KYIV ($1=36.91 Ukrainian Hryvnias) — Defenders of Ukraine created cellular fireplace teams with French anti-tank techniques. For the mobility of fireplace teams, the fighters put in the ATGM on a small mild off-road car for off-road driving.
ATGM fireplace teams should shortly survey the goal and transfer. The navy selected the French MILAN anti-tank techniques to put in on their buggies. ATGM MILAN is the primary short-range European anti-tank weapon in service with 40 armies all over the world.
The Ukrainian navy notes that the ATGM weighs 45 kilograms. After urgent the set off, the launch motor positioned within the tube units the rocket in movement.
Throughout exit from the barrel, the stabilizers of the rocket open. After transferring to a secure distance for the operator [about 3 m], the primary engine of the rocket, the cost of which is sufficient for 11 seconds, accelerates it to 200 m/s and directs the flight to the goal.
Modernization of MILAN
Based on the modernization program of the MILAN ATGM, adopted in 1974, the next primary necessities had been set: rising the effectiveness of the fight a part of the missile; rising jamming safety of the focusing on system; making certain the compatibility of the improved missile with the launcher and the thermal sight with out their modification; preserving the earlier scope of motion.
Consequently, samples of improved missiles had been created, which acquired the designation MILAN-2, which was additionally acquired by the Ukrainian navy.
The effectiveness of the warhead of the Ok-115 missile to the MILAN-2 was considerably elevated by rising its diameter from 103 to 115 mm and rising the space of the warhead from the impediment. The sensible use of MILAN-2 ATGM missiles confirmed that they’ve the extra placing functionality via unburnt gas.
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