MOSCOW, May 30. /TASS/. Russia’s Defense Ministry posted a video clip showing artillery troops delivering a strike by precision munitions to wipe out a firing position of 155mm Italy-made howitzers supplied to Ukraine.
"The Defense Ministry of Russia posted video clips of data recorders showing the destruction of an emplacement of 155mm Italy-made towed howitzers supplied to Ukraine," the ministry said in a comment to the video.
The Ukrainian firing position was uncovered by artillery reconnaissance systems and further reconnaissance was conducted by an unmanned aerial vehicle, it said.
The drone’s data recorder confirmed that the artillery strike eliminated an artillery platoon of Ukrainian nationalists together with the Italian howitzers, the ministry said.