Russia modernizes Kh-101 cruise missiles - intelligence

Russia modernizes Kh-101 cruise missiles - intelligence

Russian Kh-101 missiles are now different from those used by the invaders in 2022.

This was stated by Vadym Skibitskyi, a representative of the Defence Intelligence of Ukraine, during a discussion program in Davos, Ukrinform reported.

"The enemy is learning, and learning quite quickly. I'll give you an example: Kh-101 cruise missiles are completely different from those used in 2022. This is a missile with an active electronic warfare system, with active protection, heat traps, etc.", said the DIU representative.

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According to him, Ukraine needs to develop air defense and the defense industry. At the same time, he rejected the possibility of a transition to a 'blind' defense.

"We have to develop everything: air defense, defense of the military-industrial complex, and its production, and we have to take counteroffensive measures to prevent the loss of territories. The experience of 2023 showed us this," Skibitskyi said.

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As reported, the target of Russian missile strikes is no longer energy facilities, as it was last winter, but infrastructure facilities, primarily in the defense industry.

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