Second attack by Ukrainian Navy drones on patrol vessel Serhiy Kotov an accident – The Times

Patrol ship Serhiy Kotov (Photo: Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation)

A second attack by Ukrainian drones on the Russian patrol vessel Serhiy Kotov was reported as accidental. The TimesIts journalists visited the Defense Ministry’s Main Intelligence Directorate’s secret naval drone base on the Dnipro River.

The material says Serhiy Godov was injured in July and then injured in September. The second time the drones accidentally hit the ship, when «He maneuvered to escape pursuing enemy planes.

The commander of naval drones with the call sign 13 also told reporters about his latest successful operation, which destroyed two landing ships of the Akula and Serna programs in Crimea on November 10. The drones entered the harbor at dawn and bypassed the barricades set up by the invaders. The enemy opened fire on the drones with machine guns, but did not hit. Drones hit two amphibious ships, and a third exploded on the dock, the Times writes.

On September 14, the Strategic Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine confirmed that this morning, the Defense Forces attacked two patrol vessels of the Vasyl Bykov project of the 22160 Russian class of aggression in the southwestern part of the Black Sea. And they were damaged. Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Digital Transformation Mykhailo Fedorov noted that the operation was carried out with the help of naval drones.

For the first time, the aggressor Russia announced the attack on Serhiy Godov on July 25.

According to the General Staff of the Armed Forces, since the start of the full-scale invasion, Russia has lost 22 of its ships and boats and one submarine.

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