Ukrainian paratroopers destroy Russian Su-25 by Igla

Ukrainian paratroopers destroy Russian Su-25 by Igla

Ukrainian paratroopers destroyed an enemy Su-25 fighter jet on July 24.

The press service of the Ukrainian Air Assault Forces said in a Facebook post, Ukrinform reports.

"Today, an air defense unit of the 25th Separate Sicheslav Airborne Brigade of the Ukrainian Air Assualt Forces successfully shot down a Russian Su-25 Grach fighter jet," the report reads.  

It is noted that Ukrainian paratroopers shot down the enemy armored aircraft using an Igla man-portable air defense system (MANPADS).

As reported, from February 24 to July 24, the Ukrainian Armed Forces eliminated 39,520 Russian troops, including 280 in the past day alone.


While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website and the website of a foreign media outlet. Materials marked as "Advertisement" or with a disclaimer reading "The material has been posted in accordance with Part 3 of Article 9 of the Law of Ukraine "On Advertising" No. 270/96-VR of July 3, 1996 and the Law of Ukraine "On the Media" No. 2849-Х of March 31, 2023 and on the basis of an agreement/invoice.

© 2015-2024 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Extended searchHide extended search
By period: