(Dan Tri) – Ukraine has released a video it describes as recording a suicide drone boat rushing towards the Russian warship Ivan Khurs in the Black Sea.
Ukraine’s Defense Ministry on May 25 posted a video showing a Kiev suicide boat ambushing the Russian ship Ivan Khurs in the Black Sea. According to the analysis of CNNthe video appears to show Ukrainian weapons ramming a Russian reconnaissance warship even though Moscow previously claimed to have prevented the Kiev attack.
The camera placed on the suicide boat captured the moment this weapon rushed towards the Russian battleship CNN is assumed to take place just before the collision occurs.
Russia has not commented on the video as well as comments from the side CNN.
In a statement released on May 24, the Russian Defense Ministry confirmed that the intelligence-gathering vessel Ivan Khurs of the Black Sea Fleet was ambushed by suspected Ukrainian suicide boats in the area near the strait. Bosphorus.
According to Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Lieutenant General Igor Konashenkov, the Ivan Khurs ship was attacked while patrolling the TurkStream and Blue Stream gas pipelines. After discovering the suicide boat approaching, the machine gun on board Ivan Khurs was ordered to open fire. All targets were annihilated after accurate salvoes from Ivan Khurs and the ship continued on its mission.
Russia also released a video showing the shooting down of a Ukrainian suicide boat suspected of attacking the intelligence-gathering ship Ivan Khurs in the Black Sea.
Ivan Khurs is an intelligence-gathering ship in the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Navy. This is a ship with a special function and the Black Sea Fleet has only 2 ships of this type. Under Project 18280, the Ivan Khurs ship was completed in 2017 and put on combat duty since 2018.
The ship’s equipment includes radio and electronic warfare reconnaissance complexes. In addition, the ship is also equipped with 14.5mm KPVT machine guns and MANPADS anti-aircraft missiles to protect against enemy attacks. According to Defense Expressthe Ivan Khurs is operated by a crew of 120 people.
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