In the Kharkiv region, the military used Brimstone on the occupiers

Ukraine military used Brimston
Ukraine military used Brimston
© Illustration: Brimstone rocket launch
Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Published: June 09 2022 at 10:35 pm

In the Kharkiv region, the Ukrainian military discovered enemy equipment and used Brimstone missiles on it.

This was announced and the video was published by Ukrainian serviceman Leonid Maslov.

The video shows the defeat of two units of equipment by British missiles.

It is reported that the combat use of Brimstone missiles took place in the area of ​​the settlement of Male Vesele .

" The peculiarity of the missile is that it automatically captures targets, reacting to the mass of metal within a radius of 2 km from the launch point. Therefore, their armored vehicles and peaceful tractor drivers, who suddenly fall into the flight zone, will not be lucky , ”Leonid Maslov said in a comment to the video.

The Ukrainian military used a light truck to launch Brimstone missiles.

A light truck of the Ukrainian military with a Brimstone missile launcher in the Kharkiv region. June 2022. Ukraine. Frame from the video of Leonid Maslov

In April, Britain studied the platforms on which Brimstone missiles could be installed so that they could be used effectively by the Ukrainian military.

At the training launches, the Armed Forces of Ukraine placed Brimstone missile launchers on cars.

Brimstone rocket launcher on passenger cars in Ukraine. May 2022. Frame from the video

The video shows the defeat of unidentified targets, then detonation at the site of missiles, probably ammunition.

The result of the impact of Brimstone missiles in the Kharkiv region. June 2022. Ukraine. Frame from the video of Leonid Maslov

radar homing head, which is capable of capturing objects.

In the new version, the range of the missile from the plane - 60 km. When launching a rocket from the ground, the range decreases to 10-12 km.

Brimstone rocket on the territory of Ukraine. May 2022. Photo: Russian media

It will be recalled that nine companies of the Polish Armaments Group (PGZ) recently signed an agreement with the British MBDA to develop a new armored platform with the Brimstone missile.

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