Secret tactical missile system spotted in Ukraine

«Grom» tactical missile systems
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Secret mobile launcher vehicle of new tactical missile system have been spotted on highways in Ukraine.

According to some military expert, that was the new version of «Grom» tactical missile systems based on a 10×10 or 8×8+2 cross-country chassis.

The «Grom» is a new Ukrainian tactical missile system developed by Yuzhnoye Design Bureau and the Pavlograd Chemical Plant are in charge of developing the weapon and testing.

Now Saudi Arabia is discussing buying Ukrainian-made «Grom» tactical missile systems, according to the press service of the Pavlograd Chemical Plant.

Ukraine’s defense companies have received from Saudi Arabia around $40 million to develop the «Grom» tactical ballistic missile system.

Ukraine will perform the first test launch of a new tactical ballistic missile in the second half of 2017. The maximum range of new Ukrainian multifunctional missile complex is 350 km for the export version and 500 km for the Ukraine army version. The minimum range is 50 km.

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