The Headquarters of the Joint Forces of Ukraine denied data on the use of Javelin complexes in Donbass in Donbass. This is reported by “Ukrainska Pravda” with reference to the head of the press service of the headquarters of Yaroslav Melnychuk.
“Melnychuk assured that the OS denies the information” provided by someone unknown. ” As of now, Javelins have not been used in Donbas. The representative of the OS promised that as soon as the Javelins are used against the Russian-occupation forces, the Ukrainians will immediately know about it, “the headquarters spokesman said.
Earlier, the head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine Kirill Budanov said that for the first time used the American portable anti-tank missile systems Javelin in the Donbass. According to him, they will be used along with the Turkish Bayraktar drones and will become a significant psychological deterrent.
Budanov also said that Russia plans to invade Ukraine in late January or early February. According to him, for these purposes, Moscow has concentrated over 92 thousand troops near the Ukrainian borders and the intervention will include airstrikes, artillery and armored attacks, as well as an amphibious assault in the east of the country.