Russian armed forces received two brigades of Buk-M3 and Buk-M2 air defense systems in 2016 10901172

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Russian armed forces received two brigades of Buk-M3 and Buk-M2 air defense systems in 2016.
Russian Land Forces received two brigade sets of Buk-M3 and Buk-M2 air defence missile complexes in 2016. This was stated by Colonel General Oleg Salyukov, the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Land Forces.
     
Russian Land Forces received two brigade sets of Buk-M3 and Buk-M2 air defence missile complexes in 2016. This was stated by Colonel General Oleg Salyukov, the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Land Forces. Buk-M3 surface-to-air defense missile system
     

Moreover, the Russian troops also received two battalion sets of Tor-M2 and Tor-M2U air defence missile complexes.

Oleg Salyukov also noted that the Forces received Verba MANPADS, more than 130 BMP-3 IFVs and BTR-82A APCs as well as more than 20 Tigr-M armored vehicles equipped with the Arbalet-DM combat module.

The Buk-M3 medium-range surface-to-air missile system is a modernized version of the Buk-M2 system, features advanced electronic components and a deadly new missile and could be regarded as a completely new system. The system is designed, developed and manufactured by the Russian Defense Company Almaz-Antey.

A Buk-M3 missile battery consists of two TELAR 9A317M (Transporter Erector LAuncher and Radar) and one TEL 9A316M (Transporter Erector Launcher) vehicle. The TELAR is based on the GM-569 tracked armoured chassis, carries six ready to fire missiles mounted on a turntable that can traverse a full 360°.

he Buk-M3 is able to destroy any types of air targets from a range of 2.5 to 70 km, with a speed of 3,000 m/s at an altitude from 15 m to 35 km. The Buk-M3 missile has been optimized for the interception of low-flying cruise missiles but can also engage ground and sea targets.
     
Russian Land Forces received two brigade sets of Buk-M3 and Buk-M2 air defence missile complexes in 2016. This was stated by Colonel General Oleg Salyukov, the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Land Forces. Russian army Buk-M2 SA-17 Grizzly surface-to-air defense missile system
     
The Buk-M2 (NATO name SA-17 Grizzly) is a Russian made mobile medium-range surface-to-air missile (SAM) system designed to defend field troops and logistical installations against air threats. SA-17 Grizzly is an upgraded version of the proven Buk-M1 mobile air defense system and retains its main features.

The SA-17 Grizzly is essentially a tracked chassis that carries a radar and a launcher with four missiles.

The Buk-M2 can engage a wide variety of targets from aircraft to missiles flying at an altitude of between 10 and 24,000 m out a maximum range of 50 km in given conditions. The SA-17 Grizzly can engage simultaneous of up to 24 targets flying from any direction.
 

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