Russian army air defence units perform live firing new anti-aircraft missile system TOR-MU 1905134

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Sunday, May 19, 2013 11:59 AM
 
Russian army air defence units perform live firing with new anti-aircraft missile system TOR-MU.
Soldiers of the Russian air defence units of the Southern Military District will perform live firing with the new modern anti-aircraft ground-to-air missile system "Tor-MU" at Kapustin Yar in the Astrakhan region.
     
Soldiers of the Russian air defence units of the Southern Military District will perform live firing with the new modern anti-aircraft ground-to-air missile system "Tor-MU" at Kapustin Yar in the Astrakhan region.
The new ground-to-air air defence missile system TOR-MU is able to detect and track up to ten of aerial targets at ranges up to 30 km.
     

For the development of this new air defence weapon system, the crew of were trained during more than 3 months at the Russian army Defense Training Centre in the Krasnodar region, where they studied tactical and technical characteristics, basic maintenance and operational use.

The new anti-aircraft missile system "Tor-MU" is designed to destroy aircraft, helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles, missiles, and other types of precision weapons, flying at medium, low and extremely low altitudes in all weather conditions.

This guided missile system is able to detect and track up to ten of aerial targets at ranges up to 30 km, capable to hit 4 targets simultaneously at a maximum altitude of 10 km.

Electronic equipment of the new Tor-MU allows the crew to select the target depending the level of danger, to anticipate the fire quickly.

 

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