The State Kiev Design Bureau "Luch", which is part of the Ukroboronprom, and the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine signed a contract for the supply of coastal complexes RK-360 of the MC "Neptune" in 2021. This will happen within the framework of the State Defense Order.
New weapons are one of the key high-tech platforms of the concern, which has great prospects, said the Ukroboronprom.
According to the contract, the troops will receive unified launchers, transport and transport-loading vehicles, as well as a mobile command post, where all the information necessary for the operation of the complex is concentrated.
"Neptune" is equipped with cruise missiles, which fly at ultra-low altitudes for a distance of about 300 km. The rocket has a launch and sustainer (main) engines. The first is a modified solid-propellant launch booster from the S-125 anti-aircraft missile. The main turbojet engine MS-400, which is produced by Motor Sich.
The homing head for the missile, which has ultra-high viewing angles and is capable of detecting and locking on a target at a distance of up to 50 km, was developed by the Ukrainian research and production enterprise "Radionix" together with the State Joint Stock Holding Company "Artem", which is part of Ukroboronprom.
The "Neptune" complex was adopted by the Armed Forces of Ukraine on August 23, 2020.