«KORNET-E»

VEHICLE-CARRIED/PORTABLE
ANTITANK MISSILE SYSTEM

Engages modern and future tanks, light-armored vehicles, fortifications, low-speed air, surface and other targets by day and at night in adverse weather conditions and in enemy’s radio and optical jamming environment.
  • Photo

  • Basic Performances

Firing range
by day and at night ..............

up to 5500 m
Guidance system ................ semi-automatic
laser beam riding
Armor penetration
of HEAT warhead
behind ERA ..........................


1000-1200 mm
Effectiveness of HE
warhead as that
of large-caliber
artillery round .......................



provided
Weight of
launcher .............................. 26 kg
container with missile ...... 29 kg
thermal imaging sight ...... 8.7 kg

Details...
  • Basic Performances

Firing range
by day and at night .....................................

up to 5500 m
Guidance system ....................................... semi-automatic
laser beam riding
Armor penetration
of HEAT warhead behind ERA .................

1000-1200 mm
Effectiveness of HE
warhead as that of
large-caliber artillery round .......................


provided
Weight of
launcher ..................................................... 26 kg
container with missile ............................. 29 kg
thermal imaging sight .............................. 8.7 kg
Laying range of launcher
on azimuth ................................................. 360 deg
on elevation ............................................... from -5 up to +20 deg
Firing in mountain area ............................. provided at
heights 4500 m
  • System Components

  • Combat equipment:
    • launcher
      • Launcher

      The missile is guided onto the target from the launcher using high-precision play-free two-speed mechanical gears providing target tracking 0.1 mils.

    • guided missiles
      • Guided missiles

        Can be fitted with:
      • tandem HEAT warhead to engage modern and future tanks protected by ERA;
      • air-fuel explosive warhead with blast and incendiary effect to engage light-armored vehicles, fortifications.

      9М133-1 Antitank guided missile with tandem HEAT warhead

      9М133F-1 Guided missile with air-fuel explosive warhead of blast effect

    • thermal imaging sight
      • Thermal imaging sight

      3-rd Generation thermal imaging sight of Kornet EM vehicle-carried/portable system is designed on matrix photodetector basis. Its peculiar feature is complete absence mechanical scanning. Photosensitive matrix is cooled by miniature gas cryogenic machine operating under Stirling cycle.

      FOV
      narrow ................................ 1.9х2.4 deg
      wide .................................... 5.9х7.3 deg
      Photo detector ..................... matrix type
      with thermal
      enclosure system
      Power supply ....................... from battery
      Continuous operation
      time .......................................

      at least 1.5 h
      Cooling time ........................ not more than 7 min
  • Maintenance facilities
    • Maintenance facilities

    Test equipment for launcher checking

    Test equipment for thermal imaging sight checking

  • Training aids
    • Training aids

    Computer-based simulator for operators indoor training

    Field simulator for operators training in launcher field operation

  • Advantages and Operating Features

  • For Kornet E transportation and convenience of operation for combat crew, the launcher is folded into travel compact configuration, thermal imaging sight is located in a pack thus all combat equipment is delivered to the battlefield by any transport.
  • The system allows to detect the target, to aim on it, to fire, to track and to engage it by one person.
  • Small size, big lethality of warheads (missile with HEAT warhead engages modern tanks, missile with HE warhead in terms of lethality is compared to artillery round of big caliber) as well as significant firing range allow to deliver the system to air mobile troops, assault groups and special forces.

System installation in combat vehicles (BMP, BTR, BMD, jeep) enhances its mobility and versatility of use.

Possibility of Kornet E system elements installation in rotating cabin allows to design combat vehicles with electro-mechanical laying drives as well as to automate loading process, aiming and launching of missiles.

    System combat vehicles provide:
  • high rate of fire;
  • round-the-clock ready-to-launch missiles;
  • salvo firing by two missiles at one target.