TThe Belarusian Air Force and Air Defence Receives Another Batch of Repaired R-27 Guided Missileshe Belarusian Air Force and Air Defence Receives Another Batch of Repaired R-27 Guided Missiles
At the end of May, the shipment of another batch of repaired R-27 guided missiles for the Belarusian Air Force and Air Defence was completed at the BSVT – New Technologies LLC production site Orsha. During the week, 30 R-27 guided missiles were delivered to the 61st fighter aviation base in Baranovichi. In total, during 2019-2020, the military department received 140 such missiles.
In addition to the Belarusian Army, the air forces of more than a dozen countries are equipped with these weapons. By now, the most of R-27 guided missiles have had expiration of useful life. There is a need to restore this type of weapon. In this regard, specialists of BSVT – New Technologies LLC together with the Air Force and Air Defence Command organised the repair of the R-27. Before starting work, engineering studies of automatic missile systems of domestic air forces were carried out, and the technical condition of their optical, mechanical, and electronic components was assessed.
Now the personnel has mastered the repair of electronic units of the guided missiles hardware such as homing heads, autopilots and proximity fuzes.
It should be noted that in the world market the cost of one rocket of this class reaches $900,000. The restoring of the guided missiles by BSVT – New Technologies LLC costs significantly less. Given the volume of missiles restored for the Air Force and Air Defence, we are talking about saving tens of millions of dollars in budget funds.
In the future, BSVT – New Technologies LLC plans to expand the range of renewable guided missiles in the interests of the Belarusian Defence Ministry.