Russia Tests Surface-To-Air Missile for Arctic


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On July 17, Russia tested the Tor-M2DT, a short-range surface-to-air missile (SAM) system designed for arctic use. First revealed in 2017, the M2DT is a winterized variant of the Tor missile system built on a DT-30PM tracked chassis. The Russian armed forces first tested the missile at Kasputin Yar in June 2019. The weapon is reportedly capable of detecting and engaging targets at ranges up to 15 km.

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Masao Dahlgren, "Russia Tests Surface-To-Air Missile for Arctic," Missile Threat, Center for Strategic and International Studies, July 22, 2019, last modified July 22, 2019, https://missilethreat.csis.org/russia-tests-surface-to-air-missile-for-arctic/.