Thursday, January 21, 2010

Russia Air Force will Receive Ten Pantsir-S1 in 2010



Russian Air Force in 2010 to take on arms to ten antiaircraft missile-gun complexes "Pantsir-S1". It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to the words of spokesman for the Press and Information Ministry of Defense of Russia's Air Force Lt. Col. Vladimir Drik. As expected, several of these complexes participate in the Victory Parade in Red Square May 9, 2010. In late December last year, several professional anti-aircraft missile troops (ZRV) Air Force of Russia took a course on managing complex Pantsir. In the future, these specialists will training officers ZRV use new ZRPK.

ZRPK Pantsir-S1 was developed in the mid 1990's the Tula Instrument Engineering Design Bureau. It is assumed that in the future Pantsir substitute for standing in the arms ZRPK "Tunguska". Pantsir-S1 is designed to protect small and point objects from the means of air attack. In addition, ZRPK can be used to protect objects from the ground and surface threats.

Pantsir Three-equipped dual-band radar system capable of capturing up to ten goals in a minute. Armament "shell" consists of two twin anti-aircraft machine-caliber 30 millimeters, as well as rocket launchers, 76 caliber and 90 mm. Ammo ZRPK of 12 missiles and 1,4 thousands of shells.

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