Ukraine air force says 36 Russian cruise missiles downed

SpaceWar.com reports: “The Ukrainian Air Force said Wednesday it had intercepted 36 cruise missiles fired by Russia during a new wave of attacks.

‘On July 26, 36 enemy cruise missiles were destroyed,’ said Lieutenant General Mykola Oleshchuk on the air force’s official Telegram channel.

He did not specify whether Russian missiles had hit their target during the attack.

According to the air force, Ukrainian forces intercepted three Kalibr missiles during a first series of strikes in the afternoon, and 33 X-101 and X-555 missiles in the early evening.

The missiles were fired by eight Tu-95 bombers from the southeast heading towards western Ukraine, it said…”

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