Published footage of tests of an unknown Russian armor-piercing projectile


Concern "Kalashnikov" published in social networks video footage of tests of a certain armor-piercing projectile and urged Internet users to guess what kind of weapon it might be. The video is named a spoiler for further details on the projectile.


The footage shows how a missile or projectile hits a concrete or steel obstacle, however, due to the high flight speed, it is difficult to identify the type of ammunition.


It is quite possible that the footage shows a test of a new modification of the Vikhr anti-tank missile system.



The media wrote about plans to improve the combat characteristics of the Vikhr last summer - then the head of the Kalashnikov Dmitry Tarasov talked about increasing the range of the Vikhr-1 ATGM missile to 10 km. However, even in its previous modification, this combat system was in many ways superior and superior to similar anti-tank systems of Western countries - for example, the US-made Hellfire missile.

Vortex-1 was developed in the 1980s in Tula and successfully tested in Syria, being armed with the Ka-52 Alligator and Mi-28N Night Hunter helicopters.
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  1. Alexndr p Offline Alexndr p
    Alexndr p (Alexander) 26 May 2021 18: 29
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    A whirlwind was launched from the Ka-52 - the vidos on the topvar lies

    The drone is of course a pity
    1. Kristallovich Online Kristallovich
      Kristallovich (Ruslan) 26 May 2021 21: 07
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      This news was published before Kalashnikov revealed the nuances of testing. Nevertheless, our assumption that the footage shows "Whirlwind" turned out to be correct.
      1. Just a cat Offline Just a cat
        Just a cat (Bayun) 26 May 2021 21: 27
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        The tandem cumulative warhead of the missile is capable of penetrating 750 mm of homogeneous armor behind ERA.

        where is the penetration? or did you run a blank? the video is clearly not 750 mm of armor ... but the wall of the panel Khrushchev.
        1. Kristallovich Online Kristallovich
          Kristallovich (Ruslan) 26 May 2021 21: 32
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          The blank doesn't explode like that.
          1. Just a cat Offline Just a cat
            Just a cat (Bayun) 26 May 2021 21: 34
            +1
            cumulative ammunition does not cut with shrapnel ...
  2. Just a cat Offline Just a cat
    Just a cat (Bayun) 26 May 2021 21: 13
    +1
    and what is the defeat? Was it blown or blown through the wall? this and an RPG may be from the time of the king of the peas.
  3. Ygm Offline Ygm
    Ygm (Yuri) 27 May 2021 09: 20
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    It's just a "flying crowbar" released from the Railgun!
    We always "keep in mind" the scrap until they screw it to the wall ...
    Well, now we remembered and decided to try it ... just like that, "for a laugh."
    In general, Shoigu joked ...
  4. A.Lex Offline A.Lex
    A.Lex (Secret information) 18 June 2021 19: 32
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    The scrap flew ...