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22.12.2017
Oleksandr Turchynov: The tests of Ukrainian missiles were carried out successfully

The test of new Ukrainian missilery was carried out successfully. This was reported by Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov after test missile launches at the military proving ground in Odesa region.

According to him, these tests ended the whole stage in the work of Ukrainian missilery developers and manufacturers. "Now we can say for sure that Ukraine has new powerful missile weapons, which will become a valid argument for the deterrence of the aggressor", - Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine emphasized.

Mr. Turchynov said that during the tests ballistic characteristics were specified, a high-precision guidance system was checked, the efficiency of the new solid missile fuel and the reliability of hitting targets by the combat part were checked. "Also, which is very important, we tested the quality of new missile bodies made of superalloys manufactured on a unique technological equipment, the installation of which was completed last month at "Artem" State Joint Stock Company", - Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine noted.

"During the tests, the missiles accurately hit the fire point, - he said, - this is a unique result, which once again proved the advantages of Ukrainian missiles over Russian analogs".

"Today we have made another powerful step towards strengthening the defense and security of Ukraine", - Mr. Turchynov summarized.


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