Russia announced that it had destroyed two Su-25 attack aircraft and a Ukrainian MiG-29 fighter that was modified to use the US AGM-88 HARM anti-radar missile.
The Russian Ministry of Defense announced on September 2 that two Ukrainian Sukhoi Su-25 attack aircraft and a Mikoyan MiG-29 fighter, converted to use anti-radar missiles (anti-radiation missiles, High-speed Anti-Radar Missile) American AGM-88 HARM, shot down near Andreevka, Kherson region.
The Russian Defense Ministry also added that the Russian armed forces, with a concentrated attack on the positions of the 60th Infantry Brigade in the Dobryanka, Novovorontsovka, and Kherson regions, killed more than 30 people.
In addition, the Russian Army’s precision weapons strikes destroyed 6 missile and artillery arsenals, along with 1 Buk-M1 air defense system of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU).
Besides, the tactical-tactical force of the air force; The Russian army’s aviation and missile forces and artillery hit the Olkha multiple launch rocket batteries, eight command posts, as well as 42 artillery units, personnel, and military equipment in 134 districts in the last 24 hours.
The Russian Air Defense Forces also made a great achievement when they shot down 1 HARM anti-radar missile and 14 shells of the M142 HIMARS multiple launches mobile rocket system in the past day.
Also on September 2, the Militia Forces of the Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR) also announced that the Ukrainian army had lost up to 45 soldiers, 2 tanks, 5 armored personnel carriers, and 4 units of special cars, just in the past one day.
The Russian armed forces, together with militia units of the DPR and LPR, also coordinated their offensive to gain control of a large, technically well-prepared defense center of the Ukrainian armed forces, located in the village of Peski (Pisky), Donetsk region.
Under the onslaught of Russian troops and DPR, LPR, in the retreat, the Ukrainian army left behind a large number of weapons and wounded soldiers. However, they were given timely medical assistance by Russian military doctors.
On the Kherson front, in the Kherson-Mykolaiv direction in the Aleksandrovka region, Russian troops reached the administrative border of the Mykolaiv region, liberated the settlement of Blagodatnoye, made Ukrainian forces in the Mykolaiv-Kryvyi Roh direction and other directions. others suffered heavy losses.
The announcement of the Russian Ministry of Defense also gives a summary figure in August, the Russian armed forces destroyed 174 Ukrainian command posts up to the brigade level; along with 601 heavy weapons and artillery systems, most of which are Western-made.
The press service of the Ministry of Defense of Russia also quoted Minister Sergei Shoigu as saying at a meeting of the leadership of the military agency in August that, in the context of the Ukrainian armed forces suffering great losses in manpower, the flow of soldiers Foreign outsourcing is decreasing.
Accordingly, after more than 6 months since Russia began deploying special military operations in Ukraine (February 24, 2022), the number of foreign mercenaries has decreased by more than three and a half times. The Russian Defense Ministry announced that nearly 3,000 (exactly 2,831) foreign fighters were killed.