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Russian Army Destroyed First Ukrainian NASAMS Air Defense System

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Russian Army Destroyed First Ukrainian NASAMS Air Defense System

Three NASAMS launchers of the Dutch military, each can be loaded with six AMRAAM missiles. Source: the Dutch Ministry of Defense.

The Russian military has destroyed a Norwegian-American NASAMS air defense system of Kiev forces for the first time since the start of the special military operation in Ukraine, a spokesman for the Russian Ministry of Defense, announced on February 3.

The spokesman, Lieutenant General Igor Konashenkov, said that the system was targeted near the settlement of Krasnoarmeisk in the Donetsk Peopleโ€™s Republic, without clarifying when or how exactly it was destroyed.

Ukrainian air defenses are usually targeted with anti-radar missiles, cruise missiles or loitering munitions, commonely known as suicide drones.

The NASAMS, which was developed by Norwegian Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace and American Raytheon in the 1980s, was designed to defend against drones, helicopters, cruise missiles and warplanes. The system was first fielded by Norway in the 1990s.

The first and second generation of the air-defense system are armed with the AIM-120 AMRAAM, which is designed for air-to-air engagement.

Although the air-to-air range for AMRAAM is estimated to be 75 kilometers for AIM-120B and over 160 kilometers for the latest AIM-120D, these ranges are estimated for head-on encounters by fast moving aircraft at an altitude. The range is reduced to just 30 kilometers when the AMRAAM is launched from the ground.

The third generation of the NASAMS is armed with a variant of the AMRAAM that was especially developed for ground launch, the AMRAAM ER. This version has a range of more than 40 kilometers.

The NASAMS system is built around the AN/MPQ-64 Sentinel X-band, pulse-Doppler radar, which has a maximum range of 40 to 120 kilometers depending on the version.

After the start of the Russian special military operation in Ukraine, the United States pledged to arm Kiev forces with eight NASAMS systems. They were a part of two military aid packages announced in July and August, with the first including two systems and the second six more. A ninth system was also promised by Canada in January.

The first NASAMS system was supplied to Ukraine in November. It was reportedly deployed in the outskirts of the capital, Kiev.

Ukraine has apparently begun to move Western-supplied air defense systems, like the NASAMS, to the front to make up for its losses in Soviet-made systems. This will put these costly systems within the reach of Russiaโ€™s precision short-range fire means.

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Psionists slaves of America

i bet it was one of those Iranian fifty cent Dorito drones that took out that 20+ million dollars NASAMS system

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7even-N-6

hahahaaaaaa Dorito Drone….love it

7even-N-6

Imagine taking out a 23 million dollar NASAM missile system with a 20 thousand dollar moped dorito drone. lol

Arnieus

The trillion + $$ Pentagon pays more than that for a hammer. And that was 40 years ago.

7even-N-6

On a serious note those Iranian designed drones are literally FIRE…very difficult to shoot down and much more effective than the overweight, outdated Bayraktar or Reaper drones that Russia shoots down with sling shots.

aussie43

I hope they don’t use western made chips.

Mr. Guldar Tate Esquire

That would be hilarious if it was.

CrazyCanuck

its a $400 + million system dude….Canadian hard earned tax dollars just stolen for the dumb Ukraines by the demented Canadian government.

Boohootin

In the area of Vuhledar, the soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine captured the Russians who were infamous in Bucha and Irpen

“The 155th brigade is known to us in the Kyiv direction, when they stormed the city of Kyiv [in February and March 2022]. They entered Irpen and Bucha. These fighters” became famous “for looting and committing atrocities” said Colonel Aleksey Dmitrashkovsky, head of the joint press center of the Defense Forces of the Tauride direction.

10 of these have been captured today in Vuhledar.

Stinging Metal

It would be HILARIOUS if they actually painted it to look like a Dorito with the logo and everything. “Flamin hot”

Vlad the Sissy from Rumania

I am still waiting when will the libtards send their flying niggers and their screaming faggots to do anything ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ–•๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ–•๐Ÿ’๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ–• The hippie nation of cucky JFK and the sissy nigger MLK is dead

Vlad the Sissy from Rumania

I am still waiting when will the libtards send their flying niggers and their screaming faggots to do anything ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ–•๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ–•๐Ÿ’๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ–• The hippie nation of cucky JFK and the sissy nigger MLK is dead

Vlad the Sissy from Rumania

I am still waiting when will the libtards send their flying niggers and their screaming faggots to do anything ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ–•๐Ÿ’๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ–• The hippie nation of cucky JFK and the sissy nigger MLK is dead.

Vlad the Sissy from Rumania

Nothing nothing

Nigger ass

Nigher ass

Armin

The series of the misadventures of the wicked masters of the west continues unabated. New weapons, scrapped weapons. They lose wars but insist on waging wars. You call them, if you want, masochists.

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7even-N-6

They are continuing to rob their idiotic zombie population of billions of tax dollars but I agree, the empire of lies is in desperation mode as well. They see their empire collapsing if they don’t stop Russia and they will now resort to trying to harm Russia by attacking Syria and Iran, Russia’s allies that they can pick on because you know they dare not attack China, they’re LGBTQ globohomo bullies.

Armin

Yes, it’s all true. But the fear, the haste that the demonic masters have indicates precisely a change for the worse in their situation. They are omnipotent (so to speak), but omnipotence it does not work! The results of their management are disastrous. They should go to the psychiatrist, at the very least. Ha ha ha ha ha!!!!!

thoughtful

The US does not want to share the world with others unless the others are their underlings, underpaid, overworked, overly in debt and over exploited. It is time that those lording it over others have to WORK for their living. These are the biggest and deadliest parasites, sucking the blood from others and profiting at others expense in preference to earning their way ethically.

Psionists slaves of America

Those masochists love their pain, why do you think so many of them lGbt are part of the army and the navy.

Boohootin

@Armin

West and East are both under full jewish control. That is why they are waging wars, and continue to do so. In order to make as much as possible none-jews kill each other. And the jews sit laughing out loud aside, and count their shekels, earned from all the weapons selling, stolen tax-payers-money and bloodshed.

Don’t you get it ?

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Peppe il Sicario

Ahhhh, don’t think so Putz!!! Putin kicked out most of the Jew oligarchs back in the 2000s and even had the biggest one at the time terminated, that’s Boris Berezovsky, exiled in GB. To debunk the hasbara you’re spewing, Russia and China, unlike the cuck Zionist West don’t buy any arms from Israel as does Turkey who realized they were junk. That says a lot. Nice try though, but your arguments are becoming as strong as shit stained used toilet paper.

Armin

Very well!

Romanian whore

Belogorovka FREE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Ukroshits leaved Belogorovka, near Seversk to not be encircled. Thatโ€™s the real deal which I wanted to see for months. That town is the MAJOR key to take Seversk and encircle all forest in the north where big hohol fascist forces are; and enter the final second chapter of liberating DPR/LPR from nazi bandera pest. Also that means russians CAN now take entire left bank of Oskol river without any danger. When done that, Lyman will be recaptured from Cocalansky piece of shit. Also fall of Belogorovka means a huge retreat of hitlerists begin downside south, where Wagners are destroying everything.

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anonymous

The victory in Donbass will be the beginning of the end of the war. It’s going to be fun to see the kittens and their challengers come crawling across the ground only to face the fait acompli of Zapporozia and Krematorsk-Slavyansk returned home already. All these years after Igor Strelkovs militia declared them free of ukrop terror.

Boohootin

@anonymous

Can t you see that both so-called sides, Putinist jewish Russia same as jewish-controlled USA+EU could easily send the sufficien amount of troops and weapons to wipe the current enemy forces in Ukraine (not in Russia or in USA but in Ukraine) off the map !???

But that is not the plan. The plan is to make a long and bloody war, pro-long it, escalate it into World War 3. That’s why Putin didn t stop US-Ukraine back in 2014, that’s also why he invaded just with a small bunch of troops in 2022 instead of a real invasion army of lets say 500.000 ( knowing full well that they were going to meet a meatgrinder over there in Ukraine). And that’s also why USA isn t sending 250.000 soldiers and 5000 tanks and planes, 12000 drones and enless ship convoys full of gear and ammunition over to ukraine like (to Murmansk) back in WW2 when they where both ( USA and UDSSR ) fighting against the anti-jewish german Nationalsocialist people, who had kicked out the jews from nearly all of Europe !

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Boohootin

@Romanian whore

I told you already, we will see the russians winning in the winter and the ukrainians retaking lost territory in the summer pushing the russians back, with new weapons and more men. Then again the russians will do counter-offensive in winter-time and so on and on till the russians reach Kiev. It’s a satanic jewish game to slaughter none-jews. It’s the christians soldiers on both sides who are the fucked ones.

It’s kind of World War 1 trench-wars. Forth and back and forth and back – it’s a stupid meatgrinder to get rid of the healthy young white males. It has nothing to do with winning a war, Nazis or all that crap the jewish medias are telling you.

It is just jews on both so-called sides inciting war – always pushing the ukrainian side to swing swastika signs in order to instill hate inside russian population and to make the russian civilian population in Russia comply with Putins bolshewic terror invasion of Ukraine, and the slaughtering of the ukrainian people.

Genocide, including cultural genocide has also been a hallmark of communist regimes. History, national customs, and national sentiment is often erased and replaced with the โ€˜culturalโ€™ sentiment of the Chekist regime.

We are seeing the same thing happening in the Red Army-occupied Ukrainian city of Melitopol. Melitopol is the city where just a few months ago, a statue of jewish Bolshevik mass-murderer Vladimir Lenin was erected.

The new renamed street names will be in honor of Karl Marx, Lenin, Felix Dzerzhinsky, Karl Liebknecht, Rosa Luxemburg, Sverdlov (Gaumann), Menzhinsky โ€“ the head of the ะžะ“ะŸะฃ (Joint State Political Directorate) โ€“ the organizer of the Red Terror, General Petrov โ€“ he led the army to capture Berlin in 1945, Kagonovich โ€“ Stalinโ€™s jewish right-hand man who organized the Holodomor genocide against the Ukrainian nation, and many others. To name streets after the butcherers of the Ukrainian nation is not only extremely cruel, but can only be described as psychological warfare meant to demoralize and terrorize the local population.

Also, there will be Red Army Street, Komsomol Street, Komintern Street [Komintern means Communist International], and Red Guard Street, named after Maoโ€™s bloodthirsty death squads who slaughtered tens of millions of Chinese peasants during the horrific Cultural Revolution, which lasted a decade from 1966 to Maoโ€™s death in 1976.

Germany and America, UK and France and Poland are ruled by pro-communist Jews !

Do you now get why they send weapons in the name of Germany ? And are pushing Ukrainians to show swastikas ? You not wonder why USA isn t sending real amount of weapons to Ukraine ? Not wondering why they haven t opened second front in the south caucasus, by drone erasing the chechen clown-boy, the russians poodle Kadyrov ?

Does all this not make you think ? It’s because they are working hand-in-hand. USA didn t fight Russia in WW1, they didn t fight each other in WW2 and they of course don t do it now -in looming WW3. They instead ALWAYS work hand-in-hand for the jews, with the only aim to destroy all those who are resisting the jewish globalcentral-bank system, and want to live free and without the jews as there master. That’s why Ukraine is fucked anyway. They have a jew as their president, which is sending them (christians) into total war with the christian russian soldiers, which were forced into this war by the jewish-dwarfv and WEF agent and former KGB-agent Wladimir Shalomovsky son of a bitch Putin .

Get it ! There is no USA or Russia leadership. West and East are both under full jewish control. That is why they are waging wars, and continue to do so. In order to make as much as possible none-jews kill each other. And the jews sit laughing out loud aside, and count their shekels, earned from all the weapons selling, stolen tax-payers-money and bloodshed.

Donโ€™t you get it ?

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anonymous

40KM? Meanwhile BUK has a 140 KM range and even old S-300 systems 120 KM. While newer versions of S-300 have confirmed aircraft kills at over 300km range in the SMO.

Nato is at least a deccate, maybe two behind in missile tech and it’s showing everywhere. F-16s will do nothing if sent to Ukraine, they have no armament to compete with russian R-37 hypersonic AtA missiles which both outrange anything they can carry, and are almost impossible to evade in a airspace where huging the treas is imperative to avoid the ever-present S-300 systems.

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William White

The hunt is ON!

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ZARPOWER

SON MUY BUENOS ESOS DRONES SUICIDAS BARATOS

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TomSawyer

Was it destroyed like the 30 HIMARS out of 16? ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜†

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Clyde

It was destroyed like the tens of thousands of Ukrainian personnel. So funny, right?

intp1

Quoted anti-aircraft missile ranges are almost worthless. They are based on a theoretical best of the best conditions (even if true). They include optimum periods of glide (no rocket thrust operating) assume launch at maximum altitude, that the target is not running away and executes no counter-maneuvering, which will drain energy needed by the missile to reach target.

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Irishgerry

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Joseph Day

American shit weapon, they can’t even shoot down a weather balloon.

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Limp dick Putin was not chess master

-Wagner financier Yevgeny Prigozhin is overcompensating for his declining influence by continuing to frame himself as the sole victor in the Bakhmut area.

-Russian and Ukrainian officials exchanged 63 Russian POWs for 116 Ukrainian POWs. Russian forces conducted limited offensive operations northwest of Svatove and continued offensive operations around Kreminna.

-Russian forces continued offensive operations around Bakhmut and Vuhledar but have slowed the pace of their offensives along the western outskirts of Donetsk City. -Ukrainian forces continue to target Russian military assets in east (left) bank Kherson Oblast.

-Russian authorities are attempting to reinvigorate force generation efforts by drawing from broader pools of manpower..

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