Ukraine successfully test-fires «Corsar» light portable missile

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The Ukrainian State Kyiv Design Bureau “Luch” successfully test-fired its newly developed «Corsar» light portable missile.

The official page of the company on Facebook revealed for the first time details of a test the «Corsar» light portable missile system. According to a company, 50 mm armor plates target penetrated by a blast-fragmentation warhead (105mm caliber) of «Corsar» missile.

«Corsar» light portable missile system is intended to destroy stationary and moving modern armoured targets and other objects with combined, carried or monolithic armour, including ERA (explosive reactive armour), as well as pinpoint targets such as weapon emplacements, a tank in a trench, light-armoured objects and helicopters.

Firing can be carried out from the mount as well as from a trench parapet.

The tests of the Ukrainian «CORSAR» light portable missile system

SPECIFICATIONS

Maximum firing range, m 2500
Flight time at maximum range, s 12
Guidance system semiautomatic by

laser beam

Warhead:

– tandem hollow-charge, armour

penetration behind ERA, mm

– high-explosive fragmentation with EFP,

armour penetration, mm

– thermobaric

 

 

not less than 550

 

not less than 50

 

Weight, kg:

– launcher

– mount

– missile in container

 

9,2

6,3

15,4

Overall dimensions, mm:

– container length

– container outer diameter

 

1180

113

Operating temperature range, оС from minus 40 to +60


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