Maxar publishes new satellite images of airbase in Crimea after explosions

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UKRAINSKA PRAVDA – THURSDAY, 11 AUGUST  2022, 18:19

Maxar Technologies has published new satellite images of the military airbase in Novofedorivka in Crimea, taken on 10 August.

Source: Reuters and Radio Svoboda (Radio Liberty)

Details: In infrared photos, burned vegetation is shown in black or grey, and unburned vegetation is shown in red or pink.

Quote from Reuters: "Pictures from independent satellite firm Planet Labs showed three near-identical craters where buildings at Russia's Saki air base had been struck with apparent precision. The base, on the southwest coast of Crimea, suffered extensive fire damage with the burnt-out husks of at least eight destroyed warplanes clearly visible."

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Infrared satellite image of the airbase in Novofedorivka on 10 August

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Infrared image of Novofedorivka on 10 August

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Infrared image of the airbase on 10 August

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The airport in normal light on 10 August/div>

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Novofedorivka on 16 May

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Novofedorivka on 10 Augus

Background: 

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy stated that, on 9 August, Russia lost nine combat aircraft on the Saky airbase in Russian-occupied Crimea. Mass media published the first satellite images of the airbase.

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