Monday, September 13, 2021

Skith portable anti-tank missile systems

 Skith portable anti-tank missile systems

The Skith portable anti-tank missile systems is completed with 130 mm and 152 mm caliber missiles in transport and launching containers with tandem hollow-charge (RK-2S, 2M-K) and high-explosive fragmentation (RK-2OF, RK-2M-OF) warheads.

Developer: State Enterprise "State Kyiv Design Bureau "LUCH".

Specifications (RK-2C, RK-2OF missiles):

Firing range:

  • at daytime: 100-5000 m;
  • at night time: 100-3000 m.

Laser missile guidance system with target tracking in TV and thermal imaging channels in manual or automatic mode.

Warhead:

  • tandem hollow-change, armor penetration behind ERA: no less than 800 mm;
  • high-explosive fragmentation with EFP:
  • armor penetration – not less than 60 mm;
  • the number of fragments – not less than 600 mm.

Weight:

  • missile in container – 30 kg;
  • launcher – 38.2 kg;
  • remote-control panel – 14 kg;
  • guidance device – 15 kg;
  • thermal imager – 4.1 kg.

Overall dimensions:

  • missile caliber – 130 mm;
  • container length – 1360 mm;
  • container outer diameter – 140 mm.

RK-2M-K, RK-2M-OF missiles:

Firing range:

  • at daytime: 100-5100 m;
  • at night time: 100-3000 m.

Laser missile guidance system with target tracking in TV and thermal imaging channels in manual or automatic mode.

Warhead:

  • tandem hollow-change, armor penetration behind ERA: no less than 1000 mm;
  • high-explosive fragmentation with EFP:
  • armor penetration – not less than 120 mm;
  • the number of fragments – not less than 1000 mm.

Weight:

  • missile in container – 37 kg;
  • launcher – 38.2 kg;
  • remote-control panel – 14 kg;
  • guidance device – 15 kg;
  • thermal imager – 4.1 kg.

Overall dimensions:

  • missile caliber – 152 mm;
  • container length – 1435 mm;
  • container outer diameter – 162 mm.

Operating temperature range: from -40°C to +60°C



Sources: Ukroboronprom