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Ukraine showcases new high-precision multiple rocket launching system at IDEX 2019

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Ukraine’s state-owned defense industrial group, Spetsteсhnoexport, has unveiled for the first time the new model of high-precision multiple rocket launching system Vilkha at the international Defense exhibition IDEX-2019 in the UAE.

According to a company statement, the new Ukrainian high precision multiple rocket launching system Vilkha with 300 mm caliber missiles is considered to be one of the most powerful in the world in its class. The system is intended for the purpose of defeating the targets of any type on the distant approaches.

The system is capable of launching 12 missiles in just 45 seconds on a distance of up to 120 km. In such a distance, the missiles hit the target with a circular error probable less then 30 meters. At the same time, the mass of one 300 mm missile Vilkha is 800 kg.


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The Vilkha high-precision multiple rocket launching system based on KrAZ-7634 chassis as to Neptun cruise anti-ship missile system.

A number of the Middle East countries have been already interested in both systems for a long time. Conducting successful firing trials of Neptun and Vilkha missiles in 2018 created the preconditions for reaching specific agreements with potential foreign customers.

The products of Spetstechnoexport and other Ukrainian defense enterprises are presented at the IDEX 2019 exhibition at the joint stand of the Ukroboronprom.

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