Joint Efforts 2021: Ukraine’s Buk launchers engage conditional enemy’s aerial targets.

As part of the strategic command and staff exercise Joint Efforts 2021, the Ukrainian military worked out launches of the Buk M1 anti-aircraft guided missiles.

That’s according to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Ukrinform reports.

“As part of the strategic command and staff exercise Joint Efforts 2021, Buk M1 crews with the Shepetivka anti-aircraft missile regiment of the Zakhid (West) Air Command performed live fire launches on the VR 3 Reys unmanned aerial vehicles posing as targets,” the statement reads.

“All targets have been destroyed,” the press service wrote on Facebook.

Read also: Near de-facto border with occupied Crimea, Ukraine conducts jet artillery drill

The General Staff noted the units’ efforts to improve their skills and capability to protect the country from external armed aggression.

As Ukrinform reported earlier, the Joint Efforts 2021 strategic command and staff exercises is being held September 22-30. Up to 12,500 forces and more than 600 units of armaments and military equipment will take part in the drill, including up to 85 tanks; up to 420 armored combat vehicles; up to 50 missile and artillery systems,; up to 20 warships (boats); and up to 30 helicopters and warplanes.

The Joint Efforts 2021 exercise involves troops from Canada, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Jordan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Slovakia, Sweden, Romania, the UK, and the USA.

Photo: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

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