Russian army to get new version of Pantsir-S1 air defense missile system Pantsir-SM 2904142
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|Tuesday, April 29, 2014 08:58 AM|
|Russian army to get new upgraded version of Pantsir-S1 air defense missile system Pantsir-SM.|
The Russian army will get Pantsir-SM an upgraded version of the Pantsir-S1 air defense system and a new missile for it by the end of the year, said the Colonel Yuri Muravkin, deputy commander of the air defense troops. The new missile will increase the system’s range of fire from 20 to 30 kilometers.
A futurist drawing of the Pantsir-SM project.
“The modernization of the serial Pantsir-S1 systems with new missiles is underway now, and we expect to get them by the end of the year. It will be a new upgraded version of the serial system,” said Colonel Yuri Muravkin.