The Russian military over the past day destroyed a new platoon of American M-777 howitzers in Ukraine. This was reported to journalists in the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.
In addition, the Russian missile forces attacked Smerch multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) belonging to the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
“Missile troops and artillery hit a platoon of 155-mm M-777 howitzers on Kubansky Island and a platoon of Smerch MLRS near the settlement of Novopokrovskoye in the DPR,” the Defense Ministry confirmed.
The ministry also emphasized: the Russian Armed Forces destroyed three mobile drone control posts in Ukraine near the settlements of Zhovtnevaya, Kiselevka, and Barmashovo in the Nikolaev region.
Formerly military observer, retired colonel Mikhail Khodaryonok said that Ukrainian soldiers are not able to independently repair american howitzers M-777, since the US does not provide them with the necessary parts.