Ukraine test-fires RS-80 unguided rockets

Ukraine test-fires RS-80 unguided rockets

Ukraine's state-owned company Artem, part of Ukroboronprom, has completed the test-firing of the first batch of RS-80 unguided aircraft rockets manufactured for the needs of the state customer, the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, Ukroboronprom's press service has reported.

"The firing tests were successful, confirming the products' compliance with technical requirements and high-quality standards. The products are ready for their early delivery to the customer. The company expects an increase in the state order for this promising type of ammunition," the report reads.

The RS-80 is an unguided aircraft rocket with a shaped-charge warhead. It is designed to destroy hostile armored, lightly-armored and non-armored combat equipment and enemy manpower.

RS-80 rockets can be used not only on aircraft, but also on ground-based platforms and assault boats.

State Joint-Stock Holding Company Artem is a manufacturer of air-to-air guided missiles, automated systems for the preparation and maintenance of air-to-air guided missiles, anti-tank guided missiles, as well as devices and equipment for aircraft.


Let’s get started read our news at facebook messenger > > > Click here for subscribe

While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website and to the website of a foreign media outlet. Citing and using materials in offline media, mobile apps, Smart TV are allowed only with written permission from Ukrinform. News and publications marked as "Advertisement" and "PR" and articles in the section "Releases" include promoted content, and an advertiser is responsible for the content.

© 2015-2022 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica

Extended searchHide extended search
By period: