HUR strikes Russian container 29B6 radar in Mordovia with drone attack – NV source

The location of the military unit attacked by Ukrainian drones
The location of the military unit attacked by Ukrainian drones

Ukraine’s Main Intelligence Directorate (HUR) attacked 590th separate radio technical unit of military unit 84680 in Kovylkino, Mordovia, Russia, a source in the HUR told NV on April 17.

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HUR drones hit target at a distance of about 422 miles.

They attacked Kontainer horizon radar, which has a target detection range of about 1850 miles and a detection height of more than 60 miles.

According to open source information, Kontainer is part of air and space attack reconnaissance and warning system.

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The first model of Russian radar was built in Kovylkino in 2000-2002.

Mordovia attack on April 11

Two unmanned aerial vehicles attacked Mordovia for the first time, said head of the republic, Artem Zdunov on April 11. According to him, air defense forces allegedly managed to destroy both drones.

At the time, Russian Defense Ministry said that three drones were shot down over Kursk and Tambov oblasts, two over Belgorod and Mordovia, and one more over Bryansk and Lipetsk oblasts.

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Russian media reported that both drones were shot down over military unit 84680 of aerial target detection center in Kovylkino.

Attack allegedly damaged building where command center used to be located. Russians did not report any casualities.

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