“Today we are starting the state testing of the unique Obolon-A artillery fire control system. The Ukrainian Armed Forces need this very much, as it will increase the opportunities of our artillery subdivisions up to 30-40%. The control system will be more mobile and efficient, it will increase the possibilities of defeating the enemy with fire, as well as keep more curfew alive,” Defense Minister Stepan Polorak stated this on the Lviv State plant LORTA, which is the part of the Ukroboronprom.
According to the Minister, the artillery fire control system was made without any spares from the aggressor state.
“The spares produced in Ukraine in your plant and the spares from our foreign partners were used in the Obolon-A artillery fire control system,” Poltorak stated.
According to the Minister of Defense, the Obolon-A will be adopted and its serial production will be started after the successful trials.
Earlier, the trials of the latest Ukrainian cruise missile complex for defeating the marine and coastal targets Neptune took place in Odesa. President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko visited the trials.