Russia Completes Testing Of Poliment-Redut Shipborne Air Defense Missile System - Navy

Russia Completes Testing of Poliment-Redut Shipborne Air Defense Missile System - Navy

MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 11th February, 2019) The testing of the Russian shipborne Poliment-Redut air defense missile system for the frigates of the Project 22350 series has been completed, Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy Adm. Vladimir Korolev has announced.

"The state testing of the Poliment-Redut air defense missile system has been completed," Korolev said as quoted by the Russian Krasnaya Zvesda newspaper.

The air defense missile system is capable of hitting air targets located within an up to 150-kilometer (93-mile) radius and at an altitude of up to 30 kilometers.

Russia's Admiral Gorshkov-class frigates (Project 22350) have a displacement of 4,500 tonnes, a top speed of 29 knots and can go for up to 15 days without resupplying.

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