A firing unit consisting of launcher, thermal sight and a single missile container weigh 65 kg and can be installed and ready for action in 3 minutes, operated by 3 men. Most often, the missile will be deployed on vehicular platforms, a modular design for such launcher can utilize a lightweight launcher or an integrated turret designed for a hummer sized vehicle, integrated with the thermal sight and four ready to fire missiles and five more in stowage. Other configurations include an automatic, remotely operated win-missile turret installed on the BMP-3 (16 missiles, of which 12 are stored in an autoloader) and BRTR-80 chasis (12 missiles, 8 in autoloader). The missile’s launched is fitted with thermal imaging system, to facilitate effective operations under low visibility, day and night.
The missile is also deployed with the Kuliver single seat fighting compartment and weapon’s turret, also designed by KBP for installation on BTR-80 and BMP series Armored Infantry Fighting Vehicles. Kuliver uses four ready to launchmissiles, with associated fire control systems, a 30mm 2A72 automatic gun and 7.62 machine gun. The gunner’s sight uses a built-in laser rangefinder and thermal imager, as well as the missile’s guidance kit. An automatic fire control system handles two axis weapon stabilization, for firing on the move.