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In southern Yemen, self-propelled anti-tank complex “Kornet-E” were found on the base of a vehicle “Hammer” or rather to the chassis of the military vehicle Humvee. This anti-complex “Kornet-E” is an automated launcher index 9P163-2 “Quartet” with four guides and electromechanical actuators based on light carrier.

The unit consists of: turret with four rails for missiles, sight-guidance device 1P45M-1 thermal sight 1PN79M-1, the electronic module and the operator’s seat. Boeukladki housed separately. PU 9P163-2 is in constant combat readiness, can produce up to four shots without reloading, shooting “gulp” two missiles at a single ray of the same goal. It is characterized by simplified search and target tracking using electromechanical actuators.Pointing range launcher 9P163-2 the horizon ± 180 °, vertically – from -10 ° to + 15 °. Weight launcher 9P163-2 with fire control system 480kg. Rate of 1-2 rds. / Min.

This complex is based on the chassis Humvee belongs to the armed forces of the United Arab Emirates and was taken to South Yemen, together with BMP-3 and Leclerc tanks, according to sources.

“Cornet” – antitank missile system development of the Tula Instrument Design Bureau. Designed on the basis of complex tank guided weapons “Reflex”, retaining its basic layout decisions. It is intended to destroy tanks and other armored targets, including those equipped with modern means of dynamic protection.

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Heavy infantry fighting vehicle T-15 on the platform “Armata”Photo:

Promising Russian combat armored vehicles, created on the basis of a single heavy tracked platform “Armata” will come with upgraded mortar systems 2S12A “Sani” caliber 120 mm. On this, as  reported by  RIA Novosti, said General Director of the Central Research Institute “Petrel” George Zakamenny. According to him, these same mortars are mounted on armored vehicles, developed on the basis of a universal medium tracked platform “Kurganets-25.”

Upgrading Ammunition mortar “Sani” means weight reduction, improving the security of its calculation and ammunition. The date for these upgrades is not specified yet. Today, the army has supplied advanced version of tools, starting with a new base plate. It allows you to carry the mortar base to allow firing on enemy positions without having to reinstall. “The potential of this complex undertaking is still going through R&D.

2S12A “Sani” with a transport vehicle Ural 43206-0651

Photo: CRI “Petrel”

2S12A “Sani” with a transport vehicle Ural 43206-0651

Photo: CRI “Petrel”

2S12A “Sani” with a transport vehicle Ural 43206-0651

Photo: CRI “Petrel”

2S12A “Sani” with a transport vehicle Ural 43206-0651

Photo: CRI “Petrel”