Ukraine reveals its latest cruise missile in gorgeous element

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The Protection Specific Media & Consulting Firm has launched new footage of the most recent Ukrainian RK-360MTs Neptun coastal missile system with R-360 cruise missiles in gorgeous element.

The Neptune is a coastal missile system designed to have interaction enemy floor combating ships and auxiliaries vessels each single and belonging to Job Forces.

The system consists of an RCP-360 self-propelled command management and communications centre, USPU-360 self-propelled launchers, a TZM-360 transport and reloader machine and particular cargo car.

The coastal missile system is able to hitting targets at ranges as much as 280 kilometers at any time and below any climate circumstances.  The R-360 missile weighs 870 kg; the burden of its warhead is 150 kg; its launch pace is about 900 km/h.

The Neptune would have the ability to obtain its full functionality if positioned no farther than 25 km from the shoreline.

  • Full salvo – 24 missiles, ammunition – 72 missiles,
  • The time lag between missiles launched in a salvo – 3…5 s.
  • Time from the top of mission to ready-to-fire time for the following mission – ≤15 min.
  • ASCM Neptune car vary – ≤1,000 km.

The composition of the Neptune Battery will be configured to fulfill particular Buyer wants. A Neptune battalion would sometimes include: (1) cell command and management publish, (2) three launcher batteries consisting of two launchers USPU-360 every, (3) operational help battery consisting of six transporter/transloader autos every carrying one storage/transport/launch canister TPK-360, (4) logistical items. Every Neptune battalion can have an ordinary missile institution of 72.

The State Enterprise KB Luch R&D Firm, Kyiv, is the first contractor for the Neptune ASCM System. The Neptune Undertaking is a collaboration involving home entities solely, together with however not restricted to: Orizon-Navigation, Impulse, Visar, Arsenal TsKB, Radionix, Telecart-Prybor, UkrInMash, Ukrainian Armored Autos, Motor-Sich, and KrAZ.