The Russian Federation continues to hold in the Mediterranean and The Black Seas ships-carriers of missiles “Caliber”informs the Navy of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
“The enemy is on combat duty: the Black Sea – five enemy carriers of Caliber cruise missiles (small missile ships of project 21631 – three; frigates of project 11356 – two). The total salvo of which is 40 missiles; Sea of \u200b\u200bAzov – communications control up to two ships and boats: the Mediterranean Sea – five carriers of Caliber cruise missiles, the military noted in Telegram.
Russia will continue to give priority to the efforts aimed at destroying the anti-ship capabilities of Ukraineincluding attacking Odessa, British intelligence said.
Russia perceives anti-ship missiles as a key threat limiting the effectiveness of its Black Sea Fleet, according to British Department of Defense analysts. This, in turn, significantly undermined the overall plan for the invasion, since Russia could not realistically attempt an amphibious assault on Odessa.