Ukrainian military forces managed to destroy and sink the Russian missile corvette Ivanovets of the Black Sea Fleet on the night of January 31 to February 1. The special unit “Group 13” under the Main Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, which announced the incident, is behind the downing.
“As a result of several direct hits to the hull, the Russian ship suffered damage incompatible with further movement,” the intelligence said. The ship was destroyed using unmanned drones. The corvette was headed for Lake Donuzlav located in the occupied territory of Crimea. The value of the ship is estimated at 60-70 million US dollars.