Malaysia bought Russian missiles for 35 million dollars

Malaysia bought Russian missiles in $ 35 millionMalaysia acquired Russian missiles RVV-AE (P-77) Air-to-air for a total amount of 35 million dollars. On this, as reported by "Interfax", said the director of special assignments "Rosoboronexport" Nicholas Dimidyuk. According to him, the contract for the supply of missiles was signed at an arms fair DSA-2012 in Kuala Lumpur.
The first batch of missiles will arrive in Malaysia by the end of 2012. According Dimidyuk, usually the delivery of the first batch order being placed Russia within six to nine months from the date of signing the agreement.

RVV-AE constructed by conventional aerodynamic configuration with a small aspect ratio wings and latticed air rudder. Rocket armed with a solid-propellant engine, allowing munition of speeds up to Mach numbers of 4 (4.6 thousand kilometers per hour). The possibility of hitting the target for the RVV-AE is 0.7. Mass of the rocket up to 190 kg, and the weight of the warhead — 22 pounds.

R-77 is armed with an inertial navigation system, and active and passive guidance system, also radio correction. In addition, rocket may be picking up on the source of the interference. RVV-AE is designed for destruction of aircraft, helicopters and cruise missiles. R-77 comes in the arms of the families of upgraded fighters Sou-27 and MiG-29, including the Su-27SM3, MiG-29 SMT and Sou-30M2.

According to Flightglobal MiliCAS, at the current time, the Air Force of Malaysia are 10 MiG-29N and 18 Su-30MKM. According to others, the Malaysian Air Force made 14 flights in the MiG-29N and 18 Su-30MKM.

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