The head of the British Ministry of Defense Ben Wallace does not rule out the possibility of providing our country with Storm Shadow. This is what he said in an interview with Times Radio. More information Channel 24 tells.
Wallace about supplying Storm Shadow missiles
I am not going to speculate on the arms supply. Russia would like to know what weapons we can transfer to Ukraine to support it. We will discuss this with the Ukrainians according to their needs and technical capabilities,
He also noted that the long-awaited transfer to Ukraine is possible Patriot air defense systems will be an important moment in the war. “If the United States does this, it is a very significant step,” the British defense minister emphasized.
Briefly, what is known about Storm Shadow
Storm Shadow is an aviation cruise missile. It is also called SCALPIUS. This missile can apparently be applied to the Ukrainian Su-24 bomber.
British-French SCALP. Specifications:
- weight – 1300 kilograms,
- length – 5 meters,
- wingspan – 2.84 meters,
- the weight of the combat unit is 450 kilograms,
- flight distance – more than 250 kilometers,
- flight height – 30-40 meters,
- speed – up to 1000 kilometers per hour.