Monday, October 3, 2016

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

October 2, 2016 (UNIAN News agency) 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.

"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. The 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. The full text and video are available at: