Kyiv now needs at least 60 Western fighter jets to cover a frontline that was extended by another 70 kilometers from the 1,200 kilometers before the Kharkiv incursion, Ukrainian Presidential Adviser Mykhailo Podolyak told Bloomberg, Report informs.

Taking into account the length of the contact line and intensity of fighting 100-120 such planes would be “optimal,” Podolyak said.