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Near kyiv, Stinger missiles against Iranian drones

2023-03-26T14:36:06.598Z


DECRYPTION - Very effective anti-aircraft missiles, the Stingers play a major role. We had to drive for a while and go to the lowest. The heights of kyiv give way to fields and then to the banks of the Dnieper. Two military vehicles park - a simple SUV and a jeep mounted with a Stinger missile launcher. The commander of the mobile unit of the 1129th anti-aircraft regiment, Dmitri*, comes out of the SUV followed by his men. " Here we are in one of our combat positions, " he explai


We had to drive for a while and go to the lowest.

The heights of kyiv give way to fields and then to the banks of the Dnieper.

Two military vehicles park - a simple SUV and a jeep mounted with a Stinger missile launcher.

The commander of the mobile unit of the 1129th anti-aircraft regiment, Dmitri*, comes out of the SUV followed by his men.

"

Here we are in one of our combat positions,

" he explains.

What matters in a combat position is its location: away from civilian dwellings and near a passageway for Russian drones.

So, always below, because the

drones

fly closer to the ground in order to avoid our radars.

Dmitri seems to be commenting on some random road traffic: “

The river is an artery that drones go up to kyiv.

Highways too, especially given their low speed, around 180 km/h, drones can be confused by radar with traffic.”

An air alarm goes off.

The men clear the Stinger missile launcher…

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Source: lefigaro

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