Krasnopol, Kitolov Precision Guided Artillery Munition


Krasnopol (152/155mm) and Kitolov (122mm) projectiles are fired with standard propellant charges into a ballistic trajectory. At the peak, the nose cap is ejected, and the laser seeker begins to scan the ground for laser designated targets. Krasnopol / Kitolov munitions are stowed in two separate sections – control section and projectile. Both are connected before firing when it is prepared for a mission. The system is designed to enable multiple engagements of different rounds in a small area, using several designators, as well as salvo firing by different artillery pieces, engaging a single target, illuminated by a single laser designator.

The company is also offering a laser designator for the system, which is capable of targeting a large size object at a range of 20 km. A moving tank can be targeted at a range of 5 km, or 7 km, when it is stationary. The firing range of the Krasnopol weapon is 20km, Kitolov 2M can reach 12km. Hit probability of these munitions range from 0.7 – 0.9, depending on the specific engagement conditions.