Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov, in a statement on his social media account, stated that air and missile defense systems are important for the defense of Ukraine.
Reznikov pointed out that obtaining multi-level air and missile defense systems as soon as possible is one of their priorities, “This means protecting our cities, critical infrastructure and our people.” used the phrase.
Reznikov; He stated that the Patriot air defense systems supplied by Germany, the Netherlands and the USA to Ukraine “increase the ability to hit a ballistic target that was not there before”.
Pointing out that Germany’s IRIS-T defense systems also increase its ability to fight cruise missiles, Reznikov said, “IRIS-T has proven itself perfectly like NASAMS.” made his statement.
“We need more portable air defense systems”
Reznikov emphasized that the MiG-29 aircraft supplied by Poland and Slovakia will strengthen Ukraine’s defense against both Russian missiles and Iranian drones.
Stating that all of the defense systems in question have just arrived in Ukraine and are in the ranks of the defense forces, Reznikov underlined the continuation of military support.
Reznikov pointed out that they need different levels of platforms and ammunition, “We need more portable air defense systems.” used the phrase.
Pointing out that western origin planes are also necessary, Reznikov said:
“On every platform, we first heard the answer ‘No, that’s impossible.’ Now they are protecting our airspace. The stronger the air defense, the more resources Ukraine can use to win the war, the sooner our people will go home.”
The German government announced yesterday that the Patriot systems were delivered to Ukraine.
Minister Reznikov confirmed that they had received the Patriots in a post on his social media account.
The First Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine, Aleksandr Pavlyuk, said in a statement on his social media account that the Patriot systems came from the USA, the Netherlands and Germany.