Successful tests of Vilkha-M and Vilkha-R were held

23.05.19
Successful tests of Vilkha-M and Vilkha-R were held

Successful tests of Vilkha-M missiles with increased range capability and Vilkha-R missiles with dispensing warhead, took place in the Odesa region.

Informed by Deputy Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Serhiy Kryvonos.

"Taking into account Russia's aggression against Ukraine, the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine has defined tasks for the development and serial production of new missiles for multiple-launch rocket systems", Mr. Kryvonos noticed.

The Deputy Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine informed that the technical solutions for developing missiles and the results of hitting targets at maximum range were tested. "Firing operations were completed successfully, he said. – The missile tests have proved that the domestic defense indrustry is capable of developing, as quickly as possible, complex weapons and military equipment for the Armed Forces of Ukraine".

Tests were conducted at distances up to 125 km.

Vilkha is a Ukrainian missile complex with an adjusted 300 mm caliber ammunition, developed on the basis of the missile rocket fire system 9К58 Smerch.

In case of successful completion of all tests, it is planned to be accepted into the armament of the Armed Forces of Ukraine already in 2019.

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Photo credit: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine