Russian air defense system to receive the first batch of armor will be unveiled on May 9 military parade
The first delivery of air defense systems S armor ceremony
BEIJING, March 20, 2007: According to the Itar-Tass reported on March 18, Russian Air Force has ordered more than 20 sets of “armor-S” Gun defense system. Russia Tula Instrument Design Bureau Deputy General Manager You Lisa Wen Cove has revealed that these latest air defense systems will be delivered the next few years forces.
Savenkov said that the current design of the Tula instrument-making has assembled 10 sets of “armor-S” air defense system (equipped with a connection), according to Russian Defense Minister’s orders and related national defense procurement plan, these systems will be delivered in the near future the Russian Air Force will participate in this year in Moscow on May 9 Victory Day parade at Red Square.
According to reports, these “armor-S” has been formally delivered to the Russian side, and in the next few years, the Russian Air Force will receive a total of more than 20 sets of the same type equipment.
Savenkov also said that Russia has with Algeria, United Arab Emirates and Syria signed a “armor-S” system of contracts, which supply the two countries have started back.
Currently, Russia is also working with Libya on the sale of “armor-S” to conduct negotiations.
personal use of the Russian Air Force, air defense forces, “armor-S” model-based air defense system, Russia’s turret, and an early exit the cab and power installed on the same model, but the most obvious difference is that the model only fitted with eight to go 57E6 missiles, and export model is equipped with 12. “Armor-S” identification friend or foe (IFF) antenna mounted on top of 2RL80 surveillance radar, and early exit models will IFF antenna mounted on the radar back-end. Russian Army’s 96K6-style “armor-S” air defense system uses a BAZ-6909-type 8 × 8-axis truck chassis, its fully equipped weight of 19 tons carrying capacity of 22 tons. Equipped with missiles gross vehicle weight not more than 41.3 tons.
Tula Instrument Design Bureau Deputy General Manager You Lisa Wen Cove that “armor-S” performance in the world can be described as second to none, its not only look to intercept air targets, but also targets on the ground blow. In particular, needs to be emphasized is that the system can launch missiles in the road condition targets. In addition, the “armor-S” status can be automatically tracked in the road up to 20 targets and simultaneously directing two missiles on one of the most threatening of a volley against targets. The system can intercept a distance not exceeding 20 km, altitude 5 meters to 15 km between the various modern air targets (including fighter aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles, cruise missiles, precision-guided munitions and ballistic missiles, etc.). The missile is equipped with a maximum flight speed of 1300 m/sec. (Compass)
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