01/17/2021

Ethiopia deploying Pantsir anti-aircraft missiles on the border with Sudan.

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Against the background of aggravated relations between the two states, the Ethiopian army is deploying its Pantsir anti-aircraft missile-gun systems to the border with Sudan.

The Pantsir missile system is a family of self-propelled, medium-range surface-to-air missile and anti-aircraft artillery systems. Starting with the Pantsir-S1 as the first version, it is produced by KBP Instrument Design Bureau of Tula, Russia. Wikipedia
Designer: JSC KBP Instrument Design Bureau
Unit cost: US$ 13.15 million–14.67 million (export)
Crew: 3
Variants: Pantsir-S (prototype), Pantsir-S1, Pantsir-S1-O (or Pantsir-S1E), Pantsir-S2
In service: 2012–present
Manufacturer: Ulyanovsk Mechanical Plant
No. built: 200

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