Ukraine successfully tested the Neptune anti-ship missile

KYIV, (BM) – The Ukrainian P-360MC anti-ship missile complex “Neptune” has successfully passed flight tests and has flown on a given route 360 ​​km., learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according the general director of Luch KB Oleg Korostelev statement.

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The Ukrainian army planns to test the missile’s combat performance as a next phase of testing.

The P-360MC anti-ship missile weighs 87 kg and the warhead mass is 150 kg. The range of the rocket is 280 km, the speed is about 900 km / h, and the height of the flight above the crest of the waves – from 3 to 10 meters.

For the first time, Ukraine presents the Neptune rocket at an exhibition in Kyiv in 2015, with the first tests being on March 22, 2016.

The missile was created on the basis of the Soviet X-35U. In the twenty-first century, the P-360 missile was not a major achievement in the field of steered weapons. In its characteristics, it is significantly inferior to the modern Russian and American missiles of the same class.

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