Poroshenko praises performance of Ukraine’s brand new Sarmat combat module (Video)

22:30, 02 October 2016
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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has written on Facebook about the successful testing of the country’s brand new combat module Sarmat designed for launching anti-tank missiles.

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"The main guarantor of independence is our Armed Forces. I congratulate Luch design bureau with the successful tests of  Sarmat, a new system of remotely controlled weapons with anti-tank missiles," he wrote.

Read alsoUkroboronprom presents brand new combat module ViyThe Sarmat combat module launches precision guided anti-tank missiles, capable of hitting pillboxes, tanks in the trenches, hovering helicopters, maritime surface targets, and manpower.

Sarmat can use the RK-3 missiles with a maximum range of 2,500 m or bigger RK-2S with a maximum range of 5,000 m.

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