Ukraine Performs Neptun Exploration Missile Tests

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Neptun. Photo: AP

atynews.com – Ukraine is reported to have tested its new cruise missile, Neptun, and has reportedly been successful in the trial.

Reporting from Defense News, Friday (08/31/2018), Neptune missiles are subsonic anti-ship cruise missiles developed by Luch in Kiev.

According to information gathered, this missile has a range of 280 to 300 kilometers.

According to the Center for Strategic Missile Defense and International Studies, Neptune missiles have land, sea and air variants. Defense News reports, although it is still under development, the weapon can reach its target in Moscow, Russia.

The report quoted Ukrainian defense expert Serhiy Sguretz as saying that the missile warhead appeared with high explosive fragmentation.

Neptune missiles are also reported to fly on typical trails for cruise missiles between 10 and 30 meters (33 to 98 feet) above the surface.

Oleksandr Turchynov, Ukraine’s provisional former president who is currently Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council, revealed at a glance the power of the weapon. our country, “he said.

“Ukrainian cruise missiles are able to provide reliable defense from the Black Sea and Azov beaches, which affect enemy ships at distances of up to 300 kilometers, if necessary even at their ports.”

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