The AFU uses the C-125 Newa SC, which is a Polish modification of the Soviet air defense system with updated electronics and is based on the chassis of the WZT-1 tank
Ukrainian defenders use C-125 Newa SC anti-aircraft missile systems to cover the sky.
Here's What We Know
Photo of the complex published in social networks. Apparently they were transferred to us by Poland, but this has not been officially announced. There is no information on when and how many SAMs Ukraine has received. By the way, as of June 2022 Poland had 17 C-125 Newa SC in operational service.
#Ukraine: The first photo of a Polish ???????? S-125 Newa SC air-defense system in use with the Ukrainian army. The main difference of the Polish modernization is the WZT-1 tank chassis and updated electronics.- ???????? Ukraine Weapons Tracker (@UAWeapons) December 5, 2022
Previously Poland didn't report any deliveries of such systems to Ukraine. pic.twitter.com/0HHgtKjoTC
The C-125 Newa SC is a Polish upgrade of the 1960s Soviet S-125 Neva-M surface-to-air missile system. It boasts a digital system and upgraded electronics. The Polish version of the SAM is built on the chassis of the WZT-1 tank. The C-125 Newa SC is capable of engaging air targets at altitudes up to 18 km and distances up to 25 km.