Turchynov: Ukrainian rocket CB Ray better than their Russian counterparts

Турчинов: Украинские ракеты КБ Луч лучше, чем их российские аналоги

Secretary of the national security Council and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said that the Ukrainian missiles are produced at the State enterprise “State Kyiv design Bureau “Luch”, better than their Russian counterparts. He said this during a visit to the company, the press service of the NSDC.

“Crucial for us is that missiles Bureau “Luch” is not only not inferior, and their capabilities better than similar weapons of the Russian production”, – he said.

According to him, design Bureau “Luch” has become a leading developer in Ukraine a wide range of modern missile systems.

“In Ukraine and far beyond its borders is known for a strong an effective and reliable anti-missile systems “SKIF”, “Stugna”, “Le Corsaire”, “Sarmatian”, “Barrier” and others”, – said Turchinov.

The NSDC Secretary said that these missiles are effectively used at the front, with high precision strike armored vehicles of the enemy and “can penetrate meters of armor, overcoming the modern system of protection and counteraction.”

In addition, he stressed that the missiles Bureau “Luch” have respect and demand in foreign markets of arms. According to Turchynov, a missile was developed shortly after the start of the military aggression of the Russian Federation in 2014, in particular at the Bureau “Luch”.

“Then in front of the Ukrainian defense industry was tasked to restore the missile shield of our country that was in the shortest possible time, done primarily by the efforts of the Bureau “Luch”, – said Turchinov.

The NSDC Secretary also held a meeting with participation of the leadership of the “Ukroboronservis”, GKKB “Luch”, where, in particular, discussed the new developments of reactive systems of volley fire, anti-aircraft missile systems and other priorities is necessary for reliable protection of the country.

We will remind, earlier Turchynov noted that one of the main priorities is the development of new types of missile weapons.

In may in Chernihiv region were tested new combat module, which is able to hit stationary and moving armored targets, which have different types of armor.

May 22, Ukraine held its first test of anti-tank complex Javelin third generation. The trial was attended by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.

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