The Ukrainian soldiers have downed the hostile drone in the Donbas Conflict zone near the positions of the Joint Forces Operation as the Headquarters of the operation reported on Facebook.
Thus, the enemy continues to hold reconnaissance by all means, including unmanned aerial vehicles using the spring truce. The Headquarters stated that the enemy tried to use a drone of the Phantom type to specify the defense system of the Joint Forces Operation’s detachments in Mariupol direction.
“Thanks to coherent actions of the observers and calculations of the firepower, the reconnaissance task of the air spy was stopped prematurely near the position of the Joint Forces Operation in Vodyane area,” the message said.
The downed drone was passed to the specialists for the study of the gathered information, including ex-owners of it.
Earlier the soldiers of the National Guard of Ukraine have downed the Russian drone of Eleron type at Svitlodarsk direction in the zone of the Joint Forces Operation.
February 21, the drone of the OSCE mission recorded four jet military airplanes above the village of Lastochkine. This settlement is controlled by Ukraine and is located near the demarcation line, according to the website of the mission.