Russia produces several dozen cruise missiles per month — Defense Intelligence

Cruise missile interception
Cruise missile interception

Ukraine’s Defense Intelligence (HUR) provided an estimate of Russia’s stockpile and output of cruise missiles, including types such as Zircon, Oniks, Kalibr, and Kh-69. The figures were published by defense-focused media outlet ArmyInform on May 1.

According to Ukrainian intelligence, Russia retains approximately 40 Zircon hypersonic anti-ship cruise missiles, with production rates of up to 10 monthly.

Around 400 Oniks cruise missiles remain at Moscow’s disposal, with a similar output of up to 10 units per month.

The Russian Navy has approximately 270 Kalibr sea-launched cruise missiles, with a production rate of 30 to 40 units per month.

Only 45 Kh-69 air-launched missiles remain in stock, with only three being manufactured monthly.

Earlier, Ukrainian officials warned of potential Russian missile attacks on Ukraine during the Orthodox Easter festivities.

Read also: How do Russia's Kh-69 missiles measure up against the West's best?

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