Ukraine modernized the 50-year-old missile system

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Concern “Ukroboronprom” preparing for mass modernization of anti-aircraft missile complex C-125M “Pechora”. About this in Facebook on Sunday, February 11, wrote the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.

According to the head of the state, the modernised complex has been successfully tested. The maximum height of the lesion was 25 kilometers, and the far boundary of the affected area to 40 kilometers. “Ukrainian experts have been able to substantially increase the accuracy of pointing and defeat highly maneuverable targets”, — said Poroshenko, adding that “Ukroboronprom” preparing for mass modernization of missiles.

With-125M — Soviet anti-aircraft missile complex short-range actions. Was adopted in the USSR in 1961. Currently, from the operation of the “Pechora” refused in a number of States, including Russia, Finland, Somalia and Cambodia.

Earlier it was reported that Russia in 2002, exported to Ukraine reference sample of the product 78 (rocket X-35). Subsequently, the instance became the basis for the creation of Kiev’s first cruise missile.

Video, photo All from Russia.



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