Ukrainian forces deliver crushing blow to Russian military, inflicting heavy losses in last 24 hours

Written by Jeppe W

Oct.23 - 2023 7:53 AM CET

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The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has released a detailed report on the substantial losses inflicted on Russian military forces during the hostilities on October 22, 2023.

The Ukrainian defenders have shown resilience and strategic prowess, leading to the destruction of a significant number of Russian military assets.

Substantial Enemy Losses

According to the morning report of October 23, Ukrainian forces successfully eliminated approximately 870 Russian personnel, destroyed 15 enemy tanks, 22 armored combat vehicles, 25 artillery systems, and neutralized 2 Russian air defense systems in a single day of combat.

This remarkable feat underscores the effectiveness of the Ukrainian military strategy and the unwavering spirit of its defenders.

Cumulative Damage to Russian Military

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has been meticulously tracking the enemy's losses since the onset of hostilities on February 24, 2022.

As of October 23, 2023, the cumulative losses of the Russian Federation are reported to be staggering:

  • Personnel: Approximately 294,700 (+870 from the previous day)

  • Tanks: 5,093 units (+12)

  • Armored Combat Vehicles: 9,653 units (+22)

  • Artillery Systems: 7,057 units (+25)

  • Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (MLRS): 825 units

  • Air Defense Systems: 551 units (+2)

  • Aircraft: 320 units

  • Helicopters: 324 units

  • Operational and Tactical Level UAVs: 5,345 units (+6)

  • Cruise Missiles: 1,536 units (+1)

  • Ships/Boats: 20 units

  • Submarines: 1 unit

  • Motor Vehicles and Tank Trucks: 9,419 units (+15)

  • Special Equipment: 998 units (+7)

The data is continuously being updated and clarified as new information becomes available.

The Ukrainian Air Force played a crucial role in the day's success, conducting 7 strikes on the concentration areas of enemy personnel, weapons, and military equipment.

Additionally, the missile forces of Ukraine proved their precision and efficiency by destroying 4 enemy artillery pieces.