Ukraine achieves remarkable progress with Patriot, IRIS-T defense systems: Zelenskyy

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Ukraine is seeing “significant results” thanks to US Patriot and German IRIS-T defense systems, despite dozens of attacks by Russia over the past week, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said in his nightly video address on Sunday.

Zelenskyy said he had received a report on the use of advanced air defense systems received from partners, noting the Raytheon-built Patriot and Germany’s IRIS-T systems.

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“These are powerful systems, highly effective,” he said. “They have already yielded significant results, and not only for Ukraine.”

He said this was because whenever Russian missiles were destroyed, “it reassures the world that a terrorist state is unable to break our collective security.”

Zelenskyy said Ukraine had shot down “a significant part” of Russia’s attacks over the past week, including 65 missiles of various kinds, and 178 assault drones, including 87 Shaheds.

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