On May 16, the Russian Defense Ministry claimed to have destroyed the US-made Patriot surface-to-air missile defence system in Kyiv. Russian Defence Ministry claims that it destroyed five launchers of the Patriot missile batteries in Kyiv.
Moscow claimed it used a hypersonic Kinzhal missile to destroy the target during an overnight strike on Ukraine. However, Ukraine dismissed Russian claims of destroying the Patriot air defence system. The US has said that the Patriot system in Ukraine has been damaged in the Russian attack.
However, the US official described the damage as “minimal” and claimed it is still in “working condition”. Are American-built Patriot missiles truly invincible or missile magnets for Russia’s war in Ukraine. Watch this video to know more.
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