Tuesday, March 21 2017 19:21 EET
Ukraine
Ukrainian missiles successfully tested – Turchynov
Ukrainian, Missiles, Successfully,  Tested,  Turchynov

Ukrainian missiles produced by Ukroboronprom state concern and the State Space Agency of Ukraine were successfully tested on Tuesday, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Oleksandr Turchynov has said.

The scheduled test launches of Ukrainian rockets produced in cooperation by the Ukroboronprom enterprises and the State Space Agency of Ukraine have been held today. All the launches were successful. The missiles hit the designated targets accurately," the NSDC's press service quoted Turchynov as saying.

According to him, the missile control system and the accuracy of hitting the target at maximum range were tested.

Turchynov also stressed the implementation of the missile program approved by the National Security and Defense Council, allowed the Armed Forces of Ukraine to receive powerful missile weapons capable of performing complex combat missions reliably starting from the fourth quarter of 2016.

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