Manufactured by Artem from Russia, Themissile is an advanced, extended range missile which can be fired through the 125mm gun of the T-80UD, T-84, T-72AG, B and C models. The missile is composed of separate head and tail sections which are stored separately but loaded and combined as a unified cartridge, designed for the automatic loaders of the individual tanks (T-72 or T-80).
The laser (beam riding) missile can be fired on the move, at speeds of up to 30km/h and engage stationary or moving targets at speeds up to 70 km/h. the missile uses tandem shaped charge warhead and due to its guidance system, can penetrate both active, reactive and passive protection systems. The high precision of the missile enables effective engagement of point targets such as protected positions, helicopters and other targets. The system’s range is 5,000 and target engagement at this range will take 17 seconds.