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Ukraine tests Vilkha-M system

8th April 2019 - 14:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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The Ukrainian military has carried out testing of the modernised Vilkha-M missile system at the military proving ground in the Odesa region, the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDCU) announced on 4 April.

Vilkha-M is the modernised version of the Vilkha missile system, with an increased range of 130km.

During the test, the missile’s ability to strike targets at a distance of 120 and 130km was confirmed, and the performance of the new command system, the effectiveness of the navigation equipment and the quality of the new missile fire control system were also checked.

According to the NSDCU, Ukraine is working on the development of a new generation of missiles of this class, capable of striking targets at distances of 200km and more.

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