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Air Force: New Western air defense systems will enable Ukraine to shoot down more advanced Russian missiles

by The Kyiv Independent news desk September 9, 2022 9:55 AM 1 min read
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The U.S.-supplied NASAMS and German IRIS-T air defense systems can even shoot down Iskander missiles, Ukrainian air force spokesperson Yuriy Ihnat said in an interview with RBK Ukraine. Ukraine's existing air defense architecture works well at shooting down Kalibr, Kh-101, and Kh-555 cruise missiles, but is not able to effectively counter Kh-22, Kh-31, Onyx, and Iskander systems, he said.

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