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Goal Is Set For Pantsir-S1

Goal Is Set For Pantsir-S1 4 April, 2017

Brazil wants to purchase Russian air defense missile and artillery systems Pantsir-S1. According to information obtained, Brazil’s Defense Ministry had plans for acquiring 12 Pantsir-S1 systems installed on a chassis provided by Rheinmetall. Russia stated the negotioations continue.

Pantsir-S1 is a combined short to medium range surface-to-air missile and anti-aircraft artillery weapon system capable of hitting air, surface and naval targets at altitudes of up to 15 thousand meters. 

Brazil has just taken complete delivery of Russian Igla-S shoulder-fired air defense missile systems, announced on Tuesday.

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