PHANTOM – WARRIOR OF THE FUTURE. PUBLIC PREMIERE AT “ARMS AND SECURITY”
“Phantom” is one of the most advanced developments of UKROBORONPROM SE “SpetsTehnoEksport”. It is the first step in development of advanced systems that will replace traditional armament.
The first public demonstration of tactical unmanned multipurpose vehicle “Phantom” took place at the exhibition “Arms and Security”, which started on October 11 at the International Exhibition Center in Kiev.
“Unmanned multipurpose tactical vehicle” Phantom” is a response to the challenges of technological era, pressing its demands to creating entirely new armament types: unmanned, multi-functional and capable of performing tasks that are now performed by soldiers only, endangering their lives. These are the characteristics, demonstrated by “Phantom”, “- said the head of the SC “UkrOboronProm” Roman Romanov, explaining the peculiarities of the new unit of the military equipment.
Tactical Unmanned multipurpose vehicle “Phantom” is a remotely operated mini armored carrier. Day and night sighting systems allow to fire at any time of the day for a distance of over 1 km. Its operational range is up to 20 km, it is operated by means of secure radio channel or via fiber cable of 5 km length. “Phantom” can transport ammunition, retrieve wounded from the battlefield and perform combat missions.
“Phantom” capabilities are difficult to overestimate: they allow him to perform a wide range of tasks. This equipment can deliver ammunition and loads across the areas that are under the threat of enemy fire, or at risk of mining, to safely and quickly evacuate wounded from the battlefield. Different types of armament can be mounted on “Phantom” for fire support. For example, if “Phantom” is equipped with anti-missile system – the army receives nearly invisible, mobile and effective means of enemy armored vehicles’ destruction,”- said the head of SE “SpetsTehnoEksport” Pavlo Barbul.
The XIII International Specialized Exhibition “Arms and Security – 2016” will be held 11-14 October 2016 at the International Exhibition Center, which is located at Brovary Avenue, 15.