Bekkhan Ozdoev: The Pantsir-S1M air defense missile system is capable of combating all types of unmanned aerial vehicles Pantsir-S1M is capable of fighting all types of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), including the shock one. Such capabilities of the complex in an interview with TASS were revealed by the industrial director of the arms cluster of the state corporation “Rostec” Bekkhan Ozdoev.
According to him, as a result of the modernization, “Pantsir”, in particular, is capable of effectively detecting and destroying all types of attack UAVs, in service.
In turn, Deputy General Director of the High-Precision Complexes holding, part of Rostec, Sergei Mikhailov, said that the modernized air defense missile system is capable of becoming the basis of tactical air defense, covering any military units from small-sized and shock UAVs, high-precision weapons and military aviation – planes and helicopters, and can also hit small drones.
Mikhailov noted that Pantsir-S1M fully complies with the modern principles of A2/AD – the theory of building air defense, allowing to block the enemy access to critical areas.
In August it was reported that for the first time Russia would sell a mobile radioelectron complex to a foreign customer Countermeasures “Repellent-Patrol”, providing zonal coverage of territories to suppress drones at a distance of up to 20 kilometers. Also, contracts were signed for the supply of the Krasukha electronic warfare (EW) complex and the Pantsir-S1M anti-aircraft missile and cannon complex (ZRPK). Relevant agreements were signed during the Army-2021 forum.