Ukraine test-fires improved variant of Corsar portable missile system

Ukraine has test-fired an improved version of its Corsar portable missile system at one of the military grounds of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, according to Kyiv’s Luch State Design Bureau.

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.

The Corsar missile system successfully hit an armored tank-type target at a distance of more than 2,000 meters in a strong side wind. The hit damaged the upper armored sheet of the target, which ensures the complete destruction of an enemy combat vehicle.


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

laser beam


– 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





Overall dimensions, mm:

– missile calibre

– container length

– container outer diameter





Operating temperature range, оС from minus 40 to +60
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