26 Feb 2022 23:51

Ukraine developing missiles threatening to Russia - Roscosmos head

MOSCOW. Feb 26 (Interfax) - Ukraine has scientific and industrial facilities to create ballistic missiles which will pose a threat to Russia, Roscosmos head Dmitry Rogozin said.

"New they are seeking to create their own ballistic systems which are really capable of delivering a strike on our territory," Rogozin said on the air of the Soloviev Live channel of YouTube on Saturday.

"Ukraine has been developing combat missile systems lately," he said.

"These are Grom systems, and in general it is not a big problem for any design bureau to increase the distance from 300 kilometers and beyond. There are other systems which actually are intermediate-range systems [with a distance] of up to 2,000 kilometers. In fact, this is a real threat to Russia, up to the Ural Mountains," Rogozin said.

Ukraine has scientific and production potential to develop missile industry since the Soviet era, he said.