HORNET Antitank missile system

HORNET is a fiber optic guided “man in the loop” tactical missile.

  • HORNET Antitank missile system

    ZVS holding, Inc.

    Concept of new anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) system represents the new HORNET missile system. The HORNET system is designed for actions with LOS (Line of Sight) and NLOS (Non-Line of Sight) operation mode. In SACLOS mode, the operator has to continually point a sighting device at the target while the missile is in flight. Electronics in the sighting device and/or the missile then guide it to the target using wire-guided or radio-guided method. For NLOS operational mode and operations on distance without direct visual contact with the target (NLOS mode) target location information can be obtained via external information platform (UAV). The HORNET system is primarily designed for anti-tank combat suppressing attack by action on distance according on to command and communication enemy targets on distances up to 8 km on ground or to sea (Figure 1). The launching platform can be integrated on different mobile systems as ground armored or non-armored vehicle or small ship depends on end user request. The HORNET is a terminal homing missile that utilizes a fiber optic data link to transmit and receive command and sensor data. The missile employs a IIR seeker in the nose of the missile to provide aiming with an unobstructed view of the surrounding terrain from the missile's perspective during flight. The gunner-WSO (WSO-weapon system operator) can pan the missile's seeker to investigate targets of opportunity as the missile flies a non-ballistic flight path around, or over obstructing terrain to pre-selected target areas or for free flight searching. Once launched, the missile utilizes inertial instruments and automatically navigates the missile along a flight path up to 8 km length. The WSO during mission utilized as a discriminating man-in-the-loop sensor to identify and designate targets, and to assist in refining the missile's aim point on vulnerable locations of the target.

    Michal ŽIAK
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  • 122 mm HE rockets “GRAD” for 122 mm MLRS

    ZVS holding, Inc.

    122 mm HE rocket and 122 mm HE rocket with extended range were developed for 122 mm MLRS (multiple rocket launcher systems) BM-21 GRAD and RM – 71, but can be used with any equivalent rocket launcher of similar design and characteristics. The HE rockets are intended for use against enemy manpower in the open and in field shelters, for making passages in minefields and communications lines, against hostile artillery and for destruction of armoured materiel. MSM offers its customers standard 122 mm HE rocket with 20 km range as well as 122 mm HE rocket with extended range to 40 km. All of our rockets are supplied with MRV-U fuze which is the standard fuze compatible with “GRAD”.  The fuze is nose, mechanical, point detonating with selectable SQ or delayed action. The warhead has internal part with iron prefabricated fragments to higher fragmentation effect. Our 122 mm rockets have been supplied to more than 8 countries around the world and MSM Group being one of the few companies producing such ammunition within NATO and EU territory ensures maximum quality of production.

    Michal ŽIAK
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