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Anti-aircraft missile system (ADMS) medium-range s-350 “Vityaz” is equipped with two types of missiles. This was reported by RIA Novosti chief editor of the magazine “Arsenal Fatherland” Victor murakhovski.
According to experts, the first 9М100 designed to destroy any aerodynamic and ballistic targets at a distance of about 120 miles, moving at speeds up to 4.8 kilometers per second. Such characteristics, according to Murakhovsky, characteristic of missiles tactical and operational-tactical class.
Second, 9M96, can intercept at speeds up to kilometers per second low-flying targets such as cruise missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles and loitering combat blocks removed from the SAM to a distance of 15 kilometers. Such opportunities, according to experts, correspond to complexes short range.
Murakhovski also recalled that the s-350 will replace the outdated s-300P and s-300PS.
In April it was reported that the development of s-500 “Prometheus” and a number of radar stations is nearing completion, and soon the troops are expected s-350 “Vityaz”.
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