December 18, 2022, 13:18 – Public News Service – OSN
defense Department Britain announced a new delivery of a batch of Brimstone-2 high-precision missiles Ukraine. It is reported by Lenta.ru.
Brimstone-2 high-precision missiles are laser-guided and have a range twice that of the previous series of missiles, the source said.
The British Ministry of Defense noted that the supply of missiles to Ukraine is carried out as part of the adopted assistance package. The official Twitter account of the British Ministry of Defense reports that, in their opinion, this assistance “played a decisive role in holding back the advance of Russia.”
Earlier, the Public News Service reported that the United Kingdom Ministry of Defense confirmed intelligence, concerning the previous supply of Brimstone-2 missiles to Ukraine. Prior to this, the Armed Forces of Ukraine received obsolete Brimstone-1 missiles with a homing system.
Russian military experts were skeptical about the expected military effectiveness of these supplies by the United Kingdom. Dmitry Kornev said that capabilities UK supplies of Brimstone-2 are limited, citing their high cost.
AT broadcast The Public News Service talked about European support for Ukraine.