Ukraine held firing missiles Neptune and C-125

Украина провела стрельбы ракетами Нептун и С-125

Launch missiles s-125

Winged antiship missile Neptune successfully destroyed a target at a distance of 280 kilometers, and missiles s-125 hit all eight targets.

Ukraine has successfully tested a new anti-ship cruise missiles Neptune and modernized anti-aircraft missile systems s-125.

About it reports the national security Council and defense (NSDC) of Ukraine on Wednesday, 5 December.

As stated by the NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov, during testing, achieved important results.

“The task that was set today for cruise missiles, the test of distance and accuracy to defeat surface targets,” – said the NSDC Secretary of Ukraine, adding that the target was destroyed at a distance of 280 kilometers.

Turchynov noted that to verify the results engage targets at long range were involved in aviation, as well as a special item on the snake island.

In addition, Turchynov said that to strengthen the coastal defense carried out to check the accuracy and reliability of defeat of vessels simulated enemy missile systems s-125, passed deep modernization of the enterprises of Ukrainian military-industrial complex.

“The results of defeat of vessels, upgraded s-125 has proved its effectiveness. It held eight starts, during which were destroyed eight targets. This is a very good result, which proves that these modernized complexes are capable to provide reliable protection from aggression, both from the air and from the sea, and greatly strengthen the coastal defense of the black sea and the Azov sea coast”, – said Turchinov.

Earlier it was reported that the APU has adopted a new missile system, the Alder, it will go into force in 2019. The military said that Alder outperforms Soviet rocket system of volley fire Tornado, which is in service in the Russian army.

It also became known that the Ukrainian military were trained to repel air attack the enemy in the coastal areas. Classes for management of forces and means of antiaircraft rocket-artillery battalion were in the area of operation of the joint forces.

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