Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

01/17/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 01/17/2019 09:09

Pantsir crews repel an UAV attack at a command post near Novosibirsk

17.01.2019 (14:39)

Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft missile-cannon complexes intercepted and destroyed an attack of drones launched by the adversary at a command post near Novosibirsk.

According to the scenario the Pantsir-S1 crews found a group of unmanned aerial vehicles approaching the command post of the combined arms group. The troops intercepted and engaged the targets at a range of up to 2,000 meters.

Air defence units also made a march, repositioned and prepare false firing positions. During the march, servicemen repelled the attack of the mock enemy.

Over 200 servicemen and over 50 pieces of hardware were involved in the drills.