Russia Unveils its Latest Shipborne Air Defense System

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Russia Unveils its Latest Shipborne Air Defense System
Resurs ship-based air defense missile system

Russian Almaz-Antey concern unveiled a brand-new Resurs ship-based multi-channel air defense missile system at the 10th International Maritime Defense Show (IMDS) in St. Petersburg.
"As a developer and manufacturer of naval air defense systems, the сoncern will present the Resurs multichannel anti-aircraft missile system to the public for the first time within the framework of this event. The system is designed to protect surface ships from attacks by manned and unmanned air attack weapons at the close range, including those flying at extremely low altitudes," announced Almaz-Antey on the eve of the IMDS.
According to the official presentation materials, distributed by the company at the IMDS, Resurs ADMS can use two types of missiles – 9M96E and 9M100E with the ranges 28 and 10 km respectively. Both missiles are being demonstrated at the concern’s stall at the expo. The engagement altitude varies from 4 to 20 km. It can simultaneously engage up to 5 targets. Resurs has from one up to 8 launcher modules in a launcher.

Russia Unveils its Latest Shipborne Air Defense System
Shtil-1 shipborne ADMS

The company also presented the model and the detailed information on the Shtil-1 shipborne ADMS. It provides the all-directional air defense of ship squadrons and convoys, as well as the individual defense of the ships. Missiles of the systems are self-guided, single-stage, with solid engine and are launched automatically from rapid-firing cellular vertical start launchers. The engagement zone for Shtil-1 is 3.5 – 50 km.

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