Ukraine’s Radionics successfully launched missiles from the modernized S-125 M "Pechora" surface-to-air missile complex early this week.
It is noted that during the test, a 5V27D-M2 missile with an active radar homing head was launched from a modernized anti-aircraft missile system.
"At the initial stage, the rocket moves along an aeroballistic trajectory, such a missile flight substantially increases the far boundary of the C-125M air defense zone," the press office of the bureau announced on Monday via Facebook.
Note that the far limit of the affected area for the new missiles is 40 km, the maximum height of the affected zone is 25 km.
The US state administration plans to supply Ukraine with 210 anti-tank missiles and 35 launchers as part of $47 million defense package to enhance defensive capabilities. The announcement came a day after EU leaders agreed to extend tough economic sanctions against Moscow over its meddling in Ukraine for six months, and a week after Ottawa authorised the export of automatic weapons to the country, ABC reported quoting four State Department officials
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