In Donbas, the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed the enemy anti-aircraft missile system "Pantsir-1S" with one blow

Anti-aircraft missile system
Anti-aircraft missile system "Pantsir-1S"
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Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Published: July 02 2022 at 11:37 am

During the battle in Donbas, Ukrainian gunners destroyed the Russian self-propelled anti-aircraft missile-gun complex of ground-based Panzer-1C.

The video of the battle and its summary were published on the Telegram channel of the Operational Command "North".

"How can one well-placed blow take away $15 million worth of equipment from an enemy? It's very simple: when in the steppes of Donbas Ukrainian gunners meet such a hyped Russian anti-aircraft complex Pantsir-1C," the message reads.

About Pantsyr-S1

Pantsir-S1 is a Russian self-propelled anti-aircraft missile and gun system. It is used to cover civilian and military objects from air attack. It can also protect the facility from ground and surface threats.

The machine was developed by the Tula Design Bureau of Instrumentation. The complex was created in 1994, since then it has been modernized. At the end of 2012, the Pantsir-S1 air defense system was used by the Russian army.

The deployment time of the complex is up to 5 minutes. Armor-S1 ammunition: 12 57E6-E missiles, 1400 shells. Missiles can hit targets at an altitude of up to 15 km and at a distance of up to 20 km; projectiles can fly a distance of up to 4 km. The cost is $15 million.

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