Photo: Ministry of defence of Ukraine
In the Odessa region held regular tests of the Ukrainian tactical missile complex “the Alder-M”. Footage from these tests published by the news Agency Ukrainian Ministry of defense “ARMY INFORM”.
The aim of the trials was to test and improve some of the technical and technological solutions, says the Ministry. The launch was conducted staff calculations 107th rocket artillery brigade, which will be the first division of the Ukrainian army, which will receive the “Alder” on Board.
The tests also took part the employees of the Ukrainian State scientific research Institute for testing and certification of weapons and military equipment. Their tasks included assessment of trajectory characteristics of the new Ukrainian missiles.
For the first time about the missiles “Kha” became known in January 2016, when who was at that time President of the country Petro Poroshenko gave the order to develop the complex in no time. In March of that year passed the first tests of the missile complex.
At the end of December 2018 Poroshenko Council meeting on national security and defence stated that in 2019 Ukraine will start mass production of a missiles “Kha” with the increased range. According to the President, the commissioning of these missiles to seriously strengthen the country’s defense. Then Poroshenko said that Ukraine has mastered the full cycle of production of missiles, ranging from components to Assembly.
“Alder” is another version of the rocket launcher rocket system of volley fire “Tornado”, developed in the USSR in the 70-80-ies of the last century. In March the anti-corruption investigation revealed that the details of these missiles imported from Russia smuggling.
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