Aerodynamically shaped model of unmanned aircraft multifunctional complex “Gorlytsa” and a sample of a tactical unmanned multipurpose vehicle “Phantom” – these latest developments of the SC “Ukroboronprom” were represented to the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Alexander Turchinov.
Multi-aircraft complex “Gorlytsa” is designed by SE “Antonov”, in cooperation with leading enterprises of Ukraine. This will be the first domestic tactical unmanned complex, which can carry armament. The practical distance of its flight is over 1,000 km.
Tactical Unmanned multipurpose vehicle “Phantom” is a remotely operated mini armored carrier. Day and night sighting systems allow to fire at any time of the day for a distance of over 1 km. Its operational range is up to 20 km, it is operated by means of secure radio channel or via fiber cable of 5 km length. “Phantom” can transport ammunition, retrieve wounded from the battlefield and perform combat missions.
The prototype of a new combat module “Vii” – mounted on the armored vehicle “Dozor-B” – was represented. It is designed to destroy infantry, vehicles, ground facilities and air targets at altitudes up to 1000 m. The module is operated remotely at the distance of up to 50 m. Its sighting distance is 2 km., technical rate of fire is 3,400 rds/min.
“UKROBORONPROM is ready to supply our army with high-tech unmanned vehicles. We are constantly developing and implementing the newest armament and military equipment projects”- said Director General of the State Concern Roman Romanov.
The presentation was attended by Defense Minister of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak, Commander of the National Guard of Ukraine Yuriy Allerov, NSDC First Deputy Secretary Mykhaylo Koval’, the Chief of Armaments of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Mykola Shevtsov.
More UOP achievements were demonstrated to the country’s top leadership: new 60 mm mortar in accordance with NATO standards, air missiles R-27, made of domestic components, sniper weapons and armored vehicles.
UKROBORONPROM is developing within the frameworks of the strategy “Ukrainian shield,” focused on high-tech production, transition to international standards (NATO) and supplying the army with modern types of armaments. The State Concern extends cooperation with NATO and EU member countries, as defined by the strategic course of the state.