Ukraine may have foiled a plot to assassinate President Poroshenko when it intercepted a large cache of weapons coming out of Russia-invaded and occupied Donbas.
Neptun is a Ukrainian subsonic cruise anti-ship missile based on the combat-proven Soviet-made Kh-35 (Х-35) missile.
Ukraine has no protection or almost no protection at the battlefront of this information war. Volunteers with wooden shields resist the professional Russian propaganda machine.
The missile will be equipped with the solid-fuel engine for booster stage accelerates it to supersonic speeds and supersonic combusting ramjet engine for hypersonic flight.
The «Grom-2» (Thunder-2) tactical missile system has a range of 350km, but technically, a missile is able to fly up to 500km. The new system developed by Yuzhnoye Design Bureau.