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Initial Components Delivered For Thunder-2 Ballistic Missile Ahead Of Testing

January 04 2019

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has received its first batch of engines, spare parts and conventional warheads for a new ballistic missile jointly developed with Ukraine, reports Defence Blog.

The Thunder-2, also known as the Grom-2, is based on Ukraine's Sapsan mobile short-range ballistic missile system. It is designed as a survivable, rapidly deployable platform that can employ a variety of warheads to destroy enemy facilities, assembly areas, artillery and other rear area targets.

The system was...

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