Signed a contract for delivery in 2013 in Belarus third battery of anti-aircraft missile system «Tor-M2». This was said today by the deputy defense minister for armaments Igor Lotenkov, BelTA has learned.
«Now in Belarus adopted an second battery SAM» Tor-M2 «, signed an agreement for the supply of the third. This modern complex weapons with the highest combat abilities, «- said the deputy minister. Fighting properties of the complexes were tested in last year’s live-fire exercises on the range Ashuluk in. «In the future we will have another year exam — the role of exercise in» Combat Commonwealth-2013 «- said Igor Lotenkov.
With the development of aviation technology before antiaircraft missile troops vary combat tasks. «Now, not counting combat classical manned aircraft must be able to fight with the precision of unmanned vehicles: cruise missiles, guided aerial bombs and others. Effectiveness of these tasks is dependent on automation technology, the introduction of modern radar equipment, and minimize the reaction process combat vehicle. All these qualities meets complex «Tor-M2» — said the deputy minister. He stressed that this was a fundamental condition of adopting these SAMs.
«Tor-M2» — Representative of the latest generation of combat short-range air defense systems. Anti-missile system provides an effective air defense military and civilian objects. He is the perfect means of destruction of aircraft, helicopters, unmanned aircraft aerodynamic, guided missiles and other parts of precision instruments, soaring on the medium, small and maximally low altitudes.