«Ukroboronprom» has developed a new type of missile for helicopters and aircraft APU

State concern «Ukroboronprom» has developed a new type of missile armament of 57 mm calibre for use by the air forces of Ukraine. This was reported on the website of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in Facebook.

«Ukroboronprom» has developed a new missile for the air force of Ukraine. Rockets caliber 57 mm and is designed to destroy ground targets and was designed for weapons of attack helicopters and aircraft», – stated in the message.

During the successful tests, the crew of the helicopter, equipped with new engines and station optical-electronic suppression «Adros» to hit the specified goals. «Only half a second necessary to produce a full block of 20 missiles,» – said in the message.

As reported, in September 2016 Konotop aircraft repair plant «AVIAKON», part of «Ukroboronprom», has produced three helicopter gunships Mi-24PU1 for further transfer of this equipment by the army aviation of the land forces of the Armed forces of Ukraine.

Overall for the year 2016 plant «AVIAKON» repaired and upgraded for the Ukrainian army more than two dozen military helicopters. During this upgrade the helicopters were equipped with the modern complex protection «Andros».

Help. State concern «Ukroboronprom» was created in 2010 with the aim of ensuring the effective functioning and management of the economic entities of the public sector, are engaged in business activities in the development, manufacture, realization, repair, modernization and disposal of weapons, military and special equipment and ammunition, and participate in military-technical cooperation. The structure of the group consists of about a hundred enterprises of the Ukrainian MIC. «Ukroboronprom» during the 2015-2016 gave the Ukrainian military more than 600 units of new weapons and equipment.

«Ukroboronprom» has developed a new type of missile for helicopters and aircraft APU 11.02.2017

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