KIEV, may 26 â€” RIA Novosti. Ukrainian military conducted Friday on one of the polygons of the South Ukrainian tests new precision guided missiles, said the press Secretary of the President of Ukraine Svyatoslav Tsigalko.
“From Odessa, the President arrived at one of two landfills in the South of the country, where there has been a good testing precision guided missile of Ukrainian origin. Very strong impression”, â€” wrote Tsegolko in Facebook. While the exact model rockets are not indicated.
According to the press service of the Ukrainian President, trials were held with the participation of Poroshenko, the head of the Ministry of defense and the Secretary of the national security Council and defense of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak and Alexander Tuchynov. It is reported that the missile is designed to engage targets of different classes. Warhead, motor and control system of the missile of Ukrainian origin. Its production involves more than 10 enterprises of the Ukrainian MIC. The test showed high accuracy and reliability of control systems of missiles.
In April the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko announced the successful carrying out of the Kiev design Bureau “Luch” testing the Ukrainian missile complex “Alder”. Earlier Turchynov said that Ukraine needs to restore its missile shield. According to him, the country’s armed forces already get missiles reactive systems of volley fire (MLRS) of Ukrainian origin, well-established full cycle production of missiles and has the ability to do all types and modifications.