Russian air defense intercepts its first Storm Shadow cruise missile

15.05.2023, Moscow.

Russian air defense intercepted the first Storm Shadow cruise missile that the United Kingdom recently handed over to the Ukrainian armed units, the Russian Defense Ministry’s press service said in a daily report on May 15.

“The air defense assets intercepted seven HARM anti-radar missiles, one Storm Shadow long-range cruise missile, as well as ten HIMARS multiple-launch rockets during the day,” the Russian Defense Ministry noted.

The British Storm Shadow was the first modern long-range missile supplied by the West to the Ukrainian armed units. The export version has a range of 250 km, and the full version has a range of over 500 km.

Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency