Estonia delivers Mistral air defense systems to Ukraine – here’s what they can do

July 8, 2024

Kyiv Independent

Estonia has delivered several Mistral air defense systems to Ukraine, the country’s defense ministry said on July 6.

“Let’s keep supporting Ukrainian freedom fighters. Together, we can stop Russian aggression,” it said in a post on social media.

It did not specify how many of the French-made systems had been handed over, but Ukraine has been receiving and using them since 2022. Norway sent 100 of them shortly after the launch of Russia’s full-scale invasion.

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