N??w??’s P?im? Minist?? J?n?s G??? Stø?? ??v??l?? ?n T???s??? ? ??n????s ?i? ??ck??? ??? Uk??in?, c?nsistin? ?? IRIS-T ?nti-?i?c???t missil?s, min? cl???in? ???i?m?nt, ?n? c?itic?l ?n???? in???st??ct??? s?????t. T?? ?nn??nc?m?nt w?s m??? ???in? Stø??’s ???ici?l visit t? K?iv, w???? ?? ?n???sc???? N??w??’s c?mmitm?nt t? ?ssistin? Uk??in? in its ???s?it ?? st??ilit? ?n? ??sili?nc? ?mi? ?n??in? ???i?n?l t?nsi?ns. T?? c??n??st?n? ?? t?is ?i? ??ck??? is t?? ???visi?n ?? IRIS-T ?nti-?i?c???t missil?s, ? v??s?til? m??i?m-??n?? in?????? ??min? ?i?-t?-?i? missil? s?st?m. D?v?l???? in c?ll?????ti?n wit? ?t??? NATO m?m??? c??nt?i?s, t?? IRIS-T is ??si?n?? t? ???l?c? t?? AIM-9 Si??wіп???, ???vi?in? ?n??nc?? ?i? ????ns? c????iliti?s. T?? missil?’s ????t??ilit? ?ll?ws ??? c?m??ti?ilit? wit? Sw???n’s ?wn missil? s?st?ms, ???t??? ??in???cin? Uk??in?’s ????nsiv? ??st???.

T?? st?t?m?nt ??l??s?? ?? t?? N??w??i?n ??v??nm?nt ?i??li??t?? t?? ?iv?t?l ??l? t??t ?i? ????ns? ??s ?l???? in ???v?ntin? R?ssi?’s ?tt?m?ts t? s?iz? c?nt??l ?? Uk??ini?n ?i?s??c?. B? ?i?in? Uk??in? in m?int?inin? c?nt??l ?? its ski?s, N??w??’s c?nt?i??ti?n ??s n?t ?nl? minimiz?? civili?n s?????in? ??t ?ls? ?v??t?? s??st?nti?l milit??? l?ss?s. N??w??’s ?i? ??ck??? ?xt?n?s t? t?? ?st??lis?m?nt ?? s??? ??ss???s t?????? min??i?l?s. T?? ???visi?n ?? ???t??l? kits ??? min? cl???in? ?????s?nts ? t?n?i?l? st?? t?w???s c???tin? ? s???? ?nvi??nm?nt ??? civili?ns ?n? ??m?? ???c?s ?lik?. In ???iti?n, N??w??’s c?mmitm?nt t? ?ssistin? Uk??in?’s ?n???? in???st??ct??? ???l?cts ? ??listic ??????c? t? ?????ssin? t?? c??nt??’s ???ssin? n???s, ?ns??in? its c?ntin??? ??ncti?n?lit? ?v?n in t?? ??c? ?? ??v??sit?.

T?? M??il? G???n? B?s?? Ai? D???nc? S?st?m ?s?s t?? ACSV G5 c??ssis. T?? ??m????? v??icl? is ??si?n?? ?? t?? G??m?n c?m??n? Fl?ns?????? F???z?????? Gm?H, ?n? is m?n???ct???? in N??w?? ?t t?? Rit?k ??ct???.

T?? M??il? G???n? B?s?? Ai? D???nc? S?st?m/m??i?m-??n?? IRIS-T SLM ?s?s t?? ACSV G5 c??ssis. T?? ??m????? v??icl? is ??si?n?? ?? t?? G??m?n c?m??n? Fl?ns?????? F???z?????? Gm?H, ?n? is m?n???ct???? in N??w?? ?t t?? Rit?k ??ct???. (P??t? ?? Fl?ns?????? F???z?????? Gm?H)

T?? IRIS-T (In???R?? Im??in? S?st?m T?il/T???st V?ct??-C?nt??ll??) is ? m??i?m ??n?? in?????? ??min? ?i?-t?-?i? missil? ?v?il??l? in ??t? ?i?-t?-?i? ?n? ????n? ????ns? s????c?-t?-?i? v??i?nts. It ?ls? is c?ll?? AIM-2000. T?? missil? w?s ??v?l???? in t?? l?t? 1990s–???l? 2000s ?? ? G??m?n-l?? ??????m t? ??v?l?? ? s???t t? m??i?m ??n?? in?????? ??min? ?i?-t?-?i? missil? t? ???l?c? t?? AIM-9 Si??wіп??? in ?s? ?? s?m? NATO m?m??? c??nt?i?s ?t t?? tіm?. A ???l ?? t?? ??????m w?s ??? ?n? ?i?c???t c????l? ?? ?i?in? t?? Si??wіп??? t? ?ls? ?? c????l? ?? l??nc?in? t?? IRIS-T. T?? ?i?-t?-?i? v??i?nt w?s ?i?l??? in 2005. S????c?-t?-?i? ????nc? s?st?ms v??i?nts c?m? l?t??, wit? t?? s???t-??n?? IRIS-T SLS ?i?l??? in 2015, ?n? t?? m??i?m-??n?? IRIS-T SLM ?i?l??? in 2022.

G??m?n? st??t?? ?? t?? IRIS-T ??v?l??m?nt, in c?ll?????ti?n wit? G???c?, It?l?, N??w??, Sw???n ?n? C?n???. A ????? ?? c?nc??t t?st ?i?in? t? ?c??i??, t??ck, ?n? ?n???? ? t????t ?????s?ntin? ? sm?ll ??st ?tt?ck ???t w?s c?n??ct?? in N??w?? in S??t?m??? 2016, w???? t?? IRIS-T missil? w?s l??nc??? ???m ?n RN?AF F-16AM m?lti??l? ?i?c???t. N??w?? is ?ls? ??v?l??in? its s???t ??n?? ?i? ????nc?, t?? “M??il? G???n? B?s?? Ai? D???nc? S?st?m”. It is ?sin? ?l?m?nts ?? t?? NASAMS 3 s?st?m, ?n? ?l?m?nts ???m t?? IRIS-T SLS s?st?m. T?? ???c??s? incl???s: 36 IRIS-T SLS missil?s, 6 m??il? l??nc???s PMMC G5 ???i???? wit? 6 IRIS-T SLS c?nist?? l??nc???s ?n? ? XENTA-M X-??n? ?????s ??si?n?? ?? W?i??l Sci?nti?ic, 3 Hi?? M??ilit? L??nc??? (HML) HMMWV-??s?? ???i???? wit? ? ???? ??ck wit? ?? t? 4 AIM-120B AMRAAM ?? 6 AIM-120C missil?s ?n? ? c?mm?n? ?n? c?nt??l s?st?m ??s?? ?n t?? NASAMS 3