Saudi Arabia may buy Ukrainian Falarick gun-launched anti-tank guided missiles

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Saudi Arabia may buy Ukrainian Falarick gun-launched anti-tank guided missiles for its new VAB Mark 3 armored personnel carrier equipped with Cockerill CSE 90LP and LCTS 90MP turrets.

Saudi Arabia is set to receive 100 VAB Mk3 6X6 armored personnel carriers and a part of combat vehicles can be equipped with Belgian Cockerill CSE 90LP or  LCTS 90MP turret which able to fire the Ukrainian  long-range Falarick  Gun-Launched Anti-Tank Guided Missile (GLATGM).

The Falarick is a Gun-Launched Anti-Tank Guided Missile developed by State Enterprise “State Kyiv Design Bureau “Luch”. Round comprising antitank guided missile is intended for firing from the LCTS 90 weapon system gun against stationary and moving modern armoured targets with combined, carried or monolithic armour, including ERA (explosive reactive armour), and also against pinpoint targets like weapon emplacements, a tank in a trench, light-armoured objects and helicopters.

FALARICK 90 ROUND COMPRISING ANTITANK GUIDED MISSILE

FALARICK 90 ROUND COMPRISING ANTITANK GUIDED MISSILE

SPECIFICATIONS

 

Maximum firing range, m 4000
Flight time at maximum range, s 14
Guidance system semiautomatic by laser beam
Warhead:

– type

– armour penetration behind ERA, mm

 

tandem hollow-charge

not less than 550

Round weight, kg 20,05
Overall dimensions, mm:

– missile calibre

– round length

 

90

977

Operating temperature range, оС from minus 40 to +60

 

FALARICK 105 round comprising antitank guided missile

FALARICK 105 round comprising antitank guided missile

FALARICK 105 round comprising antitank guided missile

Round comprising antitank guided missile is intended for firing from the Cockerill CT-CV 105HP weapon system.

SPECIFICATIONS

Maximum firing range, m 5000
Flight time at maximum range, s 17
Guidance system semiautomatic by laser beam
Warhead:

– type

– armour penetration behind ERA, mm

 

tandem hollow-charge

not less than 550

Round weight, kg 24
Overall dimensions, mm:

– missile calibre

– round length

 

105

1015

Operating temperature range, оС from minus 40 to +60

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