Interesting coloring of the Bayraktar of the Ukrainian Navy.
which are programmened for certain route
and signal jamming does not affect them.
There are old or cheap commercial drones and their loss doesn’t hurt that much
as in the case of the expensive Bayraktar.
On Wednesday June 22 such a drone hit the
oil refinery in the Russian Novoshakhtinsk in
Rostov region. A small, propeller-driven UAV
of the unknown type arrived over the oil facility, crashed on it and caused the explosion
followed by a fire. According to some sources two or three drones had been launched
for this mission but only one reached the
target – which was quite sufficient. Drones
were also deployed in the attack on the building used by the Russian occupying troops
in the city of Enerhodar in Zaporozhye area.
By the way the largest nuclear power station in Europe is located there. The attacked
building had belonged to the Ukrainian secret service SBU but after the occupation
the Russian troops took it over. According
to the Russian sources six kamikaze drones
attacked it and three were shot down. The
others hit the target.
Battle of Snake Island
The fact that Bayraktars were withdra-
Command vehicle of Ukrainian S-300 battery with symbols of shoot-downs:
6 drones and 21 cruise missiles. These were recorded in the period from
March 12 to July 5.
wn from the Donbas fighting doesn’t mean
though that Ukraine cannot use them elsewhere. They fly reconnaissance missions and direct the artillery fire and heavily
contributed to the great Ukrainian victory in
the fighting for Snake Island. The Russians
occupied it on the very first day of war and
practically it was the only success of the aforementioned cruiser Moscow. The flagship
defeated the garrison of 13 Ukrainian border
guards who before that managed to sent
her „to bloody hell“ over the radio. Sinking
of Moscow in April however meant the significant weakening of the Black Fleet AA de-
The Ukrainian flag is flying over Snake Island again.