EXCLUSIVE : Video of successful test of the new Ukrainian model of a guided missile

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Ukraine has successfully conducted the test launch of the new model of a missile and the exclusive video was released by  SE “SKDB “LUCH” on a page on Facebook.

According to  Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov, “all missile launches were conducted very successfully”.

“Unlike Russian analogs, Ukrainian missiles are guided and, therefore, hit the targets more efficiently and accurately, which was proved during the tests”, – Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine emphasized.

Mr. Turchynov stressed that in addition to missile launches, “the test of the multiple rocket launcher control system created by Ukrainian producers and ensuring qualitative control and accurate orientation of a missile at the target” was also carried out.

Video and pictures released on Internet, show that the new missile was launched from a MAZ-543 self-propelled launcher, which is the same vehicle used by the BM-30 Smerch Multiple Launch Rocket System(MLRS).

The Vlha missile uses a GPS-based inertial guidance and correction system, created by the Kiev-based Luch Design Office.