Contents tagged with Vilkha missile system

  • Kyiv tests new high-precision Vilkha-M missile system

    In the morning of July 25, the next stage of testing of the multiple rocket launcher system  Vilha took place in the Odessa region, reports the press service of National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC).

    Deputy Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Sergey Krivonos, who participated in the assessment of the testing, called the test a success.

    According to him, NSDC made several decisions for the early adoption and supply of new missiles for multiple launch rocket …

  • Ukraine has successfully tested newest Vilkha missiles

    The former Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) Oleksandr Turchynov reported on his Facebook page that the tests of the Ukrainian missile systems Vilkha took place at a military test site in the Odesa region.

    He noted that launches of long-range missiles Vilkha-M and missiles with a cluster warhead Vilkha-R were held.

    According to Turchynov, the tests will continue until the end of the week when the launches of cruise missiles of the mobile system Neptune …

  • Ukrainian President promises to begin missile program if reelected

    During a speech in Kyiv that was broadcast by the TV channel 112 Ukraine, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko promised to start implementing the renewed military missile program if he wins the upcoming presidential elections.

    Poroshenko said that at the start of his first term as president he had to “look for not only helmets and bulletproof vests for the army, but even pants, socks and linen”. “Our road to peace is through the further reinforcement of the army,” he observed. He also promised …

  • Ukrainian President Poroshenko orders to start industrial production of new Vilkha missiles

    During the final tests in the Kherson region, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko ordered to start industrial production of the Vilkha (Alder) missile system in 2018, the Presidential press service reports.

    When asked why this is so important, the president explained, "Not only because the Ukrainian army will finally receive high-precision weapons, which will significantly improve the effectiveness of the units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. This is also important because the Vilkha missile …