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    Post  George1 on Wed Jun 10, 2015 11:04 pm

    Russia developing upgraded version of Oka tactical missile system — defense ministry

    The Oka system had a range of 400 km (248.5 miles) and, consequently, was excluded from the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) but was nonetheless scrapped under the treaty

    MOSCOW, June 10. /TASS/. Russia is developing an upgraded version of the Oka tactical missile system (NATO reporting name: SS-23 Spider) scrapped under the INF Treaty, Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said on Wednesday.

    "There is no need in restoring the old system. We’re developing a new complex," Borisov said, adding the new missile system would be based on the Oka principle.

    Present-day technologies allow for improving the system’s range and accuracy characteristics, the deputy defense minister said.

    The OTR-23 Oka tactical ballistic missile system entered service in the Soviet Army in 1983. According to military experts, the Oka complexes made the US newest Patriot air defense missile systems completely ineffective at that time.

    The Oka system had a range of 400 km (248.5 miles) and, consequently, was excluded from the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) but was nonetheless scrapped under the treaty.

    The INF Treaty signed between the Soviet Union and the United States in 1987 stipulated the elimination of all ground-based ballistic missiles with the shorter ranges of between 500 and 1,000 km and the intermediate ranges of between 1,000 and 5,000 km.

    The disposal of the ballistic missiles under the INF Treaty ended in 1991 and Russia and the United States completed their inspections in 2001.

    The Soviet Union eliminated over 200 Oka missiles and 102 launchers.
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    Post  George1 on Wed Jun 10, 2015 11:07 pm

    Iskander cover that range, so whats the point for this new missile?
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    Post  GunshipDemocracy on Thu Jun 11, 2015 1:21 am

    George1 wrote:Iskander cover that range, so whats the point for this new missile?

    If take a second glance you might see that thsy said new complex is based on OKAs solution. Not Oka recreated.


       "Why recreate the old one? We're already doing new. The principles laid down in the "Oka", determined the path of development of individual weapons systems," said Borisov during the opening ceremony in Moscow the memorial in honor of the legendary designer managed missile Sergey Invincible.

       "Technology can improve the performance, range and accuracy, combat effectiveness," added Borisov.


    Why they talked about technical OKA is Iskander exists? maybe that´s why
    In the early 2000s, experts BGTU "Voenmech" suggested the use of missiles, "Oka" for use as a life-saving support. The payload of the rocket can reach 230 kg at a distance of 840 km with an average flight time of 410 seconds.

       http://bastion-karpenko.narod.ru/Oka.html



    So this is IMHO just ¨officially¨confirmed we are busy working on SRBM ~1000km category with all best from OKA and Iskander experiences. ABM? anti-ship missiles? hypersonic speed and 1-2 warheads enough to knock US destroyer.


    I hope Skorost II can be based on Rubezh modules.
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    Post  Rmf on Fri Jun 12, 2015 12:47 pm

    its simple with better acuracy they can reduce payload and then have longer range. skorost is overkill.

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