Turchynov: Test ATGM SKIF were successful

Турчинов: Испытания ПТРК Скиф прошли успешно


The missiles hit targets at a distance of up to 5.5 kilometers.

Missile tests new anti-missile system (ATGM) Skiff, which took place in Ukraine and abroad, particularly in conditions of ultrahigh temperatures in the desert were successful. This was announced by the Secretary of the national security Council and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov, informs a press-Department service on Saturday, October 14.

According to him, the missiles ATGM “definitely, without a miss, hit targets at a distance of up to 5.5 kilometers.” Also warhead ATGM SKIF “showed a unique result, burning the armor thickness of up to 1 meter”.

“That is in the world of armoured vehicles, which it was impossible to destroy the Ukrainian Scythians”, – summed Turchinov.

Earlier today, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko announced the transfer of the army of 200 units of new equipment.