Starstreak anti-aircraft missile systems are arriving in Ukraine

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Updated: June 14 2022 at 12:34 pm

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson kept his word. Starstreak anti-aircraft missile systems are arriving in Ukraine. British Defense Forces Ben Wallace told reporters today that the Starstreak system is a missile whose flight is three times the speed of sound and will soon be ready for use by the Ukrainian armed forces against enemy helicopters. and aircraft.

Starstreak (literally "star trail") - a British anti-aircraft missile system of medium range, designed to destroy enemy helicopters and aircraft. The range of Starstreak missiles is up to 7 kilometers. Starstreak is also referred to as Starstreak HVM (High Velocity Missile). Positioned by the manufacturer as a multi-purpose complex.

After launching and accelerating the missile to speeds of more than 3 swings, there is a separation of three submunitions, which are given on the principle of "laser trail" (semi-automatic command guidance on a laser beam, so-called "tamed beam", abroad is referred to as SACLOS beam-riding. in the warhead of three kinetic tungsten subelements, each of which has its own fragmentation warhead, increases the probability of successful defeat of the enemy.

Russian invaders have lost 17 thousand people since the beginning of the invasion of Ukraine - the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Through the battles of the city of Kiev, I will renew two high-voltage lines to revive a part of the houses on the right birch of the capital

Ukraine needs your help

Stand with Ukraine and donate crypto. The funds will be used for the support of humanitarian and the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Send BTC to this address:


Send ETH Ethereum (ERC20) to this address:


Send USDT (ERC-20) to this address:


Send USDT (TRC-20) to this address:


Read also:

The losses of the invaders are approaching 250 thousand soldiers - data from the General Staff

How Russia hit high-rise residential buildings in Ukraine this year

Ukraine stopped one step away from the "bronze" at the Fencing Championship in women's team saber

Explosions in Moscow: the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation commented on the night attack by drones

The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed the Strela-10 enemy air defense system near Bakhmut (VIDEO)

Ukrainian defenders eliminated the Russian top colonel Yevgeny Vashunin, who commanded the "Leningrad Regiment"

China secretly sold drones to Russia for more than $100 million - Politico

How can you support Ukraine?