Russian Navy to Get New Missile Systems Next Year

RIA Novosti08.10.2013 Europe
Russian Navy to Get New Missile Systems Next Year

Russian Navy to Get New Missile Systems Next Year

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The Russian Navy will receive new advanced surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems next year, a defense industry executive said.

Maxim Kuzyuk, General Director of the Aviatsionnoye Oborudovaniye (Aircraft Equipment) holding said: “Shtil vertical-launch modular air-defense systems are designed for a series of six Project 11356 frigates now under construction (photo), and can effectively engage any existing and future combat aircraft.”

One of the system’s principal features is its high firing rate: It fires missiles every two seconds, he said, adding that each module consists of 12 missiles.

“We are planning to deliver six Shtil SAM complexes for Project 11356 ships before 2016,” Kuzyuk addeded destroyers, and has also planned to develop two Aegis Ashore systems to perform ballistic missile defense.

Source: Ria Novosti

 
 



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