Shooting exercises of Air forces of Armed forces of Ukraine completed today, all missiles hit the target. About it today informed the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, reported the press Secretary of the President Svyatoslav Tsegolko in Facebook.
“The Minister of defense and chief of General staff has just reported to the President about the successful firing today. On 16 launches of Ukrainian missiles. All have reached the goals. The challenge today is made in full. Exercises of Air forces of Armed forces of Ukraine will continue on December 2,” – said Tsegolko.
The head of the Kherson regional state administration Andrey Gordeev, the TV channel “112 Ukraine” reported that the exercise went exactly according to plan and was completed in 14 hours.
“We use the landfill, which has recently revived, because after the Soviet Union the site was leveled. We have restored it, and this is the first exercise on the polygon with the use of anti-aircraft missile troops. We conduct exercises on its territory, in its waters, the territory of the occupied Crimea is Ukrainian, any threats to the civilian population of the doctrine are not” – said Gordeev.
The head of the press center of the air command “South” Vladimir Kryzhanovsky said that the first day was successful and without complications.
“Had calculations anti-aircraft missile systems, worked on lose plane of the individual object, the defeat cruise missiles and aerial targets,” he said.
We will remind, today in the South of Ukraine launched a missile firing, the response from Russia yet.
Earlier, Russia threatened missile strike in the case of the Ukraine military exercises near the Crimea. The warning contained in the letter of the Ministry of defense of Russia, addressed to the military attaché at the Embassy of Ukraine in the Russian Federation.
In response, the NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov said that the sovereign airspace of the Russian Federation in the Black sea ends up in the middle of the Kerch Strait, and there is Ukraine to carry out missile tests is not going to.
Also Ukraine tonight issued an aviation notice, shifting the coordinates of the danger zones for civil aviation in connection with military exercises. APU noted that he had calculated all the risks, and no threats to the population and infrastructure in the annexed Peninsula.
In the RF Ministry of transport reported that the aircraft of foreign airlines on Thursday morning started to go around the airspace over the Black sea West of the Crimea.