Air alert triggered across Ukraine – hypersonic scramblers in use

According to several media reports, air alerts have been sounded throughout Ukraine as hypersonic missiles appear to be in use.

The KyivPost reported that an air alert has been declared throughout Ukraine. This is probably provisionally related to the activity of potential hypersonic missile launchers. Furthermore report several media outlets reported explosions in the Ukrainian capital Kiev.

More news on the Ukraine conflict:

Pentagon press secretary Pat Ryder said according to. The Kyiv Independent, that the U.S. plans to increase production of 155-mm grenades to 80,000 per month next year. The statement comes against the backdrop of Ukraine’s growing need for NATO-standard ammunition to be used with artillery provided by the West. According to Ryder, the U.S. has supplied Ukraine with more than two million 155-mm munitions since the Russian invasion began. The press secretary added that U.S.-supplied cluster munitions have already proven helpful on the Ukrainian front. “We have every indication that they (Ukrainian forces) are properly using these weapons on the battlefield, as they have announced.” On June 7, Ukrainian state military company Ukroboronprom announced it would begin its own production of 155-mm artillery shells. Oleksii Reznikov, Ukraine’s defense minister, said in March that Ukraine was firing an average of 110,000 155-mm caliber shells per month – a quarter of the amount used by Russia.

Image:, Робоча поїздка Президента України на Запоріжжя 70, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons (image size modified)

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