Ukrainian missile: New Ukrainian guided missile tested successfully – video revealed

19:14 Sep. 23, 2016

New Ukrainian guided missile tested successfully – video revealed

Ukrainian guided missile test (Yuri Biriukov / Facebook)

Ukrainian missile is promised to be way better than Russian analogues and is designed to strengthen the country's defense

Official YouTube-channel of the Kyiv State Design Bureau ‘Luch' revealed what they called "a unique video of successful firing tests of modern Ukrainian guided missile".

The comment under the video refers to sarcastic phrase of the Secretary of National Security and Defense Council Oleksandr Turchynov. "Unlike Russian counterparts, Ukrainian missiles are guided missiles, and therefore they are more efficient and hit the target more accurately, which has been proven during the tests," he said.

Read also Ukrainian army to get new weapons 

The publisher hadn't specified what model of the rocket is on the video, but according to the previous info it most definitely is high-precision missile ‘Vilkha'. A 300-mm Vilkha rocket is developed by the Dnipropetrovsk design bureau ‘Pivdenne', while the control system with inertial navigation and GPS data correction is developed by the Kyiv design bureau ‘Luch'.

Earlier, Secretary of the National Security Council and Defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said that the new missile Ukrainian production several times higher than the Russian and foreign analogues. With this new missile system can significantly improve the country's defense. Also today Ukraine tested new armour-piercing rounds for small arms (check the photos).

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