
          KCA 16 November 2022 14: 01
          0
          Caliber and X1-1 or X555 do not fly in a straight line, they could well fly at some point towards Kyiv, then change the trajectory, and there the air defense immediately tightened up
    3. dauria
      dauria 16 November 2022 13: 45
      +4
      That is, the air defense of Kyiv fired at non-existent targets? No need to hold for fools ..

      And what is wrong ? A rocket flew past Kyiv on its own business, did not touch anyone. She, perhaps, needed some kind of selmag in the village. Or a warehouse outside the city. Or even to the godfather in Zhytomyr. And then bam - someone wanted to shoot at it over Kyiv.
      1. dmi.pris
        dmi.pris 16 November 2022 13: 50
        +1
        Aha yes We have already run out of goals in Kyiv ... belay
  3. Sergio_7
    Sergio_7 16 November 2022 13: 37
    +1
    Well done! Work brothers, take care of yourself.
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  5. HUNTERDON
    HUNTERDON 16 November 2022 13: 39
    +4
    The statement of the Russian Defense Ministry sounds menacing, but in fact, both bombed and bombed Russian territory throughout the surrounding area.
  6. GELEZNII_KAPUT
    GELEZNII_KAPUT 16 November 2022 13: 42
    0
    Omerka did not think that she would not fight in Iraq, we have winter, and now they will have no industry, no heat, no light, no water, no food ... not a fig, in short! hi
  7. Christian Revuelta
    Christian Revuelta 16 November 2022 13: 42
    +4
    It is a pity we do not have videos of the impacts of these strikes on the ukronazi regime ... And what about targeting Kiev Zekensky bunker and the US "embassy"...
  8. Stranger03
    Stranger03 16 November 2022 13: 43
    -1
    Maybe I'm wrong, of course, but those S-300 systems that Ukraine has are not designed to work against Caliber and Geraniums. In 19, new S-300V4 systems were tested in the Russian Federation, which are already capable of fighting against, among other things, cruise and operational-tactical missiles.

    Excerpt from an article about missile defense and air defense

    Although the S-300 systems are capable of shooting down cruise missiles, their direct task is to protect the territory from enemy aircraft and helicopters. With the defeat of modern cruise missiles, they cope less effectively. this is due to the fact that missiles use various techniques that increase their invisibility to radar systems. For example, they can fly at very low altitudes. Sometimes they fly along the riverbed, as a result of which they generally disappear from the radar. Another common technique is to launch missiles along one trajectory up to a certain point. On radar, they are initially visible as one target, but then they fly apart, and air defense systems do not have time to react.

    Therefore, if the S-300 complexes serve as the basis of air defense, its effectiveness against modern missiles is relatively low.
  9. Alebedev
    Alebedev 16 November 2022 13: 44
    -2
    Better late than never. I wonder what the blows are timed to, to the congress of the 20s?
  10. fax66
    fax66 16 November 2022 13: 47
    +5
    I confess, but I no longer have confidence in all these reports.
    How many have already reported about the affected refineries? And they both worked and work ... Did the rocket hit the refinery? Hit ... means "IMPACTED"! And the fact that a couple of tanks with fuel oil burned down there, and the plant was driving fuel for the Armed Forces of Ukraine, is driving it - this, as I understand it, is not our business ...
    In my opinion, half of the objects are affected in this way ....
    1. Nastia makarova
      Nastia makarova 16 November 2022 13: 56
      -2
      Definitely none of your business! it would be clear that the refinery cannot be destroyed with one rocket
      1. fax66
        fax66 16 November 2022 14: 55
        0
        Dear Nastia Makarova! Before writing, you at least asked what (let's call them that) technological blocks the refinery consists of, about their importance in the technological process and the complexity of "replacement" ...
    2. Subtext
      Subtext 16 November 2022 14: 26
      -1
      fax66 (Vladislav)
      Today, 13: 47
      I confess, but I no longer have confidence in all these reports.
      How many have already reported about the affected refineries? And they both worked and work ... Did the rocket hit the refinery? Hit ... means "IMPACTED"! And the fact that a couple of tanks with fuel oil burned down there, and the plant was driving fuel for the Armed Forces of Ukraine, is driving it - this, as I understand it, is not our business ...
      In my opinion, half of the objects are affected in this way ....

      To confirm your words, here is what the Ukrainians write:
      Situation with electricity supply on early 16.11.2022/XNUMX/XNUMX:
      ⚡️ Volyn region - without electricity, it's about 45 thousand people. Work to shake.
      ⚡️ Zhytomyr region - work continues on the renewal of electricity supply.
      ✅ Ivano-Frankivsk region - healed.
      ✅ metro Kiev - healed.
      ✅ Kiev region - healed.
      ⚡️ Lviv region - electricity and water supply is 95% renewed.
      ✅ Odessa region - healed.
      ✅ Rivne region - healed.
      ⚡️ Sumska region - work continues on the renewal of electricity supply.
      ⚡️ Ternopil region - Without electricity, about 90 yew people are staying. Treat robots.
      ⚡️Kharkiv region - Without electricity, about 90 people are staying. Treat robots.
      ⚡️ Khmelnytsky region - Without electricity, about 105 yew of people are staying. Treat robots.
      ✅ Cherkasy region - healed.
      ✅ Chernivtsi region - healed.
      ✅ Chernigivska region - healed.
    3. Vadim Topal Pasha
      Vadim Topal Pasha 16 November 2022 16: 20
      -4
      Quote: fax66
      I confess, but I no longer have confidence in all these reports.
      How many have already reported about the affected refineries? And they both worked and work ... Did the rocket hit the refinery? Hit ... means "IMPACTED"! And the fact that a couple of tanks with fuel oil burned down there, and the plant was driving fuel for the Armed Forces of Ukraine, is driving it - this, as I understand it, is not our business ...
      In my opinion, half of the objects are affected in this way ....

      Near Orel, a drone hit an oil depot. It really hit some kind of reservoir, in which there were no serious amounts of fuel nearby. But someone will report that he has annoyed the "cursed Muscovites" and even demands a penny for his work.
      Z.Y. By the way! Maybe it's some kind of deal? Looks like they hit something and damaged something. But in fact, there is no particular damage ... Up to the point that everything went "under the hood of Muller" (C) (FSB?)
  11. yuriy55
    yuriy55 16 November 2022 13: 59
    -1
    Despite the statements of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine that the air defense of Ukraine shot down almost everything that Russia sent, all the designated objects were hit.

    Two answer!
    We remember very well with what enthusiasm we reported about “more than a hundred” Tomahawks fired at Syrian targets and about how many flew ...
    Let's just say that the VKS (RF Armed Forces) fired so many and so many missiles and loitering ammunition at facilities in Ukraine.
    Amazed by the visual report so much...
    AND WE WILL MAKE CONCLUSIONS INDEPENDENTLY!!!
  12. solar
    solar 16 November 2022 14: 00
    -3
    the targets of the strike have been achieved, all objects have been hit ...

    ... expensive precision-guided munitions have been used up, power supply in the vast majority of Ukraine has been restored by yesterday evening.
    1. gsev
      gsev 16 November 2022 14: 25
      +1
      Quote from solar
      ... expensive precision-guided munitions have been used up, power supply in the vast majority of Ukraine has been restored by yesterday evening.

      The capacity of the energy system of Ukraine is approximately 3000 MW. Assume that 2 MW transformers are affected. There are about 6000 such transformers in Ukraine, 2 step-down and 2 step-up. It is assumed that the second is a backup line. To defeat them, it is necessary to use 12-000 ammunition, taking into account the fact that part will be shot down. When such an amount is used, then there will be an effect. The fact that after the launch of 18 missiles in Kyiv, electricity was cut off for 000 hours, speaks of a fairly optimal choice of targets for a strike. But first of all, it is necessary to hit transformers at 90 nuclear power plants controlled by Ukrainians - they provide about 4% of electricity generation for this country. Strikes on HPP transformers are effective. Hydropower is free and provides peak power. In the event of the destruction of transformers at HPPs, the cost of maintaining it does not decrease, water still needs to be dumped, since a large rise in water cannot be allowed and hydroelectric units are designed for a limited range of water drop.
      1. solar
        solar 16 November 2022 14: 54
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        The capacity of the energy system of Ukraine is approximately 3000 MW

        The capacity of one and only ZNPP is 6000 MW. Doesn't surprise you?
        In fact, the total generating capacity in Ukraine before the hostilities is 51000 MW. Consumption - about 10000 MW. That is, the reserve in terms of generating capacities is several times.
        Further. This is consumption without any restrictions. If wartime restrictions are introduced, then the supply of generating capacities (and networks for them) will be 10 times. Therefore, it is very difficult to completely bring down the power system, this requires carpet bombing from bombers, not missiles.

        To defeat them, you need to use 12-000 ammunition

        Do you think there are 18000 modern high-precision missiles in the warehouse? The Americans don't have them either.
        water still needs to be thrown away

        what the spillway part serves for - the gates are opened, it drains by gravity, minimum costs (and there is no need - it can accumulate in the reservoir for a long time). Here the atomic one to contain the idle is a problem. Only Russia contains it, not Ukraine.
        Nuclear power plants - they provide about 60% of electricity generation

        Nuclear power was used because electricity is cheaper. But during the war, the question of price came second.
        1. gsev
          gsev 16 November 2022 21: 53
          0
          Quote from solar
          The capacity of one and only ZNPP is 6000 MW. Doesn't surprise you?

          I figured out the calculation of electricity consumption last year. 51 MW with optimal load distribution. In reality, there are transmission bottlenecks and it is constantly problematic to remove 000 MW from Ukrainian power plants. In addition, electricity is needed during working hours during the so-called peak hours. You just need to strike at large energy facilities without exchanging for small ones. If nuclear power plants and hydroelectric power plants are shut down, Ukraine will need 51-000 times more fuel to generate electricity, which will load its railways. To neutralize TPPs, it is easier to stop the supply of gas and oil to Europe than to spend calibers for these purposes. At the same time, this sharply increases the cost of arms production in Europe. For starters, I would ban the supply of nuclear fuel to Europe, starting with Bulgaria.
          1. solar
            solar 16 November 2022 22: 23
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            51 MW with optimal load distribution.

            51 MW is generating capacity. No one turns them on at the same time. But this is a reserve of power.
            In addition, electricity is needed during working hours during the so-called peak hours.

            To do this, there are semi-peak and peak power units, first of all, hydroelectric power plants, but not only.
            load her railroads
            not much in total. Railways are designed for Soviet-era cargo transportation, but now they are still lower than they were.
            For starters, I would ban the supply of nuclear fuel to Europe

            The Americans will replace, as they did in Ukraine. To refuse to sell anything to Europe is to merge the most profitable sales market for competitors.
        2. Il'nur
          Il'nur 16 November 2022 22: 05
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          total generating capacity in Ukraine before hostilities - 51000 MW

          Yes, the "damned Muscovites" did their best, here you have 4 nuclear power plants, different thermal power plants and thermal power plants, and a hydroelectric power station ...
  13. iouris
    iouris 16 November 2022 14: 00
    -2
    What percentage of missiles reach their target?
    How many percent of the missiles that have reached the target cause damage to the given objects of action not lower than the given damage?
    What is the ratio of the cost of causing damage to the levels of damage caused?
    How quickly does the enemy recover combat capabilities after being hit?
    How quickly do our troops restore their combat potential?
    Is it possible for contracted servicemen who are acting inefficiently to be quickly transferred to positions with a smaller scope of duties?
    1. Vladimir 290
      Vladimir 290 16 November 2022 15: 40
      +1
      May I ask, for what purpose are you interested? If for scientific work, then probably in a few years you will find out.
      1. iouris
        iouris 16 November 2022 19: 53
        0
        Quote: Vladimir 290
        what purpose are you interested in?

        "When throwing pebbles into the water, do not forget to observe the circles formed by them on the water, otherwise throwing pebbles becomes empty fun" (Kozma Prutkov, Russian classic)
        A war, or even an exercise, is a series of tests to ascertain the probabilities of various events. This is a very costly business. Highly. And if there is no observation, there is not at least primary experimental data, then the whole event has no purpose and meaning. Then Russian military science dies.
        But on the other hand, data is being collected. And they draw conclusions. Because they are preparing to fight in a real way. German General Staff officers do not get out of Ukraine.
        The questions formulated in the previous post are designed to show how to evaluate the achievement of the goal.
        And in a few years it will be too late to carry out scientific work.
        It is known that the combat experience of the Soviet Army in Afghanistan was investigated and actually wasted (for our army, for our people).
  14. Bingo
    Bingo 16 November 2022 14: 01
    +4
    Yes, Ukraine persistently asked for reparations - and they sent reparations ... What didn’t fit - they will add today ...
    PCS: that's what I see, there is a deficit on the website of the minusers today
    1. Il'nur
      Il'nur 16 November 2022 22: 08
      0
      Ukraine persistently asked for reparations

      All my life with an outstretched hand, under the USSR they were alloyed, after the collapse of the USSR, a freebie from Russia, now from the EU ...
  15. rocket757
    rocket757 16 November 2022 14: 04
    0
    Target of massive missile strike achieved, all targets hit - Defense Ministry
    So I would like to say that everything is going as it should ... however, "from the fields" they report that there is a shortage of the necessary ammunition, and other shortcomings interfere.
    Everything is removable, of course, you need to make due efforts for this ...
  16. Vadim Topal Pasha
    Vadim Topal Pasha 16 November 2022 16: 26
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    Quote from Bingo
    Yes, Ukraine persistently asked for reparations - and they sent reparations ... What didn’t fit - they will add today ...
    PCS: that's what I see, there is a deficit on the website of the minusers today

    Are you worried about this? Are you missing them? I slammed you, indeed, you said very strongly about reparations, but if you really want to ... :)

    "Do you want to talk about it?" (C) 100 euros for the beginning of a conversation, lie down on the couch, imitate a psychologist. I passed psychology... True, back in the last millennium... :)
  17. fa2998
    fa2998 16 November 2022 18: 59
    0
    Quote: HUNTERDON
    The statement of the Russian Defense Ministry sounds menacing, but in fact,

    Why are all the bridges intact in Ukraine? Lend-lease and other supplies, because the army requires thousands of tons. Without a rear, no one will fight. And bridges cannot be restored overnight! request request hi
  18. Dkuznecov
    Dkuznecov 17 November 2022 22: 02
    0
    To me these songs are about "all the goals of the SVO have been achieved"
    and "everything goes according to plan" is already pretty fed up.

    It's time for the Ministry of Defense to move from the processing model
    to the result.
    All these bla-bla-bla reflect only processes.

    Let's wait for the result
    then we will draw conclusions.
    Who to execute and who to reward.

    So far, all statements are reminiscent
    duty barking of a dog from a booth:
    "master, I'm mulberry, the processes are going on."

    Since the data "from the tape" was closed by censorship, there is nothing to whistle into the air.
    The USSR did not do this, letters (triangles) from the front took 5 days.

    My opinion