Ukraine is developing its own missiles as well as relying on Western munitions such as Storm Shadow and US-made HIMARS
* The weapon destroyed a Russian state-of-the-art air defence system last week
* Ukraine developed the new ‘absolutely modern’ missile on its own
Ukraine is boasting that it has developed a new super missile which has already given a ‘flawless performance’ in attacking Russian forces.
The weapon took out a Russian S-400 Triumf air defence system last week in a spectacular strike in annexed Crimea. Initial speculation was that Kyiv had used a British or French supplied Storm Shadow missile with pinpoint accuracy in this deadly strike on Olenivka at Cape Tarkhankut in northwest Crimea.
But it is now clear Ukraine deployed its own sophisticated new cruise missile. ‘The missile was a new one, absolutely modern,’ said Oleksiy Danilov, secretary of the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine.
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WNU Editor: In the past few months Ukraine has been boasting that it has developed its own arsenal of “super” weapons. The use of naval drones against Russian targets has been in the news lately. But these weapon systems are not unique. They are basically modifications or tweaks on existing weapon platforms or missile systems.