Algeria intends to purchase new Pantsir-S1

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Algeria intends to purchase a new anti-aircraft missile and gun systems “Pantsir-S1” in addition to the previously delivered.

This was reported, without specifying the expected volume of the order, General Director of JSC “Shcheglovsky val” (part of the Tula “Instrument Design Bureau”), Vladimir Popov said.

He noted that earlier “Pantsir-S1” successfully passed difficult tests in Algeria, including mountain and desert terrain. “Especially positive feedback Algerian side was made after the test, in which a plane flying at very low altitude, was detected at a distance of about 80 km,” Popov said.

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