In Video: Russian Missiles Take Out Another Ukrainian IRIS-T Air Defense System

In Video: Russian Missiles Take Out Another Ukrainian IRIS-T Air Defense System

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The Russian military has destroyed a German-made IRIS-T SLM medium-range air defense system of Kiev forces in the Kharkiv direction.

The system was reportedly deployed near the settlement of Rohan. Video footage showing what appears to be two precision-guided missiles hitting the system were released by the Russian Ministry of Defense on April 14. The strike completely destroyed the system’s TRML-4D fire control radar and heavily damaged a missile launcher.

After the start of the Russian special military operation in Ukraine, Germany promised to supply Kiev forces with 12 complete IRIS-T SLM systems and 24 IRIS-T SLS launchers. The SLM has a range of 40 kilometers and a 20 kilometer altitude, while the SLS’ range and altitude is limited to 12 kilometers.

Not all the systems promised by Germany have been supplied to Ukraine yet and most of those that arrived in Ukraine have been destroyed or damaged by the Russian military.

In recent months, the Russian military stepped up suppression of enemy air defenses (SEAD) operations within the special military operation zone in Ukraine.

As a result of these Russian SEAD operations, Kiev forces lost dozens of air defense systems, including Western-made ones.

Ukraine has been begging its backers to provide replacements. The strike against the IRIS-T SLM system in Kharkiv came right after Germany announced that it will supply an additional American-made MIM-104 Patriot long-range air defense system to Kiev forces.


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as i see on video (seen into full screen), i am not so enthusiast. the radar was damaged, but not too much (except unprobable situation if camion set on fire… radar and antenas are over a elevated metal platform, they are shetered from srapnels. the launcher was at least at a distance of 15 meters from explosion, it almost sure are intact or need some paint to not rust where 1-2 shrapnels touch it.

Last edited 1 month ago by hipp

kiev nazis should capitulate already.

mickey mouse

many dumb amerikan retired hillbilly nazi come to soutfront to tantrum display frustration display humiliation that russian superior victorious

jens holm

in limpmark we make potato missile—we medieval ugly unnecessary now colonized by lgbt amerika

Ramses II

this movie looks retarded. it is obvious russia managed to shot their own troops, and now they use this for lying and propaganda. it is incredible they actually managed to hit anything military instead of terror bombing children, hospitals and apartments for elderly.

Last edited 1 month ago by Ramses II
Nazty Ukraine

they leave that for the ukrops and israelis. they’re so much better at terror bombing children, hospitals and apartments for elderly.


says a moronic braindead hasbara hurenkind, while the idf kills 32.000 civilians in gaza in only few months, and in whole ukro war since 2,5 years only few thousand dead civilians what proofs that russia is not aiming at civilians.

concerned citizen

looks like misses to me. a direct hit would have shredded those. well, maybe the radar burned down, if nobody bothered to put out the fire.

mighty orc

amerikunt and west eu colonies—standard of living=ugliness and stupidity…you are so low and envious you tantrum accept russian liberation of former east ukraine—petite bourgeoise insecure morons humiliated by taliban now russia

Nuke The Krauts

germany are still nazi sympathizers haven’t learned anything and this time should not get another chance.

Peter Jennings

that one patriot system is going to be busy, if it lasts. very soon, the people of ukraine will rise up and they won’t need token targets sent from the eu.

jams homo

i am autistic jens holm in bdsm dungeon….no id


meanwhile germanistan pensioners are being mugged and beaten by the detritus from ussa#s judaic wars of “expansion” while rummaging through rubbish bins for cans and bottles. when will the germanistan populous rise and take out the poofter “running” the evil zionazi colony? coming cold winter will see a world of change all over the evil eussr not to mention ussa and the khazar abomination.