Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile system in Crimea destroyed with Ukrainian missile – Ukraine's National Security Secretary

A Russian S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft missile system was destroyed in occupied Crimea on 23 August by a new Ukrainian-made missile.

Source: Oleksii Danilov, Secretary of Ukraine’s National Security and Defence Council, in an interview with Ukrainske Radio

Quote: "The missile was new, completely modern. Its use proved that [it is a product of] our defence industry, our programme, which was launched in 2020...

This is our new product, which showed itself absolutely flawlessly."


Explosions in occupied Crimea took place on the morning of 23 August near the village of Olenivka on Cape Tarkhankut, destroying a Russian long- and medium-range S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft missile system.

The Defence Intelligence of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine stated that the S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft missile system was completely destroyed in the explosion, as well as the missiles on it. The crew was also killed.

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