Contents tagged with Ukrainian missiles

  • Ukraine begins state testing of new missile system

    Ukraine has begun state testing of the new Vilha (Alder) missile system, National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov announced.

    “The tests are the finalization of an extensive project by Ukrainian scientists, engineers and manufacturers,” said Turchynov.

    According to Turchynov, once the testing has been completed, the Vilha missile systems will be adopted into the armament and serial production of them will begin.

    In February, the NSDC secretary announced that …

  • Ukraine conducts first successful cruise missile launch test

    On January 30, Ukraine conducted the first successful flight tests of the new Ukrainian ground-based cruise missile, which is capable of destroying ground and water targets with precision.

    This was reported by National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov in a statement published on NSDC website after the completion of the tests.

    According to Turchynov, the missile is entirely the work of Ukrainian engineers from the state enterprise KB Luch, in collaboration with …

  • Turchynov: Ukrainian missile tests proved their effectiveness and high precision

    Ukrainian missiles are effective and high-precision weapons, as stated by the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC), Oleksandr Turchynov, at the end of another stage of the missile testing.

    According to the Council’s press service, Turchynov explained that, during this stage of testing, the operation of the missile control system was conducted while engaging and striking targets at long range.

    Turchynov noted that the rocket successfully hit the target.

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