Azerbaijani State Border Service showcases new missile system at military exhibition in Baku

Azerbaijani State Border Service showcases new missile system at military exhibition in Baku

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20 August 2019, 17:54 267
The Azerbaijani State Border Service showcased a new missile system at a military exhibition in Baku, Trend reports on Aug. 20.
The Igla-5 missile system is the latest model in the Igla ("Needle") missile system. The Igla-5 missile system has been equipped with a special guiding laser beam.
The missile complex is capable of destroying an aircraft at an altitude of 2,500 meters, a helicopter - at an altitude of 3,000 meters easily, while pursuing an object. While intercepting, the missile complex can destroy an airplane at an altitude of 2,000, while a helicopter – at an altitude of 2,500 meters.

In combat position, the rocket weighs 18.25 kg, while flight speed - 400-600 m/s.