Pantsyr at Black Sea

Pantsyr at Black Sea 26 December, 2017

Russia is preparing to integrate the Pantsyr self propelled air defense system to the ships. Pantsyr systems are using by five countries. The naval version of the system which name is Pantsyr-ME will be integrated into the Project 1241 Molniya Class corvette for trials during next year and tested in the Black Sea.

It is estimated that the tests of the system which is the Russian Navy has already ordered, will last one or two years. The system’s first platform after the completion of the tests, will be Project 22800 Karakourt Class corvettes. Pantsyr-ME, intended to launch Germes-K missiles, was developed to replace existing Kortik systems.

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