“This is an important supply of ammunition that allows the Defense Forces to destroy an enemy brigade tanks»said the representative office Pyartel.
“The total cost of the delivered Javelin Block-1 type missiles amounted to $ 33 million. The deal was financed from funds previously allocated by the United States for deterrence in Europe,” the department explained. “The missiles will be distributed among military units armed with these anti-tank systems.”
The contract for the supply of “Javelins” was concluded at 2014 in the city of Tallinn. It acquired 80 complexes for $ 40 million. In January of this year, the Estonian military conducted the first combat shooting at the test site.
“The acquisition of new ATGMs is carried out as part of the military construction plan for the period up to 2020. It provides for the strengthening of anti-tank defense and the acquisition of new anti-tank missile systems, ”the report says.