Next stage of Neptun anti-ship missile system tests to be held in May

Next stage of Neptun anti-ship missile system tests to be held in May

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Neptun mobile anti-ship cruise missile system should become one of the main missile strike systems to protect the coast of the Black Sea and Sea of Azov.

A corresponding statement was made by Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov during a working meeting with Oleh Korostyliov, the Neptun system designer, chief designer of the Design Bureau "Luch".

"The Neptun cruise missile system, which can hit land and naval targets, should become one of the main missile strike systems to protect the coast of the Black Sea and Sea of Azov after it undergoes all tests and is put into service,” Turchynov said, the press service of the Council reports.

The preparation of the mobile anti-ship cruise missile system for new tests and batch production was also discussed at the meeting.

The chief designer of the Design Bureau "Luch" informed that the next stage of tests was scheduled for May this year.

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