Russia revealed features of its missile attack warning system

MOSCOW, (BM) – Russia’s missile attack warning system (EWS) is capable of detecting and tracking hypersonic missile launches and determining which targets pose a threat, said Sergei Boev, director-general of the interstate joint-stock corporation Vympel, learned

Russia revealed features of its missile attack warning system
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According to him, the early warning system has always been developed at the limit of scientific and technical capabilities. He recalled that hypersonic vehicles and missiles fly at speeds of five or six Mach, and missile warheads grow even higher rates.

“Nevertheless, our means can find these goals, to choose them, i.e., to determine which targets pose a threat, which is just in the near-Earth space and to report all this information, to process, to show this information in the command post of the system “, said Boev in front of the TV channel Zvezda.

Russia’s missile attack warning system includes ground-based communications equipment, ground-based, and space-based information facilities.

The ground segment consists of a network of horizontal radar stations of Voronezh, which are on duty in Leningrad, Kaliningrad, Irkutsk, Orenburg, in the Altai, Krasnodar, and Krasnoyarsk regions.

Russia completed tests of its missile attack warning system

In Russia, the Russian Missile Attack Warning System (SPRN) tests have been completed, said Sergei Boev, general designer of the early warning system, general director of the Vympel interstate joint-stock corporation.

“At the end of December 2020, we have already completed state tests of the early warning missile system as a whole and the command post in particular,” he said on the air of the Zvezda TV channel.


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