ZHUKOVSKY (Sputnik) — According to Rosoboronexport's General Director Anatoly Isaykin, the delivery of these launchers will significantly boost air defense capability of Belarus and the Russia-Belarus Union State in general.
"The delivery is scheduled for 2016," Isaykin told reporters at the MAKS-2015 air show.
Tor-M is an advanced short-range surface-to-air missile system, designed to defend key military and civilian facilities from attacks by aircraft, cruise and guided missiles, as well as unmanned aerial vehicles.
Tor-M2K system includes the fighting vehicle 9A331MK and the anti-aircraft missile module 9M334 with four anti-aircraft guided missiles 9M9331. Besides, the system comprises technical support components, such as a transporter-loader vehicle, maintenance vehicles, rigging equipment set and a truck used for carrying spare parts, tools and accessories.