Thursday, 24 May 2018

Armenian Military to obtain Tor-M2 short-range air defence system

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In accordance with REGNUM citing the TV program of the Ministry of Defenсe “Zinuzh”, Armenian Military is anticipated to obtain Tor-M2 short-range air defence system inside a couple of months.

It’s identified that after the conclusion of deliveries on the primary Russian preferential navy mortgage for $ 200 million Yerevan was supplied a second mortgage – $ 100 million.

In accordance with Deputy Defenсe Minister Artak Zakaryan (so far, already an ex-deputy minister), as of December 2017, three contracts have been signed, the whole quantity of which exceeded $ 100 million (a part of the purchases have been financed by the Armenian finances). In accordance with the deputy minister, these provides must strengthen the air defenсe system.

Now it’s fairly clear that one of many three contracts implies the supply of short-range missiles Tor-M2, famous navy professional Leonid Nersisyan.

Tor-M2 is a Russia-made fully-automated surface-to-air missile (SAM) system manufactured by Almaz-Antey’s Izhevsk Electromechanical Plant Kupol, to ship efficient air defence in jamming environments.

The Tor-M2 (NATO reporting title SA-15 Gauntlet) was offered for the primary time to the general public throughout the Moscow Air Present, MAKS in 2007 and was positioned on lively obligation with the Russian armed forces in March 2017.

The Tor-M2 is a low- to medium-altitude, short-range surface-to-air missile system designed for intercepting plane, cruise missiles, precision-guided munitions, unmanned aerial autos and ballistic targets.



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