The Pantsir-SA. Illustration: parad2017.mil.ru

New Arctic weapons on display in Moscow May parade

The Armed Forces prepare for show-off of their special designed Pantsir-SA and Tor-M2DT, both short and medium-range surface to air missile systems on belts.
May 02, 2017

The new hardware is made specially for operations in the High North, the Armed Forces writes on a web portal presented in connection with the upcoming 9th May celebrations.

«With its quick artillery and modern missiles, the Pantsir-SA can with guarantees hit any air objects in a range of 20 km», the description reads. The system is a modification of the Pantsir-S1 (SA-22 Greyhound).

The Tor-M2DT is based on the Tor-M2 missile system (SA-15 Gauntlet) and is attached on a DT-30 belt wagon. Its missiles have a range of 15 km, the Armed Forces inform.

There will be 9th May military parades in 28 Russian cities, among them both Murmansk and Severomorsk.

In Murmansk, there will be a total of 46 pieces of military equipment and 436 men in the parade. In neighboring Severomorsk, the Northern Fleet headquarters, there will be be 17 pieces of military hardware and 455 men.

The Murmansk parade includes representatives of all the region’s major military units. In addition, there will be representatives of the FSB, the Ministry of Emergency Situations and Yunarmiya, the military children and youth organization.

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The Tor-M2DT. Photo: parad2017.mil.ru

 

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