Air-based Storm Shadow missiles allow you to hit targets at a great distance. Information about the range of Storm Shadow missiles is classified.
One carrier aircraft can lift up to 4 missiles of this type into the air.
Data available on the Internet suggests that the Storm Shadow missile has a range of over 250 km, but unofficial sources claim that this cruise missile can hit targets at a distance of 850 to 1000 km.
In his recent interview, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valeriy Zaluzhny told The Economist that for a successful military operation to liberate Ukraine from Russian troops, he needs 300 tanks, 800 armored vehicles and 500 howitzers.
All these weapons will be received by the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the coming months. In addition, the transfer of F-15 and F-16 fighters to Ukraine was discussed. Pilots of the Ukrainian Air Force have been taking training courses for flights on these types of aircraft since July last year.
Storm Shadow missiles will allow Ukraine to hit targets deep behind Russian army lines, including military installations in Crimea.
The only condition for using Storm Shadow missiles is not to use them on Russian territory, and the Crimea is not included in these restrictions. legally it is the territory of Ukraine.