Contents tagged with Neptune

  • Ukraine tests Neptune cruise missile with 280 kilometer range

    Tests of the Neptune cruise missile P-360 have been successfully completed in Ukraine, reports Defense Express. The missile flew more than 250 kilometers.

    According to Oleh Korostelev, General Director of the Ukrainian defense company Luch Design Bureau, the Ukrainian rocket flew such a distance along a given route and altitude for the first time.

    "Today, the development of the aircraft with the specified characteristics has been completed," he said.

    Next, the combat capabilities of the …

  • Poroshenko: Ukraine soon to acquire missiles with 1000 km range

    Ukraine has begun testing high-precision cruise missiles with a flight range in excess of 1,000 km and a 150 kg warhead, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said in an episode of “Freedom of Speech” on ICTV.

    “We have started the most important cruise missile tests… We now have a missile that has successfully passed the tests and which can shoot more than 1,000 km and can carry a 150 kg warhead. It is high-precision, and all of this was created by Ukrainian specialists. The Armed Forces of …

  • Poroshenko promises to equip Ukrainian Army with Neptune cruise missiles very soon

    During the tests of the Neptune cruise missiles, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko promised to equip the Ukrainian Navy and Land Forces with these missile systems "within extremely short timeframes".

    “Today we are ready to complete the tests. And I gave the order, to put the system into service and arm the units of the Navy and the Land Forces within extremely short timeframes ,” said Poroshenko.

    Neptune missiles are designed to destroy enemy ships with a displacement of up to 5 thousand …

  • Ukraine unveils new Neptune anti-ship cruise missile

    Ukrainian Foreign Trade Enterprise SpetsTechnoExport presented its Neptune anti-ship cruise missile during International Defense Exhibition and Conference 2019 and revealed the weapon’s characteristics. 

    The company claims that the export version of the missile is capable of hitting targets 280 kilometers away. It can sink surface vessels with a displacement of up to five thousand tons. Each missile weighs 670 kilograms, including a 145-kilogram high-explosive fragmentation warhead. 

    The …