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Libyan Army Test-Fired Soviet Anti-Ship Missile (Photos)

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Naval forces of the Libyan National Army (LNA) has test-fired a Soviet P-15 Termit anti-ship missile, Libyan and Turkish activists claimed on July 19.

The activists shared photos of the alleged missile test, which took place in an unspecific location on the Libyan coast line. The activists provided no further details on the test.

The P-15 Termit is guided by active radar homing and equipped with a inertial navigation system. Missiles of this type have a range between 35 and 80 km depending on the variant and a top speed of Mach 0.95.

The Gaddafi-era Libyan Navy had large stockpiles of P-15 missiles. Koni-class frigates and Nanuchka-class corvettes were armed with the missile. The navy also operated an unknown number of 4K51 Rubezh costal defense systems, which were armed with an advanced copy of the missile.

After the fall of the al-Gaddafi government, many P-15 missiles and even 4K51 systems found their way to the hands of rebels.

While the reports of the LNA testing the P-15 remain unconfirmed, the army may be indeed in possession of missiles of this type. These missiles could pose a serious threat to Turkish Navy warships stationed off Libya’s coast and even to cargo vessels shipping weapons from Turkey to forces of the Government of National Accord.

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42 comments

  1. johnny rotten says:

    Marshal Haftar and the LNA have the mandate of the regularly elected government, the only truly representative of the Libyan people, the shit that is in Tripoli has been shit by the UN and the fucking Muslim Brotherhood and has no legitimacy or consent.

    1. Brother Ma says:

      All Good and true but It is too little and too late. The time to use them was when Turkey First arrived by plane and ship. Haftar should have not listened to Russia and only asked for forgiveness from them later. Blame an inexperiencied soldier or something! Stupid Haftar!

    1. RichardD says:

      Jerry has shot 1 million rounds through a revolver.

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  2. RichardD says:

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    1. RichardD says:

      This is equipment that I bought yesterday to help with hand gun and long gun proficiency.
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  3. Dick Von Dast'Ard says:

    Well that is the cover-story made anyway.

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  4. Assad must stay says:

    Haha nice sink the torkis

    1. Kohlhaas says:

      Watch the video.

  5. Icarus Tanović says:

    Would like to see Erdogan’s ship boomed by this massive stuff.

  6. Icarus Tanović says:

    This idiot Erdogan is sinkonh lower and lower into sort of Vietnam mud. Not looking good for him.

    1. Brother Ma says:

      I don’t think so. He Will get everything because everyone wants to keep him onside or they are scared of him. I don’t think It is 5d chess at all. His enemies are either fools or in love with him. I hate Erdo and Turkey!

      1. Icarus Tanović says:

        But I do think so, and I think that you are pro Erdogan.

        1. Brother Ma says:

          Are you on drugs ! Look at my history ,I am against Turkey and Erdogan .

          1. Icarus Tanović says:

            I’m i fact not against Turkey, but very against Erdogan.

          2. Brother Ma says:

            Good for you.

  7. good american says:

    Artificial reefs are great for fish and diving! If possible, please sink them in waters of around 70 feet or so, that way the bends aren’t much of a worry. Thanks for thinking of the future tourist industry, LNA.

  8. Brother Ma says:

    Where are the Pro -Turks?

    1. Sencer says:

      Yes brother ? Do we need to cry for a soviet junk that nose dived 2 seconds after the launch ?

      1. Brother Ma says:

        I Don’t understand what you mean.

    2. Kohlhaas says:

      Did you even watch the video?

      1. Brother Ma says:

        No. Which vídeo?

        1. Kohlhaas says:

          Video of this test. https://mobile.twitter.com/kamerknc/status/1285091805378359296
          Whcih clearly shows that photos are just propaganda. Missile didn’t even go more than 100 meters.

          1. Brother Ma says:

            No i wasn’t able to ser It because of the adblocksi have . However , ibeoive you . A nadie look if if vid you put yo is genuine. Has indeed!

          2. Kohlhaas says:

            You can compare the 1st visual in the main post and this video. Relation is clear imo.

  9. Sencer says:

    Here is the full video.

    https://twitter.com/Libya_OSINT/status/1285040813672718336

    Still laughing.

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