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Foreign visitors foreign exhibitions “sticks” stands with the Russian aircraft missile s-8ОФП “the anti-tank Riflemen,” said RIA Novosti military commentator for the newspaper “Komsomolskaya Pravda” Victor Baranets.
In his opinion, extended to six kilometers range missiles is a “very serious indication”. “And a powerful warhead, is also extremely important feature. Golden head of our defense managed to make the engine, which allows two to three times to increase the potential of the warhead. The engine has become smaller in size, and it is possible to increase the weight of the warhead, which is extremely important for missiles,” — says columnist.
As stated in an interview with the Executive Director of “Tehmash” Alexander Kochkin, in the coming days will begin preparation of documents on the adoption of s-8ОФП “the anti-tank Riflemen” into service, and serial deliveries of such missiles to the troops will begin in 2021.
In February 2019, the General Director of “Tehmash” Mr Lepine said that the state tests of the missile have been completed.
With 8ОФП “the anti-tank Riflemen” can explode in front of the barrier when hitting the barrier, to break through the barrier and explode behind a barrier. The weapon must extend a family of unguided rockets C-8 caliber 80 mm. The rocket will be su-25 planes and Mi-8 helicopters.
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