Unguided Aviation Rockets

ARS-8KOM

Unguided Aviation Rockets

 80 mm Unguided Aviation Rocket ARS-8KOM

Main Features:

The 80 mm Unguided Aviation Rocket ARS-8KOM is of “air–to–ground” type, designed to be fired from the B8, B8M, B8M-1, B8-В20-A, B-8V7 and B-8S7 rocket pods carried on aircraft and helicopters of the front-line and army aviation, is intended for destruction of:               

  • Armoured ground targets – tanks, armoured personnel carriers (APCs) and machinery, etc.;
  • Unarmoured ground targets – radiolocation stations, rocket launching units, soft-skinned combat materiel on the ground, etc., and
  • Enemy manpower.

 

It characterizes with a hollow-charge and fragmentation effect due to its warhead.

MAIN-TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS ARS-8KOM
Type: Unguided Aviation Rocket with hollow-charge and fragmentation warhead
Caliber, mm 80
Rocket overall length, mm 1542 max
Weight, kg:

- Rocket total weight, kg:

- Warhead (without the cup)

- Explosive


11.3

3.6

1.0
Muzzle velocity, m/s 55 ÷ 75
Maximum velocity, m/s 600
Armour penetration, mm at least 400
Casualty fragments of weight 3 g, pcs. about 400
Rocket firing range, m 1300 ÷ 4000
Probable deviation of the technical circular dispersion in the picture plane upon fire:  
-With aircraft flying at speed 600 ... 1200 km/h, mrad ≤ 3
-With helicopter flying at speed 200 ... 300 km/h, mrad ≤8
Fuze Piezoelectric, AF 82
Operational temperature range, °C from minus 60 to 60

Shelf life

15 years, if stored in storeroom conditions, in the original non-opened packing of the Manufacturer, strictly observing all handling and storage instructions of the Manufacturer.

PACKING:

Four (4) Rounds per wooden case

Wooden case dimensions, mm 1785 x 317 x 302  
Wooden case volume, m3 0.171  

Gross weight, kg:

70  
CLASS OF EXPLOSION HAZARD 1.1E, UN 0181