State tests of the newest air defense systems "Sosna" will be completed in 2016
The main difference between the latest anti-missile short-range "Sosna" is increased twice in comparison with analogue, a complex "Strela", hitting the target range - from 5 to 10 kilometers, said the deputy director Sergei Ignatov.
Kuwait, December 9 - RIA Novosti. The state tests of the newest anti-aircraft missile system of short-range "Sosna" will start at the beginning of 2016, so that by the middle of the year to present the complex of the Defense Ministry, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday in Kuwait Deputy Director KBtochmash (developer of the complex) Sergey Ignatov.
"State tests begin in early 2016. We have a representative of the Defense Ministry complex in the middle of the year. Then expect to sign a contract with the Defense Ministry," - said Ignatiev.
According to him, the complex is designed on the technical task the Ministry of Defence, its main difference is increased twice in comparison with analogue, a complex "Strela", hitting the target range - from 5 to 10 kilometers.
The complex can be located on the track platform and the wheel on the boat, on the beach. "The main thing is that the platform meets the load-carrying capacity - of the order of 4 tons," - said Ignatiev.
In Kuwait, passes gun shows Gulf Defense and Aerospace, in which the Russian delegation participated for the first time.