Poroshenko reports about successful test of new missile for military aviation
Ukraine has conducted successful tests of a 57-mm surface target missile for the Ukrainian Air Forces, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said.
"I have good news. Ukroboronprom has designed new missiles for the Ukrainian Air Forces. The 57-mm surface target missiles are designed for attack helicopters and planes," he wrote on his Facebook page on Saturday.
The president said that the helicopter team hit the targets during the tests. The helicopter is also equipped with new engines and the Adros station for optical-electronic suppression.
"Only a half of a second is required to issue the 20 missile pod. It is good work, guys," the president wrote.