British intelligence experts
Russian Air Force may be short of personnel
06/24/2022, 10:19 am
According to British intelligence experts, the Russian air force is likely to be suffering from a shortage of personnel.
This was suggested by statements by a recently captured Russian fighter jet pilot who said he was in the service of the Wagner mercenary force, according to a statement on the Defense Ministry’s website in London on Friday.
“The deployment of retired close air support personnel now under contract to Wagner demonstrates that the Russian Air Force is likely to have difficulty supporting the invasion of Ukraine with sufficient aircrew,” the statement said.
Since the start of the Russian war of aggression around four months ago, the British government has regularly published intelligence information on the course. Moscow accuses London of a targeted disinformation campaign.