Friday, June 21, 2024

Ukraine unveils new heavy unmanned vehicle with a rocket launcher

Ukraine defence company developed a new Phantom-2 heavy unmanned tactical multipurpose vehicle with a rocket launcher on aboard. The developers have integrated the unguided rockets system into the new Phantom-2 8×8 unmanned platform.

The Phantom-2 unmanned ground vehicle with launcher for RS-80 rockets was displayed during military drills at the Goncharovsky Polygon of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The new Phantom-2 vehicle with a rocket launcher for RS-80 rockets will augment the tactical capabilities on the battlefield.

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The RS-80 is a unguided rocket developed and manufactured by SJSHC “Artem”, part of the UkrOboronProm. New rockets caliber 80 mm are designed to destroy ground targets and are developed for attack helicopters and aircraft using regular starter units or special ground platform.

The Phantom is a family of unmanned ground vehicles on 6×6 and 8×8 chassis for capabilities allow performing a wide range of tasks. The unmanned tactical multipurpose vehicle can deliver ammunition and loads across the areas that are under the threat of enemy fire, or at risk of mining, to safely and quickly evacuate wounded from the battlefield. In addition, antitank missile system or rocket launcher mount allows “Phantom” receive nearly invisible, portable and effective means for destroying enemy’s armored vehicles or fortified points.

Phantom-2 heavy unmanned tactical multipurpose vehicle with a rocket launcher
Phantom-2 heavy unmanned tactical multipurpose vehicle with a rocket launcher
Phantom-2 heavy unmanned tactical multipurpose vehicle with a rocket launcher

 

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