Russia has lost more than $5 billion in military equipment since its launch of a “special military operation” in Ukraine on February 24, global media firm Forbes reported on Saturday.

    The estimated losses were calculated based on open sources, including reports from both the Ukrainian and Russian governments.

    According to the General Staff of Ukraine, over 2,500 pieces of enemy equipment have been destroyed as Russian forces continue to carry out military offensives in Kyiv and neighboring cities.

    Among the neutralized Russian military equipment are 58 aircraft, 83 helicopters, 363 tanks, and 1,205 armored combat vehicles.

    Forbes explained that it based its calculations on the cost of each piece of equipment that Russia used to invade Ukraine. The Su-25 is worth $11 million, the Su-30 costs $33 million, and the Su-34 is valued at $36 million apiece.

    The outlet also learned that the two Il-76 large landing aircraft destroyed near Vasylkiv and Kropyvnytskyi cost $86 million apiece.

    Russian tanks destroyed near Priluky https://t.co/WQQb2tanwG via @BackAndAlive #Ukraine pic.twitter.com/9VliauKKe2

    — Liveuamap (@Liveuamap) February 27, 2022

    Additional Findings

    According to Forbes , the Russian military suffered the heaviest equipment losses on February 25 as the Ukrainian forces put up heavy resistance.

    The fewest losses were reported on March 2.

    Forbes revealed that it has yet to include the cost of missiles fired since the start of the war in its calculations. Russia’s inventory of Iskander ballistic missiles and Kalibr cruise missiles reportedly cost around $3 billion in total.

    Meanwhile, Ukrainian soldiers have seized Russian tanks and armored personnel carriers during the conflict. Ukroboronprom provides repair and maintenance for these captured vehicles.

    “If a part of the hull or a caterpillar is damaged, this can be quickly resolved, we have no problems with the necessary components,” Ukroboronprom official Vladislav Krykliy said. “We are painting over elements that indicate that this is Russian military equipment.”

    Apart from military equipment, Russia has reportedly lost more than 12,000 military personnel.

    How many men and equipment did Russia lose?
    Russia has lost nearly 32,000 troops and more than 1,400 tanks in the war – the General Staff. Russian occupying forces have already lost 31,900 of their troops, as well as 1,409 tanks and 571 UAVs. We have launched English Twitter! more
    How many vehicles did Russia lose?
    In the 108 days since Russia's unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, the Russian military has lost more than two and a half thousand vehicles and pieces of equipment, according to open-source-intelligence analysts who scrutinize photos and videos on social media. more
    How many tank did Russia lose?
    Russia has lost nearly 32,000 troops and more than 1,400 tanks in the war – the General Staff. Russian occupying forces have already lost 31,900 of their troops, as well as 1,409 tanks and 571 UAVs. more
    How many tanks did Russia lose?
    It has been 128 days since the Russian invasion of Ukraine began. On Friday, the Russian forces are pushing hard in the Donbas and are advancing slowly and deliberately. more
    Did Russia Win or lose WW2?
    The post-Soviet government of Russia puts the Soviet war losses at 26.6 million, on the basis of the 1993 study by the Russian Academy of Sciences, including people dying as a result of effects of the war.Krivosheev's analysis. more
    How many tanks Russia lose?
    Hundreds of Tanks Lost As of July 18, Russia has lost 237 T-72B3 tanks, hundreds more in other T-72 variants, and 170 T-80s, according to Oryx Intelligence. This adds up to around 800 Russian tanks destroyed – most of them Soviet-era tanks that Moscow upgraded over the years. more
    When did Russia lose Crimea?
    On April 26, 1954 The decree of the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet transferring the Crimea Oblast from the Russian SFSR to the Ukrainian SSR. more
    Did Russia lose ww2?
    World War II losses of the Soviet Union from all related causes were about 27,000,000 both civilian and military, although exact figures are disputed. A figure of 20 million was considered official during the Soviet era.22,610,148. more
    Why does Russia lose armored cars?
    Russia has reportedly lost more than 650 tanks and about 3,000 other armored vehicles and heavy equipment so far in its invasion of Ukraine. Experts put the losses down to the advanced anti-tank weapons given to Ukraine by Western countries, poor strategy, low morale, and important design flaws. more
    How did Russia lose Finland?
    Hostilities ceased in March 1940 with the signing of the Moscow Peace Treaty in which Finland ceded 9% of its territory to the Soviet Union. Soviet losses were heavy, and the country's international reputation suffered.Winter War. more
    Did Russia lose Afghanistan?
    The war began in December 1979, and lasted until February 1989. About 15,000 Soviet soldiers were killed, and about 35,000 were wounded. About two million Afghan civilians were killed.Soviet–Afghan War. more

    Source: www.thedefensepost.com

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