Three Pantsir-S missile systems on test in Russia's Arctic

Three Russian Pantsir-S surface-to-air missile sytems are currently being tested in the Arctic, the vice chief of the KBP Instrument Design Bureau Yuri Savenkov said Tuesday.

Three Russian Pantsir-S surface-to-air missile sytems are currently being tested in the Arctic, the vice chief of the KBP Instrument Design Bureau Yuri Savenkov said Tuesday.

The official said the modification of the missile system allows operating in condition of extremely low temperatures reaching 50 degrees Celcius below zero.

Savenkov also reminded that a sea-based modification of the system is to appear in 2016.

First published by TASS.

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