MOSCOW, January 17. /TASS/. Russian air defense intercepted 14 HIMARS and ‘Olkha’ rockets in the past 24 hours, Russian Defense Minister Spokesman Lieutenant General Igor Konashenkov said Tuesday.
"In the past 24 hours, air defense systems downed 6 Ukrainian drones near settlements of Kremennaya (LPR), Nikolskoye and Petrovskoye (DPR). A total of 14 HIMARS and ‘Olkha’ multiple launch rockets were intercepted near settlements of Udy (Kharkov Region), Smolyaninovo (LPR), and cities of Donetsk and Khartsyzk (DPR)," Konashenkov said.
According to the spokesman, a US-made HARM anti-radar missile was downed near the settlement of Radensk, Kherson Region; a ‘Tochka-U’ tactical ballistic missile was downed near the city of Berdyansk, Zaporozhye Region.
Konashenkov added that, since the beginning of the special military operation, the enemy lost: 372 planes, 200 helicopters, 2,891 drones, 401 missile air defense systems, 7,549 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 984 multiple launch rocket system launchers, 3,853 field artillery guns and mortars, as well as 8,081 special military automobile vehicles.