Morfey

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42S6 Morfej RZV-MD
Type Tracked SAM system , TEL
Place of origin Russia
Service history
Used by Russia PVO (incorporated with (V)VKO into VKS (VS RF) in 2014-15)
Production history
Designer Almaz-Antey
Specifications (Tor-M1)

Main
armament
9M338K

42S6 Morfey or Morfei with missile 9M338K or RZV-MD based and derived from Tor-M2 , is a short range air defense system currently being developed for the Russian Armed Forces.[1] It is a mobile system with a range of 5 km (3 mi). Development has been ongoing since 2007 and it is supposed to be introduced in 2015.[2] It is reported to feature an omnidirectional cupola-type radar [3] with Active electronically scanned array.[4] It is being developed by Almaz-Antey.[1]

  • This system is designated as short-range air defense system to protect the S-400 from various threats at their terminal phases, and will also act together with the S-350E as a supplement to the SA-21 Growler. Together, these systems form part of the Aerospace Defence Forces.[5]
  • Development of Morfey started in 2007 and was planned to be introduced in 2013, however was delayed until at least 2015.[6][7][8][9] The missile system consists of omnidirectional 29YA6 radar, infrared sensors and 36 missiles.[10][5] The missiles have up to 10 km range and an altitude of up to 3500 m.[5][11]


9M338K
Type Surface-to-air missile
Place of origin Russia
Service history
Used by Russia PVO now VKS united with VKO
Specifications (9M338K)
Warhead HE

Engine solid propellant rocket
Propellant Solid-fuel rocket

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