Monday, November 28, 2022

LUCH develops new multi-mission weapon system

The Kyiv-based state design bureau LUCH has taken the opportunity at the Arms and Security exhibition being held in Kyiv from 15 to 18 June to unveil a new multi-mission weapon system, called the Amulet.

The leading Ukrainian defense company has announced that a new weapon system developed as a multi-mission launcher for guided 130 or 152mm missiles.

Modular launcher equipped with two missiles on a stabilized rotating platform in order to integrate weapon system with a wide range of combat vehicles.


As noted by the company, the Amulet system is equipped with a thermal imager in order to be effectively used day and night and in all weather conditions.

Photo by Oleksandr Naumenko / International Exhibition Center

The Amulet is designed to go up against heavy and light armored targets from a distance of 100 to 6,000 meters, according to a company statement. The launcher is able to fire 130mm and 152 mm caliber missiles with tandem charge (RK*-2S, RK-2M-K) and high-explosive fragmentation (RK-2OF, RK-2М-OF) warheads.

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