98R6E Abakan Air Defence Missile System (ADMS)
98R6E Abakan Air Defence Missile System (ADMS)

Rosoboronexport Unveils 98R6E Abakan Air Defence Missile System (ADMS)


Russian state arms export company Rosoboronexport unveiled the 98R6E Abakan Air Defence Missile System (ADMS). Abakan mobile air defence missile system of non-strategic anti-missile defence is designed to destroy modern and advanced tactical, operational-tactical non-strategic ballistic missiles at ranges of from twelve to forty-five km. The 98R6E Abakan is a highly manoeuvrable multichannel system designed to protect critically sensitive military-industrial and government facilities against tactical ballistic missiles.
98R6E Abakan Air Defence Missile System (ADMS)
98R6E Abakan Air Defence Missile System (ADMS)

The Abakan includes a 98L6E mobile multifunctional ballistic target detection and tracking radar based on a 4×4 platform, and several 51P6E2 mobile launchers. The exact number of launchers depends on a combat task. The 51P6E2 launcher is furnished with two vertically launched cylindrical containers, each containing a 9M82MDE interceptor, and a deployable radar that can be folded down between the containers in transportation mode. A ready-to-use launcher weighs 53.5 tons and is controlled by a crew of two.

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98R6E Abakan Air Defence Missile System (ADMS)
98R6E Abakan Air Defence Missile System (ADMS)

The Air Defence Missile System includes a 98L6E mobile multifunctional ballistic target detection and tracking radar based on a 4×4 platform, and several 51P6E2 mobile launchers. The exact number of launchers depends on a combat task. The 51P6E2 launcher is furnished with two vertically launched cylindrical containers, each containing a 9M82MDE interceptor, and a deployable radar that can be folded down between the containers in transportation mode. A ready-to-use launcher weighs 53.5 tons and is controlled by a crew of two.

98R6E Abakan Air Defence Missile System (ADMS)
98R6E Abakan Air Defence Missile System (ADMS)

The Abakan was produced by Russia’s Almaz-Antey. JSC Concern VKO “Almaz-Antey” is a Russian state-owned company in the arms industry, a result of a merger of Antey Corporation and NPO Almaz, unifying some of the national military enterprises, in particular, the developers of anti-aircraft defence systems. The Almaz-Antey group produce air defense systems, firearms for aircraft and armored vehicles, artillery shells and surface-to-surface missiles, airspace surveillance and coordination and artillery radars.

98R6E Abakan Air Defence Missile System (ADMS)
98R6E Abakan Air Defence Missile System (ADMS)

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