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The Russian military for the first time in history repulsed the strike of American HIMARS

For the first time in history, the Russian military managed to repel an attack by American HIMARS.

Russian air defense systems tracked and successfully destroyed the missiles fired by US HIMARS systems, marking the first known instance of Russian air defense repulsing an attack by these weapons. According to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, a total of four missiles of an unidentified type were shot down - we are talking about either M30A1 \ A1 ammunition, or M31A1 \ A2.

As it became known, American missiles were shot down near the town of Stakhanov - a total of four missiles were detected and intercepted, however, it is not known exactly which targets the fired ammunition intended to hit, since the Armed Forces of Ukraine did not declare an attempt to strike in this direction.

“Ten Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles were shot down in the areas of Novoe Zaporozhye region, Volnovakha, Donetsk of the Donetsk People's Republic, Dmitrovka, Izyum, Berezovka and Kupyansk of the Kharkiv region. Eight MLRS shells were intercepted, including four rockets of the HIMARS multiple launch rocket system in the Stakhanov region of the Luhansk People's Republic and four missiles "Hurricane" in the areas of the settlements of Popasnaya of the Luhansk People's Republic and Kamenka of the Kharkiv region and the city of Donetsk", - reports the Russian defense department.

It is noteworthy that the night before, the Armed Forces of Ukraine really used heavy MLRS HIMARS. In total, at least 12 ammunition was fired, however, the target of the attack was never named.

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