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The Pantsir-S1 (Russian: Панцирь-С1) is a short-range anti-aircraft system. The NATO reporting name is SA-22 Greyhound. The system is considered as the successor to the Tunguska M-1 system.


The Pantsir-S1 is a surface-to-air missile system, that can be operated stationary or mobile, with short to medium range, the complex is controlled by a crew of two to three. The system’s armament is composed of two 30 mm autocannons and up to 12 surface-to-air missiles, which are located in 6 barrels on the left and right side. To engage targets, the system uses radar or optical target-tracking and radio-command guidance. The Pantsir-S1 was developed to shoot down all kinds of aircraft, helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles and cruise missiles. In addition to that, it can be used to protect long-range surface-to-air missile systems like the S-300 and the S-400. The system is able to attack objects, flying at speeds of up to 1300 metres per second, at distances of up to 20,000 m and altitudes of up to 15,000 m.