The United States is preparing a new weapon against the S-400 anti-aircraft systems


The Pentagon is ready to sign in the near future a contract with Lockheed Martin for the supply of 30 Precision Strike Missile (PrSM) missile test kits in version 2.0. Obligations must be realized 30 months after the conclusion of the agreement. The flaws that were installed in the ammunition of the previous version must be eliminated in the missiles, writes the American Internet edition of the Defense Blog.


PrSM is the latest promising hypersonic high-precision tactical surface-to-surface missile, which is being prepared in the United States for use against Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems, ships of the Chinese People's Liberation Army and they can be used during multi-domain operations within the digital battlefields.

The ammunition will be launched from the existing M142 HIMARS or M270 MLRS multiple launch rocket launchers. The missile will be able to exchange information in flight and accurately hit a target at a distance of up to 499 km (can be increased to 550 km.).

However, the declared detection range of the S-400 air defense missile system is 600 km, and the maximum range of destruction of its missiles is 400 km.

At the end of 2019, PrSM trials began. The missile hit a target 240 km away. In March 2020, the distance was only 180 km. This was due to the desire of the designers to test the performance of the systems at maximum overloads that occur when maneuvering at a short distance at a high flight speed (at short distances PrSM will be launched along a high ballistic trajectory).


The ammunition is to enter service in 2023. Moreover, its first full-fledged "upgrade" should take place in 2025. Lockheed Martin promises to make PrSM the "best partner" for the US Army, the US media concluded.
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  1. 123 Offline 123
    123 (123) 13 February 2021 20: 30
    +1
    Nice cartoon. Does the rocket scatter candy at the end? Sorry Captain America didn't participate or Spiderman.
    I understand correctly that in three years they will have a rocket that can shoot at 500 km. and this wunderwolf they are going to destroy the S-400?
    One of the best in the world, if not the best complex designed to destroy air targets, they plan to destroy with missiles, that is, the very targets for the destruction of which the complex is intended. Am I missing anything? what Ingenious good And do they expect the S-400 to work on these very missiles? Or is it not fair to shoot at them? They don't play like that? Are they going to bomb the Russian air defense or a vegetable warehouse? winked The Fu-35 looks especially amazing, pretending to be just walking. smile He flashes an integrated air defense system on entering the affected area? How long have they got a radar capable of working for 700 km? Or also by 2023? ... winked Who are they holding people for? fool Disney is degrading, Soyuzmultfilm forever. Animaccord rules good Let's hit foreign propagandists with content banned in some countries am

    1. Cyril Offline Cyril
      Cyril (Kirill) 13 February 2021 23: 36
      -3
      Nice cartoon. Does the rocket scatter candy at the end?

      Shards.

      One of the best in the world, if not the best complex

      How much he is the best can be judged only after his combat use, which has not yet taken place :) Never

      designed to destroy air targets, they plan to destroy with missiles, that is, the very targets for the destruction of which the complex is intended. Am I missing anything?

      First, what is so strange about the destruction of an air defense system with missiles? Anti-radar missiles have been used for half a century, OTRKs are also sharpened for the defeat of all large ground targets, including stationary air defense systems.

      Secondly, can the S-400 shoot down hypersonic targets? Have such tests been carried out?

      How long have they got a radar capable of working for 700 km?

      Are you sure that the S-400 radar operates at 700 km?)

      PS: are you okay? The number of emoticons is off scale. Don't be so nervous :)
      1. 123 Offline 123
        123 (123) 14 February 2021 00: 52
        0
        How much he is the best can be judged only after his combat use, which has not yet taken place :) Never

        But we saw what the American air defense system is worth in Saudi Arabia winked There is no sign of a serious test of the strength of the Russian air defense system on the horizon. The Chinese, the Turks do not complain, the Indians, despite the American pressure, do not refuse to buy. Yes, the S-400 is at least one of the best. Or do you have a competitor in mind?

        First, what is so strange about the destruction of an air defense system with missiles? Anti-radar missiles have been used for half a century, OTRKs are also sharpened for the defeat of all large ground targets, including stationary air defense systems.

        And you certainly did not notice the oddities? Let me explain specifically for Disney lovers. The declared range of the missile is up to 500 km. Since it is not customary to place the S-400 on the parapet of the first line of trenches, I assume that it will be at a distance of at least 300-400 km. deep into the defense. Closer just doesn't make sense. Whom to cover behind the front line? And most likely even further. In general, with a successful combination of circumstances, the complex will be forced to approach the front line, I believe, at a distance of no more than 100 km. This is not comfortable for Americans who are used to shooting from a safe distance. They fall into the affected area and will be in it for a long time. At least a few hours (2-3), this technique simply will not be able to travel the required distance faster. We also have missiles flying at 500 km. And the closer to the front, the greater the opportunity for the destruction of the complex.

        Secondly, can the S-400 shoot down hypersonic targets? Have such tests been carried out?

        How should I know? I'm in the gene. I do not serve the headquarters. But there is an opportunity to experience, which I cannot say about the Americans. They definitely no hypersonic missile repeat , they only plan to create it in 2-3 years, with the tradition of shifting the dates "to the right" is characteristic not only of Russia.

        Are you sure that the S-400 radar operates at 700 km?)

        What are you, how can you request In open sources, the detection range is 600 km. Since the Russian military is not trained in Arab countries, the air defense system is usually complex and somewhere closer to the front are medium-range air defense systems. Flying closer than 600 km. The F-35 runs the risk of being spotted and shot down by these complexes. So 700 km. the very thing, closer is dangerous.
        So you know something about such radars on the F-35, or is there a cartoon enough? Not a drop of doubt? request sad

        PS: are you okay? The number of emoticons is off scale. Don't be so nervous :)

        Py. Sy. Do you consider emoticons a sign of deep moral torment? lol This is your hysteria, do not take everything so personally. Your American friends will definitely make a hypersonic missile, but then ... probably winked But by that time there will already be means of counteraction. soldier In the meantime, enjoy watching cartoons and dream.
        Good night citizen russophobe hi
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        1. Cyril Offline Cyril
          Cyril (Kirill) 14 February 2021 05: 37
          -4
          But we saw what the American air defense system is worth in Saudi Arabia

          It's strange, you only see the failures of the American air defense, but you don't see successful interceptions of ballistic missiles, cruise missiles, planes, and UAVs of different classes :)

          After all, we also saw what the Russian air defense is worth in Karabakh, as well as in Syria.

          There is no sign of a serious test of the strength of the Russian air defense system on the horizon.

          Come on?) Israel is bombing and bombing Syria, and the S-300 air defense systems deployed there are silent and silent.

          The Chinese, the Turks do not complain, the Indians, despite the American pressure, do not refuse to buy.

          And from whom the Chinese and the Turks still buy something?) The Americans will definitely not sell anything to the Chinese, with the Turks, too, is still tense. Is that only the Indians left

          Or do you have a competitor in mind?

          There is - the same "Patriot". He, at least, has a long history of combat use.

          This is not comfortable for Americans who are used to shooting from a safe distance. They fall into the affected area and will be in it for a long time. At least a few hours (2-3), this technique simply will not be able to travel the required distance faster. We also have missiles flying at 500 km. And the closer to the front, the greater the opportunity for the destruction of the complex.

          The fact that the Americans, in your opinion, are uncomfortable there, does not mean that they cannot do it. Well, situations in war are different.

          In open sources, the detection range is 600 km.

          First, there is a lot to say :) The Americans point out that their Lightning will be detected by Russian complexes only at a distance of several tens of kilometers. Whom to believe?)

          Secondly, do you understand that "detect" and "shoot down" are two different things?) The target must be fixed, guided by the missile, launched the missile, and throughout its flight the missile or the complex itself must hold the target.

          Flying closer than 600 km. The F-35 runs the risk of being spotted and shot down by these complexes.

          First, there is no absolute security in war, the Americans are well aware of this. So they can fly even with such risks.

          Secondly, what if the Russian air defense is not as omnipotent as you think? What if, in a real war, Lightning is really so subtle that Russian complexes will see it from a much closer distance than you think?)

          So you know something about such radars on the F-35, or is there a cartoon enough?

          Are you sure that the Lightning spotted the Russian air defense system with the radar and not with the AN / AAQ-37 electro-optical system? I could be wrong, but it seems like when an enemy air defense breaks through, the main target designation tool of this aircraft, in connection with its concept of imperceptible penetration deep into the echeloned air defense, becomes it, and not the radar.

          I always have doubts, but unlike you, I doubt both their commercials and ours :)

          Do you consider emoticons a sign of deep moral torment?

          Come on, I'm just kidding :)

          Our Crimea!

          Yes, yours, yours :) I, in general, do not care whose it is there.
          1. 123 Offline 123
            123 (123) 14 February 2021 07: 13
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            It's strange, you only see the failures of the American air defense, but you don't see successful interceptions of ballistic missiles, cruise missiles, planes, and UAVs of different classes :)

            It's strange only for you. After all, we are going to discuss the cartoon and American dreams of hypersonic missiles, and not worship the great and omnipotent elves. You have come to the wrong address, go to the site where the Mask is licked, there you will find many enthusiastic idiots ready to relish with pleasure all their successes, both real and imaginary.

            After all, we also saw what the Russian air defense is worth in Karabakh, as well as in Syria.

            This clearly characterizes the "skill" of the Arab and Armenian military.
            What is the value of the American air defense system, we observed in Saudi Arabia, and with American operators and obviously not export versions of the complexes winked

            Come on?) Israel is bombing and bombing Syria, and the S-300 air defense systems deployed there are silent and silent.

            In Syria, there is no complex layered air defense system and it seems Russia is not going to close the Syrian sky tightly. It is expensive, the Syrians simply do not have the money for it, and no one will donate equipment in huge quantities like in the USSR, and the presence of Iranians there is not profitable for Russia. It has nothing to do with the technical characteristics of the complex.

            And from whom the Chinese and the Turks still buy something?) The Americans will definitely not sell anything to the Chinese, with the Turks, too, is still tense. Is that only the Indians left

            You see, you yourself have made a very short list of possible contenders for the title of the best air defense. Of course, they won't sell it to the Chinese, but I would not be so categorical about the Turks and Indians. The Turks went on the purchase even under the threat of disrupting the supply of the vaunted F-35. The Americans will sell them to the Indians with pleasure, especially if they refuse the S-400. it remains to persuade them to do this nonsense winked

            There is - the same "Patriot". He, at least, has a long history of combat use.

            Yes Yes yes It has. lol we saw how the Yemeni partisans have lol

            The fact that the Americans, in your opinion, are uncomfortable there, does not mean that they cannot do it. Well, situations in war are different.

            Naturally, but the presence of the machine for several hours in the affected area significantly reduces the chances of survival and hence the possibility of using it.

            Secondly, what if the Russian air defense is not as omnipotent as you think? What if, in a real war, Lightning is really so subtle that Russian complexes will see it from a much closer distance than you think?)

            Too many "suddenly". And what if the Russian air defense system is still omnipotent, and the Lightning is actually not so unobtrusive and the Russian complexes will see it from a much greater distance than you think?

            Are you sure that the Lightning spotted the Russian air defense system with the radar and not with the AN / AAQ-37 electro-optical system? I could be wrong, but it seems like when an enemy air defense breaks through, the main target designation tool of this aircraft, in connection with its concept of imperceptible penetration deep into the echeloned air defense, becomes it, and not the radar.

            Not sure. Are you sure that Russia does not have its own electro-optical system? If an airplane sees something on the ground, then it is easier to detect it in the air with a similar system, besides, the ground one can be more powerful. There are no such restrictions on weight, dimensions.

            I always have doubts, only in contrast to you, I doubt both their commercials and ours.

            Exactly yes And I have said more than once why there is such a difference in approaches and what I think of you about this. winked

            Yes, yours, yours :) I, in general, do not care whose it is there.

            And I care. But I don't care about your opinion on this issue.
            Crimea is ours! Kolyma is yours! hi
            1. Cyril Offline Cyril
              Cyril (Kirill) 14 February 2021 08: 37
              -2
              It's strange only for you. We are going to discuss the cartoon and American dreams of hypersonic missiles, and not worship the great and almighty elves... You have come to the wrong address, go to the site where the Mask is licked, there you will find many enthusiastic idiots who are ready to relish with pleasure all their successes, both real and imaginary.

              Since when has it become "elf worship" to recognize the successes of the military equipment of another country, albeit a potential enemy?)

              This time. Two - that is, you openly admit that you are biased?)

              In Syria, there is no complex layered air defense system and it seems Russia is not going to close the Syrian sky tightly. It is expensive, the Syrians simply do not have the money for it, and no one will donate equipment in huge quantities like in the USSR, and the presence of Iranians there is not profitable for Russia. It has nothing to do with the technical characteristics of the complex.

              That is, without "layered air defense" the Syrian S-300s cannot even fire at Israeli aircraft?)

              You see, you yourself have made a very short list of possible contenders for the title of the best air defense.

              I just listed those. who did you mention :)

              This clearly characterizes the "skill" of the Arab and Armenian military.
              What is the American air defense, we saw in Saudi Arabia, and with American operators and clearly non-export versions of the complexes

              Where does the infa about American operators and "non-export modifications" come from? Wikipedia says that the calculations were still Saudi.

              Secondly, the attack on an oil plant in Saudi Arabia was carried out using small drones. The Patriots are not meant to destroy them.

              In the same time:

              In June 2015, Patriot missiles successfully intercepted an R-17 ballistic missile fired into Saudi Arabia by the Houthi rebels. August 26: Another missile targeting Saudi Arabia is intercepted by the twin launch of the Patriots. In October, 1 missile successfully hit the airfield. 1 rocket fell in the desert.

              November 4, 2017: A Houthi launch of a ballistic missile at Riyadh International Airport, intercepted by MIM-104 Patriot interceptor missiles

              Too many "suddenly". And what if the Russian air defense system is still omnipotent, and the Lightning is actually not so unobtrusive and the Russian complexes will see it from a much greater distance than you think?

              So I do not assert with absolute certainty. that American aircraft could penetrate deep into the Russian air defense zone. I don't have enough data for that. But you completely deny this possibility :)

              Not sure. Are you sure that Russia does not have its own electro-optical system? If an airplane sees something on the ground, then it is easier to detect it in the air with a similar system, besides, the ground one can be more powerful. There are no such restrictions on weight, dimensions.

              And I'm not sure. But since you do not know for sure about the presence of such a system in Russia, then what surprises you in the shown video?)

              Quite right yes And I have said more than once why there is such a difference in approaches and what I think of you about this

              My approach is objectivity. Recognizing that both ours and the Americans can overestimate the technical data and combat characteristics of their products, I do not draw unambiguous conclusions either in their favor or in our favor. I just admit that their technology (and this is objectively) poses a serious threat to our technology.

              And your approach is nothing but grunting. "Yes, we, yes, how will we push them on the sopatka with hypersound and" four hundred "!

              Once (actually, not just one, but I'm talking about the immediate past), such an approach has already led the country to a terrible war with millions of our dead soldiers and civilians.

              The second time this happened in the 90s, when Defense Minister Pavel Grachev also tore the vest on his chest - they say, we will tear these terrorists, like a tuzik a heating pad with our weapons.

              Our Crimea!

              Yours, yours. Personally yours)

              Kolyma is yours!

              I don't have it :)
    2. Binder Offline Binder
      Binder (Miron) 14 February 2021 04: 57
      -3
      Quote: 123
      I understand correctly that in three years they will have a rocket that can shoot at 500 km. and this wunderwolf they are going to destroy the S-400?

      There are serious suspicions that the S-400 can be destroyed without the use of expensive hypersonic missiles, according to the same scheme according to which the Azerbaijanis destroyed the Armenian S-300 during the last conflict in Karabakh. The calculation is simple: one complex - one small and cheap kamikaze drone. bully
      1. 123 Offline 123
        123 (123) 14 February 2021 07: 17
        -1
        There are serious suspicions that the S-400 can be destroyed without the use of expensive hypersonic missiles, according to the same scheme according to which the Azerbaijanis destroyed the Armenian S-300 during the last conflict in Karabakh. The calculation is simple: one complex - one small and cheap kamikaze drone.

        There are serious suspicions that the drone operators, together with the control point, are being destroyed by conventional "cast-iron" bombs without the use of high technologies, and at the same time the headquarters that gave the order, and, under certain circumstances, the residence of the government that made such a decision. There is only one calculation - we have a lot of "cast iron". How many headquarters do you have? bully
        1. Binder Offline Binder
          Binder (Miron) 14 February 2021 14: 54
          -1
          Quote: 123
          There is only one calculation - we have a lot of "cast iron".

          So no one doubts - you have a lot of "cast iron", and most of it was used for material for generals' heads. laughing
          1. 123 Offline 123
            123 (123) 14 February 2021 15: 03
            0
            So no one doubts - you have a lot of "cast iron", and most of it was used for material for generals' heads.

            Do not worry, we do not stop smelting pig iron, there is enough for your heads. wink
  2. Diver d Offline Diver d
    Diver d (Oleg) 13 February 2021 21: 26
    0
    I wonder why several containers with gas and fuel on the Iranian-Pakistani border burst so powerfully today. Hundreds of people scattered in panic somewhere from the epicenter of the explosion ...





    1. Diver d Offline Diver d
      Diver d (Oleg) 13 February 2021 22: 03
      0


      To clarify, the explosion occurred at a loading terminal on the border of Iran and Afghanistan near Herat, near the Islam-Kalat border crossing, where dozens of fuel trucks exploded and caught fire. The governor of Afghan Herat appealed to the Iranian side for help in extinguishing the fire.

      Several units of the Iranian army were sent to the scene, in particular, the border troops, assisted by volunteers from among the local residents. However, the fire has not yet been taken under control. The explosion killed 50 to 70 people. Dozens are missing.
  3. Ser sash Offline Ser sash
    Ser sash (Ser Sash) 13 February 2021 21: 43
    +3
    And that the United States has already mastered hypersound, like they wrote that it does not work?