Russia will show rocket complex "Hermes", firing at 100 km


The newest high-precision missile system "Hermes" will be presented by the "Rostec" corporation at the "Army-2020" forum, which is scheduled to begin on 23 August. This was announced today at the agency TASS, referring to the press service of "High-precision complexes".


The message says that the new weapon will occupy a niche between guided artillery shells and operational-tactical systems. The range of destruction of the missile complex "Hermes" will be up to 100 km.

It should be noted that work on this complex has been going on since the early 2000s. The first samples had a range of only 20 km. A new modification of the missile, capable of hitting targets at a distance of 100 km, became known only in 2015.

The developer's press service clarified that today "Hermes" is a multi-platform complex. In other words, the system can be installed on a land machinery, aviation and ships of small displacement. The use of the complex on attack UAVs is not excluded.

Separately, it is worth noting the ammunition for the "Hermes". The Instrument Design Bureau (part of Rostec) reported that the missile complex is equipped with a fully autonomous guidance system and is capable of hitting targets with a deviation of more than half a meter. At the same time, the salvo mode allows you to destroy up to 6 objects at the same time.
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  1. Kuzmich Sibiryakov (Kuzmich Sibiryakov) 19 August 2020 15: 33
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    Hermes - God of trade in ancient Greece. Why, send him to bargain with .... and get a great offer. Nice title.
  2. Cat Offline
    Cat (Sergei) 19 August 2020 19: 01
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    For a long, very long time, they make a complex .... It was first published about 20 years ago or more, 24 launchers based on KAMAZ .... and it is not yet available.
  3. Sergey Latyshev Offline
    Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 19 August 2020 21: 08
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    Tse dilo. However, it was reported from Syria that a conventional gliding bomb flies 100 km away, without an engine.
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      boriz (boriz) 20 August 2020 10: 38
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      A planning bomb should be thrown by a more or less serious aircraft, from a great height and at high speed. And Hermes - from a helicopter, that is, almost from the ground, from zero speed, 8 pieces at once (if on two pylons).
      1. KNF Offline
        KNF (KNF) 5 September 2020 00: 15
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        Whisper .....