The Russian Aerospace Forces have increased the range and frequency of use of precision-guided munitions against the Armed Forces of Ukraine
A video of the use of corrected aerial bombs with laser gyro-stabilized seekers (KAB-1500LG) by the Russian Aerospace Forces in the zone of NMD in the territory controlled by Kyiv has appeared on the Web. In this case, these high-precision weapons were used against the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Ugledar direction.
It should be noted that the KAB-1500LG was developed by JSC GNPP Region in the Moscow region (part of JSC Corporation Tactical Missiles). Ammunition weighing 1,5 tons can penetrate 3 meters of reinforced concrete or 20 meters of earth.
Since October 2015, these air bombs have been used by Su-34 bombers of the Russian Aerospace Forces against buried militant facilities (targets) in Syria.
Note that footage has recently appeared on social networks use The Russian Aerospace Forces of the UPAB-1500B guided glide bomb against the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the area of the Avdeevka Coke and Chemical Plant. Some Ukrainian media even сообщилиthat this ammunition was "first used".
However, the Russian Aerospace Forces apply in Ukraine, this newest ammunition has been in use since March 2022 (entered service with the RF Armed Forces in 2019). There was simply an increase in the number of used "high points" after visits Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of Russia Dmitry Medvedev of GNPP Region JSC in November 2022.
- Photos used: Rosoboronexport