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Ukraine tests new cruising missile, - photo

The missile hit a sea target at a distance of 100 km
18:29, 17 August 2018

Another stage of the test of Ukrainian cruising missile was held in the south of Odessa region. The press office of National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine reports.

‘Today, during the important stage of flight tests, a cruising missile manufactured in Ukraine has thoroughly undertaken planned program by destroying a sea target at a distance of 100 km,’ Oleksandr Turchynov, Secretary of National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine noted.

He added that the Ukrainian cruising missiles are capable of providing a reliable defense of the shores of the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov by destroying the watercraft of an enemy at a distance of up to 300 km. It is reported that the cruising missile capable of destroying infrastructural and military objects like strategic bridges and ferry lines.

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State defense enterprise Ukroboronprom showed the testing of a renewed Ukrainian tank Т-72 seven two АМТ. It is a modernized Т-72А (seven two A) series.

The tank is testing all the shelling modes with different rounds, including the anti-tank guided missile Kombat. According to the developers, due to the high-accuracy weapon, it is possible to destroy the enemy armored vehicles at the distance of up to 5 km.

The shooting range of a modernized tank is twice as much as that of the previous model. The Kombat missile could pierce 750 (seven hundred fifty) millimeters of armor.

The tank is also equipped with two digital radiosets with protected communication lines and modern satellite navigation means.

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