Russia’s latest Eagle Metz-A guided munitions arms show in Abu Dhabi debut
February 24, China Network hearing, according to RIA Novosti, Russia 22, the opening of the Abu Dhabi “IDEX-09″ international arms exhibition on display more than 500 kinds of weapons and military equipment, which also includes the successful development of its latest “Geer Mei Sri Lanka-A “-type guided munitions.
“Siegel Metz-A” guided munitions by the famous Russian Tula Instrument Design Bureau developed, with all-weather capability, mainly used to attack all kinds of modern tanks, light armored targets, fortifications, water low-speed air targets and goals.
the type of ammunition has been developed for ground and air platforms launched a variety of derivative models. According to Russian reports, equipment, “Siegel Metz-A” can significantly increase the scope of the attack helicopters and precision, reduce the enemy anti-aircraft fire shot down the risk. Meanwhile, its high accuracy can be limited against collateral attack to reduce damage. In particular, the ammunition will be the new generation of Russian Ka-52 helicopters of the standard weapons.
It is reported that “Mace Siegel,” were derived from three models, namely, air-launched the “Younger Metz-A”, land-based “Siegel Metz” and the sea base type “Siegel Metz-K”. Although the launch platform is different, but the three types of “Younger Metz” are aggressive, high precision, long range and “after launching” features.
As the launch platform is different, three “Siegel Metz” ammunition slightly different parameters. Among them, the sea-launched, “Siegel Metz-K” of the range of 20-100 km, the maximum flight speed of 1300 m/s, weight 28-30 kg warhead, launch and cruise phases using inertial guidance system, using the last paragraph radio guidance system. Each system is equipped with 24 missile launch. The system can be used to equip all levels of boats.
air-launched the “Younger Metz-A” slightly smaller range, 15 to 20 km guided way, “Siegel Metz-K” the same (can be switched laser, infrared or dominant radar seeker). Each launcher can accommodate up to 16 missiles, the maximum flight speed of 1000 m/sec, the warhead weight 28 kilograms, using high-explosive charge. Entire device length over 3500 mm. This type of ammunition can be used to equip the armed helicopters, transport helicopters and combat aircraft of various types. (Spring)