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At Airshow China 2022, a new FK-3000 air defense missile system was introduced to combat drones

China presented a new anti-aircraft missile and gun system (ZRPK) FK-3000 at the international air show Airshow China 2022, which takes place from November 8 to 13 in Zhuhai. Features of the complex appreciated military expert Yuri Lyamin. His words are quoted by Rossiyskaya Gazeta.

The complex was developed by specialists from the China Aerospace Science & Industry Corporation (CASIC). ZRPK on a wheeled chassis with a protected cabin received an automatic gun and anti-aircraft missiles.

Lyamin noted that the ZRPK has a block with six large missiles and a block containing 48 smaller ammunition. The FK-3000 can hit various targets, including drones, at a distance of up to 12 kilometers.

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“Such UAVs are currently actively used for reconnaissance, target designation, strikes with small-caliber bombs, there are samples made in the form of kamikaze drones. It is for their destruction that small-sized missiles will be used. It is also envisaged that anti-aircraft robotic platforms will operate along with this air defense missile system, ”said Lyamin.

Formerly Industrial Director of the Weapons Complex “Rostec” Bekhan Ozdoev informedthat the state corporation has begun serial deliveries of new Pantsir-ME anti-aircraft missile and gun systems for ships of the Navy Russia.

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