Sunday, 25 June 2017

Pantsir-ME is in full-scale production and shall be presented at St.Pete's IMDS-2017

In Russia began mass production of marine version ZRPK "Carapace"

16:15 06/23/2017(Updated: 17:09 23/06/2017)

MOSCOW, June 23 - RIA Novosti. Serial production of the Marine version of the anti-aircraft missile and gun complexes "Carapace" - "Carapace-ME" - began in Russia, he told reporters on Friday the general director of the state corporation "Rostec" Sergey Chemezov.

"Development of a marine anti-aircraft missile and artillery complex" Carapace-ME "completed complex is already out in full-scale production.", - he said.

According to him, the presentation of the complex will take place during the International Maritime Defense Show 2017, which will be held from 28 June to 2 July in St. Petersburg.

"Carapace-ME" is able to simultaneously hit up to four targets flying at a speed of up to 1000 meters per second, reaction time - 3-5 seconds, he told RIA Novosti earlier Aleksandr Zhukov, head of the design department of the enterprise developer of this system - Instrument Design Bureau (Tula ).

According to him, "Carapace-IU" can hit targets at a range of missile weapons up to 20 kilometers at a height of 2 meters to 15 kilometers; artillery weapons at a distance of 4 km in height - from 0 to 3 kilometers.

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Pantsir-S1/S2 mobile air defense system: Details