The first components of the second battery of the Tor-M2 anti-aircraft missile system arrived in Belarus
The first components of the second battery of the Tor-M2 anti-aircraft missile system arrived in the Republic of Belarus. The delivery is carried out in accordance with the State Armaments Program for 2006-2015, the press service of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Belarus reported.
The first battery of the Tor-M2 anti-aircraft missile system entered service with the 120 anti-aircraft missile brigade of the Western operational-tactical command of the Air Force and air defense forces at the end of 2011. In 2012, a brigade unit took part in combat shooting exercises at Ashuluk training ground, where it was rated as excellent.
The rearmament of the new air defense anti-aircraft missile system will significantly expand the combat capabilities of the Air Force and Air Defense Forces of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus for air defense.
The Tor-M2 anti-aircraft missile system is designed for air defense tasks, it provides effective air defense of military and civilian targets. The complex is able to perform combat missions in any climatic conditions.
It is an effective means of hitting airplanes, helicopters, aerodynamic unmanned aerial vehicles, guided missiles and other high-precision elements. weaponsflying at medium, low and extremely low altitudes in difficult air and jamming conditions.
The Tor-M2 SAM system, consisting of four combat vehicles, can simultaneously hit 16 targets flying from any direction at speeds up to 700 m / s at a distance of up to 12 km and altitude up to 10 km in any weather conditions, day and night. High combat effectiveness is also achieved due to a completely new algorithm of interaction between machines operating in pairs. They actively exchange combat information, they themselves distribute targets among themselves. Systems are fully automated, human participation is minimized.
In general, each year the weapons and supplies of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus are accepted up to 30 and more advanced models. In the current year, 35 new models of military and special equipment were adopted. Currently, based on the results of trial operation, documents are being prepared for the adoption of three more. As part of the implementation of the measures of the State Defense Order 2012, more than 200 new types of equipment were purchased.
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