Source: Polymer-Redut air defense system will be put into service in the first half of 2019
The interlocutor of the agency noted that all tests of the anti-aircraft missile system are scheduled for completion at the end of 2018
At the end of 2018, it is planned to complete all tests of the air defense system from the Corvette Project 20380, including firing from this carrier to air and sea targets. In the first half of 2019, the complex is planned to be used by the Navy," the agency’s source said.
The source said that the “Polymen-Redut” air defense system will be armed with all new and upgraded surface combat ships of the corvette and frigate classes. "The air defense system will also be installed on the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier and on the Admiral Nakhimov and Peter the Great heavy nuclear missile cruisers during their renovation with modernization," the source added.
Earlier, tests of the complex were successfully completed on the main frigate of the project 22350 "Admiral Gorshkov". According to open sources, a version of the Redut air defense system is currently being installed on the corvettes of the project 20380, without the Polyment radar antenna with a phased antenna array.
"Polyment-Redut" - a shipborne anti-aircraft missile system with a vertical launch. According to open sources, the system is able to use 9M96MD anti-aircraft missiles with a maximum range of destruction of air targets up to 150 km.