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The DIU identified the Russian military firing at Ukraine with Kinzhal missiles

The DIU identified the Russian military firing at Ukraine with Kinzhal missiles

Defence intelligence Hypersonic missiles Ukraine War crimes

In Ukraine, the military personnel of the Russian Federation were found to be shelling the territory of Ukraine with “Kinzhal” missiles.

The Defence Intelligence of Ukraine said that 29 people had been identified.

The intelligence identified the individuals of the command, flight and technical personnel of the 44th Separate Aviation Regiment of Special Forces of the Russian Aerospace Forces.

Seven officers from among the regiment’s technical staff have also been identified.

Among 44 Russians there are a colonel, seven lieutenant colonels and several majors.

ДЕНИС АХМАДЕЄВ, РОСІЙСЬКИЙ ОФІЦЕР, ВІДПОВІДАЛЬНИЙ ЗА РАКЕТНІ УДАРИ "КИНДЖАЛА" ПО УКРАЇНІ. СКРІНШОТ: ГУР

44th Separate Aviation Regiment (military unit #83122) which was formed on December 1, 2021, has the place of permanent deployment at Savasleika airfield in the Nizhny Novgorod region of the Russian Federation.

The regiment has a two squadron composition, normally up to 24 aircraft ― MiG-31K long-range interceptors.

The aircraft number of the MiG-31K from the regiment were also identified: RF-20862, RF-03230, RF-20882, RF-03231, RF-03234, RF-19275, RF-94268, RF-42251, RF-42253, RF-20867, RF-20883.

The regiment is armed with the Kh-47M2 Kinzhal air-launched ballistic missile, the purpose of which is to conduct the rapid strikes at significant distances.

At the same time, in 2023, the Aerospace Forces of the Russian Federation received a batch of repaired and modernized MiG-31M interceptors.

The list of identified Russian war criminals can be found on the website of the Defence Intelligence of Ukraine.

As previously reported, in 2023, the United States was confident that the Russian Kh-47 Kinzhal missiles had been destroyed precisely with the help of Patriot air defense systems, which had come into service with Ukraine.

Defence intelligence Hypersonic missiles Ukraine War crimes