The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine for the first time officially confirmed the use of British “square” missiles Storm Shadow. The corresponding statement was made by Minister Alexei Reznikov.
What is known
On May 24, British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace arrived in Ukraine. He said that the United Kingdom handed over missiles to Ukraine due to Russia’s continued use of long-range weapons to target civilians and civilian infrastructure.
During a joint briefing, Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov officially stated that the Armed Forces are already using missiles on the battlefield. In particular, he said that the ministers had the opportunity to shake hands with pilots who have been trained in the UK and successfully use the Strom Shadow.
I was glad to host my great friend Ben Wallace, @BWallaceMPin Kyiv.
We had a very meaningful discussion focused on priorities for increasing Ukraine’s defense capabilities, particularly providing long-range weapons such as Storm Shadow.
We also discussed prospects for… pic.twitter.com/kVEo8dtFMc
— Oleksii Reznikov (@oleksiireznikov) May 24, 2023
Reznikov also posted a photo on Twitter, where you can see Su-24MR. It is likely that these aircraft are used to launch Storm Shadow.
Source: Military television of Ukraine