The ongoing Ukraine War has witnessed an increase in combat losses incurred by the Russian military, according to data released by the Armed Forces of Ukraine. As of July 18, the conflict has resulted in substantial casualties and equipment losses for Russia, with a notable impact on personnel, tanks, armored personnel carriers (APCs), artillery systems, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), and vehicles. The following statistics shed light on the extent of the losses suffered by the Russian forces in the conflict.
The Armed Forces of Ukraine report that Russian combat losses have amounted to an increase of 710 personnel as of July 18. This includes soldiers and officers who have lost their lives or been injured in the conflict. The toll on human lives serves as a stark reminder of the devastating impact of the ongoing war.
Tank Losses: Russian tank losses in the Ukraine War have seen a significant rise, with an additional four tanks being destroyed in the conflict. Tanks, as heavily armored and powerful vehicles, play a crucial role in ground operations. The destruction of these tanks further underscores the intensity and scale of the fighting.
Armored Personnel Carriers (APCs) Losses:
The Ukrainian Armed Forces have reported the destruction of 17 Russian APCs. These vehicles are vital for the transportation and protection of troops in combat zones. The loss of APCs indicates the extent to which the Russian military has suffered in terms of both equipment and personnel.
Artillery Systems Losses:
The conflict has seen a significant impact on Russian artillery capabilities, with the destruction of 38 artillery systems. Artillery plays a crucial role in providing fire support and engaging targets at a distance. The loss of these systems can hinder the effectiveness of Russian military operations in the region.
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) Losses:
As UAVs continue to play an increasingly prominent role in modern warfare, the Armed Forces of Ukraine report the destruction of 11 Russian UAVs. These remotely piloted aircraft provide valuable intelligence and reconnaissance capabilities, as well as the potential for precision strikes. The loss of UAVs limits Russia’s ability to gather real-time information and carry out targeted operations.
The conflict has also taken a toll on Russian vehicles, with an additional 27 being destroyed. These vehicles encompass a range of transportation and support units necessary for military operations. The destruction of vehicles further underscores the extent of Russian combat losses in the ongoing conflict.
The Armed Forces of Ukraine’s data on Russian combat losses provides a glimpse into the toll the ongoing Ukraine War has taken on the Russian military. With significant losses in personnel, tanks, APCs, artillery systems, UAVs, and vehicles, it is evident that the conflict continues to exact a heavy cost on Russia. These statistics highlight the intensity and scale of the fighting, emphasizing the ongoing challenges faced by both sides in the protracted conflict.